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Texas A-Z

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FC: the world of sports | BY: Jacob Vint

1: Table Of Contents | 1. Austin Country Club 2. Baseball 3. Colt McCoy 4. Dallas Cowboys 5.Equestrian 6.Football In Texas 7.Golf In Texas 8.Houston Astros 9.I-9 Flag Football 10.Jones at&t stadium 11.capitol 10k 12.Mack Brown 13.University of North Texas. (Football) 14.Off-road biking 15.Parkour In Texas 16.Queen's Plate

2: Table Of Contents Page 2 | 17.Red Raiders Football 18.San Antonio spurs 19.Texas A&M Aggies (Basketball) 20.UT Basketball 21.Texas Longhorns volleyball 22.Westlake Chaps Football 23.xtreme paintball 24.Yacht Racing 25.Zumba Dance 26. and 27.citations 28. Map

3: Austin Country Club | Founded in 1899, Austin Country Club is one of the oldest existing clubs in Texas and home to one of the greatest golf instructors who ever lived, Harvey Penick.

4: Baseball | In the late 1800's baseball became famous in Texas and it has never stopped growing since. some of Texas most famous teams are the Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros.

5: McCoy was the starting quarterback for the Longhorns from 2006-2009 and won the 2008 Walter Camp Award and was the 2008 Heisman Trophy runner-up. McCoy won more games (45) than any quarterback in NCAA Division I history. | Colt McCoy

6: The franchise shares the record for most Super Bowl appearances (8) with the Pittsburgh Steelers, corresponding to most NFC.The Dallas Cowboys are an American football team that plays in the Eastern Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). | Dallas Cowboys

7: Eric Hunter Paintball player | The paintball team dynasty is the best team to date. Eric hunter was included in the ten man team for dynasty which went on to to win the 200 1st place medal in the NPPL professional league. Eric hunter was born in Texas in 1980 and was very helpful in this win | Coached by Tana Rawson, the women's equestrian team has been a varsity sport at Texas A&M since 1999. Although a group of administrators and coaches are currently working to make equestrian an NCAA-recognized sport,[18] A&M competes with 18 other equestrian teams from Division I schools.[19] For seven years, from 2000 to 2006, the program participated in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championship, winning the Western division national title three times. The program now competes only in the Varsity Equestrian National Championship, in which A&M won the overall national championship in 2002

8: Ranging From flag to tackle from middle school to high school to collage and beyond. Football is the most popular sport in Texas. With collage teams like UT and A&M and professional teams like the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans its no wonder why we are one of the most competitive states in the country!! | Football In Texas

9: Many PGA tour players make their home in Texas for good reason. Diverse course layouts and favorable weather conditions throughout most of the year allows one to stay on top of their game. It is never difficult to find a quality game in Texas. | Good folks like Fazio, Morrish, Palmer, Nicklaus, Foster and Jones have all left their mark here. We have put together some of the best Texas Golf Packages for your golfing pleasure. | Golf In Texas

10: Since 2000, they have played their home games at Minute Maid Park, formerly known as Enron Field. Their current majority owner is Drayton McLane, Jr. | Houston Astros | The Houston Astros are a Major League Baseball team located in Houston, Texas. They are a member of the Central Division of the National League.

11: I-9 flag football is the premier youth football league for boys and girls ages 4-17. The program provides young players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in non-contact, continuous action while learning lessons in teamwork. | I-9 Flag Football

12: Jones AT&T Stadium (previously known as Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium and Jones SBC Stadium) is an outdoor athletic stadium on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. It is the home field of the Texas Tech Red Raiders football team of the Big 12 Conference. The Red Raiders have a 310–152–13 (.666) record at the venue. | Jones at&t stadium

13: The Statesman Capitol 10,000 is the largest 10K in Texas and the fifth largest in the nation. | In its 34th year, the Capitol 10,000 attracts the silly to the serious and has become an annual rite of spring in Austin, Texas. Bring the whole family to this fun, festive event. Walk it, jog it or run it, just don't miss it! Get Your Feet on the | capitol 10k

14: Prior to his head coach position at Texas, Brown was head coach at Appalachian State, Tulane, and North Carolina. Brown is credited with revitalizing the Texas and North Carolina football programs. The Longhorns beat Michigan in the 2005 Rose Bowl, Ohio State at The Horseshoe in September 2005, and division rival Oklahoma in 1998, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2009. The 2005 season was capped off by victories over Colorado and USC to win the Big 12 conference and national championships, respectively. | Mack Brown

