athletic field


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n athletic field a piece of land prepared for playing a game "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
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In literature:

Be a member of a gymnasium class of supervised athletics or a member of an active team for field work.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
Field Day opened bright and clear, and early in the afternoon Athletic Park began to fill.
"A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
It brought soft cadences of faint voices from the athletic field.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
He belonged to no fraternity, and except on the athletic field he kept out of all our genial life.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
Do you suppose that's the athletic field over at the back?
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
They were back at the landing in time to escort the winning girls' crews up to the athletic field and listen to the speeches.
"The Girls of Central High on Lake Luna" by Gertrude W. Morrison
On one side of it was a large frame building, used as a gymnasium, and immediately adjoining was the athletic field.
"The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall" by Spencer Davenport
East of the campus is the university playground and athletic field (55 acres), built with funds raised from the alumni.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
Though in his youth he sometimes hunted, he was neither fond of field-sports nor of the athletic exercises of chivalry.
"History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain." by William H. Prescott
They were combined into an Athletic League for the whole parish and occasionally held Field Days.
"The Making of a Country Parish" by Harlow S. (Harlow Spencer) Mills

In news:

) in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game Saturday at Legion Field.
Olympic track & field athlete Lori " Lolo " Jones made more headlines for being celibate until marriage than for her performance at the 2012 London Olympics.
Williamsport's Evan Hardy and Boonsboro's J.R. Lowery are The Herald-Mail's 2012 Washington County Boys Track & Field Co-Athletes of the Year.
Camperdown Elm tree on the Amherst College athletic fields.CAROL LOLLISCAROL LOLLIS Purchase photo reprints.
This 19th-century Camperdown Elm was going to chopped down to make way for improvements at the Amherst College athletic fields until neighbors stepped in and said, "No way".
Local track and field athletes vying for state medals.
Allyson Felix, a track and field athlete and Olympic gold medalist , takes part in the first day of the Clinton Global Initiative 2012 (CGI) in New York.
On Friday, three area athletes qualified for the Division III State Track and Field Championships.
Check out hot athletes, like track and field star Darya Klishina, in their natural element.
Kasich wrote to the hall in October and highlighted some of Oliver 's accomplishments on and off the field, including noteworthy athletic statistics and his efforts to fight poverty and pervasive drug use in his southern Ohio hometown.
On May 12, more than 200 track and field athletes from Cape Cod and beyond will descend on Barnstable High School to participate in the annual Special Olympics Massachusetts (SOMA) South Section Games.
Keeping Athletes Safe on and off the Field.
The Cubs are seeking an athletic outfielder to play center field, primarily, but won't rule out a corner outfielder .
Rally at Nobel Athletic Field and Recreation Park.
A Cuban track and field athlete has sought asylum in Canada, bringing to five the number of Cubans to leave the delegation during the Pan American Games.