58. Trouble with the Captain

Howard was the fat kid, but against all , he surprisingly made the soccer team. His family . They were happy that he was being active, they wanted him to make new friends. Howard happy, too.

On his first day of practice, coach made a short speech. "Congratulations on making to the team. You have a tradition to . Our team is the best high school soccer in northern Mississippi. Practice is going to be , but it's going to be worth it. Practice two hours a day, every day, including Saturday Sunday." Howard started to sweat. Was he ready intense exercise every day?

The team captain was next to make a speech. "Coach is right, guys all have to keep up. Keep up go home." First, the team did warm-ups, which stretching, running, bouncing the ball with their knees, more. Howard was having trouble, especially with running. the warm ups, the boys played a game. was already very tired. The captain pulled him and said, "I don't know how you made team. You got lucky." Howard ignored what he and continued to do the best he could.


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