The 1930’s to the 1940’s saw little change to the game of basketball. It was considered a 3rd tier sport after football and hockey. In addition, there was a lot more going on in the world in terms of wars, and the Depression years. College basketball was still thriving but the pro game did not see much activity. This changed with the formation of the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the professionals and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for college.
Basketball is a sport played in many high schools all over the world. In high school basketball, the court has to be a certain size. Which in high school it has to be 84 feet long and 50 feet wide. The very first game was played in “1912” for high school basketball.
The season of fall is approaching quickly, the temperature is dropping, colors are changing, and it is the perfect time to carve some pumpkins! Carving pumpkins has been a continuous fall tradition for decades. Not only is it easy, but also fun for the family but it can also be used as a decoration for your front porch no matter how awful they might turn out. Pumpkin carving does not require the skills like Leonardo Da Vinci but sure is not as simple as tying someone 's shoe. It is a long, yet exciting process that you absolutely need the patients for. From picking the perfect pumpkin out, slicing the pumpkin open and ripping out it 's guts, to the final step of lighting a candle inside the finished masterpiece, it is the perfect messy seasonal activity to match the spooky season.
The rules were simple, that the ball may not be touched by hand while throwing and catching the ball with netted rackets, trying to make it in the net for a goal. These rules were created by the tribes Seneca and Mohawks in the year of 1763. Back then they sometimes would use Lacrosse to toughen up young boys who were going to go fight for their country. In Lacrosse, there are only four positions to fill,
The main object of this game was to try and get the ball through a small rock formed hole with a ring type hoop. It was an extremely challenging process, so if it literally happened to go into the hole, the game would then indeed end. As a matter of fact, a historian named Manuel Aguilar-Morenao stated that, some courts didn't even include a ring, which made the process even harder. A very important rule and key part of the game to remember, was the players were not allowed to hold on to, or touch the ball with their hands. Additionally, the ball was not supposed to touch the ground for any reason and the players were only allowed to use their head, knees, elbows, or hips.
Dr. Naismith never imagined nor was able to witness how popular and financially prosperous basketball would become. His biggest reward and proudest moment came when he was sponsored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches to witness the sport he invented become an official Olympic sport at the 1936 Games held in Berlin. He was given the honor of tossing up the ball for the tip off of the very first game, between Estonia and France. Also at the end of the Olympic basketball competition, it was Naismith who handed out the medals to the winning teams. The United States defeated Canada for the gold medal, 19-8.
Activity Title: Continue Working on Communicating Ideas Standards: SOL 1.13 The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes a) generate ideas; b) focus on one topic; c) revise by adding descriptive words when writing about people, places, things, and events; d) use complete sentences in final copies; e) being each sentence with a capital letter and use ending punctuation in final copies; f) use correct spelling of commonly used sight words and phonetically regular words in final copies; g) Share writing with others. Taken from the VA First Grade Curriculum Framework found at: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/standards_doc/english/index.shtml. Identify
The goals back when the Native Americans played were simple just a couple trees near each other of a couple of rocks that had an opening where you could throw the lacrosse ball through. The lacrosse ball today is way different from back then today thanks to technology we are able to make lacrosse balls out of solid rubber while back then, it was simply some deer skin stuffed with some other things or it was a ball of wood. Last probably one of the most changed things of the history of lacrosse would be the lacrosse stick. Most of the time back then lacrosse sticks were little wooden sticks with a net made of cow or deer intestines, because these sticks were so small compared the the sticks that we have now often times players back then would use two sticks so they could control the ball
First of all, the earliest known softball game was played in Chicago Illinois on Thanksgiving day in 1887. It was at the Farragut boat club to hear the win of the Yale and Harvard football game. When the announcer revealed the score, the bets were settled a Yale graduate picked up a boxing glove and threw it at a Harvard fan. Then the harvard fan picked up a stick and swung at the boxing glove then George Hancock, the person invented softball called out “play ball” and the game began with a boxing glove playing as a
The game of football evolved over time. In 1875 the round ball that had been used the first six years of play was replaced with an egg-shaped ball. In 1876 a crossbar was added to the goal posts. The height of that crossbar was 10 feet - the same height it is today. In 1876 the large playing field was changed also.
Not every town has its roots firmly entrenched in the era of cowboys, prairie wagons, and western expansion, but homes for sale in Flower Mound, TX rest on ground that was once part of the Wild, Wild West. Not every town gets to boast existence because of the likes of Sam Houston, and not every town contains what may have been an ancient Native American burial ground, but Flower Mound does, and it has a rich history to share.
In the mid-1979s, Jean Baptiste LeComte II received land grants from the Spanish and French. Buildings started to be built in the 1800s. However it wasn’t until 1830 Magnolia Plantation saw its first residents. Jean’s son, Ambroise, and his wife, Julia Buard, turned the property into a cotton plantation. Using slave labor, they converted 2,000 acres wooded area into huge cotton fields. Their profits allowed them to expand to three plantations, using Magnolia Plantation as their home base. Most of Magnolia’s structures, which include a blacksmith shop, a plantation store, a former slave hospital, eight brick cabins and a gin barn are dated between 1835 to 1850. The slave hospital housed the owners after the main house was burned by Union soldiers during the Civil War in 1897. The house that stands today is a recreation of the original house.
The Teal Pumpkin Phenomenon Recently, teal pumpkins have been popping up around neighborhoods that are notorious trick-or-treating spots. While these teal pumpkins are unique and eye catching, they also have a secret meaning. A meaning that could help save your child’s life. Food allergies are a struggle that many families have to endure on a daily basis.
In the year of 1891, a Canadian American by the name of James Naismith, gave the world one of the best, most influential sports of all time; he gave us basketball. Possibly known as the most popular sport in the world, basketball gave many people from countries in poverty a chance at a better life in America, home of the National Basketball Association or the N.B.A. On August 3, 1949, The Basketball Association of America (BAA) and the National Basketball League (NBL) merged to become the National Basketball Association. Later that year, George Mikan and the Minneapolis Lakers (now known as the Los Angeles Lakers) led his to team to a stunning 6-game N.B.A. Finals matchup against the Washington Capitols to achieve the first ever Larry O’Brien
Plum & Pencil always work for special and meaningful causes like the Hairstyle Festival; they care about their clients, consumers, and the messages that they develop. Also, they are highly recognized as a company that cares about employee engagement. They believe that employees feel good and happy when they find their jobs psychologically enriching. As an advertising agency, the employees of Plum & Pencil are always creating and looking for different and positive ways to reach their targets. As a consequence, Nadelein believes that in order to have more engaged employees it is important to recognize their job, to give them liberty, also the authority and the power of decision making. “When you give someone a big responsibility they feel important