High school football Essays

  • High School Football Injuries

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    Library Research Essay When I played high school football the three of my four years of high school I had multiple injuries each year. The most serious injuries I had was a sprained ankle and a pulled hamstring. I never missed a game because of my injuries but I have miss some practices because of it or I was limited to the stuff I could do in practice. When I was sitting out of practice the athletic trainer would help me and tell me stuff to get my injuries in better shape. According to the National

  • Banning Football In High Schools

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    Banning football in High school, is that even a thought? Football is America’s pastime, why would someone want to take that away? Football should not be banned for High schools around the United States. For a lot of kids and really anyone football is a passion, not just a game that is being scored by running past a line. For some kids or people, playing football is the only thing they have in life and helps them get through life. Football is a tough sport, you have to work hard to play, concussions

  • The Dangers Of High School Football

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    The Dangers of High School Football Just as it does with American sports fans and on the big screen, football reigns supreme in high school sports as well. According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, nearly 1.1 million American boys played on an 11-player high school squad, compared to just 575,628 athletes who ran the track and 535,289 who played basketball (Miller). Despite the growing number of participants, high school football has also proven to be the most dangerous

  • Texas High School Football Athletes: A Case Study

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    In today 's news, two Texas high school football athletes made headlines following the ambush of an official during a pivotal moment of the game. Allegedly, the official provoked the two by using racial slurs and attempted to give the opponents the advantage due to his dislike for the opposing team. The two high school players who were involved, were reportedly ordered by their assistant coach to take action after the coach had he felt he and the team were being discriminated against. According

  • High School Football Is Dangerous

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    “Football is one of America's popular sport and is also the leading cause of sport-related injuries,” according to Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP). So i do believe that high school football is dangerous because the players playing are not fully adults and their bodies aint fully developed. High school students who play football have a higher chance of getting hurt according to The American Journal of Sports Medicine, four out of every 1,000 high school football exposures resulted in

  • High School Football Dangerous

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    Football is a very well-known sport that many people play for fun or as a career. It also gives out a lot of opportunities for students and that’s one of the reasons why it is so popular. Many people agree and disagree that it is a safe sport, with some players coming out unharmed and others being severally affected by it. Even though there is many different opinions about High School students playing football, the reality is that it is very dangerous for them because their bodies are still developing

  • Compare And Contrast High School Football And College Football

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    The different levels of high school football and college football and NFL have different varieties and styles. High school football is the lowest level of football. College football is comparable to middle-class football and requires more skill. The NFL is the all-time hardest to get into and play. There are ways of playing football and different rules. High school football is the lowest level of football. High school football has to play 10 games and win 6 out of 10 before they can go to the

  • Mepham High School Football Tragedy

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    director. The Mepham High School football season was eventually cancelled and the three upperclassman were charged with “involuntary deviate sexual intercourse,” “aggravated assault,” “kidnapping,” “unlawful restraint,” “false imprisonment,” “terroristic threats,” “criminal coercion,” “simple assault,” “reckless endangering of another person,” “ethnic intimidation,” and “criminal conspiracy.” Judge Robert J. Conway chose to try the accused as juveniles.

  • The Pros And Cons Of High School Football

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    nation are in debate whether or not high school football should remain a sport. In addition, it was recorded that between the years 2005 and 2014, ninety-two high school football players have been killed due to football injuries. Although, high school football has been a traditional sport in all states, but many are wondering if football is truly worth the risk. However, endless numbers of parents across the nation have numerous opinions on their sons playing football or not. Nonetheless, if parents

  • Abolish High School Football Analysis

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    Football is a very popular sport not only in American high schools and colleges, but also in the entire country of the United States. Is playing high school football worth the risk and harm inflicted to high school football players? This is the main question raised by the author, Raymond Schroth, in the article “Abolish High School Football.” In this article, Schroth talked about the disadvantages and harms of playing high school football to the players. Schroth argued that high school football

