field hockey

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field hockey a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
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Usage

In literature:

The organized sports at Wellesley are: rowing, golf, tennis, basket ball, field hockey, running, archery, and baseball.
"The Story of Wellesley" by Florence Converse
Sports and games are encouraged; the fields resound with hockey and football practice.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
Route marching and field days occupied the men most mornings, hockey and football most afternoons.
"The Record of a Regiment of the Line" by M. Jacson
Why, nowadays if a school can't put a decent hockey eleven in the field it does not count for much.
"The Rebellion of Margaret" by Geraldine Mockler
All the girls had already gone to the hockey-field, and Marjorie had St. Elgiva's to herself.
"A Patriotic Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Field Hockey balls measure 9 inches in circumference and weigh 5-1/2 ounces.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
Doctor Clay didn't say a word about ice hockey, or field hockey, either.
"Dave Porter and His Rivals" by Edward Stratemeyer
She had been listening rather uneasily to Jack's account of the glories of the hockey field.
"Just Gerry" by Christine Chaundler
The favorite outdoor sport of the plains-women from remote times is called by them "tap-kap-see-cha," the original form of "field hockey.
"Indian Scout Talks" by Charles A. Eastman
We've proved that on many a hard-fought field, baseball, football and hockey as well.
"Storm-Bound" by Alan Douglas
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In news:

OXFORD – Greene's unbeaten streak this season continued at the Oxford Blackhawks Field Hockey Tournament this weekend.
After a rough start to the season, the Granby field hockey team did not lose a game over a stretch of 3 1/2 weeks.
If a school reports a violation and forfeits in field hockey or basketball, the OHSAA will make a note of it, but not much else.
Stonington field hockey team will soon have this luxury full time.
Field Hockey Ready for Rematch in Title Game .
Kennedy field hockey goalie embraces contact.
Fallbrook High field hockey coach Kristen Mueller believes goalies are born, not made.
Injuries in high school field hockey appear to be an unintended result of this year's mandate that players wear 'protective' goggles .
Scott Dudinskie's field hockey column: Wildcats join Seals as the gold standard .
The Duchess of Cambridge is on the edge of her seat during the field hockey bronze medal game.
The Crestwood and Greenwood field hockey teams have traveled different roads to reach tonight's Class AA state semifinal.
If Greenwood wants to reach its first-ever PIAA field hockey title game, the team standing in the way is Crestwood.
U of T field hockey centre reflects grassroots growth .
Hamburg Hawks field hockey team ends season with loss to Crestwood.
Jamie Pesotine / Times-Shamrock Crestwood goalie Dallas Kendra dives to block a shot from Hamburg 's Karlie Heistand during Tuesday's PIAA Class AA field hockey playoff at Harman Geist Stadium.
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