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BC: THE END By: James and Phil

FC: Exploring Texas Athletics from A-Z

1: Table of Contents page 1: Augie Guarido (ind) page 2: Ben Crenshaw (ind) page 3: Colt Mccoy (ind) page 4: Dallas Cowboys cheer leaders (Team) page 5: Eurupean Handball (History) page 6: Final Four Houston (Comp) page 7: Golf(History) page 8: Hill country basketball (Team) page 9: Chaparral Ice (Venue) page 10: Judo (History) page 11: Kyle Field (Venue) page 12: Lacrosse (History) page 13: Minute Maid Park(Venue) page 14: North Texas Golf Expo(Comp) page 15: Special Olympics Texas(Team) page 16: Grand Haven Beach pole vault(Comp) page 17: Quinten Jammer(ind) page 18: Dareil Royal Stadium(Venue) page 19: Super Bowl(Comp) page 20: Texas Motor Speedway(Team) page 22: Christian Universty Elmery ray Stadium(Venue) page 23: Volleyball(History) page 24: Xtreme paintball(Venue) page 25: Yell leaders (Team) page 26: Pat Zachry (ind)

2: A | B | C | D | F | H | I | K | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | X | Y | Z

3: A Augie Guarido | August Edmun Garrido, Jr. born February 6, 1939 and is currently the coach of the Longhorns of The University of Texas in Austin. As of the end of the 2007 season, Garrido has made a record of 1,629 wins, 755 losses, and 8 ties over 37 seasons of coaching. He has more wins than any other coach in NCAA Division in baseball history. Garrido's teams have won five national titles (1979, 1984, 1995, 2002, 2005). Many believe Augie is the Best coach Texas has ever had.

4: B Ben Crenshaw | Ben Daniel Crenshaw was born on January 11, 1952 in Austin. He shot a 74 for eighteen holes when he was ten, and three years later qualified for the state junior tournament - a major event in Texas - with an impressive score of 69. Crenshaw was an athlete he broad jumped and played guard in basketball, quarterback in football, and catcher in baseball. Golf has been and always be his sport

5: C Colt McCoy | Colt Daniel McCoy was born sept. 5, 1986 in Hobbs,N.m.. Colt then moved to Tuscola, Tx and played quarterback for the Jim nev high school in Tuscola. He later got a scolarship to the University of Texas where he played Quarterback for Texas for 5 years. He was awarded 13 collegiate awards and was the most winningest QB at Texas. He was drafted 85th to the Browns. He remains one of the top QBs at Texas.

6: Before the founding of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (DCC), the football team's cheer squad was a male-female group called CowBelles & Beaux. Before the 1970 season, they decided to change the cheerleaders image to boost attendance. At first the main change was to create an all female squad and change the uniforms and style of cheerleading routines to be more towards dance and less like high school or college cheerleading squads. On 13 January 1980, a sequel to the original TV movie called The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders 1979 aired. Throughout the years, they have had many other TV appearances. Some people Think that the Dallas Cheerleaders are a distraction, others may say they wouldn’t go to the games with out them | | D Dallas cowboys Cheerleaders

7: E European Handball | European Handball is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball to throw it into the goal of the other team. The team with the most goals after two periods of 30 minutes wins. It is played in the Olympics and is a big sport in Europe. I like it because it is a good game to play in 6th grade P.E..

8: F Final Four Houston | This year Houston held The final four basketballs biggest event. The Big Dance is a fun, free fan experience with activities, food and beverage courts, video monitors and live music in celebration of the 2011 NCAA Men's Final Four in Houston. The Big Dance is presented by NCAA There are Roughly 77,000 fans expected to attend one or more of the Final Four games; approximately 70,000 of these will be visitors to Houston Thats big bucks for the city that is holding it. If your a big b-ball fan this is the best place to be.

9: G Golf | Golf is a precision club-and-ball sport, in which competing players (or golfers), using many types of clubs, attempt to hit balls into each hole on a golf course while employing the fewest number of strokes. It is one of the few ball games that does not require a standardized playing area. Instead, the game is played on golf "courses", each of which features a unique design, although courses typically consist of either nine or eighteen holes. Golf is defined, in the rules of golf, as "playing a ball with a club from the teeing ground into the hole by a stroke or successive strokes in accordance with the Rules."

