Essays Tagged: "first game"

Evaluatoin of Anno's Learning Games. A little review of educational sowtware. Personally opinionated

lp, there is on-line help available, and the language in the help is clearly and plainly worded.The first game I tried was CARDS, a card game that helps teach logic and sequence. There is also a side ... er.STORYMAKER is probably what kids will most enjoy, because of the use of animation and sound. The first task in the program is to make a set of characters. The user can cross a range of things, like ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Sporting Legends of the 20th Century: Pelé.

hips. It was not long before he was called up to play for Brazil, at only seventeen. That memorable first game was a match that both shocked and amazed the soccer world, announcing the arrival of a pr ... oals (1282 in 1362 matches for Santos) and being the youngest ever World Cup scorer, scoring in his first World Cup match at the age of seventeen.Despite all of his goal-scoring feats, Pelé was ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Viva La France.. Is luck a large factor with soccer?

stepped up to the spot and calmly slotted the penalty.Luck was not on Yugoslavia's side, with their first game against Slovenia turned out to be almost an absolute disaster.Before the match a Yugoslav ... somehow they managed to come back and draw 3-3.Yugoslavia's final group match was stranger than the first one, with only two minutes to go Yugoslavia were up 3-2 in their match against Spain, the thou ...

(2 pages) 41 2 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This essay is a biography about four different African American hockey players.

heir way.Not only is Kevin Weekes an African American hockey player, but he is a goalie, one of the first to play in the NHL. Although Kevin made his NHL debut in October 1997 he did not win his first ... ade his NHL debut in October 1997 he did not win his first game until October 2000. He received his first NHL shutout only 22 days later. Kevin Weekes has never really had a true home in the NHL, he h ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Bruce Dawe's "Enter Without So Much As Knocking": An Analysis

o death and how all around him life is interpreted by material possessions. At the beginning of the first stanza, the sentences have been made very short and simple, as if to demonstrate the thoughts ... es have been made very short and simple, as if to demonstrate the thoughts of a new born child. The first voice that the baby hears when he is born is Bobby Dazzler, one of Australia's first game show ...

(6 pages) 60 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Jackie Robinson's life, struggles and overcoming adversity

Jackie Robinson: Overcoming Adversity Jackie Robinson, the first African-American in Baseball, transformed the face of American sports forever. Not only was he ... inmaking the biggest breakthrough in sports history, it was the day that Jackie Robinson played his first Major League Baseball game, whichwas also the first game of any kind in organized athletics in ... 04). In Heroes & Icons by Henry Aaron, he offers the meaning of this event. "When Branch Rickey first metwith Jackie about joining the Dodgers, he told him that for three years he would have to tu ...

(3 pages) 105 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Unexpected Season.

ssness, but at the same time, I knew I had to do what little I could-well.It was two days until the first game of my last high school football season. My team and I were going to play Palatine, a batt ... eve it, nor understand why I had to helplessly stand on the sidelines watching my team suffer their first loss of this degenerating season. I sat out during my last game ever against my high school ri ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Being a sucessful basketball player

opening night in the Ventura College gymnasium. My heart is pounding, my body is sweating. It's my first game and I'm going to give everybody a taste of how I play basketball. My coach yells, "Stetso ... sand bags. I look up at the score board. Thirteen minutes and twenty - seven seconds left until the first half is over. "I'm going to die out here, in front of everybody!" I thought. If I had trained ...

(6 pages) 36 0 2.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"Walking Away"-For Sean : C Day Lewis

"Walking Away", describes the loss C. D. Lewis feels when taking his son to "[his] first game of football". He feels he is watching his son "go drifting away". He has "had worse parti ... ed, poised. Yes, our choristers physically walk. But they also walk in the sense we heard of in our first reading.King Solomon set about building a glorious temple not dissimilar to this holy and beau ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Personal Narrative Relating a Shoulder Injury to the Song "Let Me Fly"

ching my teeth from the pain. All I could think was this the end of my season, it had only been the first game, how long until I can get back on the field? How the hell am I going to get my pads off? ... on the music. A month later my shoulder was beginning to feel strong and ready for some action. My first practice was terrible though, I was out of shape from not doing anything the last couple month ...

(6 pages) 13 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The La Ronge Ice Wolves

d some strong opponents this year and had some close games. They were very pumped up going into the first round of the playoffs. The last they played in the regular season was Red Earth. With an easy ... Naicam Vikings with a score of 4-3 in both games. The midgets played Porcupine Plain in the first round of the playoffs. The team couldn't finish the first game because of a hurt player on the ...

(1 pages) 380 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The La ROnge Ice Wolves

d some strong opponents this year and had some close games. They were very pumped up going into the first round of the playoffs. The last they played in the regular season was Red Earth. With an easy ... Naicam Vikings with a score of 4-3 in both games. The midgets played Porcupine Plain in the first round of the playoffs. The team couldn't finish the first game because of a hurt player on the ...

(1 pages) 304 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Jonny

is dad knew that his sun was going to be a good chricketer.When jonny was four years old he got his first chricket bat set. Every night after kinder he went out side and played chricket with his dad a ... ttle tigers the little tigers were the lockal chricket team for the yong ones.When jonny played his first game he thought that he would go out for a duck but he dident he scored ten runs.When jonny wa ...

(1 pages) 422 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Mj

o bought tickets to the games. They weren't disappointed. Welcomed with a huge, warm ovation in the first game of his comeback, Jordan gave the sellout crowd a taste of greatness as Detroit beat Washi ... crowd a taste of greatness as Detroit beat Washington 95-85. Jordan played 17 minutes -- all in the first half. His line: eight points, three rebounds, two turnovers, a steal and a block.Rebreca sidel ...

(2 pages) 420 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Baseball Fever

not like to miss any games. His father hates baseball and thinks that it is a waste of time. On the first game Ezra father told him to go get some stamps during the game. Instead he watches the baseba ...

(2 pages) 9 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

An Impact In My Life

d trying my hardest to just get a spot on the varsity special teams. It wasn't until the day of our first scrimmage that I first ran behind the varsity offensive line. The coaches had me come over and ... and more with the varsity offensive team and all of the varsity special teams. The night before our first actual game at Prairie du Chien I was in bed just thinking about the game and how happy I was ...

(3 pages) 452 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Soccer

Letter to the Editor: On October 14th, I attended the first game with the Plattsmouth U-14 soccer team, The Thunder's, of the Bellevue Soccer League. This ... the Plattsmouth U-14 soccer team, The Thunder's, of the Bellevue Soccer League. This is our team's first year in this league. Prior to our first game of fall soccer, I was advised by many other paren ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Bbaseball

I remember it like it was yesterday. It was my very first game on the Milton High School varsity baseball team. It was a cold, clear spring night, with ...

(4 pages) 286 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Three Rules We should Live By.

c things that I believe; God helps us every day, we can do anything and the power of technology.The first thing I believe helps all of us in our everyday lives is God and the power of prayer. I strong ... each and every one of us and in all different kinds of different ways. A few weeks ago, before our first football game the whole football team got together and met at the 50 yard line of the football ...

(3 pages) 11 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Softball and Much More

single-handedly. I remember being afraid of the ball in the beginning of the season. The day of our first game she told me to get to school a little earlier. She had me put on all of my catcher's equi ... er athlete, but a better person also.My teammates and I did not know how to handle her intensity at first. She was someone that we were never used to. Things were going to be different, and better, wi ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports