01: Touchdown Pass - 1948
It's his junior year, and although he's still dealing with the loss of his father, Chip enthusiastically joins the varsity football team. Recognizing his natural talent, Coach Rockwell turns the young boy into his star quarterback. But when Chip is injured in a near fatal car crash, he must find inner strength to rally the team on to the state championship!
02: Championship Ball - 1948
Chip Hilton had big dreams for a sports career, until his ankle was fractured. So does a season on the bench mean the star center's goals are forever crushed? — In this fast-paced story in the Chip Hilton Sports Series, Valley Falls' shining athlete must swallow his pride and courageously support the team...as their manager. Only then will he discover his true self-confidence and lead his friends to the state championship!
03: Strike Three - 1949
When Chip Hilton learns the reason for the animosity shown him by two other members of the baseball team, he finds a way to overcome the problem.
04: Clutch Hitter - 1949
While playing baseball for the steel company where he works during the summer, high school star athlete Chip Hilton comes up against professionals participating illegally in amateur sport.
05: Hoop Crazy - 1950
A smooth-talking man who claims to have played basketball with Chip's father creates dissension on the Valley Falls high school team and plans to use Big Chip's pottery formula in his latest scam.
06: Pitchers' Duel - 1950
During his senior year at Valley Falls High School, Chip pitches in the state championship baseball tournament, runs for student mayor, and fights a drive to force Coach Rockwell to retire.
07: A Pass and a Prayer - 1951
The final season of team captain Chip's football career at Valley Falls High finds him fighting a new coach, who threatens to destroy the fair play, sportsmanship, and good citizenship that have made his team great.
08: Dugout Jinx - 1952
After graduating from high school, Chip is invited to join the Parkville Bears as a summer intern and he manages to save the Bears' season--and his own baseball future--from being spoiled by the schemes of an unscrupulous man
09: Freshman Quarterback - 1952
As a member of the freshman football team at State University, Chip Hilton encounters cliques, rivalries, and a conspiracy by the Booster Association to favor some players over others.
10: Backboard Fever - 1953
When an injury prevents him from joining the college basketball team, Chip keeps busy serving as an emergency replacement coach for the high school and participating in an important basket shooting tournament.
11: Fence Busters - 1953
As the freshman baseball team at State University tries to live up to its nickname, "Fence Busters," Chip must endure an injury and friction with a jealous teammate.
12: Ten Seconds To Play! - 1955
Chip takes a job at a summer camp and meets a talented athlete who may be joining him on the football team at State University, and whose arrogance hides a secret problem.
13: Fourth Down Showdown - 1956
Chip Hilton and his fellow sophomore stars of State's football team are riding high after their opening victory. State's hopes are suddenly shattered when Chip and his sophomore pals are all suspended for breaking curfew. There's a very good reason why Chip breaks curfew. Chip and his friends decide making the neighborhood a decent place is more important even than playing in State's big game.
14: Tournament Crisis - 1957
Rivals for a starting assignment on State University's varsity basketball team, Chip Hilton and Jimmy Chung wage a fierce contest for the honor. When Jimmy's father becomes ill, Jimmy must leave State to run the family's restaurant. Chip masterminds a solution that benefits the Chung family, Jimmy, and the State U basketball team.
15: Hardcourt Upset - 1957
After winning the Holiday Invitational Tournament, State University's basketball team had looked forward to a season of smashing conquests. But when Chip Hilton is benched because of a knee injury and the champs are beaten by their hometown rival, things take a turn for the worse.
16: Pay-off Pitch - 1958
It's baseball season again, and Chip and his sophomore friends hope to build on their freshman success with the varsity team. But cliques within the team and rumors of a NCAA rules violation endanger the team's championship chances. The situation comes to a crisis when Coach Rockwell receives an anonymous tip naming five players as suspects-among them is his number-one pitcher, Chip Hilton!
17: No-Hitter - 1959
Chip Hilton's planned pleasant summer at home in Valley Falls is interrupted when State is selected to represent the United States in a college baseball series with two of Japan's finest teams. Chip and his teammates are thrilled by the opportunity. A trip filled with excitement and adventure, Chip experiences one of the greatest rewards of his young life when he undertakes to help a Japanese college student improve his pitching skill. Tamio Saito's greatest desire is to pitch for his alma mater's baseball team. How Chip wins the championship for his team with an almost unbelievable no-hitter pitching performance will thrill every baseball fan.
18: Triple-Threat Trouble - 1960
Trouble starts at State’s training camp when two obnoxious sophomores, nicknamed the Touchdown Twins, become more interested in personal glory than in team play. This leads to a showdown with Chip. The antagonism grows and eventually engulfs the entire squad to such an extent that an important game is lost. It appears that State’s defense of the conference title is hopeless. But Chip, playing in every game despite an injured shoulder, inspires the team to keep fighting. Through it all, Chip finds time to help a confused high school football star, Skip Miller, make the biggest decision of his life and struggles to convince the Touchdown Twins that you can’t win without team play and a tough, hard-hitting spirit.
19: Backcourt Ace - 1961
The State University’s basketball team is determined to give Coach Corrigan a proper victory send-off as he prepares to take a sabbatical leave following the Holiday Invitational. However, the State team, even with the nation’s top-scorer Chip Hilton, has trouble, and it could mean defeat in the tournament. They have no one tall enough to go up against their opponent’s giant pivot men, and they have begun the season with three straight losses.
The solution seems to present itself when Chip finds seven-foot Branch Phillips, a State junior who has transferred from another college. However, Branch is supporting his mother and three sisters and has no time for basketball. But Chip and his friends overcome by pitting ingenuity and teamwork against all obstacles.
20: Buzzer Basket - 1962
State University’s basketball team is in jeopardy. At mid-season, a new coach, with an entirely different system of play, takes over. And Chip, who had been working too hard at his job at State Drug, his studies, and basketball practice, is temporarily put on the inactive list. The result is almost disastrous for the team. Chip Hilton is faced with one of his most severe challenges. Will he be able to pull the team together again? Can he convince Coach Mike Stone to adopt the type of play that has made the team champions? The inspiring answers await you in Buzzer Basket.
21: Comeback Cagers - 1963
After a hard-luck season and a stunning upset victory over Northern State, the State University basketball team finds out a selection committee has arbitrarily excluded State from National Tournament competition. Chip and Soapy, his best pal, don’t give up as they battle to sustain the morale of their teammates and to change the committee’s ruling.
22: Home Run Fued - 1964
Chip sees the morale of his baseball team threatened by the arrogant behavior of first baseman and heavy hitter Ben Green.
23: Hungry Hurler - 1965
Home for the summer, college athlete Chip Hilton hopes to occupy the restless and destructive young people of the town by involving them in a sports program, with an emphasis on baseball.
24: Fiery Fullback - 2002 Paperback - Hardcover
This final installment finds Chip, now a senior at State, hoping to quarterback the football team all the way to the Rose Bowl-and using his wholesome values to enlist the full support of a troublesome new player.