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Return once again to the enduring account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa -- the winningest high school football team in Texas history.

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Genre: Football
Author: H. G. Bissinger
Publisher: Random House
Release: 2005
File: 416 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780224076746

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Essays discuss the television drama about a Texas high school football team, its characters, and the way it portrayed their relationships.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Leah Wilson
Publisher: BenBella Books
Release: 2011
File: 259 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781935618560

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Return once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa--the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Odessa is not known to be a town big on dreams, but the Panthers help keep the hopes and dreams of this small, dusty town going. Socially and racially divided, its fragile economy follows the treacherous boom-bust path of the oil business. In bad times, the unemployment rate barrels out of control; in good times, its murder rate skyrockets. But every Friday night from September to December, when the Permian High School Panthers play football, this West Texas town becomes a place where dreams can come true. With frankness and compassion, H. G. Bissinger chronicles a season in the life of Odessa and shows how single-minded devotion to the team shapes the community and inspires--and sometimes shatters--the teenagers who wear the Panthers' uniforms.

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Genre: Sports & Recreation
Author: H.G. Bissinger
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Release: 2015-08-11
File: 432 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780306824227

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In 1990, H.G. Bissinger released a book called Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and A Dream. That book followed the story of the 1988 Permian High School football team in Odessa, Texas. It was a national bestseller that was made into a movie and a television series by the same name. Dr. Nathanial Hearne was one of the football coaches at Permian at that time. Coach Hearne was a key influence in the lives of the players on that team, and he has a unique perspective on the happenings at Permian. Dr. Hearne was the first black football coach hired at Permian. His experiences also have given him wisdom on how to be successful in life. Dr. Hearne shares what happened at Permian in his own words in his new book: Friday Night Lights: Untold Stories from Behind the Lights. This is more than just another sports book. Anyone who is responsible for leading others will benefit from the principles of excellence that Dr. Hearne presents through his real-life stories. Parents, teachers, coaches, supervisors, managers, and presidents can all come away inspired to take account of the legacy they are leaving behind.

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Genre: Education
Author: Nathanial Hearne
Publisher:
Release: 2014-02
File: 158 Pages
ISBN-13: 0991151119

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Are you looking for a beautiful gift for that special someone? This is a blank, lined journal that is perfect for your Football loving friends, whether women or men. Use it as Coaching Notebook, Scouting Notebook, to Journal your practice or just like any other notebook. Other details include: 110 pages, 6x9, white paper and a beautiful matte-finished cover. Make sure to look at our other products for more journal ideas.

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Author: Ihoop Publishing
Publisher:
Release: 2018-12-09
File: 102 Pages
ISBN-13: 1791314422

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Collection of Jack Berrill's best "Gil Thorp" football serial comic stories.

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Genre: Football
Author: Jack Berrill
Publisher:
Release: 2004-09-01
File: 331 Pages
ISBN-13: 0930099141

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The Untold History of Television provides a captivating glimpse behind the scenes of the groundbreaking series that have both defined and changed the pop culture landscape. Honest, compelling and full of heart, Friday Night Lights brought small-town Texas football into the lives of television viewers across North America. From book to movie to the small screen, Friday Night Lights struggled against the odds to survive on television, finally doing so through an innovative deal with Direct TV and NBC, as well as the support of an intense fan base. Anyone hearing the rallying cry of “Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose” knows that to love Friday Night Lights is to adore an ensemble drama that tests the limits of the art form while offering a glimpse into the lives of people who eat, sleep, and breathe American football culture. Kathleen Olmstead’s ebook contains information about the inception and development of the series, thought-provoking episode analysis, and on-the-set stories about the cast and crew.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Kathleen Olmstead
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release: 2011-12-06
File: 35 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781443412063

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At a time when "Friday night lights" shone only on white high school football games, African American teams across Texas burned up the gridiron on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The segregated high schools in the Prairie View Interscholastic League (the African American counterpart of the University Interscholastic League, which excluded black schools from membership until 1967) created an exciting brand of football that produced hundreds of outstanding players, many of whom became college All-Americans, All-Pros, and Pro Football Hall of Famers, including NFL greats such as "Mean" Joe Green (Temple Dunbar), Otis Taylor (Houston Worthing), Dick "Night Train" Lane (Austin Anderson), Ken Houston (Lufkin Dunbar), and Bubba Smith (Beaumont Charlton-Pollard). Thursday Night Lights tells the inspiring, largely unknown story of African American high school football in Texas. Drawing on interviews, newspaper stories, and memorabilia, Michael Hurd introduces the players, coaches, schools, and towns where African Americans built powerhouse football programs under the PVIL leadership. He covers fifty years (1920–1970) of high school football history, including championship seasons and legendary rivalries such as the annual Turkey Day Classic game between Houston schools Jack Yates and Phillis Wheatley, which drew standing-room-only crowds of up to 40,000, making it the largest prep sports event in postwar America. In telling this story, Hurd explains why the PVIL was necessary, traces its development, and shows how football offered a potent source of pride and ambition in the black community, helping black kids succeed both athletically and educationally in a racist society.

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Genre: Sports & Recreation
Author: Michael Hurd
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Release: 2017-10-11
File: 256 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781477314852

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How you lead, and what legacy is left when you're gone will be determined by the intentionality of your actions. In this 7 session Bible Study, Dr. Nathanial Hearne uses biblical principles, combined with his own experience as a coach, teacher, administrator, and pastor, to guide you toward stronger character development and leadership qualities.

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Author: Dr Nathanial Hearne
Publisher:
Release: 2014-08-08
File: 90 Pages
ISBN-13: 0991151127

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A #1 New York Times bestseller and the first novel in a brand-new series—from bestselling author Abbi Glines—about a small Southern town filled with cute boys in pickup trucks, Friday night football games, and crazy parties that stir up some major drama. To everyone who knows him, West Ashby has always been that guy: the cocky, popular, way-too-handsome-for-his-own-good football god who led Lawton High to the state championships. But while West may be Big Man on Campus on the outside, on the inside he’s battling the grief that comes with watching his father slowly die of cancer. Two years ago, Maggie Carleton’s life fell apart when her father murdered her mother. And after she told the police what happened, she stopped speaking and hasn’t spoken since. Even the move to Lawton, Alabama, couldn’t draw Maggie back out. So she stayed quiet, keeping her sorrow and her fractured heart hidden away. As West’s pain becomes too much to handle, he knows he needs to talk to someone about his father—so in the dark shadows of a post-game party, he opens up to the one girl who he knows won’t tell anyone else. West expected that talking about his dad would bring some relief, or at least a flood of emotions he couldn’t control. But he never expected the quiet new girl to reply, to reveal a pain even deeper than his own—or for them to form a connection so strong that he couldn’t ever let her go…

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Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Author: Abbi Glines
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2015-08-25
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781481438865

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