When the Game Stands Tall

When the Game Stands Tall

The Story of the De La Salle Spartans and Football's Longest Winning Streak

eBook - 2012
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De La Salle High School in Concord, California, is home to perhaps the greatest dynasty in sports history. At age 23, Coach Bob Ladouceur launched a legend, "The Streak," with no teaching or head-coaching experience, and with his teams amassed the highest winning percentage in all of football history with 138 consecutive victories. This book takes readers behind the scenes, closely following individual players, as Ladouceur guides his team through the most daunting schedule in school history, the 2002 season. Numerous interviews with major-league coaches such as Bill Walsh, Steve Mariucci, and John Gruden show the depth of respect accorded to Ladouceur and his methods and philosophies. Written with full cooperation from the coach and including dozens of photographs, this book is perfect for anyone interested in the factors behind phenomenal team success
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : North Atlantic Books, 2012
ISBN: 9781583946404
1583946403
9781583940860
1583940863
9781583941300
1583941304
Branch Call Number: eBook--Adult
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1 online resource (408 pages)
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