Jun 23

Take a trip on “The Road to Paradise” July 27 — Barnes & Noble, Evansville

Join “The Road to Paradise” author Thom Wilder at Barnes & Noble (624 S Green River Road, Evansville) at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Castle Knights’ 1982 state football championship.

“The Road to Paradise: How the 1982 Castle Knights Upset Indiana’s Football World” is the story of a team that shocked the Indiana high school football establishment with a championship that the experts said was impossible. Yet, “The Road to Paradise” is much more than the story of that championship team; it’s also the story of growing up in southern Indiana.

Signed copies of “The Road to Paradise” — recently named a Finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards — will be available.

To date, the story of the 1982 Castle Knights has been shipped to 23 states and seven foreign countries.The world didn’t know who or what the Castle Knights were 30 years ago. They know now. Relive those incredible moments and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the championship that turned Indiana high school football upside down.

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