The Junior Varsity

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  • Descriptive Essay About Basketball

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    I walked into the high school gym 15 minutes before it started. I was ready to kill it. I could already smell the fresh new volleyballs for the upcoming season. It was the last day of junior varsity volleyball tryouts. “Hi Amber!” exclaimed Taylor, the junior varsity coach. I waved, sat down, and got my shoes and kneepads on. There were many upperclassmen in the gym ready to make the team they had all made the previous year. Honestly, it was pretty intimidating being a freshman surrounded by all

  • The Key Challenge For Academic Achievement

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    Prompt 5: Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and the steps you have taken to overcome this challenge. How has this challenge affected your academic achievement? Most children grow up fearing the dark or scary monsters in the closet. I grew up fearing my dad and his alcoholism. When I was in the third grade, my dad always drove me home from school, and I prayed to God every day that he would be sober. His breath always reeked of alcohol, and his eyes were constantly bloodshot

  • Soccer Descriptive Essay

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    Teammate I woke up at six, I didn’t get a lot of sleep that night because I was filled with anxiety. It was the last day of soccer tryouts and I wasn’t so excited about going. The day before I was informed that I wouldn’t be starting the season with varsity which saddened me. I couldn’t let that keep me down from trying hard today, for I still needed to prove that I wanted to be there. I packed up all my soccer equipment before eating breakfast. “Good luck today Jack!” my dad said “Go out there and

  • Personal Statement: How Sibling Changed My Life

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    the court evenly. I stood nervously with a smooth leather ball in hand, reciting drills and methods I learned off the court in my head. The thrill rushed through my nerves the next day when I went through those same gym doors officially on the junior varsity volleyball team. A passion arose in me when something that I was close to not trying at all, was a part of my everyday activity. The fact that the negativity I encountered about trying for

  • Why The Varsity Team Lose For The Junior Varsity Teams

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    1. Why does the Varsity team lose to the Junior Varsity team? The Varsity team lost to the Junior Varsity team because of their individualistic mindset. The coach of the Army Crew team admits to putting together the best crew athletes together on the Varsity team. As “Making Star Teams Out of Star Players” discusses, putting the best individuals together seems appropriate on paper, but often ignores the soft skills necessary to work together as a team. Because the coach focuses on the individual

  • Junior Varsity Soccer Team

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    The Organization I was involved in was my Junior Varsity Soccer team at Ramona High School. We had Eleven Starters and Seven Bench Players. We had to try out to get a spot on the team and all of us there had to compete against each other to play during the games. The previous year the team had finished second in the league so they had greater expectations for us to finish in first. Attitudes are an important part to compete and can influence everyone around you which demonstrates the three main components

  • Becoming Captain Of The Junior Varsity Team

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    example and providing direction for that group. Although anyone can be chosen as a leader, he or she must be willing and deserving of this position. Being a first year soccer member in sixth grade, I had no expectations of becoming captain of our Junior Varsity team. After all, I'm not the player on the team. So it came as a surprise to me when I was selected as captain. Becoming a team captain has influenced me to set good examples for my team mates. As a result, I must learn to give before I can expect

  • Junior Varsity Marching Band Report

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    Today was and exciting day for the Junior Varsity Marching Band. It was a pleasure to see all of the students eager to partake on this wonderful journey of instrumental music. Today, each student should have received a packet of information one was the parent meeting agenda which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:30p.m. in the Oak Park High School Auditorium. The second piece of information was the schedule for the season and the third piece was the order form for the uniform. To

  • Personal Narrative: Junior Varsity Soccer Team Captain

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    Last year I went to a different high school and I was part of the Junior Varsity soccer team. It was my second year playing for the team and I was elected to be the team Captain by most of my teammates and even the coach. I was chosen to be captain on a practice before our first game, I told myself that I will lead my team to victory and win all of our games to take the B.V.A.L title for J.V. We ended up winning our first game but it was hard because we had no communication on the field. Since I

  • Michael Jordan's Five-Star Football Team

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    sophomore he was cut from the varsity basketball team, and instead his 6’7’’ friend Leroy Smith made the team. Varsity head coach, Fred Lynch decided that the varsity team needed Leroy Smith’s size, and thought Michael at 5’ 10’’ was too short and needed to develop his skills in order to be a reliable contributor to the varsity team. Michael had no choice but to play on the junior varsity team, which greatly frustrated him, because he felt like he was good enough to make the varsity team. ‘’It was embarrassing