Basketball Is The Most Popular Sport Essay

1057 Words Sep 18th, 2015 null Page
Change is usually a concept that comes with larger populations, where there are more minds and bodies to explore new hobbies, activities, or mindsets. In smaller populations, such as Wayne County, Kentucky, population of 20,000, tradition leads the people. There is not much here in this small town that is any different than twenty years ago. There are still the same restaurants. There is still only one park. Basketball is still the most popular sport, closely followed by Football and Baseball. However, in the past few years a new sport has started to push its way forward into the spotlight. Soccer has planted itself into this community and is developing rapidly through the youth of the county. Soccer was a relatively unknown sport in our small town before a movement to bring a Y Club to the region was implemented. Even though a physical Y facility was only in the planning stages, the regional Y representative wanted to start some outreach programs to promote the future club. Soccer had gone over well in the neighboring small town that would share the facility, so he decided to try it here. The most locals knew about soccer was what they remembered from when they chased the ball like a swarm of bumble bees in elementary school. But, even given that lack of familiarity, 130 children were signed up that first year. The soccer program served the entire county and brought children and families together who normally had no interaction. When the plan for the Y facility…

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