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Boys From Joes
In 1929 the town of Joes caught national attention when 10 boys and their coach learned the rules from a book and went on to win third place int he national finals! Their story is a testimonial to hard work, desire, and dedication.
Published October 1st 2002 by Westwinds Press
(first published December 1987)
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I just recently re-read this book. This story relates the basketball team from this 100 population town in Eastern Colorado, called Joes. It is a charming and exciting book, including some interesting Colorado history. Joes is only a few miles from where my Grandfather homesteaded, and my Father used to talk about the memories he had of this basketball team. He was 16 years old when the team shocked all of Colorado by winning the state tournament, earning the right to advance to the Nationals in ...more