Championship Essays

  • State championship

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    State championship Bzzzza, Bzzzza, Bzzzza; “alright here we go”, I think to myself, as I sleepily roll out of bed at 8:00am, on March, 4 2001. I put on some pants, a shirt, shoes and grab a coat. As quick as I am up, I am out (of) the door. I get in my car and make my way towards the hockey rink, for a team breakfast. The eight minute car ride to the rink, I am thinking of only one thing, to take home a state championship this afternoon. I walk into the rink and I see my teammates sitting

  • State Wrestling Championship

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    State Wrestling Championship All my hopes and dreams had come true. I have been wrestling since I was twelve years old. Ever since then I've been trying to accomplish my dream of going to the Colorado State Wrestling Tournament. I decided that I wanted to be a good wrestler, and I wanted to be one of the top wrestlers in the state. I knew that the only way to accomplish my goal was to start wrestling as soon as possible and never give up. The second year of high school I was given my shot

  • State Wrestling Championship

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    In the first 20 seconds of the match, I had the first take-down. I was working crossfaces, cheap tilts, and everything else I knew after my takedown. Then, I did what I do best and gave him a swift, hard crossface and cradeled him up. Squeezing with all my strength and might it took about 7 seconds of him being on his back and he was pinned! It took a total of 55 seconds to pin my first opponent at state. After my win, my team was lined up to congratulate me; I was the only member from our team

  • Personal Narrative- Soccer State Championship

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    Personal Narrative- Soccer State Championship On February 28, 2005, I experienced one of the most exciting events that anyone could ever experience – winning a State Championship. The day my soccer team made history is a day I’ll never forget. However it is not just that day we won the title, but the whole experience of the preceding season that got us there. From start to finish, my team’s 2004-2005 season taught me that the platitude is true. You can do anything you set your mind to. From

  • National Basketball Championship

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    2010 NCAA National Championship game was 3 inches off the mark, allowing perennial power Duke to walk away with their fourht National Championship. However, Butler's magical run shows why the NCAA Tournament is such a great event and why it does its job as a fair way to decide the National Champion. Meanwhile, three months earlier, Boise State is stuck at home, wondering what could have been as they watch Alabama and Texas get the opportunity to play for the National Championship. Boise State was undefeated

  • Cheating Wins Championships

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    players said no. There was also a shocking 34 percent of white basketball and football players that said it wasn’t wrong (W... ... middle of paper ... There is that competitive edge in every athlete or coach that wants to win and wants a championship and all that greed results in rule breaking and cheating. You won’t be able to stop people from wanting to win and that is why there will always be people cheating. That is why the NCAA needs to get more involved with recruiting and college sports

  • The BCS National Championship Game

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    From the first two national champions, Rutgers and Princeton, to last year’s debateable Auburn national championship winning team, college football has always had difficulties deciding national champions. The BCS National Championship game was thought to give a less prejudice opinion on which teams play in the championship game than humans did. However, it has stimulated more controversy in college sports than Cal-Stanford “The Play.” The problem with the BCS teams is, it chooses two teams that are

  • The Ultimate Fighting Championship ( Ufc )

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    The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been elevating the level of adrenaline for a long time now. The tournament spawned back in 1993, and it 's truly becoming a national trademark in the States, just like wrestling. It has become significantly bigger in the past few years, with amazing contestants like Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor. The latter is only 28 and he has quickly become the face of UFC with his incredible performances and personality. All of those reasons led me to try the new

  • The History Of Augusta National And The Masters Championship

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    Introduction I. Imagine you are the world’s number one golfer, in the prime of your career at age 28, when you all the sudden decide to retire. a. Welcome to the world of Bobby Jones, the founder of the Masters tournament. b. Thesis Statement: This time of the year, it is almost impossible to turn on the television, open the newspaper, or check social media without some mention of the Masters and the course that defines it, Augusta National. c. As a golfer, it is no surprise that I am intrigued

  • How Cold War Tensions Affected the 1972 World Chess Championship

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    Chess in the Cold War How did Cold War tensions affect the 1972 World Chess Championship? Section A: Plan of the Investigation Through much of the 20th Century, the Cold War (mid 1940’s – early 1990’s) created a state of tension between the United States and the Soviet Union. This tension was sustained through various fronts, such as the nuclear arms race, the space race, and political and military conflicts. This investigation assesses these Cold War tensions as perpetuated

