Will Collier loves his job as a radio announcer for the Nowata Possums. He loves it so much that he continues announcing even after the town decides to cancel the football program. When his imaginary team starts to contend for the real state championship, however, he not only has to deal with the real state champs, but must reckon with the hopes and dreams of the people of Nowata as well.
After two long years of hard work, Billy Coleman saves up enough money to buy a pair of redbone hound pups, and it's love at first sight. Before long, Billy trains "Old Dan" and "Little Ann" to be the finest hunting team in the valley. As the inseparable trio chase the wily "ghost raccoon" and confront danger together, Billy learns the meaning of loyalty, courage, and perseverance.