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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
NFL Leader of the offense. First SuperBowl winners. First year player. When an offensive player loses possesion of the ball before a play is blown dead. Yards needed for a first down . Older Children
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
Physical Activity for Children How many minutes every day should children exercise?. What physical activity intensity is bike riding?. A synonym for sitting.. Being active for 60 minutes every day will maintain what?. What is one activity that strengthens muscle and bones?. Older Children
Martial Arts A stance preparing yourself to fight. Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee stared in _________________ together . A grappling style of martial arts. __________ studied martial arts in Korea. The belt colors yellow, orange and, red all represent the _____. Older Children
Flag Football When the offense gets their flag pulled behing their own goal line.. The player who runs the offense and throws the ball.. When a defensive player catches a pass intended for an offensive player.. Throwing the football underhand to a receiver to the side of you or behing you. Can occur anywhere on the field.. When a player drops the football after they caught it. Any time this happens in flag football it is a down.. Older Children
Sports History Boxing gloves can be identified as far back as this millennium. International Soccer Organization. Ancient Olympic combat sport (during classic Greek era). Vale Tudo developed in 1920's Brazil and was brought to the United States by this family. Alexander Joy Cartwright developed the rules of this sport. Hard
Ireland Rugby Players Ireland Legend. Learned how to play Rugby at age 12. Tallest Ireland Player. Hooker. Brother is Rob. Hard
SWIMMING Important when in or near the water (6). The highest level of international swimming competition (8). Another name for overarm. To wear when swimming. Also called 'swimmers' (7). Warm water (6). Hard
Jackie Robinson What college did Jackie go to?. How many siblings did Jackie have?. What month is Jackie Robinson day in?. Which one of Jackie's brothers went to the Olympics?. What month did Jackie die in? . Hard
Kentucky Derby Traditional Drink. Horse Breed. Most _________ two minutes in sports. Last Horse to win the Triple Crown. Last name of the first woman to ride in Kentucky Derby. Older Children
Babe Ruth Babe Ruth hit 712 _______. a rawhide ball with red stitches . a bases loaded home run. there are 9 ____ in a game . the opposite of out. Hard
NBA Players Won the dunk contes this year. Piont guard for Golden State and won the three point contest. Point guard for OKC. He is the center for the Houston Rockets. Small Forward for the Clevland Cavilers. Big
Soccer Terms A kick done from the penalty line.. The sideline.. The players that are the offensive or scoring players.. Putting the ball in play by having one team kick the ball forward from the center of the field.. The players who play the entire field.. Older Children
NFL's Greatests Guard-Tackle Baltimore (1957-1967). Defensive Tackle Pittsburgh (1969-1981). Linebacker Chicago (1981-1992). Wide receiver San Francisco (1995-2000). Wide Receiver Seattle (1976-1989). Big
College Mascots Iowa State University. University of Virgina. university of delaware. St johns university. university of tulsa. Older Children
Archery To draw an arrow so far that the point passes the face of the bow. The distance a bow can shoot an arrow - similar term used in fishing. The type of arrows used in hunting big game. Any or all of an archer's equirpment - an archer's gear. A style of archery that allows stabilizers and pin sights, but not release aids or optical sights. Big
March Madness Name of the NCAA basketball tournament played in March.. Name of the cancer run / walk Venest is participating in on May 24th.. The country in which these hockey players (Perry, Doughty and Getzlaf) played for in the 2014 Olympics.. 'In like a _____, out like a lamb'.. A symbol of luck with four leaves.. Older Children
Winter Olympics A mechanical device on skis or a snowboard usually made of metal that fastens the boot securely. A game played on ice with teams of 6 players each with an object to hit a puck into a goal.. Precipitation made in the form of ice crystals.. The act or sport of gliding on skis. An olympic sport that consists of rails and jumps.. Big
Winter Olympics What is a warm season?. What would the title of this be with out Winter?. What was the first winter sport to be included in the Winter Olympics?. What sport was Jamie Anderson in?. What is the country that is holding the 2014 Winter Olympics?. Older Children
Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson's number. He served as the radio broadcaster of the Brooklyn Dodgers games from 1939-1953. A pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers, he was traded to Pittsburgh for refusing to play with Robinson. He served as Robinson's minor league manager in Montreal.. The first African American to play major league baseball. He broke the color barrier on April 15, 1947. Older Children
2014 Super Bowl All about the Super Bowl Play by play announcer for today's game. Wilson of Seahawks. QB of host stadium home team. Last year's super bowl winner. Host stadium for 2014 super bowl. Older Children
