October 8, 2004
Based upon a best-selling book, this portrayal of small town life and their heroic football team is a true tale of courage, determination, and strength. In the economically challenging small town of Odessa, Texas, fans rally behind their high school football team, the Permian High Panthers. Team support becomes obsession for members of this small town who are looking for something to celebrate and lift them up from the stresses and concerns of everyday life. Conflicts between the coach, players, and families run rampant as this team works to come together and forge a relationship that resembles that of a family.