The Times West Virginian

May 24, 2013

Polar Bears vs. Golden Bears postponed to today

By Jarrod Harris
Times West Virginian

NEW CUMBERLAND — It’s a washout in Golden Bear country.

The Fairmont Senior-Oak Glenn Class AA regional final championship game has to wait another day.

The culprit? A toad strangler that dumped gallons of water on the field, which resulted into a muddy mess.

Although the game is postponed to today at 3:30 p.m., the Polar Bears still have their eye on the prize, which is a Class AA state championship that could potentially be achieved next week.

“I just hope we get the game in (today),” Fairmont Senior’s head coach Steve Naternicola said. “You can’t control the weather, and even if we were at Mary Lou Retton Park, we wouldn’t have been able to get the game in if it rained as bad as it did here.

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