Sport: Pflugerville

To the German-descended citizens of Pflugerville, Texas (pop.: 400), the most important things in life, in approximate order, are chores, church and football. White-faced cattle graze on Pflugerville's gently rolling farms, and snowy cotton flourishes in the rich Blacklands soil. On the Sabbath, almost the whole town turns out at the Lutheran church. But Friday is football day, and then placid Pflugerville twangs with tension. Each time the high school's Pflugerville Panthers take the field, they carry with them the winningest record in schoolboy football. In 52 straight games, stretching back to 1957,...

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