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Volleyball Use the correct terms to complete the puzzle The type of scoring were either team can score.. What is the total number players on the court during a regulation game.. A passed used when the ball is coming to you from above your head.. You must win a game by this many points.. You have this many players per side.. Easy
All About Sports A sport where you need a glove and a bat to play.. Basketball movie about a team from Indiana.. A sport where you play 5 on 5.. What you play with in most sports.. A sport where you wear pads and helmets.. Older Children
Basketball Terms When an offensive player drives to the basket, a teammate of the defender leaves his man to '______' cover the player with the ball.. The fast break that results from a rebound, turnover or change in possession. . This area in front of the basket is also known as the 'key' or the 'lane'. . If a player has a good '___________', he is a good ball-handler. . An aggressive rebounder. . Hard
Sport Terms The opposite of win. A full body suit worn while surfing. The item used to hit the ball in tennis. A person who is proficient in sport. The ability to stretch and flex. Hard
Football Facts It comes after fifth grade. The nice kid who befriended Scott. What's thrown when there is a penalty. Mean bully who picks on Scott. A learning disability characterized by bad spelling and decoding. Easy
Famous Basketball Players Wore #21 for the San Antonio Spurs while winning 5 NBA championships. Wears #30 for the Golden State Warriors and won a championship with 2 MVPs. Wore #21 for MInnesota Timberwolves and #5 for the Boston Celtics and is nicknamed the 'Big Ticket'. Wears #0 for the Oklahoma City Thunder and was the 2015 NBA scoring champ. Wore #5 for the New Jersey Nets and #2 for the Dallas Mavericks is now the coach for the Milwaukee Bucks. Hard
Track and Field Competition The circuit where there is running and jumping competition. Jumping over a high bar. A referee (arbitre). A race over obstacles. A stick that is handed from one runner to another in a relay race. Big
John 'Bud' Hillerich Wax Museum Crossword Puzzle Baseball hit over the fence. Flag for a team. The person that created the Louisville Slugger brand. America's national pasttime. Center fielder for Cincinnati Reds in 2016 that uses Louisville Slugger bat. Big
NBA Superstars Young and up and coming star in Boston. Was the leagues youngest MVP. Considered to have the best handle for a big man. Fashion Icon of the NBA. aka Superman. Hard
Swim Safety Test your swimming safety knowledge! Put on the skin in summer. . In the sun you need to slip, slop and ......... Length of an Olympic swimming pool. . Motion at the start of a swimming race.. Fastest stroke at the Olympics. . Big
Winter Olympics the athlete rides on a flat sled - head first down an ice track. athletes compete on a board which is like one large ski, to glide on snow doing jumps and tricks. steering is done by flexing the sled's runners with the calf of each leg. individuals, pairs or groups skate on the ice - usually to music. sometimes called bobsled. Older Children
Swimming A stroke where arms follow a heart shaped pattern. Movement of palms and forearms in a horizontal movement. To plunge headfirst into water. Another name for Australian Crawl. Freestyle drill with hands closed. Older Children
2016 World Series Read the hint then write it in the correct collum. There is no spaces. Cubs player who's last game of his career was the last game of the World Seriesand also was the oldest player to ever hit a home run in the World Series. Player who got the last out of the World Series.. MVP of the World Series. . Record of the winners to the losers. . First baseman for the cubs. Big
Volleyball Terminologies The original name of the game of volleyball, created by William Morgan.. The clockwise movement of players around the court and through the serving position following a side out. Players must retain their initial rotational order throughout the entire game, but once the ball is contacted on serve they are allowed to move . To change court positions after a ball is served to facilitate strongest player positions.. A serve that results directly in a point, usually when the ball hits the floor untouched on the receiving team's side of the court.. The tactical skill in which a ball is directed to a point where a player can spike it into the opponent's court.. Older Children
Volleyball Terminologies Complete the puzzle below. original name of the game of volleyball. the back boundary of the court. the clockwise movement of players around the court. an errant set that crosses the net without being touched by another offensive player. to change court positions after a ball is served to facilitate strongest player positions. Older Children
Sports and Games This famous sled-dog race takes place in Alaska. This is the most attended and watched sport in the world. In baseball, this person calls the words: safe, strike, ball, & out. Championship games for baseball. This sport uses gloves, bats, and balls. Big
