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    This film, taken by former University of North Texas head coach Winton E. "Pop" Noah, is made up of a variety of clips, mostly of high school and college sports. Footage includes shots from a number of football games, a military drill parade, and scenes from around the campus of the University of North Texas.

    Experience gained as a 440-yard dash and mile relay star at North Texas before coaching Dallas ' Adamson high to 10 city championships, plus his calm, quiet handling of any situation made " Pop " the ideal selection to take over the track destiny of his Alma Mater in ' 48.

    Winton Eugene "Pop" Noah was born on July 5, 1902. He married Bernice Gordon Noah on December 27, 1927 and had daughter Patricia Gene on July 18, 1932. He was a college track and field and football star at the University of North Texas, lettering in both sports. He began his 45-year coaching career at Dallas Adamson High School in Oak Cliff, where he coached football from 1926-1947, taking the team to ten city championships. Noah went on to coach track & field and football at his alma mater, UNT, from 1948 until his retirement in 1971. During his time there, he took UNT to track championships in both 1967 and 1970. He was inducted into the Texas High School Coaches Association's Hall of Fame in 1962 and the North Texas Athletics Hall of Fame in 1983. Noah passed away in 1977.