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Source:  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

There are too many to declare which is best, but ESPN’s latest “30 for 30” documentary on the 1988 Dallas Carter high school football team is equal to any of the previous award-winning episodes.

Most will be familiar with the team from the 2004 film “Friday Night Lights” starring Billy Bob Thornton and Lucas Black.

The Dallas Carter Cowboys are one of the best teams in the history of Texas high school football, and this story contains every essential component to comprise a gripping narrative, including a tragic finale that is painful to watch.  Because the fall of the 1988 Carter Cowboys affected so many people beyond just a Dallas neighborhood.

“What Carter Lost” premieres on ESPN on August 24.

Read the story at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and watch the trailer below.

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