Georgia Baseball People, places, events and terms in baseball in Georgia Carrollton Minor League baseball team name. 1st black player in MLB. Atlanta Negro League Team name. Hammerin' Hank. Known as the Black Babe Ruth. Older Children
Georgia Baseball People, places and events in Georgia Baseball History Carrollton minor league baseball team name. 1st black player in MLB. Shoeless. Atlanta Braves most recent Baseball hall of fame inductee. Atlanta Negro League team name. Big
Major League Baseball All 30 MLB teams!! Have won 3 World series in the past 5 years.. Plays in Baltimore.. Plays in Cinninati, Iowa.. Plays in Texas.. Plays at Fenway Park. Hard
Football A score worth two points.. The lines on the center field that signify 1 yard on the field.. When the player returning a punt waves his arm from side to side.. A free Kick.. To advance the ball by rushing not passing.. Hard
All About Tennis this person makes sure no one will cheat. there are both male and female tennis people.. some people play tennis on clay, others on grass.. many people play this sport.. The boy who collects the tennis balls.. Easy
Sports Injuries Locate the following sports injuries a torn or stretched muscle. a discolouration to the skin. a break in the skin. results in pain in the front or lower leg. a break in the bone. Big
Cross Country Terminology A meet between a multiple number of teams that have been invited to attend.. First five places form a team added together. The low score wins.. Racing shoes with metal elements in the soles. Short sprints during warm-ups and warm-downs.. Roped off area at the finish used to arrange runners in order of finish. Big
Baseball Banter (2 words) A hard hit ground burner.. Team's best pitcher.. Taking a base on balls. A walk.. A pitcher's arm. A wing. His soupbone.. A throw over another player's head that is too high to catch. No postage necessary.. Older Children
NRL Rugby League The number of points for a try in the NRL. The Brisbane __________________ are a QLD team. The official NRL team known as the Eels. What month of the year is the NRL Grand Final played?. What day of the week is the NRL Grand Final played?. Very Difficult
Baseball Banter A really good fast ball. A bullet.. a batted ball taking several bounces to reach an infielder.. The arm of a fast pitcher.. An inside pitch that forces the batter from the plate.. Team's best pitcher.. Big
Game of Darts What kind of sport is darts?. What is the difficult part of the game called?. Darts can be done with a lot of effort.. Who is the world champion of darts?. To be good at darts you need to _________.. Big
Baseball The best AL and NL teams square off at the end of each season in the World Series, also known by this two-word autumnal name.. A rarity, it's what you call a game where no runner reaches base for one of the teams. (Two words). Jackie ____________ was the frst African-American to play in the Major Legaues, breaking the so-called color barrier in 1947.. Major League Baseball teams are divided into two leagues: the National and the __________. Hall of Fame Jewish pitcher who took a stand for his faith when he decline to pitch in the World Series on Yom Kippur.. Very Difficult
The Science Behind Extreme Sports influenced by something or someone. includes something. a recklessly bold person. a light, silver-colored metal. copied. Big
2015 Rugby World Cup The answers are based on the 2015 Rugby World Cup and Rugby Union Which country won this years Rugby Championship?. International rugby returns in this month next year. Name the Rugby Union Studio show that has been shown on Thursday nights through the rugby season?. The Rugby World Cup trophys nickname. One of the exciting entertainment shows from Fox Sports for the RWC, Cup ------- Over. Big
Northampton Sports An annual water sports event hosted by the Rotary Club. The Northampton Cycle Route Sytem 'Connecting Northampton by Bike'. Northamptonshire's County Cricket Team . Northampton Leisure Trust's gym network (formerly three of them) . Current Manager of the Cobblers . Big
Sporting Life This sport is played on a field between two teams of 11 players; with a spherical ball that needs to be kicked through two posts to score a goal.. Australian swimming legend who won 1 silver and 2 gold medals at three consecutive olympic games.. This game is played on a grass or turf field. Players use sticks made out of wood or fibre glass to hit a round, hard, rubber like ball. The length of the stick depends on the players individual height. . What is the name of the first ever aboriginal sprinter to be a Commonwealth Games gold medalist at age 16? . An equestrian sport involving two or more jockeys riding horses over a set distance. Hard
Steeler's Football Facts What team did the Steeler's beat while wearing three different uniforms in the same season. Who recites the poem 'The Night Before Christmas' every year for the defensive players and their families. Besides the Green Bay Packers; what is the other football team that does not have cheertleaders. What actor was drafted by the Steeler's but cut in training camp. Who played for the Steeler's before starting a career in law. Older Children
