Essays Tagged: "High school football"

Gender In Sports

GENDER IN SPORTSIn high schools and junior high schools across the country the importance of interscholastic sports com ... and exist for both men and women, it is interesting how different each team tends to be treated. At High school football games, for example, the students and faculty show up in record numbers to prove ... n playing the same game? Perhaps it is due to the fact that women's sports aren't as popular at the high school and collegiate levels as the men's sports tend to be. For this reason, the owners and de ...

(5 pages) 216 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Remember the Titans

The true story of the forced integration of a 1971 Virginia high school football team shows how we can all get along if race and background are put aside for th ... separate societies. The two societies were "separate," but they were barely "equal." T. C. Williams High school had the goal, to not have segregation as apart of there school system. Black and white m ... d white members of competing football teams were now part of the same school. If there was only one high school, there would be only one football team. The questions that were frequently asked was "Wh ...

(8 pages) 398 2 4.5 Mar/2002

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

Death of a Salesman

attractive and "well liked." When the Loman brothers were younger, Biff was a "star player" on his high school football team. He was not so good at his studies though. In order for Biff to be accepte ... n him a diploma or and entrance into college. Biff was unable to overcome his warped perspective in high school, and thus did not achieve true happiness - playing on the college football team.After be ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is an essay discussing conflict theory in sport.

en grow up idolizing sport. Parents have been obsessed with sport. In Texas football is valued very high- from high school football to the NFL there is an obsession with the sport.The Dark side of the ... n obsession with the sport.The Dark side of the Game discusses a conflict theory perspective on the high stakes that surround the players in the NFL. Fame and fortune can be short lived for some playe ...

(4 pages) 122 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Return to Sport after Repeated Concussions.

In October, 1991, a 17 year-old high school football player was tackled on the last play of the first half of a varsity game and str ... age of eight football players a year dies from head injuries. (Cantu, 1997) Known historically as a high-risk sport, football is responsible for the majority of sports-related concussions today. Howev ... e head. A coup injury results when a relatively stationary skull is hit by an object traveling at a high velocity. This type of mechanism typically results in trauma on the side that was struck. A con ...

(8 pages) 93 2 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

American football and it`s parts

s. Within that are two divisions, the NFC and the AFC. There is the college football league and the high school football league. There is an indoor (arena) football league which is played on a 50 yard ...

(2 pages) 39 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Lessons from the Locker Room This essay talks about several things that I learned in my time as a football player

t would come in the future. The experiences of that year set the stage for my entrance into varsity high school football, an experience which would shape much of my life.Before anyone can join the var ...

(8 pages) 54 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"Principal makes the right call"

The article "Principal makes the right call" talks about the Woodside high school football team .After a Friday night's loss to Terra Nova high of Pacifica, the team was ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Death of a Salesman

away for many years. Willy reminisces about Biff's potential, 14 years earlier, when he was playing high school football and being offered athletic scholarships by numerous university teams. W ...

(2 pages) 44 1 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Drug Testing In High Schools

Matt, a high school football player, was scheduled to play linebacker in a Friday night game, but a few days ... that drug programs are an invasion of a persons' privacy and results in punishment. Drug testing in high school sports should be allowed because it is designed to help detect and prevent drug use. Hig ... ty, as well as to others. The school district objectives are to provide a deterrent to drug use for high school student athletes, to provide a drug education program for student athletes who test posi ...

(8 pages) 76 0 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Remember the Titans

was during a time when the school had just been integrated to allow blacks into the school and the high school football team. These challenges helped the Titans grow as a team and made them more co-o ... prophecy, and the perception of the athletes and coaches helped to solve the racial conflicts of a high school football team. Not only did the problem get resolved, but the Titans were victorious in the end.

(4 pages) 83 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Leadership in "Remember the Titans."

INTRODUCTION"Remember the Titans" is a movie about an American high school football team integrated with black and white players who, under great leadership, inspi ... to "trust the soul of a man rather than the look of him." Set in 1971 Alexandria, Virginia, where "high school football is life", the school board is under court order to integrate the schools. Reluc ... l Yoast, a white coach, with Herman Boone, a reputable black coach, as head coach for T.C. Williams high's new football team consisting of black and white players, the "Titans". However, Yoast, under ...

(10 pages) 123 0 5.0 Oct/2005

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

Unexpected Season.

e 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 battle we had persistently ... towards the emergency room, driving as fast as the gutless truck could go. While pulling out of the high school, we saw my dad on his way to watch practice. My neighbor calmly waved him over and expla ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Remember the Titans"

"Remember the Titans" begins in a small Virginia town in 1971. The local high school football team is known as TC Williams High School. The town and the football team come t ... n the school was announced to take place which meant that the team was no longer a white only team. High amounts of prejudice behaviors against blacks left many in a state of rage. Prejudice is define ... out of football camp. They were picked him up only to see him fall right back down.The TC Williams High School football team's love for one another continued as they rolled in for their first win of ...

(5 pages) 87 0 5.0 Feb/2006

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

Ethics: Cheaters Never Win

Recently, I learned about an interesting ethical dilemma encountered by a senior high school football player from Springfield, Illinois. I believe this case puts great emphasis on t ... ung athlete exercising good moral behavior and coaches who behaved unethically.On October 25th, two high school rivals, Southwest and Cahokia, faced off in a football game. Southwest's quarterback, Na ... end of the game, Southwest's coach, Neal Taylor, made a deal with coach Antwyne Golliday of Cahokia High; Cahokia, who had a big lead in the game, would be allowed to score again, uncontested, and the ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Art Rooney

d the team over to his oldest son, Dan. Dan, a big football fan, played quarterback for his varsity High School Football team in Pittsburgh. Dan, now owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, was inducted to ...

(1 pages) 1012 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Social Conflict in the Media

particular. Remember the Titans is a recently produced film depicting a racist environment within a high school football team in the South . The team's members fight through the basic issue of having ... nflict attempts is to integrate people of different races, cultures, and lifestyles; this aspect is highly relevant because there are disagreements in attitudes and perspectives inherent in linguistic ...

(8 pages) 64 0 3.7 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Dumb Jocks

. Most modern athletic programs require their participants to score well in school. In fact at many high schools, athletes must maintain high grade point averages to be eligible for competition. The d ... ity. In today's society athletes are often pushed harder academically than regular students. At the high school I attended, one cannot participate in sports without excelling in school. If an athlete ...

(4 pages) 2269 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Randy Moss

reputation, which is starting to change.Randy Moss was born on February 13,1977. He attended Dupont high school in Rand, West Virginia ("84 Randy Moss"). In high school he lettered three times in foot ... dy's games and try and interest him in playing for their club. At Dupont, Randy was West Virginia's high school basketball player of the year and as a senior Moss was chosen as West Virginias high sch ...

(7 pages) 1486 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Teenage Politics

between here, the moon, and Las Vegas. Live it like punk rock. Live it past curfew. Live it in your high school football field at midnight on the last day of school. Live it with no thought of tomorro ... look at yesterday and thank Heaven for it, and I'm gonna put it all into a box. I'm going to store high school in my closet. I'm going to keep summers past there as well...I know everything because I ...

(4 pages) 433 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy