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    I had just entered my junior year in high school and was back to playing football, my grades were good so far and my A.D.D. medication was helping me a lot. Zach and I had just arrived at the union school for a junior varsity game against Oceanside high school, we geared up and got ready for the game. I started the game at quarterback and the game wasn't going well for us, which didn't come as a surprise because jv games are never enjoyable. I took the snap and rolled out to the…

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    The lights. The noise. The people. Who doesn’t love a classic high school football game? At one particular game, the first home football game of my junior year, my friends and I were all ecstatic to be first-time upperclassmen super fans at the “hawaiian-extravaganza” event. Having arrived an hour early, we wrestled our way into second row seats as everyone else filled in behind us. The sun began to descend as the energy continued to climb, bringing everyone to their feet by the start of the…

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    My life outside of school is very important and molded me into the person I am today. I enjoy many things out of school, during the summer and fall I play varsity Highschool football. Football takes up a great deal of my time. Even when were not in season lifting and staying in shape is imperative to success on the field. Before games I like to maintain the idea that were all kids out here for the same reason, too win. Off the field we assist the Habitat for Humanity organization every year and…

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    When it comes to high school football it’s a major form of entertainment. Showing how young teenage athletes interact with one another making a game play be a success. It involves students getting into the school spirit by using paint to represent school colors, throwing glitter, and/use a bullhorn when there’s a touchdown. The parents of the players are always in the front row so they can get a snapshot of their kid putting in work on the field and show parental support. Behind all the fun and…

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    All it took was one push for me to have 31 and ¾ of a tooth instead of 32. I had just finished my snack at afterschool, apples and peanut butter to be exact, and had decided to go play football on the blacktop until my parents arrived. I was in fifth grade, and all of the other kids playing were in 6th grade and way bigger than me. I would have probably been the last one picked for a team but my friends was one of the captains so he picked me second to last. I played through almost the whole…

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    nothing will ever be the same again. When, in some cases, many times you ask yourself “Why me? Why now?” Well for me, that challenge came to me unexpected, uncalled for, and out of the blue. On January 31, 2014 is the day I tore my ACL… The day my high school soccer career was at risk from the minute I felt that pop inside of my left knee. Every time I step on the field I get flashbacks from that day. It was around 15 or 20 minutes into the first half of the game when one of my teammates…

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    blocking Jack from SunWoo who is taking off his football halmet. “Hey! Get off from me beaner, move!” said Jack as he pushed Julio. “Hey you, nerd, what you doing here? Huh? This place is not for a person like you. Go do math!” Jack claimed to SunWoo with an anger. Jack Johnson was a quarterback football star of Wills High School until a month ago when a new Asian-American student, SunWoo Lee, transferred from California. In the fall 2016 football season tryouts, SunWoo showed an impressive…

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    Football is too dangerous to be played in high school and not worth the risk of its life threatening situations. Repeated hits to the head does not only mess with the person, but it more than one cases takes their life. Football is not worth losing a young person’s life and therefore is much too dangerous to be played in high school. Football kills people and causes irreparable damage. For example, Owen Thomas, a football player for the University of Pennsylvania, “took his own life,” due to…

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    Freshman year in High School I joined the Porterville High School frosh-off basketball team. I wasn't the best one on the team, but I did my part. I was always intimidated by all the other girls on the team, this intimidation was controlling me, and it wasn't allowing me to be the person, and player I truly was. I was never loud, rough, nor did I ever play dirty so it came as a big surprise when I got into a fight with another player. It was against our rivals the Moanche High School girls…

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    Millions of high school football players risk their future lives on the football fields under the lights on Friday nights. Their parents have either decided that the amusement of playing football either outweighs the risks that may occur, or they do not even think the sport is as dangerous as most think. Therefore, brain injuries have become a troubling topic of discussion in the NFL today. Football players use their helmets as weapons for a playing advantage on the football field. Due to…

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