Drew Brees Use the vocabulary words from the story to complete the puzzle an organization that helps people. comes from. very true. a very talented family; a good breeding line. signed up for. Hard
Olympic Games Complete the crossword by researching on the internet. *all number value answers are spelt in words. In which country was the 1992 Summer Olympics held ?. Blue, red, black and yellow are four of the five rings of the Olympic flag. What is the last one?. In which location did women participate for the first time in modern Olympic Games?. How many rounds are there in an Olympic boxing match ?. Before it begins its trip through 20 countries, where is the Olympic flame kindled ? [M---- -------]. Hard
Sports Sports in our Lives Key player who calls plays in football. Needs to be very fast and agile at catching fly balls. A very active position in baseball. Favorite European sport. Key player on basketball team. Hard
Fun Football Facts Every single NFL football is made in a factory located in this state . The coldest game in NFL history was in 1967 and is now known as what?. The cowboys stadium is located in what city in Texas? . The first team in the NFL to have cheerleaders . The amount of players on the field at any given time . Big
Sports Idioms To win easily (any sport). There is almost no time left to accomplish something (track). Start too early (track). Escape, have responsibility removed (fishing). Be comfortable doing something after some time (tennis). Big
Football What is the name of the medal awarded to the Best & Fairest player . What is the name of the Doctor that bought the South Melbourne club and moved them to Sydney (Dr Geoffrey ?). The term that describes the duration of a competition. The officials who preside over a match. The street procession on Grand Final eve where fans can cheer the players. Big
Goal! Find the answers in the text An American word for football. It should always be the team and not the player. You feel this when a football comes your way. We all speak a different one but football is an international one. Marks the end of the match. Older Children
Olympic Summer Camp Review What do the rings stand for?. The famous dance from argentina. What countries like to wave around. The continent where people surf. The fire that is passed around before the olympics. Big
Archery Terms used in Archery The farthest distance a bow will shoot an arrow.. A length of wood used in making selfbows. Billets are split from a side by side position in the same log to obtain similar limb performance characteristics, and spliced in the handle section of a bow.. The tapered piece of wood that fades out into the limb from the riser.. To tilt the bow off center when shooting so as to remove the bow's sight window from view.. The surface of the bow facing the archer when drawing the bow, the side with the bowstring.. Hard
Sports In The 1960's Famous African American Boxer that gave other African Americans courage.. Famous African American U.S.A track runner that performed the black power salute at the 1968 olympics with his partner Tommie Smith.. Famous African American track star that did the black power salute at the 1968 Olympics.. Combine (one thing) with another so that they become a whole.. The action or state of setting someone or something apart from other people or things or being set apart.. Big
World Cup Event Coach of Australia (NWC). Sometimes referred to as football (AWC). current champions (RWC). Winning team at the AWC. All players wear one (NWC). Very Difficult
Indy 500 Famous man who currently owns Graham Rahals Indy car. First driver to win Indy 500. Name on the Indy 500 trophy. How many drivers have raced in 500, Brickyard, Grand Prix. The first year Indiana was sung at the Indy 500. Hard
History of Baseball The _________ dealt with organizational matters but which also laid out rules for playing the game.. What was George Herman Ruth's nickname?. What team has the curse of the great bambino?. Barry Bonds home run record was very controversial due to his use of _____.. Where was the earliest known mention of baseball in the U.S?. Very Difficult
Wilma Rudolph The Wilma Rudolph Foundation gave this to boys and girls. Wilma was on this Tennessee State University team. Where the 1956 Olympics was held. Wilma's nickname on the basketball team. The disease Wilma got that affected how she walked. Hard
Archery used in big game huntting. Much like the longbow, but the limbs curve back away from the belly of the bow, which can provide more power in a shorter bow than the longbow. target shootings. most popular bow for hunting and target shooting. Bang Bang. Older Children
Archery the two feathers not at a right angle to the nock. when nocking the arrow, the index feather should point ____ the target. the type of archery in which one shoots at stationary colored targets. the white rings ont the target outside the 1 point value rings. one of the fingers you do not put on the drawstring. Hard
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