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Anybody play any Varsity sports for their high school ever now, or in the past? I've played Varsity for 3 years for hockey, 1 year for baseball (my only year, which was sophomore year), and 3 years for cross-country. What about you guys?

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I tried out for the freshmen basketball team the first year of high school, but on day three of the tryouts, when everyone was supposed to take a bus to the old high school to continue on with tryouts, I missed it. Oh well.

I did end up playing varsity volleyball for my senior year of high school. I was probably the last guy on the roster, but thank the lord for us only having a club JV team - even though I was a senior, they let me tool on the other JV teams we played because the team wasn't official. :P

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I played varsity Hockey for three seasons. One year for the old high school as a sophomore, and then two for the new high school where we were conference champions my senior year. I also returned to playing baseball when the new school opened. I had never played school baseball when I tried out as a junior, but I made the team and then started in over half the games in both years so I lettered both years.

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I played varsity Hockey for three seasons. One year for the old high school as a sophomore, and then two for the new high school where we were conference champions my senior year. I also returned to playing baseball when the new school opened. I had never played school baseball when I tried out as a junior, but I made the team and then started in over half the games in both years so I lettered both years.

Dude, get your team together and we'll travel over to Ohio and play ya! lol ^_^

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I was the frustrated jock.

I was 5-foot-6 when I was a freshman in high school. I had a bit of quickness and lots of agility. A very promising basketball player.

The next year, I was 6-foot-4. A total klutz. Couldn't do anything right.

But I kept trying out, although I settled for being a student manager. Sure, I would have loved to have actually played, but at least I was still on the team in a way.

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4 years of cross country, 4 years of indoor track, 4 years of track

Captain of all 3 my senior year; left with 3 indoor school records.

My buddy Tom & I became the first in our school to ever run 12 consecutive varsity seasons.

Good times, but I pretty much sacrificed my knees doing it.

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I played varsity Hockey for three seasons. One year for the old high school as a sophomore, and then two for the new high school where we were conference champions my senior year. I also returned to playing baseball when the new school opened. I had never played school baseball when I tried out as a junior, but I made the team and then started in over half the games in both years so I lettered both years.

Dude, get your team together and we'll travel over to Ohio and play ya! lol ^_^

as long as we don't have to go to connecticut that's fine. We'll wear blue jackets jerseys, you guys bring the whalers gear.

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I played varsity Hockey for three seasons. One year for the old high school as a sophomore, and then two for the new high school where we were conference champions my senior year. I also returned to playing baseball when the new school opened. I had never played school baseball when I tried out as a junior, but I made the team and then started in over half the games in both years so I lettered both years.

Dude, get your team together and we'll travel over to Ohio and play ya! lol ^_^

as long as we don't have to go to connecticut that's fine. We'll wear blue jackets jerseys, you guys bring the whalers gear.

Haha, if we can! Or we'll have to settle for our old school 'Raiders' uniforms!

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Football and baseball, all four years.

Would have tried out for golf, too, but their season coincided with baseball......

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I probably woulda gone out for volleyball if it didn't coincide with football, and I woulda definitely gone out for hockey if we had it (we didn't and still don't). Anyways, 4 years of football, including 2 on varsity. I lettered twice, but I didn't know I'd earned a letter at all til I got the second letter, strangely enough. I got the first letter (a big gold C) to go with the second letter (a small gold bar pin). About the only two things I don't have that most other Case letterwiners have are the RC initials...and the jacket itself :wacko: so the C, an 01, a patch, the bar and a medal I earned for my singing are in a plastic bag in my room.

I tried out for baseball as a freshman, but I quit cus otherwise I was gonna be among the first cut (basically, I'm a terrible fielder, and baseball coaches tend to look down upon the knuckleball for some reason)

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I tried out for Football. Got pretty far in summer practice too. I had the football coach for a math teacher though.

Let's just say I never got along with the math teachers.

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When I was in high school, our QuizBowl team was for some reason a part of the Athletic Department, so I managed to letter in that for four years.

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Freshman Year:

Freshman Football

Varsity Wrestling

Varsity Track

Sophomore Year:

JV Football

Varsity Track

Junior Year:

Varsity Football

Varsity baseball

Senior Year:

I became a lazy fu*k and started a band. No sports.

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Frosh:

Frosh Basketball & Baseball & Football

Soph:

JV Baseball

Junior:

JV/Varsity Baseball

Senior:

Varsity Baseball & Winter Track (Shotput)

I wish I found winter track sooner in HS because I was really good at shotput, probably would have imporved my baseball play by being active all winter in the gym and stuff.

Oh well, I will pass that knowledge on to a child someday.

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I started ice hockey my junior year, so needless to say, I wasn't that great. Although I spent most of my time on JV, I did manage to play some Varsity. I broke 2 kids' arms and had 2 goals during a 4-game stretch. :D

Luckily, I've improved greatly, although I stick with inline hockey for the most part. I lead my mens ice league team in goals last summer, having 15 in 10 games. I did pretty well this year in roller as well, leading the team in both goals and penalty minutes(since when is it a penalty to swear when you blow a breakway?)

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I lettered in marching band. Does that count? ^_^

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whats varsity sports?

I guess if this was an aussie-dominated board, you could call it "them yanks do things funny over there, don't they?" :D

in most of the world, like Australia for instance, you have club teams. usually, there's the big club, with several younger teams under their wing (e.g. the senior club, then U-19, U-17, and so on)...but I figure you already knew that.

here, the big thing's to represent your high school's varsity. here's the usual hierarchy:

Varsity: top level, the level that gets all the press. predominantly seniors and juniors. generally, sophomores are put on varsity if they're good or the varsity needs someone to fill a spot due to injury/suspension.

Junior Varsity: second from top, generally varsity backups if there's a Varsity/Soph/Frosh system, or the second team if there's only Varsity/JV. Depending on roster size, there might not even be a JV.

Sophomore and Freshman: third and fourth from top, these teams are usually filled with sophomores and freshmen, respectively. generally, players only stay one year at these levels, though there are exceptions. not all teams at a given school field sophomore or freshman teams.

if you do half decently on varsity, you earn a letter, which is sewn onto a letter jacket in your school's colors (or in my case, kept in a plastic bag cus I still can't afford to buy a jacket).

the colleges USED to have freshman teams because it used to be that freshmen couldn't play on varsity, but nowadays almost all the big colleges only have a varsity team with 80 guys on the bench. Virginia Tech and Air Force are the only big schools I know for sure have JV's anymore (and I'd speculate Army and Navy also have JV teams), and I know Va Tech's JV usually only plays one game a year.

I lettered in marching band. Does that count?

Yes, that counts. no second-class citizens here.

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I started ice hockey my junior year, so needless to say, I wasn't that great. Although I spent most of my time on JV, I did manage to play some Varsity. I broke 2 kids' arms and had 2 goals during a 4-game stretch. :D

Luckily, I've improved greatly, although I stick with inline hockey for the most part. I lead my mens ice league team in goals last summer, having 15 in 10 games. I did pretty well this year in roller as well, leading the team in both goals and penalty minutes(since when is it a penalty to swear when you blow a breakway?)

I do roller as well. I did okay this year I guess. I play offense for roller, as opposed to defense for ice. The problem is with roller, all my penalties consisted of things that would be legal in ice hockey (interference calls, etc.)

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You know what's kind of scary, thinking back on it?

My school had a rifle team, and everyone on could have easily been voted most likely to shoot up the school.

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