One Great Game

One Great Game

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For more than a century, no Number 1 and Number 2 high schoolfootball team had ever met -- until October 6, 2001 One Great Game This is the story of two teams -- Concord De La Salle, a private Catholic school in an upscale Northern California suburb, and Long Beach Poly, a proud public institution from a blue-collar SoCal seaport -- striving to achieve the same goal: the all-American dream. In this supercharged account of the first-ever national high-school championship game, acclaimed sports journalist -- and former Poly varsity football player -- Don Wallace goes out onto the field and straight into the heart of each team. One Great Game offers a rare look at the world of young-adult sportsmanship, featuring up-close and personal interviews with the team players and their families, coaches and cheerleaders, rabid fans and sworn enemies. The result is a powerful piece of sports literature in the tradition of the classic Friday Night Lights. More than a book about football, One Great Game is an engaging cultural history about twenty-first-century American life.Two Teams, Two Dreams, in the First Ever National Championship High School Football Game Don Wallace ... Graduate Morley Drury went on to become the University of Southern Californiaa#39;s first star, a€œThe Noblest Trojan of Them All.a€ Unlikeanbsp;...

Title:One Great Game
Author:Don Wallace
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2007-11-01


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