Top Distance Runners of the Century

At the age of 16 to 18 the training becomes more serious, because if you think your athlete is going to be good enough, you are plotting a path for him for a transition between being a junior and a senior. Senior athletics in United ...

Author: Seppo Luhtala

Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag

ISBN: 9781841260693

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 361

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In this work, the greatest stars of distance running reveal their vast experience for the young generation. The volume seeks to be a valuable addition to the ordinary training manuals by bringing a human substance to the mechanical part of training. There are no external comments whatsoever in the book's pages; all the comments come from the athletes, who reveal their attitudes towards training and racing.
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A selection from Scrutiny in two volumes 1 1968

His wife and brother make it clear that there was a male genealogy : ' Sidgwick had had his thoughts turned in a general ... for their daughter Philippa in due course to become Senior Wrangler ( 13 % ahead of the male runner - up ) .

Author: F. R. Leavis

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 0521095085

Category: American literature

Page: 328

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They are in a positive state of mind comparable to any , and unbelievably different than the state before they became an athlete . For years I wrote a column for the Ohio Runner Magazine . The column was called " The Masters .

Author: Nina J. Fitzgerald

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 1590332652

Category: History

Page: 298

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This country shares the status of Afghanistan until recently of being without a government. It also seems to be a possible nesting ground for members of the al-Qaeda terror network. Somalia has been in the world spotlight numerous times in the 1990s. This book brings together important issues of Somalia along with a brief version of its history and a selective bibliography.
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Burke High School

Honor Graduates '68 -'69 ALETHIA JOHNSON ALBERTHA DAVIS SANDRA BURCH EDD JAMES AARON BANKS The honor graduates for the school year '68 ... She participates in the Senior Honor Society , Senior Science Club , and her church's choir .

Author: Sherman E. Pyatt

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781439617663

Category: History

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In 1911, the Charleston Colored Industrial School opened its doors to 375 African American boys and girls, making it the first public high school for African Americans in the city of Charleston. Throughout the years, there have been several public high schools in the city that educated African American students. However, they all have closed, and Burke High School (formerly the Charleston Colored Industrial School) is the only public high school in the city that provides an education for children living on the Peninsula. This book explores the rich and unique history of the school from 1894 to 2006 and provides another perspective on the subject of education and African Americans in Charleston during 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.
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The Story of American Golf

... their age than they used to be. For all these reasons, in 1955 the time had come to hold an official national senior championship. ... When she became eligible in 1968 for the Senior Women's Amateur, she led the field by ten shots.

Author: Herbert Warren Wind

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781504027571

Category: Sports & Recreation

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The classic history of golf in America beginning with the first clubs to arrive on the coast—from “golf’s most respected and authoritative writer” (Golf magazine). Widely regarded as the definitive account of America’s love affair with the world’s greatest game, this magisterial volume is Herbert Warren Wind’s masterpiece. From John Reid, the expatriate Scotsman who imported a set of clubs and balls from St. Andrews in 1888 and built a three-hole course on a cow pasture in Yonkers, New York, to Alan Shepard’s six-iron shot on the surface of the moon, The Story of American Golf documents the iconic moments in the sport’s first century in the United States. Wind captures legendary players, including C. B. Macdonald, Bobby Jones, Byron Nelson, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Ben Hogan, and Jack Nicklaus, in all their glory, and expertly analyzes the developments in style, equipment, and technique that created the modern game. Encyclopedic in scope and intimate in detail, The Story of American Golf is both a fitting tribute to the beautiful and fickle game that inspired a national obsession and a testament to Herbert Warren Wind’s incomparable talents as a journalist and historian.
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From Trudeau s Canada to Obama s America

By 1968, by sheer dint of effort and engagement, Nixon became the front-runner for the party's nomination. History, too, aided Nixon's comeback. Though it was an important watershed in the conservative movement, at the time, ...

