1954 – Follansbee Blue Wave Win State Championship

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The Blue Wave won the 1954 State Football Crown by beating Barboursville, 7-6.   After defeating Wellsburg in the final regular season’s game, 19-7, Co-Captains Mike Falbo and Rich Wilinski presented “the silver saw” representing the Brooke County Champs to Principal W. C. Hood.

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Follansbee’s greatest football victory in school history.

IMG_20131224_0004 Rich Wilinski, Coach Doug Stone, Mike Falbo - 1954 Champs







1954 Blue Wave Win