field goal


  • Northcroft kicking the field goal anticipated by the Navy and feared by the Army
    Northcroft kicking the field goal anticipated by the Navy and feared by the Army
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field goal a score in American football; a score made by kicking the ball between the opponents' goal posts
    • n field goal a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop
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In literature:

At the extreme East of the field a tall pole should be set as a goal and a like pole at the West for the other goal.
"Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs" by Alice C. Fletcher
Then Julia Crosby scored on a field goal, making the score 3 to 2.
"Grace Harlowe's Junior Year at High School" by Jessie Graham Flower
Maybe I'm a lost soul, and my goal's the potter's field.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
And on the word that team pounced upon it and carried it ten yards down the field toward Whipford's goal.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
A goal from the field would only tie the score, but it seemed the wisest play.
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Then, five minutes later, came a goal from the field.
"Dave Porter and His Rivals" by Edward Stratemeyer
At each end of the field two upright poles, a little distance apart, were erected for goal sticks.
"Two Indian Children of Long Ago" by Frances Taylor
With me fielding bunts out of the hollow, they had a better chance of making their goal.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
Egon sighed; they had nearly reached the goal of their ride, and he would gladly have ridden thus through the lovely fields for hours.
"Quicksands" by Adolph Streckfuss
Merriwell kicked a goal from the field, besides making one of his surprising and bewildering runs.
"Frank Merriwell's Return to Yale" by Burt L. Standish
The ball is in play if it rebounds from a goal post, crossbar, or a corner flagstaff into the field of play.
"Association Football" by John Cameron
Victor Kennard won a game against Yale for Harvard with a leftfooted field goal.
"Seeing Things at Night" by Heywood Broun
A little later there was a field goal and presently the game was over and Harvard had won by a score of 10 to 3.
"The Boy Grew Older" by Heywood Broun
The ball is borne in succession towards either goal, far away from the field where the game began.
"Trevethlan: (Vol 2 of 3)" by William Davy Watson
Well, suppose Pope does go out, and there's a chance for a field goal, as there's likely to be.
"The Turner Twins" by Ralph Henry Barbour
A goal shot from the field counts one point, a goal from a foul 1/2 point.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 5" by Various
The Goal is distant; narrow too the Field; Yet strike with freedom.
"King-Errant" by Flora Annie Steel
Then quarter-back Bligh gave the regular signal for a goal from the field.
"An Annapolis First Classman" by Lt.Com Edward L. Beach
There might have been a try for a field goal, but Phil decided there was no chance for it, whereas bucking the line was almost a sure thing.
"A Quarter-Back's Pluck" by Lester Chadwick
The goal posts stood, as in the modern game, midway the ends of the field.
"Wisconsin in Story and Song;" by Various

In poetry:

Many a game and a goal be given
To you in the playing-fields of Heaven;
Be as you were, a light shape of joy,
Glad in the strength and the grace of a boy.
"Speeding" by Katharine Tynan
So when you went to play another game
You could not but be brave:
An Empire's team, a rougher football field,
The end—perhaps your grave.
What matter? On the winning of a goal
You staked your soul.
"To A Soldier In Hospital" by Winifred Mary Letts

In news:

Charlie Batch passed for 276 yards and a touchdown and Shaun Suisham booted a 42-yard field goal as time expired as visiting Pittsburgh prevented Baltimore from clinching a playoff berth.
Josifovski hit a 35-yard field goal on the final play of regulation to force overtime and hit a 26-yarder in the extra session to give Marian (Ind.
The Cowboys win for Jerry Brown on a last-second field goal.
The game-winning pass was an 8-yard throw to Alex Torres, which came four plays after Jaden Oberkrom's school-record sixth field goal had put TCU ahead.
Forbath kicks 34-yard field goal 3:23 into overtime.
Kai Forbath kicked a 34-yard field goal 3:23 into overtime to lift host Washington over Baltimore in the beltway battle.
UCLA outplays host for three quarters, but Fairbairn misses 51-yard field-goal attempt in final minute.
Bears miss three field-goal attempts, have two others blocked in loss at Hughes Stadium.
Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 43-yard field goal on the game's final play to beat the.
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini celebrates a field goal during their NCAA college football game against Penn State, Saturday, Nov 10, 2012, in Lincoln, Neb.
The field goal gave Nebraska a 32-23 lead late in the fourth quarter.
Juarez-Lincoln Beats Hidalgo On Recovery Of Blocked Field Goal.
Shayne Graham's 32-yard field goal with 2 minutes, 21 seconds left in overtime lifted Houston to a 34-31 win over Detroit Thursday after Schwartz broke an NFL rule on a scoring play.
Harding's John Gay hit a 44-yard field goal with no time on the clock to give the Bisons a 23-20 win over Southern Arkansas Saturday afternoon during the annual Boomtown Classic in El Dorado.
Prater one of the best kickers ever on field goals of 50 yards or longer.

In science:

Additionally, the goal was to design a mount that can be easily, but precisely and securely plugged into a field-plate, so that various multi-IFU layouts are possible for the full VIRUS configuration (see Figure 4).
Prototype development of the Integral-Field unit for VIRUS
The goal of this book is to develop new tools for use in areas of symplectic geometry concerned with ‘counting’ J -holomorphic curves — Gromov–Witten theory, Lagrangian Floer cohomology, contact homology, Symplectic Field Theory and so on — and elsewhere, such as in the ‘string topology’ of Chas and Sullivan .
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
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On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
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