Tiki and Ronde were the stars of their Pee Wee football team, the Cave Springs Vikings. But middle school is much bigger than elementary school and it’s a whole different game—on and off the field. When Coach Spangler takes a job coaching for the high school team and Tiki’s old science teacher Mr. Wheeler is tapped for the middle school coaching job, the beginning of the school year and the football season is off to a bumpy start. But through working together, the boys discover that the whole team is bigger than any of its parts.
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This is the best book ever. I love the Barber brothers books! They are so entertaining! I read them over and over and over!
Tiki and ronde barber start their eighth grade year and second year on the junior high school football team, the powerhouse hidden valley eagles. Last year as seventh graders they spended a year on the bench while the eighth graders get to start but Adam costa, their ace kicker in kickoff, when Spangler announces he moving up to coach the high school team and mr. wheeler, the science teacher is tapped for the head coaching job, the season seems over before it begins.
Quarterback Cody Hansen is put in to replace Clayton, turns out Cody is much of a team player, but when Cody makes mistakes, he blames his teammates and gets sassy with coach wheeler.
Cody gets a talk from wheeler, and he knows it will not happen again with the coach.
Tiki barber is now the starting running back for the eagles and ronde is the starting cornerback.
It is long way for the hidden valley junior high eagles to make the state playoffs and advance to the junior high school football championship game and see who battles for the trophy, find out in the book about more information for hidden valley in the state of virginia.