One more season charlie wedemeyer

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one more season charlie wedemeyer

Charlies Victory: An Autobiography by Charlie Wedemeyer

More than just another tribute to the resiliency of the human spirit, the inspiring story of football coach Charlie Wedemeyer, diagnosed with Lou Gehrigs disease over 15 years ago, also offers powerful examples of commitment and love in a time when so many difficult marriages end in divorce. Subject of an Emmy-winning PBS documentary One More Season and a CBS-TV movie Quiet Victory. Photographs.
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Legendary Athlete Charlie Wedemeyer Dies

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Inspirational coach Charlie Wedemeyer dies from ALS

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Last Saturday, a celebration of life was held at the 19, seat HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, to honor former high school football coach and math teacher, Charlie Wedemeyer. Another celebration is scheduled this weekend in Honolulu, where Mr. Wedemeyer starred in baseball, basketball, and football at Punahou School and was named Hawaii's Prep Athlete of the decade. Always the smallest player on the team, he was recruited by coach Duffy Daugherty and played on the Michigan State University national championship team of , and the College All-Star game. He was a superb athlete.

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Charlie Wedemeyer February 19, — June 3, was a high school teacher and football coach , famous for continuing to teach and coach football at Los Gatos High School after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease. Wedemeyer was the last of nine children born to Bill and Ruth Wedemeyer. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a high school athlete and was quarterback of the Punahou School football team. He was named Hawaii Prep Athlete of the s. After his graduation from Punahou in he attended Michigan State University where he played for coach Duffy Daugherty.




  1. Meritxell L. says:

    I met him.

  2. Serena C. says:

    good story but a real tear jerker. Story of a football coach who had a degenerative season but continued to push through his last season as a coach while.

  3. Searlait C. says:

    Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story () More Like This In in Montgomery, Alabama, State Attorney Richard Flowers is one of few willing to .

  4. Tom G. says:

    It was , just a year after he had taken over as a math teacher and the head football coach at Los Gatos High School.

  5. Yanella A. says:

    Charlie Wedemeyer (February 19, – June 3, ) was a high school teacher and football The PBS documentary about the Wedemeyers, One More Season, won an Emmy Award. Michael Nouri portrayed Charlie in the

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