  • High School Football Argumentative Essay

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    For many years has football has been considered the utmost dangerous sport in high school, but recently many new studies have been made to prove the exact opposite. High school football gives money to the school and improves the school. In high school sports when a team wins the championship the school gets money that can be used towards hiring new teachers, providing scholarships for students, buying new books, and overall improving the school itself. When a high school football team wins the championship

  • High School Football Game Analysis

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    In the days when I was in high school and got the opportunity to play football, was one of the greatest periods of my high school career. Now I am in college and the closest thing I can do is watch the games. When playing the game you’re really focused and you also have an influence on how the game is progressed. In the stands you are also very focused just like on the field. The thing that is different about these two items is when you are watching you don’t have that control of the game and all

  • High School Football Research Paper

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    what high school football is supposed to be about. More than a million kids across the country suited up this year, and most of them will finish the season stronger, in body and character, than when they started. Seven of them have died. Andre Smith, 17, a senior at Bogan High School in Chicago, was the latest. He was hit hard on the last play of an Oct. 22 game against Chicago Vocational High School and died the next day of traumatic head injury. Tyrell Cameron, 16, of Franklin Parish High School

  • Why High School Football Should Not Be Banned

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    There were ten seconds left in the fourth quarter during the high school football finals with the score being 30-27. The Wasps were down three points when they had the ball at the 50 yard line, and the fate of the championship all depended on one throw. “Hike” yelled the quarterback; the ball snapped to him, and the receiver bolted down the field turf spraying from his cleats. 1.1 million students play high school football, and it is one of the most popular sports. The alumni have pride when they

  • High School Football Games Research Paper

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    High School Football Games Every Friday night Wilson’s very own John Gurski Stadium is packed with fans as if it was the Super Bowl. Starting at 7pm, the Wilson High School football team took the field and starts to destroy the visiting team. Just in the first quarter the Bulldogs already have two touchdowns. Touchdown after touchdown, the Bulldogs lead the game twenty one to zero. Throughout the game while the football team is dominatTing, the cheerleaders are singing and dancing along to the

  • High School Football Narrative

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    My first year of high school soccer, my team and I won AAC for the Junior Varsity and Varsity. On Thursday, October 20, 2016 was our last game of the year. We had a great season so far, but if we won this game it would beat all. The soccer game was at the Howland Middle School soccer stadium. We played on a sunny day with the bleachers full of people. People brought water, food, and chairs for the game. The earthy fresh cut grass and clean fresh air made that day great, you just couldn 't ask for

  • The Pros And Cons Of High School Football

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    to injuries sustained during high school football games. It is stated in, “Parents Speak Out on Catastrophic Youth Sports Injuries” by Lisa Esposito that, in the year 2010 alone the National Athletic Trainers Association (or NATA), reported that, “catastrophic sports injuries killed 50 young athletes…” in addition to that, they also stated that,”…every year sports injuries put 30,000 high school athletes in the hospital.” The point is simple really, high school football should be disbanded indefinitely

  • High School Football Research Paper

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    How is high school football more dangerous than college? High school football is more dangerous, cause of the teen's still developing brains. 4 out of 1000 high school football players sustain season ending injuries, while 8 out of 1000 college players do. The reason for this is cause the college players have better equipment. Kids begin playing at a young age, sometimes at 9 or 10 years old. Repeated hits over time can be devastating, including to the head. Over time these hits can

  • Permian High School Football Pros

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    down into smaller goals. I will never know what it’s like to go to a small town school; I graduated with a class of over 500. In this school of approximately 2,000 students, I can only imagine the pressure that was put on our football team when their season started to become a winning one. Odessa is a small town located in western Texas, home of the Permian Panthers. The Permian Panthers are only a high school football team, but the way the town acts you would think they were all going to receive

  • Mepham High School Football Case Study

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    made the team now deal with a problem that happens mainly from the high school level all the way to the professional leagues. That problem is the issue of humiliating and victimizing “rookie” athletes through hazing rituals. These individuals go from hearing in try