10: H HCMS Basketball | HCMS basketball players are set to a high stander when playing. The cougars are located in Austin,Tx. They have a ton load of district championships and will want to remain winning them. The Cougars have many sports played at the school but basketball is well known for being one of the best.

11: I Chaparral Ice | Chaparral Ice is an ice skating facility located in Austin, TexasThe I-35 facility now boasts two sheets of ice. It remains the home ice facility for the ACHA University of Texas ice hockey team, and the Youth Hockey Foundation of Austin.Chaparral rebuilt an ice rink at its Northcross Mall location. With 3 full sheets of ice in Austin, Chaparral supports all skating activities in Austin. New skaters are welcome to come to the rink. They can on the public ice sessions, or sign up for Learn to Skate classes for hockey or regular skating lessons.

12: J Judo | Judo is a modern martial art and combat sport created in Japan in 1882 by Kano Jigoro. Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the object is to either throw or takedown one's opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue one's opponent with a grappling maneuver, or force an opponent to submit by joint locking or by executing a strangle hold or choke. Strikes and thrusts by hands and feet as well as weapons defences are a part of judo, but only in pre-arranged forms (kata) and are not allowed in judo competition or free practice.

13: K Kyle field | Kyle Field is the football stadium located on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. It has been the home to the Texas A&M Aggie football team in rudimentary form since 1904, and as a complete stadium since 1927. It is known as The Home of the 12th Man. Kyle field has a stated capacity of 83,002 (the thirteenth largest stadium in the NCAA), but has hosted crowds in excess of 90,000.

14: L Lacrosse | Lacrosse was the first game ever played in Texas. Lacrosse was given its name by early French settlers, using the generic term for any game played with a curved stick (crosse) and a ball. The fields were sometimes over two miles long. The Indians even killed the losers of the games. play lacrosse by taking a ball in a mesh stick and throwing it at the other teams goal.

15: M Minute Maid Park | In 2002 the Houston Astros baseball team sold the naming rights for their venue, subsequently named Minute Maid Park, and the company now owns 8.5% of the team. The stadium retired the old but great Houston Astrodome. The Minute Maid Park is located in Houston, Texas.

16: Lots of different contests are setup at the North Texas Golf Expo. Each contest requires a payment, either $5 or $10 depending on the number of tries you have. Contests included a long putt contest and longest drive contest. They gave a prize to the top three longest drives each 2 hours. This year Hank Haney spoke at the expo. The expo ran this year from January 29th through January 31st at the Dallas Market Hall near downtown. | N North Texas Golf Expo

17: O Special Olympics Texas | Special Olympics is the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to more than 3.1 million athletes in 175 countries. Alternating between summer and winter, the Special Olympics World Games are held every two years. Often the Games are the largest sporting event to take place in the World that year. There are also local, national and regional competitions in over 175 countries worldwide.

18: P Grand haven beach pole vault | Starting her in Texas the grand haven beach pole vault competition is the biggest of them all. With over three hundred participators each year, this is the place to be if you like the beach and are a competitive pole-vaulter. Starting in 1940 it has accrued every year even in the rain. May 1, 2010 - Grand Haven placed third and Fremont was seventh. Grand Haven's high jump team, pole vault team and distance medley teams placed first. Some people think of this competition as one of the best in the countries.

19: Q Quentin Jammer | Quentin Jammer was born June 19, 1979 in Angleton, Texas and played for the Texas Longhorns for 3 years. There he was an all-American ?Cornerback. He was drafted to the San Diego Chargers. He is known for being a hard hitting cornerback in the NFL.

20: R Darrel K. Royal Stadium | Darrel K. Stadium has been the home for the Texas longhorns since 1924. named after the most winningest coach in U.T. history, Darell royal. The stadium holds over 100,000 fans and makes for a great home field advantage for the longhorns. it is currently the sixth largest stadium in the ncaa.

