(4-5-18)  This weekend many high school girls volleyball fans will have the opportunity to watch ‘The Miracle Season’ at local movie theaters. The film is based on the true story of the Iowa City West High School volleyball team after the sudden death of their team leader Caroline Found in 2011.

The film stars Helen Hunt, William Hurt, Erin Moriarty and Danika Yarosh.

miracle season book

The film is based on the book by Found’s Head Coach at Iowa City West, Kathy Bresnahan.

The HBO feature on Found also brought attention to book, which gave it national exposure.

Frank Deford visits the Iowa City West Girls Volleyball team. They overcame tremendous odds to win the State Championship following the death of their star setter, Caroline Found.