She grew up a San Diego Chargers fan, but only started watching football when she was in the seventh grade. Not only has she grown into the girl she is today, she has had memorable incidents and experiences. Becoming your own person also gives you cherish-able memories or tragic incidents. Gisselle was only four years old when she tried her first jalapeno, her mother laughed as she ran for water. She has been in choir
I never realized that years into the future I would fill their shoes, and carry the responsibility of being the person little girls looked up to. I didn’t know back then I would come the tremendously frightening and honoring understanding of how much I could influence a young person’s life. In our town there is a youth football program we have come to know as “Cadiz Biddy Football.” They start in August and play four teams two times each, then go into playoffs to see who gets to compete in the “Superbowl”. Along with the football program is a cheerleading program. Girls third through sixth grade sign up every year to cheer for the four quarters of every football game, along with doing a routine to entertain fans at halftime.
People feel as if that isn 't fair- but when Kayla gets to the finish line, it then turns into a struggle. Her coach has caught her after every one of her meets, Kayla loses control and is unable to stop her legs until her body temperature lowers back to normal. Kayla has been involved in sports ever since she was little, in 2009 her life changed when she was diagnosed. Believing in herself is what made her keep going, being a motivational and inspirational runner. So how did she find out she had MS?
Making it to the national high school rodeo finals is something I will never forget. Nationals is the biggest youth rodeo in the world and is made up of over 1,500 contestants. Each contestant competes in 2 rounds and possibly a short round depending on how well they do. Making nationals had always been a dream of mine and last year I achieved that. I made it in the cutting horse division and to do so I had to be one of the top four girls in the state of Oklahoma.
Mary Lou Retton knew that one day she wanted to stand on the podium, and receive a gold medal. Mary Lou eventually got to a point that she outgrew the training that she was receiving in West Virginia. In 1982, she left home for Houston,Texas. She meet Bela Karolyi when competing in Las Vegas, Nevada, and he encouraged her
If you want to know the value of a second, ask a hopeful right before sign drop. Drill team girls from all over Texas and even out of state have high hopes of becoming part of the future line of The Kilgore College Rangerettes. Every year the competition gets tougher and the girls hoping for a spot on the prestigious drill team are becoming more competitive and stronger dancers. I was one of these girls who decided to take a chance and endure a week long audition and hope to see my tryout number on the sign in Dodson Auditorium on July 17, 2015. Unfortunately, I was not one of the girls chosen for the 76th line of Rangerettes.
Jacqueline Joyner Kersee also known as Jackie Joyner Kersee was born March 3rd, 1962, in East St.Louis, Illinois. Coming up Jackie lived with her mother Mary Joyner, father Alfred Joyner, and older brother Al Joyner. Most children grow up wanting to play with friends, play games etc, but Jackie was different she grew up focusing on athletics, Jackie was determined to make it to the top. Jackie didn’t win may races when she was younger, but that didn’t stop her she always dreamed of being on tv and she was set on making that dream come true. As a teen, she won the National Junior Pentathlon championships four years in a row, and received honors in high school in various sports, including track, basketball and volleyball.
In early life of Tyson his family was an athletic family. When his grandma was in college, she had competed in track. His sister Tiffany joined track and field in high school. When they race at home Tyson would always win and get excited. After the races Tyson said that “she inspire me.” The way Tyson get inspired is to run fast and be the fastest in world.
There we were, in Houston Texas, Dejah, Aniya, and I were warming up, practicing handoffs in tent city. We had made it to the Houston Texas AAU National Junior Olympics. It was No Limits Track Club’s second to last day on our eight day trip. It was the most competitive day of them all. It was time for the four by one hundred meter relay.
Misty Copeland Misty Copeland was the first African American to become a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre. She had a rough childhood, but her story shows how having patience and being a hardworking person pays off in the end. Even though her youth wasn’t great, she pursued her dream of having a career in professional dance and continues to make headlines wherever she goes. Misty Copeland was born to Sylvia DelaCerna and Doug Copeland in Kansas City, Missouri on September 10, 1982. Her siblings are Erica, Christopher, and Douglas Jr. Copeland.
It was, however, the type of job that everyone dreams of, a job that I enjoyed almost more than anything. During the summer and fall seasons I practiced four days during the week and traveled to tournaments every weekend. I continued to practice throughout the winter with my tournament team and in the spring I played for my high school team. Over the years I made amazing memories and, along with my tournament team, won several Maryland State Titles. Softball is a sport that has taught me so many important life lessons including teamwork,
Now that August is here, the football jerseys are out of storage and back in effect. With football teams gearing up for a successful season, local cheerleaders are hoping for the same. With fingers intertwined, pretty bows and new stunts to wild the crowd, many teams are hoping to make it to the top this year as they compete for the state title. Having summer camps and practices to better their chances at winning and to heighten the spirits of the football crowd, cheerleaders worked hard all summer long. With a private day camp given by cheerleaders from Gardner-Webb University, the LHS cheering squad is ready to bring more attitude and spirit this season.
Although we had a very talented, hardworking team, we struggled to win the meets we attended. Every person had her own problem to worry about in addition to how it would affect the team as a whole. In past years, 2012 and 2013, the Sainte Genevieve Girls Team had won state handedly, leaving our tattered team with lofty expectations from spectators and teams all over the state. The spotlight was on us to be champions once more, making history for Missouri Cross Country. The seven person team toed the line that chilly November morning with hopes deeply imbedded in hearts accompanied by the fear of failure in racing minds.
My mother bought me my very first pony and taught me how to ride. Ever since that day, and many, many horses later, I have been passionate about horses. I began going to local fun shows, where I would show in mainly pleasure classes. It gave me a great foundation of how to ride a horse correctly. I won many awards on my pleasure horse and really enjoyed doing it, but as I got older, I began to have a need for speed.