varsity letter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n varsity letter an award earned by participation in a school sport "he won letters in three sports"
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Usage

In literature:

He received one day a letter forwarded from Marchdale which bore the signature of the captain of the Harwell Varsity Football Eleven.
"The Half-Back" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Many of those players had worn that honored varsity letter for three years.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
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In news:

Letters to the editor on military complex, Obama, Kansas voters, evolution, junior varsity games.
The Monogram Club, former WSHS lettered varsity athletes providing scholarships to new alumni there met at the West Seattle Golf Course Clubhouse.
This letter is for Mike Zummo, the uncaring, uncompassionate and hateful sportswriter who attacked the Johnstown Sir Bills boys varsity soccer program in a column Monday in The Leader-Herald.
Varsity Letter on Urbana High's Champion Ultimate Frisbee Team.
Last Week's Varsity Letter .
Marysville students can get a varsity letter as volunteer.
Varsity Letter on Urbana High's Champion Ultimate Frisbee Team.
Beth Osterday is perhaps the best overall athlete to play for the Bulldogs, earning 12 varsity letters in three sports – volleyball, basketball and softball.
Allen "Alkie" Richards of Cape Coral earned 16 varsity letters at Penn State and Cincinnati University a decade earlier and he, too, belongs to several Halls of Fame.
A four-year varsity letter winner, he was a member of the school's 2011 and '09 Division II state championship teams.
I'm sitting here looking at my son's first varsity sports letter, which he received at his high school football banquet last night.
Talk about improvement, Munfield averaged 33.9 yards on 16 punts last season as a sophomore when he earned his first varsity letter.
The following list includes student-athletes that earned at least a 3.4 grade-point average, while also earning a varsity letter, during the fall season.
30 pm Aug 20, the board of education will be asked to accept a letter of resignation from the girls varsity basketball coach and the eighth grade girls basketball coach.
Kayla Lemke (left) and Erin Lehnert have combined to earn 17 varsity letters in four seasons with three different North Mecklenburg High School athletic teams.
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