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One for the Coyotes : how I survived 40 years of my dream job in TV news (and cancer too) / Al Wallace with David Smale.

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"One For The Coyotes" chronicles the life of Al Wallace, who grew up in a military family in the 1960s and 70s, living in both the United States and Germany. During his early years he became fascinated with history, the Civil Rights Movement and early stages of television. At the foundation of his youth was the discipline he learned from his father, and his high school and college years in the football-crazy state of Texas. Al fashioned his work-ethic from both his family life and football to propel him into a career in television news and sports that transcended five decades and 40 years. "One for the Coyotes" is a mantra that Al learned from his high school football coach, legendary coach Frank Beavers. Coach Beavers believed that in order to be the best you had to work as hard as the best. The best high school football program in North Texas in the 1960s and early 70s was the Wichita Falls High School Coyotes. In order to beat the Coyotes, you had to work harder than you ever had before. If you were doing reps in the weight room, you did an extra rep in order to beat the Coyotes. If you were running laps, you ran an extra lap to beat the Coyotes. If you were ready to quit, you kept going to beat the Coyotes. That mindset got shortened to "one for the Coyotes." It's the mindset Al applied to every aspect of his career and his life-- From Amazon.
Subject: Sportscasters > United States > Biography.
Television broadcasting of sports > United States.
Cancer > Patients > Biography.
Resilience (Personality trait).
Kansas City (Kan.) > History.
Genre: Sports writing.

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