FC: A-Zillion Sports by Scott Morse and Knox Kronenberg
1: A- Alamo Dome stadium B-. Ashly Banister C-Corpus Christi Hooks D- Dallas Stars E- EDS Byron Nelson Championship F- Fishing G- Gym H- Shell Houston Open I - Chaparral ice J- Jordon Etier K- Tom Kite L- Lacrosse M- A&M Baseball N- NCAA Final Four O- Houston Oilers P- Ping Pong Q- Quanah High school Basketball R- Daryl Royal Stadium S- UIL State Championship T- Track U- U.T Baseball V- Vince Young W- Westlake High School Stadium X- Xtreme Paintball Y- Yao Ming Z- Zilker Park x- Xtreme Paintball
2: Football- venue | Alamo Dome Stadium The Alamo Dome is also known as the "third generation" facility. The Alamo Dome was opened in May 15, 1993. The cost was approximately $186 million. The stadium is for football and basketball.
3: volleyball- individual | Ashly Banister Ashly Banister is a 6-1 freshman that plays volleyball for Texas. Her hometown is Sugar Land Texas. She plays outside hitter on the team.
4: Baseball- Team | Corpus Christi Hooks | The Corpus Christi Hooks was established in 1901. since 1901 42 million people have come to see the hooks play. The Hooks are a Minor league baseball team.http://web.minorleaguebaseball.
5: Hockey- Team | Dallas Stars | The Dallas Stars are located in Dallas Texas. The Stars play in the national hockey league other wise known as NHL. The Stars won the 1999 Stanly Cup. The Stars are one of five teams in the western conference. They play at Reunion Area in Dallas.
6: Golf- competition | EDS Byron Nelson Championship | The tournament is played one of the shortest course in the PGA tour. Most golfers like this because that means they don't have to bomb the ball 300 yards on most holes. Jason Day is in the lead with 10 under
7: Fishing- History | Fishing | Fishing as been around since the man first walked on this earth. Fishing is used to catch food, but today many people are using fishing like a sport. To fish you need a rod, line, and bait. There is hundreds of different types of fish.
8: GYM- History | Gymnastics | Gymnastics is a sport that has been around for over 2000 years but as a competitive sport its been around for only 100 years. Gymnastics is used all over the place. There are many places to do gymnastics in Texas.
9: Golf- Competition | Shell Houston Open | The Shell Houston Open is located in HumbleTexas. The Shell Houston Open is one part of the PGA tour. Currently Phil Michelson the lefty is in the lead with 7 under par. The course is Red Stone Golf Club TournamentCourse.
10: Ice Sports- Venue | Chaparral ice | Chaparral Ice is located in Austin, Texas at Northcross Mall on Anderson Lane. They hold all types of sports, from hockey, to figure skating, to just skating around with your friends.
11: Baseball- Individual | Jordan Etier | Jordan Etier plays baseball for the University of Texas and he went to Westlake High School. He is a Junior at Texas and plays infield. Jordan Etier's batting average for 2011 is .244 and he has one homerun and 20 RBI's.
12: Golf- Individual | Tom Kite | Tom Kite was born in Mckinney, Texas and went to the University of Texas. He is 61 years old. He swings right-handed and has played in a few 2011 tournaments, one of which he came in seventh and won $70,000.
13: Lacrosse- History | Lacrosse | Lacrosse, then called Baggataway was first played by the Native Americans as a way of settling disputes among tribes and was used for military training. The fields back then were miles long and had no sideline and the games took days to finish. The teams also had 1000 players in early lacrosse.
14: Baseball- Team | A&M Baseball | A&M University is located in College Station, Texas. In recent years they have continued to get better. They had very good players in the past. Their head coach Rob Childress. The associate head coach is Andy Sawyers. The team is in the big 12 conference.
15: Basketball- Competition | 2008 NCAA Final Four | The 2008 Final Four was located in San Antonio, Texas. It was historic because there were all four number one seeds there. The teams were Kansas, North Carolina, Memphis and UCLA. There were 167,000 people there at the Final Four weekend because of the good teams and the good weather.
16: Football- Team | Houston Oilers | The Houston Oilers played in the NFL from 1960-1996. During that time they played in Jeppesen Stadium, Rice Stadium, and in the Astrodome; all of which are located in Texas. They never won a Superbowl however they have many Hall of Famers including running back Earl Campbell and quarterback Warren Moon. Today they play as the Tennessee Titans.
17: Ping Pong- History | Ping Pong | Most people believe that Ping Pong began in China because of the name and their dominance in the sport. However, it actually started in England inn 1880's. They used everyday objects like string as the net, and cigar box tops as the paddles and corks as balls.
18: Basketball- team | Quanah High School Basketball | The Quanah Indians are located in Quanah, Texas. They are coached by Derrick Jones who led them to a 2-7 record. They are ranked 1034 in the state and 13782 in the nation.
19: Football- venue | DKR Memorial Stadium | DKR Memorial stadium is located in Austin, Texas and is where the Texas Longhorns play football. It was named after Daryl K Royal. It can hold around 100,000 fans and is one of the biggest stadiums in all of football. The field was newly renovated and is continuing to be improved.
20: Track and field- competition | UIL State Track Meet | The UIL State meet is held at the UT track and field venue. High schoolers from all over the country come to compete in this huge competition. The fastest 100 meter dash time in 2010 was 10.39 seconds. The record for the discus was 177 feet and 2 inches and the record high jump was 7 feet high.
21: Track | The Olympic Track games first started in 776 B.C. and the only race for thirteen years was the 6oo foot race. However, now it is a world-wide festival with many many events. There is now also the summer and winter Olympics, and each country competes and not only Olympia. | Track- history
22: Baseball- team | UT Baseball Team | The University of Texas baseball plays at Disch-Falk field in Austin, Texas. The 2011 team's overall record is 36-12, but they are 17-7 in their conference. Their head coach is Augie Garrido and some of their players are Jordan Etier from Westlake and Cohl Walla.
23: Football- individual | Vince Young | Vince Young currently plays for the Tennessee Titans, however he played in college for the University of Texas. He helped Texas win the National Championship by running for the winning touchdown against USC in 2005.
24: Football-Venue | Westlake Stadium | Westlake Stadium is located in Austin, Texas. The field is named after Ebbie Neptune, our first athletic director of Westlake High school. The field holds many sports like football, lacrosse, and soccer.
25: Paintball- Venue | Xtreme Paintball | Xtreme Paintball is located in Austin Texas and is close to the Capitol. There are numerous courses and some are built by army veterans. Some of the courses are Tin Village, Bamboo village, Trenches and Speed ball.
26: Basketball- Individual | Y- Yao Ming | Yao Ming was born in Shanghai, China. He currently plays for the Houston Rockets.He is 7'6'' and in his career he averages 9.2 rebounds,19 points per game, and 1.9 blocks per game.
27: Z- Zilker Park | Zilker Park is located in Austin, Texas on 2100 Barton Springs Road. Zilker Park is home to many sports like pick-up football, frisbee golf, ultimate frisbee and sand volleyball. It also has many festivals like the kite festival and trail of lights. many people go there for different sports. | Frisbee Golf- Venue
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