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Did you play a sport in high school or college?

Posted on: January 19, 2008 8:19 pm
Pretty self-explanitory.  If you've ever played a sport ing HS or college, tell us how you did, and if you were on a team, how said team did.
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Since: Mar 17, 2008
Posted on: March 17, 2008 3:16 pm

Did you play a sport in high school or college?

I played JV football for one season and we didn't make the playoffs. I also ran track for two seasons. I ran the 400 and the 4x8 my junior season and my senior season I ran the 800, 1600, 2400, and the 4x8. I was an absolute stud in track that's why I quit football to focus on track alone. My first year running the mile my best time was 4:40 which put me 5th in the district. Florida track is very competitive. Only Texas and maybe California are better. I ran a 2 minute split in the 800 which placed me 9th in the district. I did all this my senior year my first year running these races. I also ran cross-country my senior year in which my best time was 17:35 in 3.2 miles. We went to regionals that year. I wish I would have started my freshman year. I did not run in college because I didn't take the SAT's.  Stupid me but I have no regrets.

Since: Feb 28, 2007
Posted on: February 14, 2008 9:36 pm

Did you play a sport in high school or college?

I played varsity hoops in high school.  We were in the second largest class in the state (Class B) the same year that Chris Weber was playing Class B in the state.  Needless to say, there was no state title in the cards for our team.  But we were pretty good - I think we went 17-5 or 17-6 and lost in OT in the District Finals my Senior year (that's equivalent to Sectionals in most states, I think).  I wasn't a superstar on that team, by any means, but I played.  I also ran track; I was a sprinter.  I was MVP of the varsity team and one of the 4 best sprinters in the area.  I ran in the state championship meet, where I met Tyrone Wheatley, who is, to this day, the fastest human being I have ever seen run in person.  So, yeah, I played HS sports.  I wasn't a super-star but I held my own.

Since: Feb 5, 2007
Posted on: February 6, 2008 3:56 pm

Did you play a sport in high school or college?

I play JV Baseball for one HS, then tranfered to another. By CIF rule I had to sit out one year. My Senior year I was the Captian of the Baseball, Football and Basketball teams (It was a small school).

Football we were 0-8. I was offered a partial scholorship to the Univerity of Washington. I turned it down. I didn't like playing football. I was a DE and LT. The UW wanted me because at 17 I was 6'4", 265 lbs. But my ego was too big, and I couldn't handle a sport where I didn't get to handle the ball. Plus I needed some credits to be eligible to go staight to a University.

Basketball we were 0-16. My greatest momement was playing with food poisoning and puking under the bleachers at halftime. Basketball is stupid anyway. I only played because I didn't want to take a 7th period class.

Baseball we were 0-6 out of league. and 9-1 in league. I was  All-League, Lead the league in ERA, K's, Wins, and IP. I was 2nd in the league in BA, and RBI, and led the league in SB with 36 SB. Probably could have been the MVP, but my coach didn't go to the voting. We lost in the 1st round of the CIF playoffs. We led 1-0 after 1 inning, but in the top of the 2nd I pulled a muscle in my neck and had to leave the game. We lost 16-6.

When I turned down the UW I promise Don James I would give it football a chance at the local JUCO, while I took some classes I would have needed to play at a U level. I pretty much disliked playing at that level just as much as I did in HS. So, I quit towards the end of summer practice. I honestly thought the O-Line coach was going to cry a little bit. Of course by that time I was almost 18 and was almost 6'7" and around 290 lbs.

I played Junior College baseball as a pitcher for about 5 minutes until I flamed out my elbow. The next year I tried out at 1B, but since they one first basemen that just flat our raked and was on his way to USC, and one that DHed and hit bombs. They had no desire to carry a 3rd that was a 6'7" 290lb singles hitter.

So there you go.

Since: Apr 26, 2007
Posted on: January 25, 2008 5:47 pm

Did you play a sport in high school or college?

I was a swimmer for my first three years of high school (im a senior now). I couldnt do it this year because of my workload. But i also played baseball my first three years and our team was in the state tournament last year. we lost in the Quarters because our coach made some bad calls. otherwise we wouldve won the state championship because we lost 3-2 to the team that won the championship game 10-0.

Since: Nov 11, 2007
Posted on: January 21, 2008 9:24 pm

Did you play a sport in high school or college?

I played football and wrestled in high school.  I had to play football against Randy Moss, we lost of course but it was fun to play against an athlete of that caliber.    I also played basketball against Randy and Jason Williams in some pickup games at the local gym, those guys are good!!

I played D-line in football and wrestled at 189lbs,  Wrestling was my true sport though, football just kept me in shape until wrestling rolled around again.  Never did win the state title but placed in several large tournaments. 

so many years and so many pounds ago!!!!  oh well, older but wiser right!?!?

Since: Jan 9, 2007
Posted on: January 21, 2008 8:08 pm

Did you play a sport in high school or college?

im a sophmore and i play baseball on my HS team..i start JV at first better at fielding than i am at hitting..

Since: Jan 13, 2007
Posted on: January 21, 2008 11:47 am

Did you play a sport in high school or college?

I played tennis in high school and won a state championship. I play in college now, too.

Since: Oct 23, 2006
Posted on: January 21, 2008 11:01 am

Did you play a sport in high school or college?

Played (4 yr starter) HS football, (4yr went downstate) wrestled, track and field (2 yrs) and baseball (other 2 yrs). Blew out knee and tore ligaments in ankle Sr yr, still haven't recovered from it completely. Was should have played in college but like the Marine recruiter said... "if you can't run... you can't run, period" and I couldn't run at all. Same story that the college recruiter told me. lol *shrugs*... now apparently I have to use my brilliance instead of my braun...*sigh*... oh the humanity!

Since: Dec 27, 2007
Posted on: January 20, 2008 11:38 pm

Did you play a sport in high school or college?

I played tight end D-end this season for my highschool and am starting baseball season right now. I will start playing at first, third, and pitcher.

Since: Aug 10, 2006
Posted on: January 20, 2008 9:05 pm

Did you play a sport in high school or college?

The breaking fingers comment...I broke every finger on both of my hands playing goalie in soccer...Some more than others.

Finishing high school season in November and starting club season in February in Kentucky...And catching 50 mph soccer balls in the freezing cold...Never was a good combination.

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