How to start a school sports club or team

Interest can best be aroused and maintained by organizing a club from the zealous members of the archery class, if such a class is already in existence either as a part of the required physical education program or as an intramural or extra-mural activity.

It is not necessary to start with a large group of members. In fact, it is preferable to organize the club around a few deeply interested members at first, until the management of the club is firmly established. Officers of the club should be elected to preside at meetings, to take charge of arranging tournaments and regular archery activities, to take care of equipment, publicity, and membership, and to repair old and construct new equipment.

The 2005 Masters Golf Tournament Qualifiers

The Masters Golf Tournament is most special major of the year. Qualifying for it is tough, but the list of this year’s 2005 Masters Golf Tournament qualifiers have some hopefuls.

Previous Master’s Champions:

  • Phil Mickelson
  • Mike Weir
  • Tiger Woods
  • Vijay Singh
  • Jose Maria Olazabal
  • Mark O’Meara
  • Nick Faldo
  • Ben Crenshaw
  • Bernhard Langer
  • Fred Couples
  • Ian Woosnam
  • Sandy Lyle
  • Larry Mize
  • Jack Nicklaus
  • Craig Stadler
  • Tom Watson
  • Fuzzy Zoeller
  • Gary Player
  • Raymond Floyd
  • Tommy Aaron
  • Charles Coody

Penn State Paul Posluszny wins the Chuch Bednarik Award

There are a ton of post season awards for college football players, so it’s neat to see someone like Penn State Paul Posluszny win the Chuch Bednarik Award. Penn State was under fire the last few years due to their performance, but this year it’s been different.

Photo Credit: Brian Myrick

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North Korea Soccer Riots vs. Iran

What did you expect? North Korea vs. Iran in World Cup qualifying. Hosted in North Korea. North Korea loses. Did you expect handshakes a hand pounds? The referee had to hold back players while fans threw bottles and chairs onto the pitch.

Photo Credit:  AFP/Peter Parks

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Are the Houston Astros racist?

It’s trendy in the news to point out the Houston Astros are the first team to play in the world series in the last 50 years without a black player. The last team without a black player on the roster was the 1953 Yankees.

Does it matter? It seems to matter to Joe Morgan who said:

Of course I noticed it. How could you not? But they’re not the only ones. There are two or three teams that didn’t have any African-American players this year.

I didn’t notice.

What happened during Pete Rose hitting streak

Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds equaled Wee Willie Keeler’s all-time National League batting-streak mark in 1978, hitting safely in 44 straight games.

Gene Garber. Braves’ pitcher whose ninth-inning strikeout of Rose on August 1 at Atlanta Stadium ended Rose’s streak. Rose had lined into a double play against Garber in the seventh inning.

Pete Rose acknowledges a standing ovation at Atlanta Stadium on July 31, 1978, after singling against the Braves and equaling the all-time National League batting-streak mark of 44 games. Ron Plaza, Cincinnati first-base coach, takes note of the “Pete” being flashed on a message board.

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