known widely and usually unfavorably
Coach Zip was
notoriously by the book.
no longer in force or use; inactive
Bill Farrow with the Youngstown Bears (now
incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
It seemed like a victory for
integration in American sports.
take the lead or initiative in
pioneered by players like Marques Haynes had become a standard part of the game.
widely known and esteemed
I didn't know who he was or how
renowned he was.
tall and thin and having long slender limbs
During his first few seasons as O'Dowd's head coach, Phelps had a
lanky kid named Brian Shaw playing for him.
make a great effort at a mental or physical task
To keep the players from
exerting themselves too much, the court would be divided into three sections.
having or showing a ready disposition to fight
To keep players from getting too
combative, they wouldn't be permitted to snatch the ball from one another.
a structure where military equipment is stored
What's remarkable, looking back twenty-five years later, is that nobody outside the
armory that night got to see any visual evidence of the play.
presentation to view in an open or public manner
No, but it's great
exposure for the school.
express the same message in different words
You can't just
paraphrase yourself in a paper, bruh!
The Eagles have a
decisive lead by the end of the half.
given to expressing yourself freely or insistently
outspoken faction of Americans worried that all these immigrants would ruin their nation.
a dissenting clique
faction of Americans worried that all these immigrants would ruin their nation.
a state of lawlessness and disorder
If Immigration was properly Restricted you would no longer be troubled with
Anarchy, Socialism, the Mafia and such kindred evils!
similar in quality or character
If Immigration was properly Restricted you would no longer be troubled with Anarchy, Socialism, the Mafia and such
of great mass; huge and bulky
compensated by slouching.
a school for training ministers or priests or rabbis
He quit the
seminary and became a DePaul Blue Demon.
breaking with tradition or typical norms
Meyer designed an
unorthodox training regimen just for Mikan.
moving quickly and lightly
This will make you
the height of a standing person
He now seems to be proud of his
young and inexperienced
After graduation, George Mikan joined the
fledgling National Basketball Association where he was just as dominant.
area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir
The indoor gym is a bit like a
someone who believes and helps to spread a doctrine
Overhead banners, like stained-glass windows, remind
adherents of the community's past achievements.
a natural attraction or feeling of kinship
affinity for basketball continues to this very day.
a basic principle or belief that is accepted as true
Among its main
tenets are: A belief in one God.
express indirectly by an image, form, or model
Uncut hair, usually covered by a turban,
symbolizing spiritual devotion.
jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
bangle symbolizing mindfulness of action.
a sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth
Sikhs who have taken Amrit, a ritual similar to
baptism, observe them all.
part with a possession or right
relinquishing control of its Indian Empire in 1947, Britain divided it in two.
causing someone to suffer
Ten million Sikhs were forced to relocate to escape
open and observable; not secret or hidden
It's just hard to be
overt in a tight space like a gym, so they'll do quiet stuff, subtle stuff.
peaceful resistance to a government
Gandhi's philosophy of
nonviolence is similar to Christ's.
separation by the creation of a boundary that divides
Everyone knows him for his nonviolence stuff, but he's the one who wanted the
partition of India driven by Winston Churchill and his planners.