Join Dave and Nate as they discuss the book “When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi”, which shares the life and times of the iconic football coach.
Eight state championships, a 79 game winning streak, an .825 winning percentage, and over 300 career wins. Amazingly, these aren’t the most important things Coach Roger Barta has brought to the football program at Smith Center High School. Join Dave and Nate as they look at Joe Drape’s book, “Our Boys”.
As a sports fan growing up in Kansas, I went to plenty of Kansas City Royals games as a kid. I’m just old enough to remember Royals greats like George Brett, Bret Saberhagen, Frank White, and so on. (I don’t remember Amos Otis or Freddie Patek, sorry.) I remember actually expecting the Royals to contend […]
Listen to Thad, Lissa and Stephanie banter about recent best books in the HUSH podcast (44:40), Have you read any of our recommendations? What were your best books of 2011? Subscribe on iTunes and continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
This book is the story of one man who was faced with adversity and came back better than before. It gives insight into the life of a collegiate and professional athlete and the challenges inherent with these positions.
Join Nate and Dave as they discuss Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Pulitzer Prize winning book, “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln”.