Before The Season Begins Essay

761 words - 4 pages

Sitting in class eagerly awaiting the final bell to sound, all the guys in the classroom on the team all wore their blue Russell brand jerseys with white numbers. This was a typical experience I had playing high-school football, and I feel many people that have played sport can agree that all you think about in school on game day was the game itself. High-school football is many small towns and city’s pride and joy. I cannot think of one high-school that does not love the football season. It does not matter where you are from people that have played high-school football speak the same language and share the same love and passion for the game. High-school football is elevated to such a high status many towns shut down just so all the town residents have the opportunity to see the game. High school consists of some of the best high school memories a teenage boy can have and in long run football can teach values that are essential tools for the rest the boy’s life. In order to get to the high school football there is a lot of preparation the team must do before even thinking about playing games. The off and pre-season are the most essential parts to making and having a successful football team, because the way you practice and prepare is the way you play.
Excruciating hot weeks in the summer in July is where the season all begins. The true test of the team begins with the coach’s contact days which consist of two grueling practices a day, tedious and important drills, and mentally straining hours of conditioning. Even though the two practices every day for five days may seem equivalent to a navy seal’s hell week, at the end of the week much is accomplished and team chemistry and morale is high. All the players are in shape and ready for the season to begin.
That next week real practice begins and season starts rolling. Coaches begin having the team practice plays, formations, and work on memorizing the playbook. The first week of practice is very long, tedious, and strenuous. There is a constant starting and stopping of the same play over...

Find Another Essay On Before The Season Begins

Division and Analysis-Deer Hunting

962 words - 4 pages In Order to Kill…..In order to succeed at a particular hobby someone enjoys in life, he or she must be dedicated to that hobby. This is no different in the sport of hunting, especially the whitetail deer. To become an accomplished hunter, the season does not start that second Saturday in November, when millions of orange-blazed weekend warriors hit the woods. It really begins in the weeks following the previous hunting seasons end. Unlike

"Ode To Autumn" by John Keats

644 words - 3 pages , but of a day, and most importantly of life.'Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness 'Keats uses a metaphor to name autumn again, this time adding an element of personification by calling the season the maturing sun's 'close bosom-friend' and attributing to these friends the capacity of conspiring together. 'Conspiring with him how to load and bless' Autumn and the sun make so many flowers bud late in the season that the bees have become confused

Person of Interest as Science Fiction Text - Loyola Marymount University - Film Study

2365 words - 10 pages episodes. Jonathan Nolan created the series, and he produced it with the help of J. J. Abrams, Greg Plageman, Chris Fisher, Bryan Burk, and Chris Fisher. The show transits from a rather direct crime drama laced with action to a splendid science fiction through the first season. Person of Interest begins when Harold Finch, played by Michael Emerson, approaches John Reese, played by Jim Caviezel, a former Delta Force and CIA operative to partner in an

XFL – What the Hell?

2063 words - 8 pages contract in the XFL. Looking at the salary figures provided at, the best salary an XFL player can make for the 2001 season is $100,000. The $100,000 salary potential can only happen for a quarterback that begins with a base-salary of $50,000, wins all ten regular season games for a performance bonus of $25,000 or $2500 per win, and receives a $25,000 bonus for being a member of the inaugural XFL championship team. Meanwhile, the NFL

Somalia's Growing Disease Crisis

1163 words - 5 pages lasts from June through September, and with the end of the hagaa, comes the second rainy season, the day. The day begins in October and ends in late November. The cycle of seasons is completed by the long dry season known as the jiilall, which starts in December and continues until the onset of the gu. The gu season is the most plentiful of the four. The rains help to produce a fresh supply of pasture and for a few short months turns the

Is is 10-Wins or Bust for Ole Miss

646 words - 3 pages that finished 2-10 the season before, Freeze led the Rebels to 7 wins including blowout victories in both the Egg Bowl and the Compass Bowl. It was an impressive feat, and it is even more impressive when you consider the Rebels had lost 14 straight Southeastern Conference games prior to his arrival. 2010 was another step in the right direction, winning eight games including wins against Texas, LSU and Georgia Tech in the Music City Bowl. However

women's water polo: a brutal sport

772 words - 4 pages most physical and challenging high school sports. With both a tough season and off-season, there seems to be no time for rest. With only a week of tapering (slowly decreasing physical exertion over period of time) before and after season, players are pushed to their maximum 95 percent of the time. During season, training begins at 6:30 in the morning with either weightlifting or a 350-450 meter swim session. In the afternoon, it’s just two

Rebuilding Your Baseball Team

1078 words - 4 pages In baseball circles, September's excitement is second only to that which follows in October. The division and wild card races are hotter than Texas asphalt in July. Indeed, it may be September that is "˜the cruelest month,' for it is September that will decide which MLB teams go to the playoffs, and who goes home. More importantly, before the month is done, fantasy leagues will be won and lost "¦ and that holds true even for teams

The Program

2089 words - 9 pages In the motion picture The Program begins with the fictional ESU college football team who just finished another losing season and now looking to address their needs. ESU head coach Sam Winters goes on a recruiting trip and meet’s with Darnell Jefferson a highly recruited running back who has already spoke with the University of Michigan. A college with an appealing football program and education, Darnell’s father tells coach Winters that he is

AFL the journey

1311 words - 5 pages season takes place from March to August, with the finals being played in September.18 players are permitted on the field at any one time for this vigorous contact sport. The players aim to score by kicking the ball through the vertical posts at each end of the field.6 points are awarded for a 'goal,' which is scored when the attacking team kicks the ball through the goal posts. 1 point is awarded for a 'behind,' which is scored when the ball crosses

Importance of the Setting in The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe

769 words - 4 pages , as that is what most people were concerned with at that time. The carnival season plays into this even more so because carnival is literally a celebration of freedom before they must give up some of their freedom for lent. The story begins with the narrator’s, Montresor, explanation of why he seeks revenge on Fortunato. It is then followed by his approach of Fortunato at dusk one night, during the middle of the carnival season, which Montresor

Similar Essays

Summer Essay

580 words - 2 pages known as a monsoon. The wet season is the main period of vegetation growth within the savanna climate regime. However, this also means that wet season is a time for food shortages before crops reach their full maturity. This causes seasonal weight changes for people in developing countries, with a drop occurring during the wet season until the time of the first harvest, when weights rebound. Malaria incidence increases during periods of high

Disasters, Speaks Of The Study Of Hurricanes

2600 words - 10 pages many reasons why I chose to use this variable. The main reason is I couldn't think of another topic that fit into everyone's lives and had an effect on everyone.The hurricane year is broken up into two seasons. They are referred to as early season and late season. The early season starts June first and runs to September 10. The late season starts on September 10 and runs to the end of November. The date of September 10 is the midway point between

How The Liturgical Year Is Significant

1826 words - 7 pages of a new liturgical year (“Advent and Christmas”, This season is intended to prepare people for the Christmas season that is coming (“Advent and Christmas”, The season of Advent begins approximately four weeks before Christmas and ends on the feast of Christmas, which officially begins the Christmas season (Zanzig & Allaire 254). The Christmas season also bears a very important meaning

Roseanne Analysis

975 words - 4 pages stress with a heart attack right before the reception. The season ends with Roseanne and Dan having a massive argument about Dan’s heath and Roseanne walking out the door. The ninth and final season begins with the continuation and resolution of the argument. It is in this season that the Conner’s financial troubles subside when they win the mega lottery of $108 million. But along with their financial stability comes a load of other problems