Students, workers wear maroon to honor WV football player who died on the field this past weekend

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If you have photos of you, your family, your organization, your business, etc. wearing maroon today, please email them to news@wowktv.com!

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK/AP) – Students, teachers, and workers at businesses across West Virginia and beyond are wearing a high school’s colors to honor a football player who died after collapsing on the field.

Roane County senior Alex Miller died Friday night during a game at Clay County High School.

In photos posted on Facebook, students at Lincoln County High School and in Kentucky at Belfry High School wore maroon shirts Tuesday in Miller’s honor. Parents and businesses also posted photos of people wearing the school’s colors.

Today we honor the memory of Alex Miller, #80, Roane County High School.

Posted by Lincoln County High School on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Belfry students and faculty wear maroon to show support for the family of Alex Miller. #wearebelfry#raidernationwv#maroonout

Posted by Belfry High School on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

West Virginia University coach Neal Brown wore a maroon shirt and started his weekly news conference in Morgantown on Tuesday honoring Miller, saying “our thoughts and prayers” are with his family and the community.

Charleston City Council members wore maroon-and-silver pins at a meeting Monday night.

The City of Charleston is deeply saddened by the passing of Roane County High School Senior Alex Miller. We stand in…

Posted by City of Charleston, WV on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

CKMS showing their Support for Alex Miller's Family and Friends in Roane Co.

Posted by Ceredo-Kenova Middle School on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Prayers for the family of Alex Miller.

Posted by Ripley Police Department on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Showing our support for the Roane County community after the passing of #AlexMiller. Miller tragically died after…

Posted by Merrily McAuliffe on Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Poca High School via Stacy Hawkins
Hurricane High School via Kristi Rose
Roane General Hospital in Spencer, WV from Jeffery B. Hunt
The staff at the Roane County Circuit Clerks office from Andrea Stockner
Madison Middle School Cheerleaders

If you have photos of you, your family, your organization, your business, etc. wearing maroon today, please email them to news@wowktv.com!

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