We were winning so big, and I thought it was a great game. When I looked around the locker room and saw everyone’s faces, I felt selfish. I had only been thinking about myself and this game being my last. I had not thought about my other teammates who also were playing their last high school basketball game. My coach told me to pass the ball to my teammates, even though I was scoring a ton of points.
I remember it like it was yesterday freshman year basketball tryouts I was really excited as soon as that final bell rang I ran straight to the gym to get ready tryouts were the whole week but I felt like I needed to get off to a good start. I got in the gym put my shoes on stretched and started to get warmed up. The coach walked in the gym I got really nervous he didn 't know me I didn 't know him so I went up shook his hand and told him my name and the grade I was in. Tryouts finally started we started doing drills I was trying so hard not to mess up but I ended up messing up a couple times but I said hey no one 's perfect. The first day of tryouts was almost over the coaches got all of us together and put us in to scrimmage teams.
When I got the news that cheer tryouts were coming up I was all over them, and I was practicing everyday at home on splits and toe touches and a lot more. I had my mind set that I was going to make the cheer team. I was one that wanted to show off my school. As time passed the day got closer it was one day away! The day got here and i got off the bus to go to tryouts and then they had to explain everything to us of what we were doing and how you could make the team.
In this chapter, the author claims that everyone should discover what weaknesses they possess as well as strengths. The author Gladwell first uses Vivek Randivé and his daughter’s middle school basketball team to exemplify his claim. Randivé realizes that the teams’ greatest weakness was that they had no experience. When this was realized, Randivé decided to introduce a full court press during all their games because they do not need to be as good as all the other teams in order to play hard defense during a full court press. Usually teams only full court press if they are down in the last couple minutes in the last quarter of a game.
Gavin was back the next day at practice and my spirit was dead. I’m thinking I’m not gonna ever get playing time so why bother caring so much and putting in all this energy when I could be helping the sophomore team that I actually play on. So over the course of the next week I didn’t really care as much about knowing everything for varsity and I still worked hard at practice but I could’ve given more. During, this ‘outburst’ the varsity games were closer than what they should be and the starters weren’t scoring as well or playing as
I think we should just let the players play. If they know it is risky, then they should make them choose if they want to go out there and get hurt. Just cause some players get hurt do not quit the whole sport for everyone! Football has been going on for decades now, do not quit the whole sport now! It is their faults, I mean, if they do not want to get hut then they should not be a part of it.
I feel proud and excited when I got a chance to join Denver Ethiopian Community soccer team. Every week, we trained to improve our talent and fitness to become the best team in the tournaments. I felt like I was a favorite player from the rest of the team because of my talent, discipline and skills’. At the time it was easy for me to break through for the first team. On the other hand, I often felt out.
I played well my 8th grade year and wanted to impress the varsity coach. So I attended every camp, workout, and winter practice to hopefully even get his attention. Even if I didn’t perform well I made sure I would always hustle and have a great attitude towards the game. The first day of practice I went and warmed up with the JV squad. In the middle of stretching the varsity coach shouted at me, “Green!
Can we make this sport safe without ruining the thrill? Solving this problem involves not only educating the public, but also eliminating head-first tackles and providing better equipment. Undoubtedly, football is a difficult, treacherous sport but currently no measures are being taken to improve players’ safety. Small things could make a big difference in the NFL. People are getting hurt before our very eyes, and we don’t do a thing about it, we should be appalled our lack of action and let it motivate us to make improvements and needed
For a whole semester, he would meet me every weekday and he would oversee my workout, often providing guidance and motivation. Before our senior season, Coach Shambaugh met with the seniors and he told us about his plan for us and what he would do with us. One of the many changes that Coach Shambaugh made was hiring Coach Garett for the linemen. Coach Garett was exactly what the line needed he pushed us to expect more from ourselves and work harder. Now I am done playing football, I will never put on my pads again.
A brain injury is something you do not mess with. I understand playing the game is what every athlete wants to do but, a long term brain injury is not worth a game. Depending on how bad the injury is, can lead to the athlete sitting out a whole season. Which is a hard thing take. Like I said, a long term brain injury is not worth a season or game.
“Why can’t we get into our freaking offense! ?” This is all I really remember from Coach McKendrick at halftime last year against Niles North in what was a tough night for our basketball team. Prior to this, we beat New Trier at home and then went on the road and beat the pre-season unanimous vote to win conference, Highland Park, in our first conference game. Before the New Trier game, our game plan was simple: we were smaller, but faster, so we were going to run the court and make this is a fast pace game. We executed our gameplan, and we won.