Movie Review: When the Game Stands Tall (2014) *Why Sports Matter*

Alexander Ludwig in TriStar Pictures' WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL.
Winning streaks are a big deal in football (the American sort for those not in the States).  Professionally, the record is 17 games.  In college, the record is 47 games.  That’s chump change compared to the high school record.  De La Salle High School won 151 games in a row.  That’s twelve years without a loss; from 1992 to 2004.  Thirteen straight championships.  That’s unbelievable.  When the Game Stands Tall isn’t about all the teams that went undefeated and steamrolled their competition.  When the Game Stands Tall is about the team that started at game #152 and lost two in a row. Continue reading Movie Review: When the Game Stands Tall (2014) *Why Sports Matter*