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    I slipped my feet into my dirt filled cleats and tied the old crusty laces. I heard the thud of a baseball hitting someone’s mitt as my teammates began to play catch and start our warm up routine. I could feel the crunching of dirt from my cleats as I trotted out to my usual position of second base. I fielded the ground balls thrown by our first basemen and heard the classic yelling of, “Coming down!” from our catcher as he threw the ball down to me covering second base. We threw the ball around…

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    My Wiffle Ball Game

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    rain started and we all picked up our gear and sprinted back to the apartment complex. When we got back to the complex we all split up and went to our rooms. The wiffle ball game getting canceled was the least of my worries though. I had baseball tryouts the next day which I was extremely excited for. When I got back to my family 's apartment I went straight to my room and finished my math homework. My grades were always very important to me. After finishing my homework for an hour or so I went…

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    Speech On Cheerleading

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    Have you wondered the reasons for making a sport? For example, if you play soccer, do you know what lead to you making the team? Years or practice? I researched some of the reasons why I think I made the cheerleading squad at my high school. I believe that taking dance lessons, stretching, rehearsing dances and cheers, and my academic record lead up to me making the cheer squad, something I enjoy doing on my freetime. Having experience in something can help you in the long run. I have been…

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    One of the most crucial milestones in my lifetime was making the Broken Arrow High School soccer Team. I didn’t think I deserved to make the team; so I was appalled when I did. To comprehend why making the soccer team is a significant milestone for me, you must know a little about my soccer career. I have played soccer for as long as I can remember. I began playing soccer around the age of four with a parent taught program; ever since my interest in soccer exponentially grew. Although I…

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    The coach overhears them and says nothing. I ignore the fact that they were talking about me and put my best foot forward. We begin the workout and personally thought I was doing pretty well for the first hour and a half. The second part of the tryout was scrimmaging, which I was pretty nervous about. First, we started off as one v one. I proceed with the directions and begin going up against the opponent. “Did you really think that you were going to be able to pass me?” the guy asked as he…

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    Seventh Grade Essay

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    The end of summer before seventh grade started I was kind of nervous because I didn’t know what to expect. Some of the things that I did expect were that the teachers would be more strict and that the work would be more challenging than in sixth. Throughout the year I was able to get to know the teachers and learn that most were very nice and that I had nothing to worry about. The work was a little more challenging than in sixth but it’s supposed to be. One of the highlights of my seventh grade…

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    As we grow older you run into many decisions that affect the outcome of your life. Sometimes you get stuck choosing between your friends and your future. The poem, "The Road Not Taken," by Robert Frost, tells the reader about how there are two "roads" to go down, the way everyone else is going, or going the opposite way to help better you. In my life I have made many choices that have affected me. Many of my choices are based upon my future rather than friends, because honestly you never know…

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    with me and give me tips on what I should do in a situation such as if I hit the ball back to the opponent then I should always go back to the middle of the far back white line. A couple months later from the first day of open court came the tennis tryouts, everybody made sure that they were ready for it. Walters then told me that the try outs would last five days of the week.. The…

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    Varsity and Varsity for both of them and during Track in the spring there is only Junior Varsity and Varsity, no Freshman teams. During the final day of volleyball tryouts we had a "conditioning day" where we would rotate through stations with a different exercise routine at each and one station was a coaches meeting. These were my first tryout of high school and they were extremely stressful, not only because I wanted to prove myself to my coaches but also because the training was so difficult.…

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    shooting drills, fast break drills, then the five on five basketball game. So whenever I was playing, I just kept thinking what coach told me to do. I was shooting the ball amazingly, making exceptional passes, even playing marvelous defense. After tryouts were over there would be a list for the next day in the coach's office. I was truly nervous to go to school to check, but my friend sent me a picture and my name was on the list. I was the happiest person ever alive. Overall, my brother…

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