Young and unsure, my mom took me to sign up for football. When I saw the coach, I was intimidated and began to second guess my decision to play. I then saw a friend from school also signing up, then a second and third. As my friends filed in, we grouped together, and my excitement grew. I began to feel more comfortable knowing, I wasn’t the only one that was nervous.
Middle school is where I started developing a true talent for the game but yet I wasn’t ready my attitude had not developed an neither did the work ethic I need to work towards my long time aspiration. During middle school and most of high school while football was my first and only love I was into parties and girls as a lot of people my age was. In ninth grade after my freshman season at Cheltenham high school I moved to Atlanta Georgia. The south is real big on football so if I wanted to make it this was my chance, but I had no one behind me. You se football was my twist there was no one saying go Chris go I drove my self.
Coach Boone is hard on the training and how he does it, so he decides to take the boys on a two week hard training discipline camp. Tensions arise when players are forced to share busses with each other, but racial issues are eased between both races during the camp and they become almost like a family. When players returned to Alexandria the players found the city in instability due to the forced integration of the high schools. As the season progresses, the team’s success caused the
Much to my pleasure though, I was not alone in this struggle. Every other person on the team had to endure the same pain as me, and this was a main reason why we all became very close. As the years passed I had built a solid foundation through football, and was eager for the last year of my football career, my senior year. A majority of the kids on the team I had
I was playing football for a highly accredited high school program with no worries of injuries or anything that would stop me from playing football at the next level until I hurt my knee. I soon learned I injured my knee so bad that the way my body reacted to the surgery, there was a possibility that I might never walk without a limp for the rest of my life. That is when my school’s trainer worked with me five days a week for thirteen months until I was released from not only my physician, but also to actually play competitive
After the car accident which took his parents’ lives, Luke gave his position in teacher’s college to take of his two little sisters. Life had been extremely difficult on this family. Luke’s part-time was unable to provide enough money to support the whole family, whether Matt should continue his education had caused a huge argument between the two brothers. Matt even had his arm dislocated in his fought with Luke. After going through all these challenges and setbacks, Matt got to finish his high school and won a full scholarship as everyone expected, he was so close to achieve his goal.
But once they make it to their new town, a large suburb close in proximity to Chicago, Kate gets the news that her book is being published leaving her no choice but to travel on a book tour away from her family for several weeks. While she's away promoting the book, Tom has a hard time keeping the house in order while at the same time coaching his winning college football team, causing the happy family to fall apart. This movie shows the battles you may face when raising twelve children. Today it is not very common to see families that have twelve children, and when you do see it, it is looked at in a whole different perspective. Of course there are certain circumstances, but most onlookers would more than likely judge any family with a dozen kids in a negative light due to it not being what others consider a "normal" situation.
He used the football team as an example to demonstrate the importance of the slogan. He mentioned to David, Brian and Eric, members of the school’s football team: “… you play football. You already know it takes discipline to win”. This showed the class the importance of discipline to achieving success. The school’s football team had not won a game in two years, so this statement held even more importance and grabbed the class’s attention.
Zane Kluge 10/3/2012 Memory paper English My Highschool Soccer Experience My high school soccer experience was short lived but cut short by a surgery that I shouldn’t of had to have. I decided to go out for the team my senior year after being encouraged some friends that were veterans of the team. I’ve played rec soccer with a few of them. I was told it was a whole new game at the high school level. they told me everything about the game was accelerated and I couldn’t wait to compete.
I followed those exact directions and i got 3rd place out of 30 other runners. The feeling after that race was undiscribable. I didn't want to stop feeling what I felt after that race. I wanted to keep feeling like i had a main purpose in the team, but mainly i wanted to keep winning. Shortly after that I was moved up to varsity.