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    Junior Varsity Basketball
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    Varsity Football - Coach Felder
    One Book One Team The MHS Monarchs and I Beat the Odds The Manning High School Monarchs football team will not only be getting big, faster and stronger this summer, but we will also increase our brain power through reading and writing. “One Book One Team” is a team approach of summer reading that will conclude by expressing their opinion of the book through writing an essay. The book and movie, The Blind Side, focuses on Michael Oher’s accomplishments in football and his life with the Tuohy family. He played football for and graduated from the University of Mississippi, was a first-round professional draft pick for the Baltimore Ravens in 2009 and currently plays for the Tennessee Titans. The Monarch football team at Manning High School will be reading Michael’s autobiography, I Beat the Odds, this summer. He and his siblings grew up in poverty-riddled housing projects in Memphis, Tennessee, wondering where and when they would have their next meal. Michael shares the story of his early years in foster care, his mother’s addictions and the fears and confusion he felt growing up. He shares his story to foster hope in children and young adults; and to open the hearts of adults to make a positive difference in a young person’s life.