Glenville, W.Va. - The Glenville State Pioneer football team will take on longtime rival Fairmont State in the Annual “Battle for the Bit” this Thursday, September 19th at Morris Stadium at 7:00p.m., it also marks the home opener for the GSC Pioneers.
This rivalry has a long history with the first matchup between the schools coming in 1909, GSC won 6-0 over Fairmont. This year marks the 86th year these teams have played on the gridiron.
Both teams are coming off tough losses last week, GSC fell on the road to West Liberty 13-16, while Fairmont dropped a home game to Shepherd 7-27.
The Pioneers won last year’s matchup 41-21, and have won the last three out of four matchups. Also as the Head Coach of the Pioneers, David Hutchison is undefeated against Fairmont State with a record of 2-0.
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