Their starting line up consists of two seniors, two juniors, and one sophomore, all who were part of the championship team last year. This experienced combination of players will be a lethal hit to any team that is in their way. Russ Smith is the driving force that propels this team. He has all the skills it takes to keep the team together and has helped amass such a great run at the end of their season, with a 42-point outbreak against Houston two weeks earlier. The Louisville Cardinals are not going down this year; they will fly all the way to the top.
Shawn Thomas was born on January 14, 1971. He lived in Walla Walla, Washington until the age of six, then migrated to Kansas. Thomas attended high school at Jayhawk-Linn. A friend got him hooked on running his senior year. They did workouts together, he said, “I thought I would be pretty good at it, so I gave it a shot.” After senior year he attended college at Emporia State University.
He was passed over for the final spot on the varsity team.” He took that as motivation and dominated on the junior varsity team. The next year he made the varsity team and led them to the state playoff his senior year. Accepting a scholarship for North Carolina, Jordan started as a freshman. He hit a game winning shot in the championship game that made him part of college history. He was named player of the year after his great performance his junior year.
He was tall, quick, and had a high basketball I.Q. He lead his team of Palo Alto High School to a very successful season, 32 and 1. Also winning their division championship. Lin was categorized in the first-team allstate, he also won the Northern California Division two player of the year. After highschool, he sent out mixtapes of highlights to colleges, but they weren't seriously looking at him for sports.
He is a visionary leader because he took a UCLA team that had a losing record and transformed them into conference champions in his first year as head coach. This took a lot of innovative techniques to turn the team around and put them on the track for success. In relation to Wooden’s pyramid
Knight was given the nickname, “The General” by Dick Vitale because the he was highly educated in military history. Indiana reached the Final Four in 1973, losing to UCLA. In 1976, the Hoosiers were undefeated at 32-0 and won championship, beating Michigan 86-68 in the title game. Knight’s Hoosiers also won championships in 1981. When Indiana won the 1979 NIT championships, Knight led the U.S. national team to a gold metal in the Olympic Games as coach of the Michael Jordan team.
On the eve of his last college football game, Woody Hayes reflected on his legendary coaching career at Ohio State by stating that "nobody despises to lose more than I do. That's got me into trouble over the years, but it also made a man of mediocre ability into a pretty good coach” (“Woody Hayes”). The accomplishments that Woody Hayes had at Ohio State included 3 national championships, 13 Big Ten Titles and four of the teams 8 trips to the Rose Bowl. He gathered 205 victories in just 28 seasons including 2 consecutive years of not suffering a single loss. Although known for his love of winning he was also known for his temper.
Always when I arrive I go straight to the front desk for directions which are never clear the security guard usually an older Blackman gives you instructions like go to the B elevators not the first set but the one around the corner take it to the 11th and the patient is in room 1145b to the right of the nurses’ station. I always foul up the directions and find myself at the nurses’ station asking again where is the patients’ room is located. My dislike for hospitals is known to everyone close to me but, I brave the trips out of a greater need to show support to family and friends. The frustration of even finding the entrance begins my downward spiral of dislike. There has to be at least 5 entrances and if you go through the wrong one you just might surely end up on the wrong side of the building.
Brandi Ellis The Long Green Mile Movie Review The Long Green Line The movie The Long Green Line is such an inspirational movie. The movie is about a high school cross country team attempting to win another state championship under the leadership of Coach Joe Newton. The movie shows not only how important a team’s motivation and goals are, but also how important individual’s goals and abilities are to the team. The movie shows many examples of the organizational behavior concepts we have discussed in class such as motivation and how it can affect a team, goal setting, and personality of the teammates. Coach Newton is a master motivator, and is often called upon by Fortune 500 corporations to motivate leaders in business with
For my research paper I chose to focus on Lil Wayne. I admire him because he is hard working and he has gone through a lot to achieve his American dream and he never gave up on it. Lil Wayne's American dream was to have a better life for himself and move his family out of the ghetto. He had been trying to do that since he was young and then he finally got discovered at the age of 13 by Birdman who was a well-known local producer. He took Lil Wayne to the top and even though he had to drop out of high school it was wroth it because he is now worth over 24 Million dollars.