Author: Marjorie Herrera Lewis
Summary: The author wrote football plays clearly and managed to convey her passion for the sport, but the writing was simplistic and the story lacked depth.
Assistant principal Tylene Wilson grew up loving football. During WWII, she came to believe the sport made it more likely young men would stay in school instead of enlisting early. With so many men away fighting, however, it looked like the season would be cancelled for her high school team. Instead, Tylene stepped up and volunteered to coach, knowing the sexism she’d face for doing so. This is a fictionalized version of her true story. Read more »