about the book

In 1957, winning the Texas State discus title, affords a four year athletic scholarship to Baylor University. With vivid descriptions, engaging storytelling and a passion for earth science, C.G. Tyner takes readers on a nostalgic journey as a scholar athlete, which includes being a contributing member of Baylor’s first ever Track and Field Conference Championship team (1960). Prepare to be transported to a bygone era filled with captivating geological excursions, sporting challenges and unforgettable, hazardous summer jobs in the marsh and swamps of South Louisiana’s delta country – and all coming to a surprising, inexplicable ending that proved to be forever life changing.