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World War I match is memoralized in Belgium

...spoke of balls being kicked about in friendship."A huge crowd was between the trenches. Someone produced a little rubber ball so of course a football match started," Lt. Charles Brockbank of Britain's Cheshire Regiment wrote in his diary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-11/world-war-i-match-me
Ray Guy's legend continued to grow at Southern Mississippi

...football, Guy thrived in other sports as well. Eggersman said Guy would lie on his bed in his dorm room and shoot a small rubber ball through a makeshift basket the size of a Dixie cup taped to his bathroom door. The practice paid off: Guy won an intramural...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-31/ray-guys-legend-continued-gro
Examining Christmases past and future

...First visit to Santa, sitting on his lap. Squirming. Screaming. Who is this strange man? Toys for toddlers. A rubber ball. Building blocks. Crayons. Cars for me. Dolls and games for others. All this stuff for free? This is great. We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/25/met_279448.shtml
Metro
Dogs to search area schools

...unmistakable stench, his back legs buckle beneath him and he anxiously glares at his partner, awaiting the coveted prize: a rubber ball. Bruno is half of the Richmond County Sheriff's Department K9 unit that searches for marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/08/met_267422.shtml
Metro
Ask Us: Lacrosse similar to soccer

...1870s. Similar to soccer, it is played by two teams who try to make goals by receiving, passing and carrying a hard rubber ball in the pocket-like indention of a "stick" or crosse until it can be hurled or kicked into the opponent's goal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/02/met_223394.shtml
Metro
Dunlop Maxfli fortifies its market

...see a more durable Maxfli HT balata ball, the company's premium brand, and a revised Maxfli XS Tour, a midpremium rubber ball that now has tungsten in its core. The Dunlop Double Titanium is a revised version of the Dunlop Titanium that adds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/11/oth_253058.shtml
Other sports
Future of a Masters ball: Difficult, doubtful

...been a 6-iron.) Woods was using a technologically disadvantaged ball - a replica of the gutta percha, a molded rubber ball with score lines across the surface, like the one Old Tom Morris used to win the 1862 British Open. That's probably...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/27/gol_341177.shtml
Golf
Hot ticket

...become known for its oddball stage performances, which might include fake blood, rolling across the crowd in a giant rubber ball and inviting fans to dance on stage in fuzzy animal costumes. - Steven Uhles

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/18/ent_81842.shtml
Things to Do
Macon residents, take this fight to the street

...It's like right field being "foul territory" if you don't have enough fielders. Playing baseball (softball, rubber ball, kickball) in the street offers clean bounces on grounders and teaches you to hit back up the middle because your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/25/kir_509027.shtml
Bill Kirby | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Fitness balls make comeback in exercise regimes

...have rolled into health and fitness clubs. And it can be used in the living room. No fancy equipment - just a big rubber ball. In Augusta, the balls are sold at Fitness Plus, Play It Again Sports and The Sports Authority for $25 to $35...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/10/liv_299058.shtml
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