We continue with Part Two of Sydney hockey “lifer” Blair Joseph who, for the majority of his 70-odd years, has been deeply devoted to the sport.
"I was 8-years-old when the U. S. won gold at the 1980 Olympics,” NHL veteran Steve Konowalchuk told ESPN. “I remember watching the games and celebrating each victory. I worked very hard on my game as a result, hoping to one day be a part of something as special as winning an Olympic gold medal."
Bryan Johnson: a son, a brother, a uncle, a friend, a lover, a athlete and outdoor enthusiast. Bryan Johnson is a man with many hats, depending on the day you may see several of these. When he is not working, Bryan loves to be in the outdoors or spend time with his family. Bryan is tough as nails, however, on the inside he is softer then cotton candy.
She knows she's going to win the gold, she can just feel it. Mary Lou was battling with Ecaterina Szabo, they were both neck and neck. It was Mary Lou's last performance, the vault. She charged at the springboard at full speed and did her trick. She landed flawlessly, scoring a perfect 10. She had beaten Ecaterina Szabo by 0.05 of a point, winning the gold for America. In addition to the gold, Mary Lou had won two silver medals and two bronze medals.
Joseph E. Lee was born in Philadelphia in 1849, he graduated from Howard University in 1873. He moved to Florida that same year and became the first African American lawyer in Jacksonville and in the state of Florida. He served in the House of Representatives from 1875 to 1879 and in the state Senate from 1881 to 1882. He was one of the most influential African American men in Florida through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He was elected municipal judge of Jacksonville and was one of the first African Americans to have this honor. He educated free slaves at a college by the name of Edward Waters College. Lee worked as a public servant acting at various times as a state legislator, a lawyer, federal customs collector and educator.
One of my proudest achievements is being invited to participate in the National Hispanic Recognition Program. I have wanted to enter into this program since I first heard about it in 10th grade. It represents how hard I have worked hard over the years to be where I am now. Receiving this opportunity demonstrates that everything my parents have done for me has been worth it, and it still is. From the start, I felt that participating in this program would allow me to contribute to the Latino community, to show that there is more than what the stereotypes
Delcan Bagshaw was arrested on 07/09/2017 for being in position of 500 grams of methamphetamine and various stolen items. Bagshaw is a convicted drug addicted that has been know to be on methamphetamine for the past five years and has been in and out of rehab.
Jeffery Humble has established himself as one of the most active and respected community volunteers in Nashville and several other parts of the country. These philanthropic involvements range from volunteering for the Kentucky Junior Historical Society, hosting elaborate soirees and auctions to benefit Nashville CARES, assisting with the efforts of the Tennessee Equality Project (TEP), formerly serving in several leadership roles and functions for the Nashville Steering Committees and the Federal Club for the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), and even working with Feed My People in St. Louis, MI. His efforts, fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit and love of service, are starting to gain notice. The Center for Nonprofit Management (CNM) and The Tennessean
David Njoka is a tight end for the Cleveland Browns. Almost everyone who has played with him knows him as the freak. It’s not because he is weird or anything like that, but Njoku is just more athletic than anyone has ever seen. He has an amazing ability to jump sky high. In college he was on the track team along with football. At track he was highly know for his jumping abilities. So when it came to football he used that ability to leap over defenders to score touchdowns. In the Miami Herald they called him a “ leaping, pass-catching freak.” When Njoku was in high school he became a champion jumper. At the New Balance nationals he won high jump with a leap of six foot eleven inches. His personal best is seven foot one inch. So when it comes
Joe Diffie entered a crowded field of talented, good-looking male country vocalists in early 1990; despite the competition, the clever lyricist with what People called a “booming tenor and wide-open vocal range” achieved stardom in a very short time, racking up an unprecedented series of chart successes. His appeal was due in great part to his ability to cross the boundary separating traditional country vocal styles from the pop and rock-influenced sound that has increasingly come to dominate Nashville’s musical output. Diffie is also versatile, a quality developed over years of diligent apprenticeship in several areas of the music business.
Joe Logan Diffie born December 28, 1958. Joe Diffie was born into a musical family in Tulsa Oklahoma in 1958. His first musical performance came at age four when he performed in his aunts country music band. Diffies father Joe R played guitar and banjo and his mother sang. His family moved to San Antonio Texas while he was in the first grade and subsequently to Washington state where he attended fourth and fifth grades. Later he moved to Wisconsin for the years he was in sixth grade through his second year of high school and back to Oklahoma where he attended high school in the town of Velma. In his last two years in high school Diffie played football baseball and golf in addition to running track in his senior year he was recognized as Best
Joe-Lewis, not a name heard often, in fact, if people know boxing, they think he is named after the famous boxer Joe Lewis. However he is not named after the boxer, he is named after our father, Lewis because his nickname was Joe-Lewis, hence Joe-Lewis’s name. His first name is unique just like his middle name, Brown after our great grandfather, Joe-Lewis’s middle name matches his hair and eyes. Small not a word used to describe his physical appearance anymore, Joe-Lewis is now five foot, six inches tall and slender, his baby fat gone, along with his chubby cheeks, now replaced with strong cheekbones. Not only did Joe-Lewis’s physical appearance change, but his wardrobe changed as well.
Joe Marcus Johnson is a professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets and He now plays for the Miami Heat. Johnson averaged 16.3 points per game, third best on a team that entered the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs seeded fourth in the Eastern Conference. He is one of the best NBA players from Arkansas (Joe Johnson (basketball).
After my win, my team was lined up to congratulate me; I was the only member from our team to pin their opponent. The feeling of the referee raising my arm was one of the, if not, the best overwhelming feeling I've ever felt in my life. Knowing that I won that match on my own gave me great confidence that I was just as good as anyone
Later, he tweeted that the experience was an exhilarating one for him and will forever be etched in this memory and the feeling was quite an incredible.