Girls and Athletics; Giving a Brief Summary of the Activity, Rules and Method of Administration of the Following Games in Girls' Schools and Colleges, Women's Clubs, Etc.

Girls and Athletics; Giving a Brief Summary of the Activity, Rules and Method of Administration of the Following Games in Girls' Schools and Colleges, Women's Clubs, Etc. : Archery, Basket Ball, Cricket, Fencing, Field Day, Field Hockey,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...have been perfected. K Ice Hockey One of the most enjoyable and thrilling of the skating pastimes is ice hockey. For this a special hockey skate is made. How THE GAME rs PLAYED. _ The game is played by two teams with six or seven players. The players hit a small piece of rubber, called the puck, with sticks especially made. These sticks are long and slender, fiat at the blade, which is at an angle from the handle. The ball is advanced up and down the rink or playing area. A point is scored when one team shoots the puck through the opponents' goal. The team wins which has the highest number of points at the end of the game, which is divided into two halves of twenty minutes each with a ten-minute intermission between the halves. The playing area is usually 112 feet long by 58 feet wide. There are two goal posts at each end of the playing area, 10 feet from the edge of the ice; the posts are 4. feet high and are 6 feet apart. A sloping net should be placed in back to catch the balls. The game is started with the puck in the middle of the ice, i. e., the referee places the puck between the sticks of two opposing players, each of whom tries to get possession of the ball or pass it to one of her teammates. The game is a very fast one. The four forward players, the rover (right center) and the left center, and the right and left wings, are essentially attackers, although the rover may be called upon to defend. Cover point, point, and goal keeper are the defense players. The goal keeper should stick close to her goal; the point plays in front of the goal, some distance from her; the cover point plays some distance in front of the point and can often aid the forwards by feeding them and assuming an aggressive play. If the puck goes out of...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236830725
  • 9781236830722