Roaring football by an author of adult historicals and Westerns. The story of a winning team -- and the psychological ups and downs of the boys, singly and as a team. Coached by The Man, Coach Sheldon, the Staunton team was on its way up, but it is not until the swelled heads were reduced, the hard-working rewarded and the black sheep white-washed, that the team finally hits its stride. All the old dodges -- the between halves spiritual uplift, team jealousies and the final spurts of play. Our chief complaint is that the college boys' grammar ""ain't so hot"".