The Black Wall Street Records Essays

  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Big Game

    1108 Words  | 5 Pages

    When I was in 4th grade, I had a big game. It was the soccer game. In one day we had about 20 games, and each game was 10 to 15 minutes. When the tournament ended, I cried. When I came home with my mom when the game ended, I was still crying. My dad asked me “ Why are you crying?” So I replied “ We lost.” Then my dad said “ It’s ok to lose.” After I heard what my dad said to me, I cried for 2 hours. The reason that I cried was we were really good through the 1st to the 19th game

  • Personal Narrative: My Experience With Special Olympics

    629 Words  | 3 Pages

    My eyes stared at the top shelf of my bookcase. I counted eight trophies, three ribbons, and two game balls. The medal I was adding to the collection was the one I am the proudest of. I glanced down at the golf ball sized bronze medal and the little orange ribbon attached to it. It read "Special Olympics Soccer: 3rd place". I thought about the tournament I just arrived from. We lost all five games, we didn't score once, but more importantly, we didn't care. Smiling, I relived the time where I told

  • Personal Narrative Essay: Waking Up In Soccer

    559 Words  | 3 Pages

    While waking up on a bright saturday morning with my soccer game at 12:30, I didn 't think I would end up in the Emergency Room that night. It started out like any other saturday during soccer season, walking on the fresh cut, bright-green grass towards our side of the bench. My whole soccer team was getting prepared to beat the team we are versus, drinking our water and making each other angry to win. I was feeling anxious and nervous at the same time. We were all walking onto the field looking

  • Personal Narrative: My Water Polo Game

    500 Words  | 2 Pages

    It wasn’t even the third quarter and we were losing by 12 points. This water polo game was already a loss before the game even started. I knew that our team had no spirit to defeat Newberg, the back to back to back state champions. Newberg throughout the whole game commanded the lead with physicality and speed. Every single Newberg player was ready to counter attack when we made a mistake. Their defense made us look silly with their outstanding ability to steal the ball. There was no silver lining

  • High School Football Team Report

    432 Words  | 2 Pages

    At the beginning of the season, the Bernice MacNaughton varsity boys soccer team nearly folded, but now, after the final game last weekend, the Highlanders are the AAA senior boys provincial champions and earned the school’s first Senior boys provincial banner. While working as a drivers-ed instructor, a student was talking about how his soccer team at MacNaughton did not have a coach to Blaine Dornan. “If you really need me, let me know” said Dornan to the student. Soon there after, he became MacNaughton’s

  • Appleton East Boys Research Paper

    868 Words  | 4 Pages

    The 1996 Appleton East Boys Baseball Team’s Journey to State Catching the state title, Appleton East Boy’s Baseball team threw an incredible season. Appleton East boys baseball team claimed the title that every high school athlete dreams of. In June, 1996, The Appleton East boys baseball team was just beginning their offseason journey preparing for the Wisconsin State tournament. Managing to overcome any doubts, this team snatched up a state title. “We played the best of the best.” Stated former

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of The Talent Code By Daniel Coyle

    828 Words  | 4 Pages

    "You can sway a thousand men by appealing to their prejudices quicker than you can convince one man by logic" (Robert A. Heinlein). With that, Daniel Coyle, attempted to convince readers using the rhetorical devices that talent comes with the work you put in. Personally I don’t think Daniel Coyle did a good job persuading readers to buy the Talent Code. He draws the readers in by using real life examples, repeats himself many times through out the book, and he didn't use just one topic of interest

  • Herb Brooks Miracle Speech Analysis

    708 Words  | 3 Pages

    Every hockey player knows of the 1980 miracle on ice where the young American team took down the international powerhouse of the Soviet Union. Going into the game against the Soviets in the semifinals of the 1980 Olympic games, Herb Brooks gave one of the most inspirational speeches known to date. This exact scenario was portrayed in the Disney film, Miracle, released in 2004 directed by Gavin O’Conner. The scene starts with the young American squad sits quietly around the dressing room knowing they

  • Personal Narrative: Running In A Cross Country

    666 Words  | 3 Pages

    Have you ever ran in a cross country meet? I have ran in countless cross country meets; I have been running cross country for eight years now. Every race I run is a challenge, no matter what, because I push by body to its limit. Most people do not consider cross country to be fun. The enjoyable part is definitely not the race itself, but the feeling afterwards knowing that I kept pushing myself when my body and mind were both telling me to stop. Our cross country teams won our first meet of the season

  • Narrative Essay On Sports Injury

    878 Words  | 4 Pages

    My life has been dominated by serious injuries, taking me out of play for months at a time. Not one year ago I was stuck in a cast that covered my whole leg, causing me to miss out on all the fun of winter. Naturally, I became very upset when a minor injury made me miss out on my biggest sports opportunity of my life. I have had this injury multiple times in the past, and this game was the last straw that broke the camel’s back. I was playing a game with my select team, Panathinaikos FC, and we were

