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High in the Rockies This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
The words “Boy Scouts” may bring to mind tying knots, camping, and merit badges.  While in Boy Scouts, half of my time was spent working on merit badges.   A total of at least twenty-one merit badges are required of any to be Eagle Scout,... (more »)
Shoulders Down
I could feel the hot sweat dripping down my back as I sprinted for the ball. As I approached the black and white object I gently tapped it to pass it to my teammate. After passing, I quickly cut and turned my body  to give her a passing... (more »)
First Football Season
By , Princeton Junction, NJ
Everyone enjoys to play or watch a sport, whether its ice hockey, basketball, and etc. For me, It was football, even though I always watched it for as long as I remember, watching the big hits and seeing amazing scoring drives. But, I had never... (more »)
Something Good out of Something Bad
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It was just another cold, rainy Saturday in Hilo, Hawai’i. I had just finished my soccer game at around 11:30 and the rain started to pick up. Right next to the field was a muddy, steep hill. My coach wanted our team to run up and down the... (more »)
One Pitch at a Time This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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"We can stay here get the cr*p kicked out us, or we can fight our way back into the light, we can climb outta h*ll. One inch at a time." The words that I’ve been so used to listening and reciting in my head were now being... (more »)
Burning Rubber This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The hefty man to my left was dressed in tight purple shorts and a matching shirt. Even his helmet and shoes were purple. The only thing not purple about him was his bright yellow racing bike. For my part, I was on the black and green Devinci,... (more »)
Passion for Running
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Adrenaline rushes through my body, my heartbeat is racing. Suddenly the starting gun goes off. A stampede of runners race toward the wooded trails. Dust stirs in the air. The sound of feet hitting the rocky trails fills the silence. As I run I... (more »)
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“You’ll do fine, I’m sure of it.” My mom told me as we were getting ready to go.  Today was going to be a big day for me.  I was going to try out for the ROSL baseball league.  I ran upstairs and grabbed... (more »)
Dancing in the Air This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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On a chilly evening in mid-November I stride down the sidewalk. As I crunch through a carpet of fallen leaves, I feel strong, confident, and energized, despite the complaining of my muscles. I'll be feeling tonight's class in the morning – I'm... (more »)
An Uphill Battle This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Monday means hills. Tuesday is the day for multiple-mile runs. Wednesday presents the challenge of speed work, with Thursday resulting in another burst of trail-running mania. Finally, Friday presents itself with a fairly easy workout, saving up... (more »)
The Game
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It was the last game of the season, as we warmed up I could feel the adrenaline run through my veins. We were in the field first they were at bat. The first pitch was thrown “ball”. The second pitch was thrown ”ball” I... (more »)
Regionals Track
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It was the spring of 2014; my sophomore year of track. The season was winding in on our last meet; Regionals. Hard work and dedication are what got me there, and they would be put to the test. I was running my events: the one mile, two mile... (more »)
13:16 This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
As my father and I pulled up to Clarkston High School, a million questions were running through my mind. Did I have all my stuff? Could I break the school record? Could I win? “Are you ready?” my father questioned. “I... (more »)
Life Without Running
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I always have a thought in the back of my mind every time I run in a meet. This thought just sits there and it's kind of like a math problem you couldn't figure out or a childhood show you forgot the name to. It's this ongoing... (more »)
More Than Just A Game
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“It’s time for Dodger Baseball!” rang throughout the stadium as I sat down in my seat in the middle of the sea of blue.  The Los Angeles Dodgers were playing the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: the ultimate rivalry game... (more »)
the smell of brand new cleats on my feet. The wind blowing on my face. The sharp teeth on the cleats, cutting the fresh green grass. I hear the crowed yeliing and shouting as a make my next move. Pass, juke, and shoot the ball is what we do. So... (more »)
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