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Author Pickett, Al, author

Title Mighty, mighty Matadors : Estacado High School, integration, and a championship season / Al Pickett
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Swaim-Paup-Foran spirit of sport series
Swaim-Paup-Foran spirit of sport series
Contents Square dance to state champ -- Putting the pieces together -- Adjusting to a new school -- A new beginning -- No margin for error -- Bragging rights -- But we won -- Seven down, three to go -- Setting the table -- For all the marbles -- Slaying the Lions -- Surviving an air attack -- A smothering defense -- 14-0 -- Epilogue: Changing lives -- Appendix -- About the author
Summary Strongly inviting comparisons with the movie Remember the Titans, this book by veteran sports journalist and author Al Pickett is an inspiring, insider account of the Lubbock Estacado Matadors, who came together for love of a sport to become Texas State AAA High School football champions in their first year of eligibility. In the late 1960s, the Lubbock Independent School District was pressured by the courts to address its still-segregated system, and its response was the new, integrated Estacado High School. Estacado's first head football coach, Jimmie Keeling, formed and fielded a team of yo
Notes Includes index
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Subject Estacado High School (Lubbock, Tex.) -- Football -- History -- 20th century
Estacado Matadors (Football team) -- Biography
Estacado Matadors (Football team) -- History -- 20th century
Estacado High School (Lubbock, Tex.)
Estacado Matadors (Football team)
School integration -- Texas -- Lubbock -- History -- 20th century
School integration.
Texas -- Lubbock.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017006055
ISBN 1623495520
9781623495527 (ebook)