Just wantedto send you my thanks for publishing the story about Coach Wayne Underwood on 11/06/03. I am a 1954
graduate of CHS and played for Coach Underwood for four years, not very good I'm afraid.
Back then I was very small, only
weighed about 125 lbs. but Coach Underwood gave everyone the same chance to make the team regardless of size, allowing for
I was very fortunate to make the "kick off team" my Jr. and Sr. years.
I can truthfully say that because of Coach
Underwood, it probably was the sole reason for my staying in school and graduating and later going to college.
Calhoun shortly after graduating I did not know most of the information you had in your article. I spent several years in the
Navy, then worked for and retired from a large copper producer in Arizona where I still reside.
I don't get back to W.Va.
near as much as I would like to. I am making plans to attend next years CHS alumni get togeather. as that will be my 50th
Again, thanks for the story about Coach Underwood. I'm sure other former players and teammates feel the
same as I do.
Class of '54