Weatherspoon now plays for the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL and has been very successful. My family and I always had a special dinner every night whether it was in the hotel or somewhere in town, that was one of the best parts of the trip for me. There was this big carpet shaped in a circle and on new year's eve after eating dinner we got the football out and we played a big family game, that was a real enjoyment until we got kicked off of it because we weren’t aloud to play there. The next day after that amusement was game
The South got the victory over the North Saturday in the 42nd annual Lions All-Star football game at Tracy High School's Wayne Schneider Stadium. But, perhaps an asterisk should be put next to its 51-38 win. To prevent a blowout, when a team has more than a nine point lead, the losing team will receive the ball after every touchdown, regardless of who scores. That rule gave the South extra possessions, which helped it fight back from a 38-21 halftime deficit. “That rule just killed all of our momentum,” said a frustrated Zerek Saldivar following the game.
But i had succeed and i was excited for all driving adventured to come with my friends. I felt nothing but excitement. Driving was everything i hoped and anticipated it to be, Except for one exception. One day in June i had just gotten out of school and my little brother had called me to pick him up from the opposite side of the school building, but with an unbearable line traffic i choose to take a lap around town to get to the other side, living in a small town i thought this would take less time then waiting in the line with no patience. I was at a red light very close to the school when i had a green arrow i proceeded on driving straight until very suddenly a car had pulled out directly into the street inches in front of me, with very little time to even get my foot on the brake, i had smashed directly into the driver side of the other car.
It begins to grow dramatically, and grows to what I would say is probably the equivalent to the size of Salina. Just as important as any oil boom as far as the town of Odessa is considered was the boom of high school football. Odessa was pretty far from any major city; so many people really had nothing to think about besides work and Odessa High School football. This made me think of our own little town, and how everyone here is so crazy about Scott High School football. I mean they were absolutely crazy about their football.
I never really fully cried, but I did loose a lot of sleep after my grandparents death. My mother was worried for a while because I would not sleep and my health was beginning to diminish. She ended up taking me to the doctor and they declared that I was suffering from insomnia. There was no explanation, but I knew that I was still grieving my grandparents, it was the only way that I could; since no one would know that I would cry in the middle of the night. About a couple of months later, everything was beginning to go back to normal, I still do not have the courage to speak about my grandmother or grandfather without shedding a tear.
My primary position on the junior varsity team was quarterback. Although we had many outstanding athletes, our first season was far from successful; however, my eighth and ninth grade years, we went undefeated in football. In middle school, I continued my baseball career with the school; yet, my desire to be on the diamond shifted more towards football. Sports brought a glorious feeling into my life in middle school; on the other hand, not everything turned out the way I had expected, for a tragic event changed my life forever. Something horrendous occurred to my close friend, Payton Mitchell.
I was very wrong about that. During the tryouts, I couldn’t keep up with the other girls. I didn’t make the team, but I was the home manager for the team. I enjoyed being the manager because I got to see how much running I would have had to do if I had made the team. I am so glad that I didn’t make the team, because I can’t run over a long period of time and I would have to be in a game for 30 minutes at a time.
I did well at corner-back too where I tipped a pass and I got two tackles. So I was ready to help the RB’s score a touchdown, and I was in the huddle When all of a sudden, my QB told me that I was going to get the ball on a counter play. I got really nervous when he told me this, But when I lined up for the play I remember what Bugs told me, and I got really confident. When he gave me the ball, I ran as fast as I could and juked out one kid, then trucked over another kid, and I was running away from at least 5 players ahead of me. And I thought to myself “oh my god” because at the time, I was like 4 foot 7, and they were like 5 foot 2.
During the conditioning I would get migraines when I would practice, I thought nothing of it at the time so I would just go home and sleep it off. During one of my tournaments I was playing a game for most of the first half, once half time started I went to the bench and I plopped down on the seat. All of a sudden I became really dizzy and could not see very well. My coach noticed and I started to cry because of the pain I was experiencing. The pain was like nothing else I had ever experienced.
I told him it was terrible, I was the only one of my friends that didn’t get a helmet. He asked if I had worked as hard as I could during the preseason, and I couldn’t come up with an answer. I went to my room and cried that day. I felt like the world was ending because I was worse at my favorite thing in the world than my friends were. Once I settled down, I told myself I wasn’t going to be discouraged anymore.
The home football team was expected to win on Friday night, through the whole first half they were up 41-0. The coaches warned the players to keep their mind focused on the game until the very end. Ignoring their coaches advice, during halftime they laughed and joked around in the locker room assuming they had already won the game. However, during the second half of the game the visiting team that was down by 41 points came back and tied up the game leaving fans of both teams biting their finger nails in suspense as the two tams battled it out. The players realized that the joking around in the locker room during halftime had switched their minds from game mode to play mode and were struggling desperately to get the lead back.
You could feel the nerves and anxiety of all the girls as we waited impatiently for the sign to drop and hopefully reveal our numbers. At that moment, all of us felt the same. Doubting ourselves, yet hoping for the best. I looked over at my roommate I had for the week as the sign fell before I looked at the sign. She immediately started crying and I looked up and did not see her number nor my number, but ultimately I knew my number was not supposed to be up there that year.
The Day of the Big Game Have you ever been so nervous for something but also super excited at the same time? This happened to me on the day of my first tackle football game against our team 's biggest rivals (Linganore), in front of my family and friends on a perfect day for football. That is a day I will never forget. For the last few years I’ve had a love for football, but was only allowed to play flag football (no tackle football). I disliked flag football and was so happy when I finally was allowed to sign up for Urbana Hawks tackle football this Fall.
Even though time was of the essence, I procrastinated the whole weekend to get the homework done. I still believe that there was no point in getting my homework done earlier because of the fact that good things come to those who wait. It was only a matter of time until I completely knocked out, sleeping like a baby until the sound of my alarm clock woke me
I remember waking up for school that day extremely sick with a cold, I know it sounds weak, but it was really bad. As much as I wanted to stay home and spend the day resting, I had to go to school, which was terrible. As soon as I finished class I went straight home and tried to sleep the cold off. After a nice long refreshing nap I packed up my gear and went to the rink where the bus was picking us up. The bus ride was about an hour and a half, a lot of the guys peed in bottles because we got lost and the ride took longer than expected.