After Friday Night Lights, an e-book published today by Byliner, focuses on Bissinger's relationship with star-crossed Odessa Permian star James “Boobie” Miles.
Texas high school football may be in decline, but filmmakers still want to play.
A violent tackle in a high school football game paralyzed John McClamrock for life. His mother made sure it was a life worth living.
In suburban Fort Worth the frail psyche of a football prodigy collided with the crazed ambition of his dad, who himself had been a high school football star way back when. The consequences were deadly.
An ESPN analysis of "recruiting migration" trends among Top 20 college football teams found one thing never changes: Texas had the most players in both 1940 and 2010.
I. The Hawks Preteen football players are usually described by other preteen football players with one of three words: “nice,” “funny,” or, the highest possible compliment, “awesome.” Celdon Manning, a running back with the Allen Hawks, is the rare athlete who makes his teammates reach for the Scholastic Children’s Thesaurus.
The school district serving Premont, a rural South Texas town, has suspended sports to save itself.
Meet Lubbock's Chris Due, the “first pin” to be struck by the wild cart.
The Dallas councilman and former interim mayor tries to make a municipal case out of controversial call in the Skyline-Southlake Carroll football game.
Two and a half years ago, the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum asked me to organize an exhibit about high school football. Did I mention I'm not a curator?