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1: A................................................. Alamo Dome B................................................. Brandon Loy C............................................. Westlake Chaps D..................................... DKR Memorial Statium E............................................. Extreme Sports F........................................Frank Erwin Center G........................................................ Golf H....................................... Western Hills Little league I........................................ Texas Ice statium J........................................ Junior/Masters Regional K........................................ Kevin Keys L........................................ Lance Armstrong M........................................ Motorcross N........................................ Netball O........................................O'riley 300 P........................................ Ping Pong Q........................................ Quan Cosby R........................................ Houston Rockets S........................................ UDSA Dog Sports T........................................ Texas Longhorns U....................................... University of Texas Bowl History V....................................... Vince Young W........................................ DJ Williams X........................................ Texas X Karate Y.................... East Texas Youth Track competition Team Z........................................ Zilker Park

2: The Alamo dome is multi-purpose facility that is primarily used as a football or a basketball stadium. It seats more than 65,000 people. When it opened in 1993, it is said that it costed $186 million. it hosts the alamo bowl, NCAA basketball playoffs, and San Antonio spurs games. | A | Venue Alamo dome | http://basketball.ballparks.com/NBA/SanAntonioSpurs/index.htm

3: B | Individual Brandon Loy | Brandon Loy is a baseball player for the Texas Longhorns. he was born in Rowlett Texas, and born on 05/03/1990. He weighs 170 lbs and is 6 foot. He is one of the fastest for the team. Although he does not have a lot of power, he gets a lot of hits and gets on base a lot. in 2009 he was on the big 12 second team. | http://www.texassports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/loy_brandon00.html

4: C | Team Westlake Chaps | Westlake's football team has at times been one of the more elite teams in Texas. Ebbie Neptune was the head football coach from 1982 to 1986. in 1996 Westlake was undefeated. With Drew Brees at quarterback, he lead Texas to their only undefeated season | Www.Westlake High school.com

5: D | Venue DKR Memorial Statium | DKR memorial statium is home to the Texas Longhorns, it has a capacity of 100,000. The statium was named after Darrel K Royal. Darrel was an all American football player. 184-60-5 was his final record for 20 seasons as the head coach. | http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/xvd01

6: E | Extreme Sports History | Extreme Sports is thought that it started in 1970. Because of the increase in modern safety, extreme sports has been more popular in the 20th century. sticky rubber-soled climbing shoes and artificial climbing walls has increased the popularity in the extreme sport rock climbing | http://www.catalogs.com/info/sports/history-of-extreme-sports.html

7: F | Frank Erwin Center Venue | The Frank Erwin center cost $34 million in 1977. it can seat up to 16,755 spectators. The first event hosted was a U.T. basketball game which occurred on November 29, 1977. The building is named for former UT Board of Regents member Frank Erwin, who attended U.T. The Frank Erwin center is located in downtown Austin. It holds many diverse events. | http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Frank_Erwin_Center

8: G | The History of Golf | It is estimated that golf has been around for 500 years. James II of Scotland, in an Act of Parliament dated March 6, 1457, had golf and football banned because these sports were interfering too much with archery practice, needed by the loyal defenders of the Scottish realm.The first authentic record of a club maker was in 1603 when William Mayne was appointed to the court of James I of England to make golf clubs for the king and his coherts. Today, modern balls have been more durable, solid, and popular. | http://www.tourcanada.com/golfhist.htm

9: H | Western Hills Little League Team | Western Hills is a wreck league for baseball. Fields that you play on are Joseph, Sayers and more. there are teams that range from ages 3-18. The league plays in the Westlake area. ocasionally the teams play a south Austin team, in south Austin. | http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=whll-austin

10: I | Texas Ice Stadium Venue | The Texas ice stadium is located in Houston Texas. The stadium holds ice skating games.The stadium also runs competitive hockey leagues and trains some of the best skaters in the region. You can also have a birthday party there and play broomball. | http://www.ohwy.com/tx/o/o0230989.htm

11: J | Junior/Masters Regional Cycling Competition | The junior masters regional is held in Houston. If you win you get the prize of $2000. It can range from starting at 6:30 P.M. or 10:00 A.M. It is a competition for boys and girls. It is held at 3880 Greenhouse Rd. | http://www.usacycling.org/events/getflyer.php?permit=2009-816

12: K | Kevin Keyes Individual | Kevin Jamal Keyes was born on Mar. 15, 1989. He was a senior at the university of Texas last year. 6-4 and weighs 224lbs. In his senior season he practically led the team in hits, and BA. he batted in a power position and played the outfield. Sadly, Texas got eliminated in the tournament by TCU. | http://www.texassports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/keyes_kevin00.html