Jackie Robinson an athlete playing his or her first season as a member of a professional sports team. a tract of land where ball games, especially baseball are played. power or capacity to do or act physically, mentally, legally, morally, or financially. an unfavorable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason.. admirable fine or excellent; extremely good. Older Children
Badminton an infringement of the laws. If made by the receving side, it resulats in a point to the server. if made by the server he or she loses . the player or side receving service . a deceptive serve used mostly in doubles to clear the receiver . The player or side which as the advantagee of serving . to win a rally with a dicisive scoring storke usualy a smash. Older Children
The Game of Golf The person who had the lowest score on the previous hole is said to have the _____ tees off first on the next hole. The player whose ball is farthest from the hole. The putting area with very short grass where the hole is located. The warning word you shout if your ball is headed toward another person. A large sand-filled area, also called a sand trap. Hard
Pickleball Hitting the ball back and forth between opposite teams. When the serve does not clear the net. The way you serve. The only time someone can score is when they are ________. The server should start on which side of the court. Older Children
Golf The player farthest from the hole is the first to play. A person who carries clubs for a golfer and gives a golfer advice with club selection. The area of a golf hole on the course designed for putting. A warning yelled by a player when their shot threatens another player. A sand trap on a golf course, defined as a hazard. Older Children
Soccer A kick taken 12 yards in front of the goal as a result of a foul or hand ball.. Plays behind the fullbacks.. Plays between the fullbacks and the forwards.. Their primary job is to stop the opponents from scoring.. A free kick given after severe fouls such as hitting.. Older Children
Simple Machines The efficiency of a machine is always less than this. . Some of the work put into a machine is used to overcome this.. A type of pulley that changes the direction of the effort force.. The number of times a machine multiplies the effort, or input, force.. A slanted surface, or ramp.. Big
Time for Hockey Abbreviation for National Hockey League. Used to hit the puck. Players wear this to protect their teeth. Small black disc. Name of Caps mascot. Hard
Tennis History Major held on grass courts. What American tennis player has 77 Titles and turned pro in 1978. Major located in Melbourne. The number of Tennis Major championships. Swedish tennis player 6-Time Roland Garros champion. Older Children
Box Out is a defensive alignment in which two defensive players are assigned to guard a single offensive player.. A shot in basketball in which the ball glances off the backboard before reaching the basket.. A part of the circumference of a circle or other curve.. To attempt to stop (the opposition) from scoring.. A single human being as distinct from a group, class, or family.. Older Children
Sports Idioms Find the definition of each sport idiom. try to deal with something or someone. the time when an activity starts. to just be able to manage, especially when you have financial difficulties. doing badly and likely to fail. to talk to someone for a short time to find out how they are or what they think about something. Older Children
Badminton The place Canada's women's doubles team came in at the 2012 Summer olympics. If the shuttle is hit with two strikes on one side of the net. If the server's score is even the server is on this side. The country that all of the gold medal winners of badminton from the 2012 olympics came from. The men's gold medal badminton winner of the 2012 olympics . Hard
Badminton Players continuousnly playing back and forth. In doubles who hits the incoming serve. The players that don't serve are doing this. Players can not do this. In doubles the player on the right serving must serve to this position on the opposite side of the net. Hard
Ballet Moves leg unfolds in the air. passing of the foot up the leg to the knee. slow, controlled movements for balance. to rise. spring from both feet to one foot. Hard
Sports Baseball players love _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ bases when a pitcher isn't looking.. Sound made when a cricket ball just touches the bat. A cyclist rides this. Tennis players hold this. To hit a golf or tennis ball high into the air. Hard
Sport When you don't win a game, you.... it. I've started going to the gym, because I want to... . People swim in a swimming.... . A ground for tennis or basketball. A special area for football, rugby or hockey games. Older Children
N.B.A has a horse in their logo. their mascot is Hooper. team started playing in the year 1970. have a coyote as a mascot. in there name they have the opposite of a female cow . Hard
Injury In Sport Muscles are overstretched. When blood forms underneath the skin. Small pockets of fluid. Heart is starved of oxygen. Break in a bone. Older Children
Hockey Teams and Players Our capital team. The second best team in the NHL. The B.B.. There's royalty in L.A.. The top team in the NHL. Hard
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