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Day of a Basketball Game
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Basketball games evoke many emotions for me. My main emotion for a game is being excited. I am always excited for a basketball game no matter what. I always look forward to basketball games even days before the game. The atmosphere of the game... (more »)
Chase of the Banner
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It was the championship game. We were finally here It was a 2 point game but we were going for the win and taking a 3 coach was drawing a play for Justin to take a 3 pointer. “We will inbound the ball to Justin then set a double screen... (more »)
Three Leather Baseballs
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They are the only ones who get to me. I am the only one who get to them. Three leather baseballs with ridged seams and rough skin like mine. Three who were misjudged by a higher power. Three spinning orbs flung into collision. From the... (more »)
Thrive or Die
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Every practice has led up to this very moment. You know this a thrive or die moment. It’s your first varsity competition and you don’t think you can do it. There’s easily two hundred people in the bleachers: your parents,... (more »)
A Running Dream
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Growing up, when I was younger, I dreamed of playing under those Friday night-lights, representing my school. My fifth grade year ended up being my final year and the ending to that dream. I came to all the practices and gave it my all but I... (more »)
Football Days of Fall
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This year I had an amazing experience in football. We had a really inspiring year also. After the season ended, our overall record was 12-1, our team is now the second best in school history, we won our conference, our regular season record was... (more »)
Two Tattered Trainers
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They are the only ones who go to battle with me. I am the only one who understands them. Two tattered trainers with a habit of pounding pavement, like me. Two who belong here, on my feet. Two blackened soles, abused by the sidewalks. From here,... (more »)
The Re-Rack Revolution
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To reading this article, it left me feeling frustrated, and I felt like some people are lazy and don’t care. I can agree/relate when they said, “… my mother taught me to return my toys to the shelf when I was done playing with them,”... (more »)
Do you Believe In Miracles?
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Twenty-eight seconds, The crowd is going insane. Kharlamov shooting it into the American end again. Morrow is back there. Now Johnson 19 seconds. Johnson over to Ramsey. Bilyaletdinov gets checked by Ramsey. Mcclanahan is there the puck is... (more »)
Scholarship Application
By , Sedan, KS
Dear Les Davis Scholarship committee, I’m Alex and I’m a senior in high school. I’ll be giving you some reasons as to why you will hopefully be considering me as an applicant for this scholarship. Having played three... (more »)
English 3 Short Story
By , Platte City, MO
The one constant in my life throughout my whole life is baseball. I have been playing since before I can remember. Its part of me, it is in my blood. I love the game, I love the atmosphere, the certain sort of chess match that baseball is. I... (more »)
By , Pawhuska, OK
I’ve been involved with sports for a long time; I’ve had a lot of ups and downs, from not winning any games from 3-6th grade football.What was the point of even playing? From going to state with a 23-0 record my junior year in... (more »)
The Remarkable Moment
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We’ve lost, haven’t we?” Her dark eyes turned to him, not pleading, not appealing, but merely stating the undeniable truth. David’s heart wrenched at the loss of innocence, and, ultimately, the loss of hope he saw... (more »)
The Life and Legend of Derek Jeter
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Derek Sanderson Jeter has become a legend on the baseball field, and a hero off the field. He has touched the hearts of many people throughout his life and will touch many more. He bases his life off of a good set of parents who pushed him as a... (more »)
The Re-Rack Revolution This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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There’s a subject very near and dear to my heart: racks, where you’re supposed to return your weights after using them at the gym. For all you gym-goers who use free weights, you know what a problem this is. If you’ve started... (more »)
Running to Recovery This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I looked at it: a long, hard, rectangle wrapped in shiny paper. I turned it over in my hands, wondering what it possibly could be as my friends, sitting in a large cluster at my feet, looked up at me in excitement. I tore the paper off and... (more »)
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