The Permian Panthers are the most respected sports team in their town when they are on the field. The town they live in discriminates against each race. When the Panthers play football everyone comes together and acts like friends, cheering and drinking together. As both teams stand on the field during the national anthem, they give each other glares.
The opposing team running back takes off with the ball while some Permian players follow trying to tackle him. He scores and the crowd boo's. Some people in the crowd shouted the "n" word at the boy who didn't catch other the opposing teams running back.
The red bench is where injured players sit. Boobie aka Earl tore his ACL. The school doctor says it could end his career. Boobie was the star fullback for Permain. The coaches wondered how they could win without him.
While running down the field with the ball, one of the players fumbles and the other teams player picks it up and scores. The crowd boo's and yells "you suck" at him. One of the players on the other team walks pass him and calls him the n word. The score is now 0-14.
The opposing team scored one more time making the score 0-21. The Panthers coach called a timeout and had a pep talk with the team. When they got back into the game the Panther had a scoring outburst. They scored 3 touchdowns to tie the game. After that neither teams weren't giving up anymore points. Both played defense until the 4th Quarter. It was the 4th quarter and the game was tied 21-21. There was only a minute left on the clock. The opposing team had the ball and they were close to the end zone.
They threw the ball to their star receiver and he jumped up, catching it in the air. While trying to land from the jump, he took a wrong step and fell, loosing the ball. One of the linemen laid on the ball for the Panthers possession. There was 20 seconds left and the panthers quarter back called a play. Everyone was set and he yelled hike, took the ball and threw it down the field. One of the black receiver caught it and scored with no more time left on the clock. Everyone cheered.