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  • My First One Hundred Goal Season
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    Dear Diary, Today was the most embarrassing day of my life. I hope this will never happen to me again. Here's how my day went. I woke up this morning around 7: 30 am. It was the Grand Final day for my Under 17's football side. We were undefeated. I was the full forward and so far I have kicked ninety seven goals. I need at least three more goals this game to get my first one hundred goal season. I was going through my normal Sunday morning football routine. Get up, eat breakfast (nine wheat bix ...
  • Lemieux Back The Penguins
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    Rob Farrow Research Paper Dec. 5, 2000 Mario Lemieux was one of the best hockey players to ever play the game, if not the best. He started playing organized hockey at the age of five. By the time he was twelve years old, he was drawing standing room only crowds while playing for Ville Ecard. Lemieux would go on to rewrite the record books for the Laval Voisins of the Quebec Major Junior hockey league. In 1984 Lemieux was taken first overall in the NHL entry draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins. Duri...
  • Graveyard For A Field Goal Kicker
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    I was sitting in my chair in my room watching a college football game on ESPN 2, and I was looking for a topic for my report. I knew it would have to do with sports in some way. As I was watching the game, I realized that this game was getting interesting. A unranked, unknown team was beating a ranked team with a whole lot of talent. The game was getting close and before I knew it there was only 7 second left in the game. The unranked team had the ball at their opponents 25 yard line and were in...
  • Rangers
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    Bure rockets to Rangers New York Rangers fans have to be the happiest in hockey right now following the acquisition of three-time goal-scoring champion Pavel Bure. 'The Russian Rocket' will be in the lineup tonight when the Rangers host the Vancouver Canucks. The irony can't be missed. Bure rocketed to fame with the Canucks, leading them to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1994 -- the first year he led the NHL in goals -- only to be defeated by the Rangers. In 1999, the Rangers turned down a trade invo...
  • Ball In The Goal Behind The Goalie
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    I remember one of the greatest moments of my high school career. I have played lacrosse since seventh grade and every year I've gotten a little better, or at least I hope I have. My first year I understood most of the rules, could catch, throw, and pick up ground balls. My second year I understood all the rules, could pass well and put my shots where I wanted them. My third year of lacrosse was the first time I had played a high school sport so I think that I developed my skills much more than e...
  • 3 M S
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    What's wrong with the Detroit Lions? It is obvious to me that the laws of physics can be applied to the game of football. However, The Detroit Lions may be unaware of this fact. With there current 0-12 record they are on a losing streak that could be placed in the record books. No team has ever lost every single football of their whole season. What an embarrassing way to be placed in the record books. Maybe if they looked at some of the laws of physics they could win a game. The passing game for...
  • Waynes Goals Per Game
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    Wayne Gretzky has to one of the greatest if not the best hockey player in the National Hockey Leagues history. He was adored by almost everyone, the exemptions being his opponents. Now, Mr. Reynolds you say how do I involve Mr. Wayne Gretzky into my math analysis report Well it is easy, throughout the duration of Waynes career he has accumulated many points. He also has one many awards and Ill give you little quizzes to tell how much you know about the great one. Wayne Gretzky hockey career star...
  • 3 2 With Two Goals By Pel
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    Edson Ar antes do Nascimento, more widely admired by the world as "Pel", was born on October 23, 1940, in a small village in Brasil called Trs Coraes in the Brasilian state of Minas Gerais. He was baptized in the municipal church called Igreja da Sagrada Familia de Jesus, Maria e Jos. His father, Joo Ramos do Nascimento, or Dondinho, as he was known in the soccer world, was also a professional player. He was well-known as one of the best-heading players in his time. He was a center forward for F...
  • Rochester For Games Six And Seven
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    When the Rochester Americans started the AHL finals, they were looking to add to their sixth Calder Cup banner to the ceiling. To get to this feat, they would have to go through the Portland Pirates. For teams making the playoffs, all teams start fresh and every team has a shot to win it all. This year's finals, is true of that last sentence because both teams had losing records for the regular season. When the playoffs arrive, that's the sign that the best hockey is yet to be played. When the R...
  • Flow Activities
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    Happiness is something that can be achieved by anyone no matter what circumstances they find themselves in. The person is always in the prime circumstance to be truly happy and experience what Cskszentmihalyi, the author of the book, Flow, The Psychology of Optimal Experience, refers to as the "optimal experience". While the process is not difficult, it does involve dedication, desire, and a striving to be happy, no matter what. Flow is an optimal experience that is characterized by a sense of p...

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