15: UNT's athletics program, known as the Mean Green, competes in thirteen NCAA Division I-A sports and has been a member of the Sun Belt Conference since 2001. The University's traditional sports rival is Southern Methodist University, located in Dallas, Texas; the rival football programs traditionally play in the Safeway Bowl. | University of North Texas. (Football)

16: Mountain biking is a sport which consists of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially adapted mountain bikes. Mountain bikes share similarities with other bikes, but incorporate features designed to enhance durability and performance in rough terrain. | Off-road biking

17: Texas Parkour's first indoor training gym. Ran by Matthew Lee Willis, these classes are for ages 4-7 and 8-13. Come experience a new fun way to stay in shape. Established in 2010 We have existed for 5 years but 2010 was our first academy. We are involved with the community and hope that many of you join. | Parkour In Texas

18: Annual BBQ semi pro cookoff | This special event takes place every year and has become a rather hit to the locals. This event usually takes place in grapevine Texas in the month of September. On average there are at least 300 people and is always tasty

19: Red Raiders Football | The program began in 1925 and has an overall winning record, including a total of eleven conference titles and one division title. On January 10, 2010, Tommy Tuberville became the team's 14th head coach, replacing Mike Leach. Home games are played at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

20: The Spurs are one of four former American Basketball Association teams (along with the Nets, Pacers, and Nuggets) to remain intact in the NBA after the 1976 ABA-NBA merger and is the only former ABA team to have won an NBA championship. The Spurs have won four NBA championships, more than any NBA franchise except the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, and Chicago Bulls. | San Antonio spurs

21: The Texas A&M Aggies men's basketball team represents Texas A&M University in NCAA Division I college basketball. The Aggies play home games at Reed Arena, a 12,500-capacity arena in College Station, Texas on the campus of Texas A&M University. | Texas A&M Aggies (Basketball)

22: The Texas Longhorns men's basketball team represents The University of Texas at Austin in NCAA Division I men's basketball competition. The Longhorns currently compete in the Big 12 Conference. The team has achieved national prominence under head coach Rick Barnes in recent years. Barnes has guided Texas to a school-record twelve consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances and a school-best twelve consecutive 20-win seasons as of February 6, 2011. | UT Basketball!!

23: Texas maintains a successful women's volleyball program, as witnessed by two national championships - one AIAW in 1981 and one NCAA in 1988, in addition to 25 NCAA tournament appearances out of 28 possible years. | Texas Longhorns volleyball

24: Westlake's football team has at times been one of the elite teams in Texas. Ebbie Neptune was the head football coach from 1982 to 1986. Under his leadership the Chaps went 39-17-1. He stepped away from his position as head football coach to focus on his duties as athletic director in 1986. Once Ron Schroeder took over for the 1987 season, the team emerged as a perennial power in Texas high school football. | Westlake Chaps Football

25: xtreme paintball is a fun place to play paintball. its decently priced and 15 dollars for a gun and 100 paintballs xtreme paintball has 4 different fields my favorite is the 2nd. | xtreme paintball!!

26: Every Wednesday evening from April until October, professional and amateur sailors get together for a friendly sailboat race on the waters of Clear Lake, twenty minutes south of Houston and home of NASA's Johnson Space Center. These races were created with the public in mind, and the courses are set so that the action around the Start and Finish Lines are best seen from Villa Capri Restaurant. Also, Lance's Turtle Club has an exciting turning mark where racing action can be enjoyed by spectators. Everyone is invited to come and watch. | Yacht Racing

27: Beto invented Zumba in the early 1990s: as he entered his aerobics class he realized that he had forgotten his music. His only option was to use whatever tapes he happened to have in his backpack, mostly traditional Latin salsa and merengue music. Beto improvised the entire class on the spot using this music (which was non-traditional for aerobics) and from this experience he began to further develop Zumba. Soon, it became the most popular class at the fitness facility. | Zumba Dance

28: citations | www.austincountryclub.com www.texassports.com/sports coltmccoy.net www.dallascowboys.com/ www.aggieathletics.com www.mackbrown-texasfootball.com www.golftexas.com houston.astros.mlb.com www.i9sports.com www.statesman.com/cap10k www.texastech.com/facilities/jonessbc.htm www.mackbrown-texasfootball.com www.meangreensports.com www.dorba.org www.texasparkour.com en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen's_Plate www.texastech.com/sports www.nba.com/spurs/roster www.aggieathletics.com/sports

29: citations 2 | www.texassports.com www.texassports.com www.whschaps.com www.xtremepb.net www.yachtracing.com www.zumba.com

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