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1

11-04-1898

West Virginia

6

Pittsburgh (PA)

0

Fairmont, WV

Pittsburgh (PA) lists game as a 5-0 West Virginia win

West Virginia lists game as a 6-0 West Virginia win

2

11-21-1903

West Virginia

5

Washington & Jefferson (PA)

5

Washington, PA

Note from Gary Kusch: According to a long article in Logansport Pharos Tribune, the game between Washington & Jefferson and West Virginia (played 11/21) was forfeited to West Virginia by the referee by a 5-0 score. At the point of the forfeit, with only about a minute remaining in the game, each team had scored one TD and failed at goal. West Virginia was about to score when the referee called the forfeit because of delaying tactics on the part of Washington & Jefferson. An early problem occurred in the game when it was discovered that a player from Penn was playing for West Virginia under an assumed name. He evidently got roughed up on virtually every down thereafter. The game was described as the bloodiest and roughest that had been played in Washington in many years. Following the game, a near riot broke about involving players and fans from both schools. The referee was struck twice in the face, and several people were cut by blows from clubs, bricks, canes, and any other handy weapon. The police tried to stop the riot, but fights continued and it was late at night before anything like order was permanently restored. I am not sure why the score was established as 5-0. All sources I have seen list a 6-0 result, but none of them record this as a forfeit.

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