  • The Holy Cross 1947 National Basketball Championship

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    The Holy Cross 1947 National Basketball Championship The school was small. The program was an afterthought. The gymnasium was non-existent. That a team from the College of the Holy Cross should find itself in the championship game of the NCAA Tournament was a preposterous notion. But there was Holy Cross, the product of a happy accident rather than a well-conceived plan, preparing to meet Oklahoma for the national title in New York. In March 1947, the team without a home court had appropriated

  • micheal jordan

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    sophomore basketball team, he was cut. However three years later he definitely showed his high school coach that he could play. Michael played his freshman of college for the University of North Carolina; he also hit the game winning shot in the NCAA Championship game that year. After two more years at North Carolina Michael entered the NBA draft. He was chosen third overall in the first round by the Chicago Bulls. MJ’s first year with the Bulls was spectacular, he wan the rookie of the year award, averaging

  • Travis Pastrana

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    everyone up with his enthusiasm and hard-charging riding style. Pastrana promptly took his Suzuki RM125 to several wins in the AMA 125cc Eastern Region Supercross Series, and followed that up by claiming the prestigious AMA 125cc Outdoor National Championship. He became the youngest rider ever to win a National title, and was named AMA Rookie of the Year for his efforts. But even that wasn't enough. Pastrana had already reached legendary status in the world of freestyle motocross -- a daring discipline

  • Free Narrative Essays - The All-Star Baseball Team

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    one who had never been an All-Star. I spent most of the tournament on the bench. But there were a few times when I had to go up and pinch-hit. I loved those times. I actually came through with a few clutch hits. Eventually, we made it to the championship game. Because we had lost our first game of the tournament, we were in the loser's bracket, and had to beat our opponent twice to advance to the next tournament. I am an extremely competitive person (probably the most competitive I know) and

  • Football

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    a season. College football has 117 teams in the division 1-A, which is the top division. There are over a thousand teams in the 5 lower divisions. College teams play any where from 11 regular season games to 13. Some conferences have conference championship games which is another game and then the bowl games (Which is the college footballs postseason, which we’ll talk about later) if you make one. So basically college teams can play any where from 11 to 15 total games in a year. All 32 pro football

  • Michael Jordan

    580 Words  | 2 Pages

    leading scorer in the National Basketball Association (NBA), who led the Chicago Bulls to many NBA championships. He is, by far, the best basketball player in the history of the game. Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. He accepted a basketball scholarship from the University of North Carolina and as a freshman scored the winning basket in the 1982 NCAA championship game against the Hoyas of Georgetown. Jordan was selected college player of the year for the

  • Compare And Contrast Grand Slams

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    Grand Slams: England vs. United States Every year there are roughly two-and-a-half-million people who flock to a succession of illustrious tennis tournaments collectively called the Grand Slams (surprising statement). These four tournaments include the Australian, French, and United States Opens, along with Wimbledon, which is located in England but is never called the English Open. Perhaps the two most unique Slams out of the four are Wimbledon and the United States Open. Although both Wimbledon

  • History Of Racquetball

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    play the sport. In 1968, Sobek started talking to the head of the US Handball Association, Robert Kendler. In 1968 the National Paddle Racquet Association held the very first racquetball tournament called the Gut-Strung Paddle Rackets National Championship. It was held in Milwaukee. The next year Kendler started the International Racquetball Association, and racquetball got its official name. To help get the name of the sport out and bring more players in Sobek kept doing his clinics to teach the

  • Courage Shown in Louis Mulkey and Summerville Basketball

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    coach for Summerville High School. Mulkey loved being a firefighter and a coach. The kids that he coached loved him as well. Mulkey had coached the same players since middle school, and he promised them one day that they would win the state championship before they graduated. He was the best coach a kid could ask for, he was enthusiastic, full of energy, and mostly, he believed in his players. On June 18, 2007 he was called to a fire at a furniture store. Mulkey and several other men went into

  • Personal Essay: The Greatest Achievements Of Success In The Year

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    to play. We go out for pre-game and see thousands of people there. The butterflies come back, but I had so much adrenaline it equaled out the nervousness. We head back into the locker room and in just 15 minutes I would be playing in the State Championship