Cheryl bought me what is turning out to be a good book, Blind Your Ponies by Stanley Gordon West. It feels like Plainsong by Kent Haruf (see February 9th).
The small town of Willow Creek, Montana's high school basketball team has an abysmal streak of 0 wins and 93 losses. Their distant and haunted coach Sam Pickett dreads another season, but the arrival of two new students fills him - and the struggling town—with a surge of hope. Can Sam still inspire his team and resurrect his town?