Author: Sudha Bhagwat

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781479746088

Category: Political Science

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Immigrants often have a perspective and an attitude unique from native born citizens, driven by an ability to compare and contrast countries, the old with the new, the past with the present. Unquestionable confirmation of that is given in the pages of From Trudeau's Canada to Obama's America, a collection of email essays written from one brother to another, reflecting an abiding devotion to each other and the countries and issues which shaped them and their family's evolution from Canadian liberals to American conservatives. Dire circumstances often hone one's judgment, as these email essays, unabashedly presented from a conservative vantage point, fully reveal. They are a tour-de-force analysis of politics, public policy and personalities oriented not only to the Right, but to anyone engaged and interested in law, public policy, politics, history, economics and a myriad of other related topics.
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God on the Starting Line

At practice, theycouldpredict my workoutsand oftentimes theypractically coached themselves,a tributeto their zestfor learning and pride in becoming more complete athletes. I foundthefive key runners—seniorsMichael Dunn, Justin Gallagher ...

Author: Marc Bloom

Publisher: Breakaway Books


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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“This is much more than a story of different religions, Jewish and Catholic, meeting on the cross-country course. I was drawn into the story by an even more eternal struggle: old vs new. Coach Bloom preaches the value of pain, hard work, suffering, and delayed gratification. His cross-country kids are, well, kids. They want to have fun, chase girls, and enjoy the loosey-goosey life. In Bloom’s inspiring tale, both coach and kids learn surprising lessons from each other.” —Amby Burfoot, executive editor, Runner’s World “God on the Starting Line is a classic, a tribute to all those who pursue excellence with talent, pride, courage, and the ability to endure. It’s the best sports book I’ve read in years and should be required reading.” —Bud Greenspan, Emmy Award-winning Olympic filmmaker _____________________ When Marc Bloom began coaching boys’ cross-country at a small Catholic high school, he almost quit in frustration. The boys rejected Bloom’s attempts at discipline, fooled around at practice and, one day, tossed a team member into the ocean. Bloom persisted, seeking to instill good values and help the boys achieve a sense of personal heroism through running. Fueled by the spiritual teachings of his Jewish faith to “repair the world,” Bloom began to make an impression on the boys, drawing out their courage and elements of their own faith. When Bloom combined ideas of hard work, passion, prayer, and suffering for a cause—a belief system necessary to sustain the rigors of cross-country running—the Running Roses ran their hearts out, making them state championship contenders and teaching the coach many lessons along the way. This is an important book for all runners, and for parents, coaches, and everyone who is touched by the joy and exaltation of young people who have much to teach the adult world about honor, decency, and the pursuit of excellence.
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The USC Trojans Football Encyclopedia

In 1967, he finished first in the nation with 1,451 yards on 266 carries and 11 touchdowns en route to being runner-up for the Heisman Trophy to UCLA's Gary Beban. Among other numerous honors, he won The United Press International Back ...

Author: Richard J. Shmelter

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476615110

Category: Sports & Recreation

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For more than 120 years, the University of Southern California Trojans have maintained a tradition of football excellence that has placed the team among the perennial elite in the collegiate ranks. Eleven national championships, 38 conference titles, 150 All-Americans, and seven Heisman Trophy winners all stand as testaments to the greatness of the Cardinal and Gold. This definitive reference chronicles the history of USC football from its first-ever game on November 14, 1888—a 16-0 victory over the Alliance Athletic Club—through 2012. Synopses of each season include game-by-game summaries, final records, ultimate poll rankings, and team leaders in major statistical categories. Biographies of head coaches and all-time USC greats, a roster of every player to don a Trojan uniform, a look at USC football traditions, and a catalog of honors received by both players and coaches through the years complete this essential encyclopedia for the Trojan faithful.
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Something to Shout About

1967 was to be the last year that Rovers would play in the Northern Senior League and the last season when they would meet Shortwood competitively in league football, losing 10 at home and 41 away. Shortwood went on to be runnersup in ...

Author: Tim Barnard

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780750962742

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

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Forest Green Rovers have risen through the ranks to reach the pinnacle of non-League football. As founder members of the Mid-Gloucestershire League, they have always been forward looking. This work is a history that demonstrates just why the Rovers have something to shout about.
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The 6-foot beauty was crowned at the 1990 Miss USA Pageant in Hollywood, beating out 51 other contestants who competed ... in some of the roughest neighborhoods of Detroit, went on to become first runner-up in the Miss Universe pageant.





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