Based on the true story of a small-town Indiana team that made the state finals in 1954, this movie chronicles the attempts of a coach with a spotty past, and the town's basketball-loving drunk to lead their high school team to victory. Written by
Thomas Pluck <email@example.com>
They needed a second chance to finish first.
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Did You Know?
In a scene showing the school pep band, there is a black wood piccolo being played. A high school or student of that time would have owned a metal (silver) piccolo, not one made of wood, and certainly not one with a wood headjoint, as shown. See more
Wilbur 'Shooter' Flatch
You gotta promise me you won't get kicked outta no more games!
Coach Norman Dale
Director David Anspaugh is credited as Jack Nemo in the edited (and disowned by Anspaugh) television cut. See more
Indiana (Back Home Again in Indiana)
Words by Ballard MacDonald
Music by James F. Hanley
(as James Hanly)
Published by Shapiro, Bernstein, & Co., Inc. See more