  • Personal Narrative: My Time As A Ball Player

    286 Words  | 2 Pages

    With one minute left, my coach called a timeout. My team was down by one. Our shooting guard was tired. During the game, he ran slow, with sweat trickling down his face. “Rob, you 're in,” said my coach. With less than 1 minute left, my team passed the ball in. Time was ticking down as our point guard came down the court. Even though it was the month of December, the gym was hot, and there was beads of sweat coming down my face. I positioned myself in a spot to where i could shoot or drive if I

  • Wests Tigers Case Summary

    392 Words  | 2 Pages

    The Manly Sea Eagles notched back-to-back victories with a convincing 16- point victory against Wests Tigers at Campbelltown Stadium. Jayden Hodges and Michael Chee Kam were simply outstanding for Manly who now sit one win outside the top eight. Wests Tigers jumped out to an early 12-0 lead before suffering their fourth-straight loss. It was another promising start for the home side with Delouise Hoeker crossing for impressive back-to-back tries as Wests Tigers seized a 12-point advantage after

  • Personal Narrative: A Small Soccer Team In Peoria

    1248 Words  | 5 Pages

    The grass was green, the soccer nets were just put up, and white lines had just been freshly painted on the grass. Kids were busy playing soccer, but then everything stopped, the whistle was blown. A young girl was on the ground in pain with her team huddling around her, and a boy from the other team was next to her apologizing. As a matter of fact it reminded Abby of a scene that she had been in a few years back. As Abby sat on the bench nearby watching she was also remembering. She remembered the

  • Narrative Essay On Basketball Game Analysis

    1029 Words  | 5 Pages

    morning as I was heading into the Myrtle Beach Sports Complex. Game six of the 2015 NTBA National Championships was about to be underway. I was walking into the gym to meet with my teammates, so we could prepare for our upcoming semi-final battle. Our record was an impressive 4-1, only taking a tough loss in pre-bracket play earlier in the weekend. We put it behind us, bounced back, and we were now looking for redemption. We were gearing up to play the Lady Warriors, the defending national champions

  • Examples Of A Baseball Narrative

    539 Words  | 3 Pages

    Baseball Narrative “Honey how are your ribs?” My mother asked me. “What happened?” My friend Ryan questioned me. I was watching the Marlins Baseball team play while I was sitting in a Hospital. “Do you really want to know? It is a long story,” I asked Ryan. “Carlos, I want to hear every bit of it,” Ryan told me. This is the story about me, Carlos, a 12 year old kid from Miami who broke his ribs. It was just yesterday, and my soccer team was playing the best team in the state. It was very

  • Descriptive Essay: The Sport Of Football

    2050 Words  | 9 Pages

    The time on the clock slowly expires. Players on the court are dripping in sweat, as they prepare for the last play of the game. The scoreboard reads that the score remains tied at sixty eight a piece for each team. Our starting point guard dribbles the ball to the three point line and heaves up a shot at the last second. The ball rolls around the rim for what seems like an eternity, and falls into the net. The crowd celebrates and the players next to me on the bench run to my teammate to give him

  • High School Sports Persuasive Speech

    648 Words  | 3 Pages

    The game is closing down, your team is down by 2 points. Ten seconds are left in the game. Your team gets to throw the ball in from out of bounds. The pass is good, your player runs down the sideline... Pulls up to shoot. At the same time a whistle echoes through the bleachers, as fans cheer and boo. Mean time the shot goes in. Could this be the win? That's when you see the refs call, the player had stepped out of bounce, turning the ball over to the other team. Have you ever played a high school

  • Personal Narrative: Girls Soccer Team

    772 Words  | 4 Pages

    My arms shot up in the air as the small crowd wailed and shouted. As we ran around with smiles on our faces and achievements on our mind, we took in the fact that we finally scored our first goal of the season. I started playing on a soccer team when I was around seven, and it’s been my favorite sport ever since. It’s when I started high school that I realized soccer wasn’t as meaningful to the small school as I hoped it would be. It turned out Mendocino hadn’t had a girls soccer team for around

  • Personal Narrative Essay On A Football Team

    996 Words  | 4 Pages

    Everywhere you look there’s people sitting or standing cheering on their favorite team and player. Parents are lugging around bags full of snacks and blankets while girls are carrying around big bags of softball gear. You can smell the popcorn from the concession stand and the dirt on the field. It’s a beautiful day at the softball fields; 75 degrees and sunny! I was on a new team called Iowa Outlaws, and I wanted to show my team that I could help them. We were playing in Ankeny in a 1-day tournament

  • Personal Narrative: My Wrestling Mats

    626 Words  | 3 Pages

    ring my senior year of high school, I had a wrestling rival during my senior wrestling season by the name of Frankie Negrini. My rival was from a rival town called Pompton Lakes that my team would always have intense matches against. This kid had always beat me by maybe one point or even two points. The kid always was one step ahead of me every time we stepped on the wrestling mat. The many times I had loss to him it just made my confidence just go down the drain a lot of the time. My first time