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  • Prayer In Sporting Events The Government
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    Prayer in Sporting Events The Government is too preoccupied with pleasing a select few by removing prayer from sporting events than they are with running the country. This is a problem that can be fixed and should be. The reason for student led prayers at sporting events is for a God they believe in to grant the safety of the players on the field and the fans going home. After all, Christians are in the majority. It's a thirty second prayer that isn't going to hurt a single person. (Gholson) At ...
  • Valuable Experiences Throughout High School
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    During the adolescent years of high school, one learns many valuable lessons and gains important knowledge to lay a foundation for the rest of one's life. Many of these lessons are learned through direct experience and can be real tough on an individual. During this time of learning, many teenagers are confused and in search of their own identity which can lead to distractions with the process of gaining vital knowledge. As for myself, high school has taught me three major lessons without many o...
  • North Marion High School
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    Go West Side Friends, faculty, and acquaintances, on this day, I ask you this. Is it wrong for a student to cheer against his or her own high school sports team Before such an easy answer rolls to the forefront of your mind, let me ask you another question. Can a person be pushed beyond the limit of his toleration capacity to cheer for a team that is not exclusive to represent his school, but still promoted to be Speaking as a former and potential future football player and as a great friend of ...
  • Friday Night High School Football
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    Friday Night Lights Is High School football a sport, or is it more than that to some people? Recent newspaper headlines include such items as coaches abusing student athletes; fathers of athletes murdering coaches, and mother's cheer leading candidates to assure their daughters make the cheer leading team. In Odessa, Texas high school football is a major contributor to the society of a small town in Texas society. Every Friday night, 50,000 people fill the stadium to see high school students put...
  • Junior High School Football Program
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    English AP 11/21/2004 Four Years Is Not Enough Once again, after a successful season, Shadle Park was defeated by a Big 9 school in the first game of the regional tournament. This reoccurring event has led many to believe that the four year football program puts GSL students at a disadvantage compared to other districts. A junior high school football program would not only increase the competitiveness of the students but also have more important consequences. As far as football goes, the GSL has...
  • High School Football Team
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    Varsity Blues Varsity Blues was written by W. Peter Il iff is about a Texas high school football team that is the center of the small town. The team faces a loss when its star quarterback, Lance Harbor, played by Paul Walker, has a knee injury. Coach Bud Kilmer, played by Jon Voight, had to go to his bench for his second-string quarterback, Jonathon Mox Moon, played by Dawson's Creek star James Van Der Beek. Mox now experienced what being the star quarterback entailed. He had to deal with the pr...
  • Rituals Among A High School Football Team
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    In a society where competition and hard work are the rule, the game of football and in particular, high school football, with its melange of mores, norms and rituals have symbolically come to represent the American life. Like many of the conventions in American society, high school football has over the years ingrained in its players teamwork, loyalty, and the value of hard work. In addition, the institution of high school football not only pertains to the game, but has influenced many participa...
  • Your Football Career At The College Level
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    Are You Ready For Some Football? From the early ages in history to the present day, sports have always been an important part of society. It teaches discipline, how to be a team player, how to interact with others and is a good source of physical activity. In specific, football utilizes all of these aspects of sports and it's a great source of teaching self-restraint and perseverance. Some may say that football is a violent sport or it's not beneficial in any way, but in reality it gives a perso...
  • Team Of Black People And White People
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    When asked whether Coach Herman Boone had a positive impact on the structure of society in Alexandria, which was all about racism and hatred between black people and white people, I say Coach Boone was the foundation of peace in Alexandria. In fact, what he left was a strong foundation to build on. In 1971, Herman Boone was appointed coach for the T.C. Williams high school football team after all schools, which were separated into schools for black people and schools for white people, were merge...
  • Game Between Permian And Odessa High
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    Ten years have passed since the publication of Friday Night Lights, and still, its words continue to influence and reverberate beyond anything I could have ever imagined. Nearly half a million copies are in print. The book is used in dozens of high schools and universities across the country. Barely a week goes by even now without getting a call or comment about it. Over the past decade I have heard strange and remarkable stories of the book's impact -- a man who left his job in Brooklyn so he c...
  • Game Mickey
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    Mickey Charles Mantle was born on October 20, 1931 in Spanivaw, Oklahoma. But shortly after moved to commerce OK. Mantle was named after Hall of Fame catcher Gordon "Mickey" Cochran. Mickey was the oldest son of Elvin and Lovell Mantle. Mickey also grew up with three brothers, twins Ray and Butch and a sister Barbara. When Mickey was old enough to swing a bat and throw a ball, Mickey's father and grandfather Charlie pitched to him everyday after school in front of a tin barn by their house in Co...

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