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Edge of America (2003)

Based on a true story, a black educator takes a job teaching high-school English at the Three Nations Reservation, and is coaxed into coaching the girls basketball team.

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Based on a true story, a black educator takes a job teaching high-school English at the Three Nations Reservation, and is coaxed into coaching the girls basketball team.

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In second to last game of the championship finals it showed the score 30-28, then it showed one of the lady warriors make a layup (2pts). So it should be 30-30, but instead when they showed the score it was still 30-28. See more »

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Dwayne: The Lady Warriors kept their losing streak alive under new Head Coach Kenny Williams, giving up a season high 101 points in their most pathetic performance of the year. It was an all around team effort as our girls led in unforced turnovers, missed free-throws and half-time fan departures. Oh well, thank God for the band! This is the home of the Lady Warriors, all losers all the time.
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Edge Of America
4 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

This was one of the best movies I have seen in a long time. I hope to be able to see this movie again and again. It is worth watching more than once. The moral to this story, more people need to see. Thank you to all the people involved in making this movie. I think the choice of actors made this movie about as real as if you were a part of the movie. This is one movie I'll be recommending to everyone. It is not a sports movie but a movie about REAL life. No matter where a person goes in this Edge of America at some point all of us become a minority and we all need to learn we can make this world a better place working together. This is what the movie is teaching us.


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