Documentary tracking Coach Bill Resler of the Roosevelt Roughriders, a Seattle high school girls' basketball team, and a few of the young women who played on the team, for six seasons. Also with Darnellia Russell, Devon Crosby Helms, Maude Lepley and Chris Bridges. Directed by Ward Serrill. [1:38]
SEX/NUDITY 3 - A young woman makes a statement about a male coach having sexually abused her while she was in high school. We hear that a young high school woman became pregnant and dropped out of school.
VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - A girl confronts a man in the stands after he threw a piece of candy that hit her in the face.
► Girls are knocked down several times during basketball games and practices (no one is seriously injured). We see practice drills where girls run sprints and appear exhausted.
► A young woman makes a statement about a male coach having sexually abused her while she was in high school. We hear that there are personality conflicts between players. A girl talks about living for the fight on the court and that "war is fun."
► A coach uses animal metaphors to get his team charged up on the court: "devour the moose," "be a wolf and look into their eyes," "teeth in their neck," animals ripping apart carcasses, etc.
PROFANITY 5 - 2 F-words, 3 scatological terms, 4 anatomical terms, 7 mild obscenities, 3 religious exclamations. [profanity glossary]
SUBSTANCE USE - None.
DISCUSSION TOPICS - Dreams, goals, success, winning, losing, sexual predators, teenage pregnancy, scholarships, boys' vs. girls' sports programs, intimidation, family, consequences, honor.
MESSAGE - Never give up and believe in yourself.