13: L | Lance Armstrong Individual | lance Armstrong was born on September 18, 1971. Lance was athletic at an early age. He took up sports such as cycling, football, track, and baseball. In his senior year in highschool, he got chosen to be in the olimpics. He then Excelled in Cycling | http://www.biography.com/articles/Lance-Armstrong-9188901

14: M | Motor Cross Sport | It is known that motorcross was established in 1924. Over the time period, they have shortened the tracks and made more tricks, and jumps. in the 1980s that rapid technological enhancements in motocross increased the popularity a lot. | http://www.freestyle-motocross.net/info/guide/fmx/history

15: N | Netball Sport | In 1891 at England The sport netball was created. In netball a ball has to be lobbed into a high peach basket. It is said that basketball came from netball. In 1995, netball was actually recognized as an olympic sport. | http://www.netball.org/Netball.aspx?id=18

16: O | O'Reilly 300 race Competition | The O'Reilly is a race held in Houston Texas. About 40-42 people race in it. You can range from getting $15,000 to $50,000 in the race.

17: Ping Pong History | P | The sport of ping pong (table tennis) started in England when people would turn their dining tables into miniature versions of a table tennis table. in the 1950's people thought that the sport came from countrys such as Japan, Korea, and China, they were wrong. it mostly came from European countrys | http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/fall04/baksh/history.html

18: Q | Quan Cosby Football player | Quan Cosby was born in Waco Texas on December 23, 1982. Quan Cosby played for the Texas Longhorns. He got drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals. Quan was a star for Mart high school, playing baseball, football, and track. In baseball he had a .479 batting average. | http://sportifi.com/Persons/Quan-Cosby/bio

19: R | Houston Rockets Team | On January 11, 1967 the San Diego Rockets became the 12th member of the NBA. They got their name from a vote of the local fans. In the 1970-1971 season, they moved to Houston. They got more fans when they won back to back championships. (1994 & 1995) | http://hoopedia.nba.com/index.php?title=Houston_Rockets#Franchise_Arenas

20: S | UDSAA Dog sports | UDSAA dog sports began in 1999 and is held in Houston. 25 Dogs compete in the annual agility competition. You can either win first place (#1) or last (10th). The UDSAA competition is always fairly based and has rules | http://www.usdaa.com/news.cfm

21: T | Texas Longhorns Team | Bevo is the Texas Longhorn mascot, has been a fixture at UT games since 1966. The Longhorn mascot shows the pride and tradition of Texas Football. They have won 48 national championships in total. Texas football has won 4 times, the recent one was in 2005. They won in 1963, 1969, 1970, and in 2005. | http://college-basketball-tickets.net/texas_longhorns/history.htm

22: U | University of Texas Bowl History Teams that won | sugar bowl, cotton, orange, national championship, fiesta, gator, astro-bonnet bowl, sun, john hancock, holiday bowl, | The Bowls: | Texas football has been a power house program since the start. Almost making a bowl game every year consistantly | http://espn.go.com/

23: V | Vince Young Individual | Vince Young was born on May 18, 1983. From winning Texas a National Championship, he sadly left as a junior. He got drafted 3rd overall by the Tennessee Titans. As you can see to the left, Vince runs in for the game winning touchdown to give Texas the national championship. Vince is more known for his running ability although he can still air the ball a long way. Texas retired his jersey on August 30, 2008 | www.nfl.com/players/vinceyoung/profile?id=YOU617196

24: W | DJ Williams Individual | (Possibly one of the best college tight ends drafted this year) DJ was born September 10, 1988 in Dallas, Texas. DJ is a tight end for the Green Bay Packers. Coming out of the University of Arkansas, he got drafted in the fifth round in the 2011 NFL Draft. He was mostly intrested in basketball in highschool DJ had it tough, he described his childhood as a living terror. | http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/players/1273405/dj-williams

25: X | Texas X Karate Team | Texas X Karate is located in Texas X Karate has became one of the largest martial arts associations in the world. Texas X Karate's black belts had dominated the top 10 rankings throughout the 1960’s and 1970’s. The program was founded by Allen Steen. he was a Grand Champion winner of the 1964 Long Beach Internationals. | http://www.texaskarate.com/akbba_history.htm

26: Y | East Texas Youth Track Competition Team Competition | The East Texas Youth Track Competition Team is a powerhouse track team. They are located in east Austin. Their motto is, "Every One is a Winner." East Texas also has other competition teams, including baseball, football, gold, tennis. Not only are they good at track, East Texas is a powerhouse in all of those sports | http://www.easttexastrackclub.com/index_1.html

27: Z | Zilker Park Venue for swimming, and all sports. | Zilker park is a big area where you can play football, soccer, and other sports. You can also go to Barton springs which is very cold, but great in the summer. It also holds the ACL musical festible. It also holds yearly a kite fest in which you fly kites and have fun. | http://www.austinparks.org/apfweb/park.php?parkId=386

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