Posts tagged with ‘sports’

  • 13th Annual Widows & Orphans Golf Tournament, Indio Police Officers, John Rose Memorial 

    By Ruth on September 27, 2016
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    Those who know me well are aware of the fact that helping others is something to which I am firmly committed. In this past year, I have begun to make many lasting connections within the entertainment community, and most of the time, I am promoting works and reviewing works, interviewing actors, etc. Essentially, I am doing the work of an […]
  • This Day in History August 31, 1895

    By Ruth on August 31, 2014
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    This is a special day for football enthusiasts.  As the official start of the football season is ready to begin, it is good to remember that on this date in 1895, the first official professional football game was played in this country.  It was played in LaTrobe, Pennsylvania, and quarterback John Brallier was paid $10 for expenses!  Imagine that!! http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1993-08-31/sports/9308310291_1_latrobe-davis-cup-college-all-stars […]
  • This Day in History August 27, 1910

    By Ruth on August 27, 2014
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    This is commonplace for baseball now.  If we didn’t have artificial light, baseball season would be less inviting.  (What am I talking about?  I’m not a baseball fan!  I know, but there are many who are!)  It was on this date in 1910 that the Logan Squares and Rogers Park played the baseball’s  first successful night game under artificial lights […]
  • This Day in History August 6, 1975

    By Ruth on August 6, 2014
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    This Olympic skier is only about a year younger than I am–wow!  On this date in 1975, Renate Götschl was born.  Who is she?  I didn’t know either!  She was born in Austria, and she is a former champion alpine ski racer.She won the individual World Championship in the combined (1997) and downhill (1999), and has she has won a […]
  • This Day in History July 9, 1922

    By Ruth on July 9, 2014
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    Did you ever see the old Tarzan movies?  “Tarzan,” Johnny Weissmuller, was an Olympian swimmer. On this date in 1922, he broke Duke Kahanamoku’s world record on men’s 100 meter freestyle. Furthermore, this new record broke the minute barrier coming in at 58.6 seconds.  For more info: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Weissmuller http://nowweknowem.com/2013/07/the-actor-famous-for-the-early-tarzan-movies-swam-the-100-meter-freestyle-in-58-6-seconds-today-in-1922-breaking-the-world-swimming-record-as-well-as-the-minute-barrier-now-we-know-em/ http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Johnny_Weissmuller
  • Martial Arts for Kids Review/Giveaway–5 Winners (Ends 5/18) WW

    By Ruth on May 4, 2014
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    Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. I would like to tell you about the web’s first Martial Arts for Kids MOOC (Massive Open Online Classroom).  My daughter took marial arts when she was in kindergarten, and she loved it.  Since we moved, we were unable to find a training facility to continue her training.  She decided […]
  • This Day in History April 18, 1999

    By Ruth on April 18, 2014
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    Even I know who this guy is!  On this date in 1999, Wayne Gretzky, “The Great One” retired from the National Hockey League.  He held or shared 61 records.  For more info: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_career_achievements_by_Wayne_Gretzky http://www.gretzky.com/blog/tag/gretzkys-last-game-in-the-nhl/
  • Badminton Summertime Fun Giveaway (ends 5/9) U.S.

    By Ruth on April 17, 2014
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    Badminton  Giveaway   Hosted By:  Holiday Contest and SweepsCo-Hosted By: Simply Sherryl   Fabulous Deals and Steals   Life in a House of Testosterone Couponing Momma Giveaways & Reviews  The Minister’s Wife Stamps and Saves Mommy Knows What’s Best Central Bargains & Giveaways Heart of a Philanthropist Deliciously Savvy Proudly Brings You The  Badminton Summertime Fun Giveaway  Two Lucky Winners Will […]
  • This Day in History April 15, 1896

    By Ruth on April 15, 2014
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    It was on this date in 1896, that the first modern Olympics (held in Athens, Greece) closed. For more info: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-modern-olympics-is-held http://m.olympic.org/mobile/athens-1896-summer-olympics
  • What to Know Before Training in Your First Martial Arts Tournament

    By Ruth on March 19, 2014
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    It takes a long time to master a martial art. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t compete. You can fight in a tournament within a couple of months of learning a new martial art. Here are some things that you may want to do. Learn the Rules Before Competing Every martial art has its own standards when competing. This […]