21: S SuperBowl Houston | The 2004 SuperBowl was located in Houston, Tx. The Event took place in the Reliant Energy Stadium. The New England Patriots Vs. The Carolina Panthers. The Patriots won 32-29 and quarterback Tom Brady won MVP of the game. The game was varying both ways until in the fourth quarter, The Patriots kicked a feild goal to win.

22: T Texas Motor Speedway | Texas Motor Speedway is a speedway located in the northernmost portion of the U.S. city of Fort Worth, Texas – the portion located in Denton County, Texas.The track measures 1.5 miles (2.4 km) around and is banked 24 degrees in the turns, and is of the quad-oval design, where the front straightaway juts outward slightly.The track layout is similar to Atlanta Motor Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway (formerly Lowe's Motor Speedway).The track is owned by Speedway Motorsports, Inc., the same company that owns Atlanta and Charlotte Motor Speedways, as well as the short-track Bristol Motor Speedway.

23: U Abilene Christian Univ. Elmer Gray Field | Elmer Gray stadium is home to Abeiline Christian Wildcats. It is a track and field stadium. It is located in Abilene, Texas. Yhe seating capacity is 4,000 eats. It was recently remodeled in 1990.

24: V Volleyball | Volleyball is an Olympic team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules. Many girls and boys enjoy playing the sport in a league, Collegatly and just for fun. It is great for people to play volleyball because it is fun, keeps you in good shape, and is good to compete with other people.

25: The Houston Wranglers was a tennis team based in Houston, Texas. The schedule for 2007 were 14 games 7 of which were home matches played in Houston. All home matches were played in the 5240 seat stadium at Westside Tennis Club. The Wranglers encourage their fans to enjoy the game by making noise and cheering on the Wranglers. The Houston Wranglers are also the only tennis team with cheerleaders. | W Houston Wranglers Tennis team

26: X | Xtreme Paintball is the closest paintball field to the capital building. They provide you and your group with the best paintball experience possible. They guarantee maximize playing time, utilize professionalism and be available weekdays, weekends and holidays. they are only 14.7 miles from Central Austin. It is yes to get ther from IH-35 and Parmer Lane, Pecan Street in Pflugerville, Bastrop, and Elgin. So go play now.

27: The Yell Leaders are the leaders of the unique spirit for which Texas A&M is so well known. The Yell Leaders are comprised of five students that are elected by the student body. They are the official spirit organization of the university and they lead Aggie fans in yells during athletic sports and other school events. Unlike cheerleaders, the Yell Leaders do not perform gymnastic. Instead they use a variety of hand signals, called "pass backs", to help the crowd. | Y Yell Leaders

28: Z Pat Zachry | Patrick Paul Zachry (born April 24, 1952 in Richmond, Texas) is a former Major League baseball pitcher. who had a ten year career from 1976 to 1985. He Batted and Threw Right. He had 69–67 win loss record and 669 strikeouts. Zachry pitched quite well in the post-season as well, starting and winning game two of the 1976 National League Championship Series against the Philadelphia Phillies. He played for the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers. This is the kind of baseball play everone would like to see play.

29: Citations! "Ben Crenshaw." Ben Crenshaw. Web. 20 May 2011. . "Colt McCoy Stats - ESPN." ESPN: The Worldwide Leader In Sports. Coors Light. Web. 20 May 2011. . - Official Site of the Dallas Cowboys. Web. 20 May 2011. . European Handball Federation - 2011. Web. 20 May 2011. . "Final Four Men's Basketball Championship -" – The Official Website of NCAA Championships. Web. 20 May 2011. | The Official Home of The PGA of America. Web. 20 May 2011. . Chaparral Ice. Web. 20 May 2011. . "TEXAS A&M OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE - Facilities." Texas A&M Official Athletic Site. Web. 20 May 2011. . "Quentin Jammer, DB for the San Diego Chargers at" - Official Site of the National Football League. Web. 23 May 2011. . "Abilene Christian University Athletics - Elmer Gray Stadium." Abilene Christian University Athletics. Web. 23 May 2011. . Pat Zachry Statistics and History -" - Major League Baseball Statistics and History. Web. 23 May 2011. .

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