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    Friday Night Lights Cheering, screaming, and parents coaching from the sidelines; this is only a portion of what goes on at a Friday night football game in Texas. Nothing can get a small Texas town more excited than going down to the local stadium to watch boys fight over a ball. From a Forney High School Highstepper’s perspective Friday nights are the highlights of their fall. Friday night lights bring frenzy and flurry to a small town. Before a football game, a stranger would think a slumber party commenced in the dance room. Blaring music, continuous screams of laughter, the distinct smell of hairspray in the air. There is the ongoing conversation between girls, while they do their hair and makeup and the ever so obvious scatter of clothing…

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    Friday Night Lights is a dramatic show based in a small Texan town known as Dillon. The show revolves around the Dillon high school and their football team, the Panthers. The Dillon Panthers were a very successful team up until their star quarterback; Jason Street was injured and was paralyzed. However, Coach Taylor was able to train the backup quarterback so their team could gain back their former glory. Which lead to them winning the championship football game. Race, family, and religion play…

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    In the novel Friday Night Lights, author H.G. Bissinger narrates his time spent with the 1988 Permian High School Football team in the small town of Odessa, Texas. Every individual involved with the team feels a certain pressure from the community to be as close to perfect as humanly possible, causing the game of football to feel a little more like a job than a sport. Bissinger takes a break from his typical life in his Philadelphia home to quench his thirst of finding a town whose football team…

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    Information about the education system existing in Odessa that hit the oil based economy was also gathered by collecting raw data about the family structure of people, educational priorities and communal stability. How football has become the day-night partner of Odessa in lifting the overall economy of Odessa was explained and addressed through adequate knowledge and real life data gathered from the depressed economy of Odessa. It is not that the author has relied upon any secondary data. But…

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    The movie I decided to write my research paper about is my all-time favorite football movie which is called Friday Night Lights and it is the true story of the Permian Panthers high school football team. The state of Texas is known for its size and even has its own sayings such as “Everything is bigger in Texas” and “Don’t mess with Texas. Well football is very well known in Texas and people really care about the sport. Every Friday night the small town of Odessa, Texas would be empty simply…

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    Maryland, in the year 1984. I was a 15-year-old teenager growing up in Reisterstown, Maryland - a town about an hour away from Baltimore. I was just like any other red-blooded American male teenager growing up in 1980's America. I liked video games and Pac- Man, loved "Star Wars" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark", tried my hand at the Rubik's cube, and was concerned about the USSR and nuclear war. Oh yes, I,like millions of other teenagers loved good rock music and was just beginning to…

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    spend their free time watching a basketball game, playing baseball with friends, or even betting on a team to win the Superbowl. Fans of different races, religions, and ethnicities can all come together and unite over one commonality: sports. In most high schools, students hold the tradition to gather on Friday nights to watch their fellow classmates play a football game. On these nights, students can simply relax, cheer on their team, and enjoy the typical high school experience. Lewis Lapham…

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    The movie “Friday Night Lights” is based on a real life best seller “Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream”, by author H.G. Bissinger. The movie’s setting takes place at Permian High School in Odessa, Texas in 1988 when the tension between races were still strong in some areas of the south. There is some focus in some areas of the film that has to do with racial tension and the ongoing conflict between the student body and the city as a whole. Even though desegregation had happened by…

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    their ear, an athlete’s identity solely becomes one with their football persona. These new names become their real identities and they will forever be known as a University of Michigan ballplayer. Again, Reid emphasizes how these men are dehumanized in the same way that animals become objectified for a human’s benefit. Finally, once bought, assessed, and tagged, an animal becomes subject to abuse. Today, animals are the most important resource in our society as they are used for food, labor,…

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    Ms. Grondin, I am not sure if you are aware of the situation that the high school lacrosse teams have been subjected to, again this year, concerning their home playing field. It is an embarrassment to Edward Little High School and the Auburn School District when the lacrosse teams have to host their home matches on a PRACTICE FIELD !! , that was deemed unsafe for the players to practice on ONE WEEK ! before their first home game!!!! It is especially demoralizing to the athletes who travel to…

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