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Greatness: A Tale of True Brotherhood
As the sun began to set and the hum of the giant lights at either end of the field mixed with the steady thump of the rap music playing in the background, the goose bumps began to crawl along my arm and up my skin. The newly cut and painted grass... (more »)
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The NFL Lockout
In 2011 there will most likely be a lockout in the NFL. This means that there will be no football for 2011-2012 season because the NFLPA and the NFL’s owners cannot agree on a contract between each other. This affects the players because they... (more »)
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The Secret to Happiness
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Horse riding is a versatile and enjoyable activity. From a relaxing hack in the countryside to the tension and excitement of jumping against the clock, there really is something for everyone. Whether you rode as a child and would like to pick... (more »)
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Running is Not for the Faint of Heart
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Running is the sport. The sport that makes you feel like you are going to die a slow, painful death every time you set foot on to the course. The sport that kicks your butt, literally. When you run Cross Country race, it’s just you and the... (more »)
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College Girl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Someday I'm gonna go to college. Yeah, college. Just like the girls I see on TV. The ones who wear those glittering, tight outfits that complement their bodies so well. The ones who wear their hair up in a million tiny hairbands. They've got... (more »)
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Well Played
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She steps on to the ice with a well-used skate. It has years of crossovers traced in the blades, the laces tied thousands of times. Her clothing is loose but will keep her warm as she shouts directions at her players crossing the ice in ultimate... (more »)
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The Daddy Caddies
The Daddy Caddies The Starburst Junior Golf Classic held every summer in Waco, Texas is supposed to be for the young golfers of tomorrow . It is or it could be a teaching moment for each one to learn rules, regulations, distances, independent... (more »)
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Our Last Race This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Bedford, KY
To my left, I see an official. To my right, another anxious team. Straight ahead is an empty course. Not just any course – the Kentucky State Cross-Country Championship course. And it's about to be torn apart by hundreds of racing spikes.... (more »)
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Marching Band
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When I look back on my teenage years, I realize that I have participated in many different physical activities in an attempt to find personal satisfaction and pride. The courses I was required to take throughout my middle and high school career... (more »)
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Varsity Versus Gym Class This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Game day has finally arrived. College scouts watch every move the varsity athlete makes, the plays he executes, and how much pain he can endure. As if nerves are not enough, the athlete has just finished a strenuous workout in gym class. For... (more »)
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Home Sweet Dome
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On November 5th of 2006, I remembered sitting in section 132, row F, seat 8 in the Raymond James Stadium, the home base of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If someone was flying a plane above the stadium that day, they would see a sea of red and white.... (more »)
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Ping Pong This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Ping-pong is a sport that has the reputation for being nerdy and pointless, but if that’s your impression of it, you have a lot to learn. Let me explain. Playing a match is like taking a test: you have to calculate angles and probabilities... (more »)
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Flag Football
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Have you ever wanted to do something, but it wasn’t what you expected? Well I have. I thought my football team was amazing but it turns out the opposite. Joining flag football was perfect because I didn’t have anything to do outside of school.... (more »)
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Minute left in the 4th quater
60 seconds left in the 4th quarter and I am dribbling the ball down through their tight defense. We are losing by one point and coach is telling us to hold the ball until the last 15 seconds. Defense is tight, but not too tight since the opponent... (more »)
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After Winter Maintenance for Dirt Bikes
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Some people think that once winter is done all they have to do is start their bike up then start driving, but those people couldn’t be more wrong. What you need to do is small maintenance, and I will tell you how to do everything you need to do... (more »)
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A Frustrated Fan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
When the NBA season approaches, I am forced to recall one of the most frustrating decisions I ever made. Sadly, I am a New York Knicks fan. For the past few years, I have watched the Knicks underachieve on the court and earn a reputation as the... (more »)
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