This Goldie Hawn vehicle, Michael Ritchie's fourth sports film (DOWNHILL RACER; SEMI-TOUGH; and THE BAD NEWS BEARS preceded), offers few surprises, but does feature some nice moments from the ever-plucky comedienne. After being denied the head football coach's job at Prescott High--a
nice school in a nice neighborhood where she is the girls track coach--Molly McGrath (Hawn) accepts a position as the grid coach at inner-city Central High. Predictably, the tough kids refuse to take Molly seriously and make life miserable for her, but in time she earns their respect; and,
respecting themselves for the first time, the Wildcats begin winning. Problems arise on the home ...