Games for Boys

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H. Holt, 1920 - Boy Scouts - 256 pages
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Page 61 - It" and he competes as guard against the remaining players. The object of the game is to keep the ball away from "It," using any form of legal basketball advancement.
Page 27 - The players throw in turn, the teams alternating, beginning with the taller players. The tallest man of each team is the captain, and it is his duty to shout " Fire! " This is the signal for his team to dodge back as far as they can, and for the other team to throw the ball. After each throw, the team which has been dodging reforms on its goal line.
Page 243 - He keeps clean in body and thought, stands for clean speech, 'clean sport, clean habits, and travels with a clean crowd. 12. A scout is reverent. He is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties and respects the convictions of others in matters of custom and religion.
Page 54 - FIVES. zero five ten fifteen twenty twenty-five thirty thirty-five forty forty-five fifty fifty-five sixty sixty-five seventy seventy-five eighty eighty-five ninety ninety-five one hundred COUNTING TO ONE HUNDRED BY ONES.
Page 18 - Dip Face a wall, place the hands near the wall and come to a handstand with the heels touching the wall. Keep the head well back. Now bend the arms until the head touches the floor. Straighten the arms. Repeat. Duck Fight Two players grasp their own ankles, and each tries to shoulder the other so as to make him either let go or fall over. Blindfold Boxing Match A book is laid on a mat.
Page 41 - Hunt the Coon," and all begin the search. As soon as any one sees the Coon he says nothing, but quietly sits down. One by one the players will become seated until only one slow one is left. The first man to see the Coon has the honor of hiding it next time.
Page 36 - It" and must chase the others with his hand on the spot where he was tagged until he tags some one else.
Page 27 - ... Captain, and it is his duty to shout, " Fire ! " This is the signal for his team to dodge back as far as they can, .and for the other team to throw the ball. After each throw the team which has been dodging re-forms on their goal line.
Page 159 - It is unfair to grasp the pole of the opponent or to hit below the belt. Much depends upon having a skillful paddler who can keep your craft in the right position for the most effective action.
Page 44 - 'fraid cat " who won't leave the goal may be forced off by counting to ten. If still on the goal he is considered caught.

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