Posts Tagged high school football

Murderous Two-a-Days

Other than war, there is nothing more traumatic, more hellish for a guy, than Two-A-Day football practices. Especially in Oklahoma’s brutal August heat, like when I played at Norman High School from 1971-1973. Back then as a tiny Tiger, my two-a-day breakfast consisted of a big glass of Gatorade, a piece of dry toast, and […]


Miracle at Owens Field

Yes, I have seen a miracle. It happened when I was growing up, approximately a thousand years ago,  and Norman High Senior Bill McClard kicked a record 56-yard field goal. A friggin 56-yard field goal! In high school, for cryin’ out loud! Let me put this into perspective. Dallas Cowboys’ kicker David Buehler is only […]