National School Scrabble Championship

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  • Scrabble Game Analysis

    STORY: AMBI: SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT SAM KAUFMAN: What you are listening to is the announcers from a competitive event. But one that most people don’t think of as competitive. Scrabble. Competitive Scrabble is a pastime for tens of thousands of people worldwide. There are all kinds of people who play Scrabble competitively, even children. COOPER 2 COOPER: (0:57) A very good game would be like a 400. Braggable is maybe 500. The best I’ve gotten in a club or tournament is 568, but I got like a 6-something against a friend. That’s Cooper Komatsu, an 8th grader from Southern California, and one of the top youth Scrabble players in the country. COOPER 1 COOPER: (16:11) We have the best combined rating, and the highest rated player in the tournament, which is my partner. I’m probably third highest rated. Cooper is an energetic, positive kid. And a kid who evidently loves Scrabble. In addition to competing in…

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  • Match Fixing Game Allegation

    Waikato Rugby Union speaks up about the match fixing game allegation (this is my feature story) After the Ranfurly Shield game that occurred on October 3, 2015, there is allegation that one of the team players in WRU organization, Stephen Donald was involved in a match fixing game. The Waikato Rugby Union had a press conference on October 7, 2015 to answer the match-fixing allegation that they received from the media during the Ranfurly Sheild game. In the press conference General Manager,…

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  • Tim Tebow's Use Of Religion In Sports

    Tim Tebow was born while his parents were doing mission work in the Philippines. He was raised with Christian values, morals, and ethics. Throughout his life he has done mission work and, with his family, devoted his life to Christ. Tebow has always been an accomplished athlete, but his morality never faded. Tebow is currently an outfielder in Major League Baseball’s New York Met’s minor league system. In his college days, Tebow was a standout quarterback at the University of Florida where he…

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  • Persuasive Essay On College Athletes

    revenue comes from television and marketing rights fees — see: March Madness — and almost all the rest comes from championship ticket sales, according to the NCAA’s website”. This implicates that the NCAA profits so much from these athlete’s performances from their respective sports. With the lack of professional teams in certain states; the citizens of certain state devote themselves to their college teams. The University of Alabama is a football powerhouse and they are known for the prowess…

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  • College Football Playoff Case Study

    step in the right direction in this sport or is it a step backward. In the past the College Football champion used to be decided by a National Championship game between the two highest ranked teams given to the two teams with the best records. Nowadays the champion is decided through a playoff system that includes the four best teams in the country. In my opinion I think that the playoff is a great idea, and I strongly believe it should continue. The College football playoffs should continue…

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  • Literary Theory Of Joe Paterno As A Tragic Hero

    One of the distinguished literary theory 's brought forth by Aristotle is the theory of the tragic hero. A comprehensive definition of this theory is a character whether in film or book who makes a judgment error that leads to the character’s own destruction. For this question I will be looking at Joe Paterno and why I consider him to be an excellent example of a tragic hero. I will break down his story as a tragic hero in parts as illustrated in the class notes. Tragic Hero Part 1: The first…

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  • School Lunch Program Benefits

    As you know, The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) has come under critical examinations due to increase in the cost of public schools around the whole country. The National School Lunch Program is promoted by Michelle Obama, who is the first lady of the United States of America. This research will cover areas of this topic like how the National School Lunch Program affects a school’s budget, benefits of the National School Lunch Program, some concerns with the National School Lunch Program,…

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  • Food Insecurity Case Study

    Virginia (SEVA) and the Eastern Shore helps feed hungry children in six cities: Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, and Franklin. They operate two core programs: The BackPack Program and Kids Café.6 The BackPack Program is a national program sponsored by Feeding America. The Foodbank of SEVA and the Eastern Shore launched this program in 1995. The program targets students that qualify for the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program. Creators of…

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  • School Lunch Program Research Paper

    The 1946 National School Lunch Act, which later led to the creation of the National School Lunch Program was a policy act made in response to the growing concern of hunger in the United States. Led by Senator Allen Allender of Louisiana and signed by President Harry Truman, the NSLP proposed to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation’s children, while supporting the consumption of agricultural good. Even though, the NSLP’s goals was to provide for the safety of the children, the…

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  • School Lunch Program Analysis

    A students nightmare is also known as a school’s dream. Funding for the school on the case that students become healthy and become prosperous successful human beings. These are claims that are made by government officials to promote the benefits of the school lunch program. The school lunch program is designed to help improve the health and well being of students, while unintentionally sacrificing on the taste and attractiveness of the given meals. School lunch regulations was created by the…

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