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    The entire blue team lined up horizontally by the cones as if we were soldiers ready for battle. The eye contact was intense as we faced our 4”8’ opponents on the red side. Our physical education teacher, Mr. Dolly, was standing in the middle of the field. His polyester, sleeveless, blue shirt hugged his spherical beer belly, as he took an extensive blow on his sliver whistle to commence the game. Running at top speed toward each other, the blue and red teams merge. Julie is separated from me in the midst of the collaboration of the teams, but I am confident for I had just acquired one of the red team’s flags. I run as fast is my petite legs will allow me to back to the blue side. I somehow made three successful trips crosswise and back, without having the opposing team’s flag taken away from me. The red team’s score was 17, while my team had 18. Our crew needed two more points in order to win the game, so the competitiveness of the students was at its peak. Carlos, a fellow classmate, darted across the field towards the enemy’s side; I mimicked his actions. As I was sprinting, everything seemed to be going in slow motion. I could feel the breeze beating against my…

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    applauded and pulled me in for a random soccer game. That was how it all started, when I began growing fond of soccer. Bringing my childhood hobby to secondary school, I signed up for a soccer club. There are two teams divided, one for amateurs and the other for the professionals. As a newbie, I was put in training with other beginners. Day by day, I practiced in the back-up team while looking at the other team training across the stadium, wishing to soon be one of them. I cannot stop imagining…

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    He has set an example for many other young soccer players on his team as he is the second captain. “‘What I do is play soccer, which is what I like.’” - Lionel Messi” (Shawn Lim, 2017). This represents following a dream and being passionate about something. Messi is doing what he wants to do, therefore showing kids that doing what they like is a very important virtue. Dreams are meant to be followed and if they are not, people are not enjoying their lives. Messi also inspired kids to try their…

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    My friend and I sat at the computer for hours. We watched and we dreamed. It's what you do when you are 8. As cheerleaders, we watched and idolized the best of the best. One of those elite teams happened to be here in North Carolina, my home state. We beseeched our parents to let us try out for this team when we reached the eligible age. This team was called Cheer Extreme Senior Elite. We started at Cheer Extreme Greenville. We went to competitions where Senior Elite competed. The two of us…

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    "I do not have control over who makes the team or not; with that being said, returning members may be cut." I knew from the instant my coach said that it was a lie. Of course, she had the control as to who made the team or not. Anyway, I did not think it would matter to me. I have been on the team for two years dancing with the junior varsity, my freshman and sophomore year. I got chosen to choreograph and teach several dances throughout the two years. I was always put in the front for…

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    In high school, everyone dreams of having that perfect sports season their senior year. Everyone hopes that they can be the senior that leaves an impression on the underclassmen, whether it’s teaching them something new or giving them a taste of playoffs so they have the drive to get back to there once you’ve graduated. I remember being a freshman and not only getting the taste of playoffs, but getting the whole thing. We made it through playoffs that year and won states against our rivals.…

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    butt off, from being on the B team going to the A team, from jv to varsity, from high school to college. They all dream of that college scholarship that they may or not receive. What happens when they get there? They no longer have their mommies and daddies paying for every little thing. They finally have to work, get money on their own for once in there life things aren't as easy as they once were. Some college athletes get some kind of scholarship to go to the school they’re playing for, so…

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    Dreams are a very controversial subject in psychology. Psychologists have not come to agreement on what dreams may signify, mean, or what their purpose might be, however, they do have several theories. The three most popular dream theories are psychoanalytic, activation-synthesis, and information processing (White, 2017). Each theory is unique and offers different ways of looking at the way the brain works. Sigmund Freud wrote the book The Interpretation of Dreams in 1900 and created the…

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    senior outside hitter Kiera James’ volleyball career will live on with her division one level commitment to play at Southern Illinois University. James’ four years on DGS varsity volleyball and participation in First Alliance Club Volleyball have led to her recruitment to play volleyball at the D1 level. With 226 kills, 48 aces and 171 digs during just this DGS volleyball season, James has some of the best statistics on the team. As a captain, James’ has a lot of responsibilities and “the team…

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    Matters to me as a manager, is important when it comes to building a dream team. If I had the opportunity to build my management dream team the people that I would choose would be those that possess the following qualities; Dedication Drive Honesty Positive attitude Good communication skills Trust worthy Shares the same value Individuals who possess these qualities are who I would want to be on my dream team. In my experience employees must be aligned with the greater purpose of the…

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