Connect the Lingo

How much do you know about sports?

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Soccer calls two goals a what? Photo: Alyssa Umbal / The Peak

By: Isabella Urbani, Sports Editor

  1. A ____________ is worth 6 points      
  2. 32 points, 12 rebounds, 12 assists 
  3. When a player enters an opponent’s blue line before the puck does   
  4. NFL Championship Trophy
  5. Its rules are thought to have originated in Montreal
  6. Five players on the starting 
  7. Consists of two 40-minute halves  
  8. When a player records a goal, assist, and a fight in a game
  9. The shortstop is situated between two players in this game                                                                
  10. When a home run brings four runners home
  11. A tricky left-handed hitter
  12. A _______ is worth 2 points 

Word Bank 

  • Gordie Howe Hat Trick     
  • safety
  • Vince Lombardi
  • baseball
  • slapper
  • rugby 
  • basketball    
  • Grand Slam
  • hockey
  • touchdown 
  • offside
  • Triple-Double 

 

Answer Key 

  1. Touchdown; 2) Triple-Double; 3) Offside; 4) Vince Lombardi; 5) Hockey; 6) Basketball; 7) Rugby; 8) Gordie Howe; 9) Baseball; 10) Grand Slam; 11) Slapper; 12) Safety