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  • Part In Bel Air's First Football Game
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    Personal Writing: A Schoolyard Lesson 'Get up, get up you have school today,' my mother blurted out, as I fell out of bed. I stood up and waddled to the bathroom. Looking into the mirror I smiled to myself; I knew today was going to be just fine. My family and I had just moved from Guatemala, and today was to be my first day at Bel Air Elementary School. I usually don't get worried about these situations, since " ve been through the routine before, besides I tend to make friends pretty easily. W...
  • Building His Dream Ball Park
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    1. KINSELLA, W.P. Shoeless Joe. Ballantine books: New York: 19822. The story starts when Ray Kinsella, the main character, is talking about his hero Shoeless Joe Jackson who once played left field in baseball. When Ray went to the ball park he was hearing, in his head, the voice of the announcer that was saying " If you build it, he will come". Ray started building his dream ball park in his cornfield. He remembered the last time Joe played major league baseball in 1920 and then he was suspended...
  • Service Line Before The Served Ball
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    Racquetball is played by two or four players. When played by two, it is called singles and when played by four, doubles. A non-tournament variation of the game that is played by three players is called cut-throat. Racquetball is a competitive game in which a strung racquet is used to serve and return the ball. The objective is to win each rally by serving or returning the ball so the opponent is unable to keep the ball in play. A rally is over when a player (or team in doubles) is unable to hit ...
  • Football Players And Rugby Players
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    On a windy fall evening. The stadium is filled to its capacity. The players take the field as their crowd yells in anticipation of the big game. The ball is placed for the kicker. Suddenly the ball is kicked and even through the crowd's enormous howl, the ball is still heard by the everyone as it is kicked into the air. The ball is caught by one of the players. He takes the ball up the field; as he runs, his hardest he dodges supermen throwing their bodies at the ball carrier. As he runs, he see...
  • Ball Through My Legs A Few Times
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    I could have been on the guys swim team as a diver in high school, butI decided not to because to me the swim team seemed very homosexual. I have nothing against gay people at all, but I just fear being around those who act gay in large groups. While no one except the swim team knows every detail about what they did, they do brag about many odd activities on and off the pool grounds. Some members tell me the day before the swim meet they shave each other's armpits and legs to before hydrodynamic...
  • Game Of Nine Ball
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    Billiards. J. Broch u English period 3 2-16-97 The history of billiards begins in the fourteenth century. The game was invented in Europe, but there was a conflict as to what country. The French believed that the English invented the game, but at the same time, the English thought the French did. In the end, a French billiards specialist found evidence that the game originated in France about the fourteenth century. The word 'billiard' is derived from two French words, 'billiard' and 'bill'. The...
  • Conditions Of The Golf Course Change
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    Golf is about 10% physical and about 90% mental. A golfer has an inventory of various moods while on the course, awareness of these moods and being able to control them is what can make or break a golf game. A very crucial point in golf is determining your club distances. Many golfers really dont know how far each club can be hit. In addition to knowing how far you must hit a club, a golfer must also be educated on how to play under different weather conditions. One area that can really make emo...
  • Court And Look For An Open Shot
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    Select a person you admire or a significant life experience. In what way has this person or experience affected you? Running in a line, clumped unevenly together, my team ran out of the locker room with a burst of energy as the crowd slowly acknowledged our arrival on to the court. I glanced around to see who might be watching this anticipated win, and to look for my mom's face up in the stands. I nervously waited for the ball to complete my first lay-up of the night, to ease my way into the gam...
  • Play Volleyball At The Special Olympics
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    Volleyball The sport of volleyball was created by a man named William G. Morgan of Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1895. Morgan was a physical education teacher at the YMCA and called it 'mintonette'. It was an indoor or outdoor pastime that had characteristics of both handball and tennis. The first rules were written down by Morgan himself. He wrote that the game called for a 6 foot 6 inch net and a court of 25 x 50 feet. A match composed of 9 innings and 3 serves for each team in each inning. In cas...
  • Kids Run And Play On The Field
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    As far back as I can recall my first sports memory was when I was about sox years old. Before this time I only have seen sports on TV and my older brothers taking me to the park to play. At the age of six my mother enrolled me in little league baseball. The league I was in was called Kingsbridge little league and I was in the clinic because this was for little kids to develop there skills before they can go to the minor league. I had a basic sense of the game even though I never played for a lea...
  • Offensive Player With The Ball
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    No sport moves more quickly or requires as many skills as basketball. Basketball is the most electrifying and most innovative game known to man. The primary objective of the game is to score more points than the opposition by putting a round ball through a circular band, called a rim. On defense, a blocked shot or a steal can lead to a fast break at the other end of the court. On offense, one quick move can result in an easy basket. Good dribbling and passing skill can set up wide-open shots for...
  • Very Next Play Our Coach Waters
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    It was the very next Friday night after the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Centers in New York. Two days after the Deer Valley School District decided not to postpone week two of our high school football schedule for mourning purposes for the September 11th victims. "Live your life like it didn't happen but do not forget it" and "don't let terrorism run your life" are what people are saying. Even though there is a sense of national security nervousness in every ones minds. Before the ...
  • Play Basketball
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    A Good Essay Desribing How A Boy Good Essay Desribing How A Boy Learned How To Pl a good essay desribing how a boy learned how to play basketball Despite what anyone will tell you, it takes more than just a desire to play the game, and more than just a want to be the best. You need athletic ability, skill, and a hate in your heart for losing to succeed in this game. The game I'm talking about is BASKETBALL. Since I was eleven I had that desire to play the game, and to be the best. I first stared...
  • Ball From Your Teams
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    Basketball is a simple and fun sport. Any number can play, up to the full complement of ten, and basketball is as satisfying, half court as much as full court, pavement as much as hardwood or Tartan. The invention and spread of basketball is a story of fortunate circumstances and coincidences. With in a few years basketball had caught on in many places throughout the country, largely under the auspices of the YMCA and through the game's immediate appeal to spectators, until by the turn of the ce...
  • Original Game Of Billiards
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    Billiards is billiards Billiards Billiards is a game played on a rectangular table half as wide as it is long. There are several games that can be played with a variation of three to twenty-one balls. Tables may also have either no pockets or up to six pockets. 1) The definition of billiards is any of various games played on a rectangular table with a designated number of small balls and a long stick called a cue. (web) 2) Pool originated in the 14th century from a croquet like game played on gr...

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