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"Hoosiers" is a 1986 sports film written by Angelo Pizzo and directed by David Anspaugh. It tells the story of a small-town Indiana high school basketball team that wins the state championship. It is loosely based on the Milan High School team that won the 1954 state championship.

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Google previewThe Ultimate Book of Sports Movies (2010)

by Ray Didinger

Hoosiers is a predictable David vs. Goliath tale without being cliché. It is emotionally stirring without being manipulative. It is heart—stirring without being mushy; a feel—good film without being preachy. It boasts brilliant performances —from ...

Google previewCinemaparenting (2015)

Using Movies to Teach Life's Most Important Lessons by Gary Solomon

Hoosiers is a movie for the whole family. Be sure to have an open, honest discussion after watching the movie. Teach your children the correct way to play the game. There's more to life than winning. TALKING TO YOUR CHILDREN: 1.

Google previewUnder the Heaven Tree (2004)

by William Bridges

The movie Hoosiers is a documentary. Little schools from around the county all came to play in the 5,000-seat John L. Adams Coliseum, built after the Vincennes Lincoln Alices, coached by Adams, won the l923 state title. The hamlet of Decker ...

Google previewHollywood's Vision of Team Sports (1997)

Heroes, Race, and Gender by Deborah V. Tudor

Hoosiers is an engaging film. Dale is a variation on the good ole boy persona Hackman has developed in other roles: witty, warm, physically appealing. The young actors playing the team are well-cast. Physically they appear to be just what ...

Google previewIndiana (in) Decision (2010)

Hoosiers at an Economic Crossroads by Mark Akers

The feeling among many Hoosiers is that our state just doesn't have the physical beauty and lifestyle required to attract great numbers of companies and jobs. But if such things are the keys, West Virginia and Mississippi would be growing like ...

Google previewThe Invisible Art of Film Music (2013)

A Comprehensive History by Laurence E. MacDonald

JERRY GOLDSMITH: HOOSIERS David Anspaugh's Hoosiers is a film about a disgraced former college ...

Google previewJeffrey Lyons' 100 Great Movies for Kids (1996)

by Jeffrey Lyons

Hoosiers is a beautiful, nostalgic depiction of a simpler time and the triumph of the underdog. It's a wonderful sports saga with heart. How the West Was Won Category: Historical drama.

Google previewTurn It Around (2010)

A Different Direction for Your Life by Frank Santora

The movie Hoosiers is a compelling story about the power of belief. In the film, Gene Hackman portrays the fictional Norman Dale, a basketball coach who arrives in the small Indiana town of Hickory in 1951 to take over the school's beloved ...

Google previewReel Character Education (2010)

A Cinematic Approach to Character Development by William B. Russell III, Ph.D., Stewart Waters

minutes Language: English Production Company: De Haven Productions Cast: Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey, Sheb Wooley, Chelcie Ross, Fern Persons, Robert Swan, and Will Dewitt Summary: Hoosiers is a film based ...

Google previewChoose Life (2014)

365 reading for radical disciples by Simon Guillebaud

MARCH Hoosiers is a film about a small-town basketball team that amazingly made itto the state championship. During one tight game,the team coach brought a new player off the bench and into the action. The young lad, who was clearly ...

Google previewContemporary North American Film Directors (2002)

A Wallflower Critical Guide by Yoram Allon, Del Cullen, Hannah Patterson

Despite its vast popular appeal, Hoosiers is an insipidly sentimental film, with strictly pedestrian direction ...

Google previewUniform Course of Study for the Elementary Schools of Indiana (1916)

by Indiana. Dept. of Public Instruction

The Hoosiers is a literary history of Indiana by Meredith Nicholson. Inasmuch as 1916 is the Centennial Anniversary of the admission of Indiana into the Union as a State, it seems most appropriate that this book should be studied this year.

Google previewA Dictionary of American Politics (1907)

Comprising Accounts of Political Parties, Measures and Men, and Explanations of the Constitution, Divisions and Practical Workings of the Government, Together with Political Phrases, Familiar Names of Persons and Places, Noteworthy Sayings, Party Platforms, Etc., Etc by Everit Brown, Albert Strauss

The name of the State was formed from the word "Indian"; popularly its name is the Hoosier State and the inhabitants are called Hoosiers. (See Hoosiers.) Indiana Territory. (See Territories.) Indian Territory. The larger part of this region was ...

Google previewA Dictionary of American Authors (1904)

by Oscar Fay Adams

The Hoosiers ; The Main Chance. Bo. Nicklin, Philip Houlbrouke. " Peregrine Prolix." Pa., 1786-1842. A once prominent bookseller in Philadelphia. Letters Descriptive of Virginia Springs ; A Pleasant Peregrination through ...

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1874)

Being a Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts

The Hoosiers are then bound or plaited, and the handle is finished. Of late years much ingenuity has been exercised in devising forms of baskets for the carriage of fruit to market in packages of size proportioned to the character of the fruit.

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If I could offer but one helpful hint to young Hoosiers hoping to better their odds for success in life, I would simply note the importance of thoughtful reading. (Richard Lugar)
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The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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