field goal

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a score in American football

a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop

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Nohaiz and Afsar added field goals in the 58th and 60th minutes respectively.
high school kicker knocked in a record 67-yard field goal Thursday night.
Gostkowski's 24-yard field goal tied the game with 1:51 left in the fourth quarter.
But he was just 5-of-7 last season, and Nebraska coach Bill Callahan was criticized after the Cotton Bowl for not letting Congdon attempt a 47-yard field goal with the Huskers trailing Auburn 17-14 with 1:45 remaining.
In addition, this comprehensive guide presents detailed technique instruction for kickers, punters, long snappers, field goal and extra point kickers and holders, kickoff and punt returners, and other specialized positions related to the kicking game.
With 16 field goals in the final minute of the fourth quarter or overtime, he ranks third among active kickers in sudden-death situations.
In 2006, Danelo converted 15 of 16 field goals, including two 26-yarders in last Monday's Rose Bowl win over Michigan, and was 44 of 48 on extra points.
Coaches are reluctant to try long field goals, but we generally know that the typical place kicker can kick the occasional 50-yarder in practice.
Pearce scored the Kingsmen's first nine points, booting field goals of 16 and 25 yards in the first half and 22 yards in the third quarter, and the quick drive to tie the score provided momentum.
I never like watching my team stalling out in the red zone like that,'' said MacMillan, who kicked four field goals in one game last season.
He won two of them with field goals on the final play of the game, and his field goal was the winning margin in the other.
David Prickett caught four passes for 77 yards and a touchdown and kicked field goals of 24 and 25 yards for Moorpark (9-3), the Marmonte League champion, which will face second-seeded Ventura in a semifinal next Saturday.
Francis of La Canada Flintridge blocked two field goals.
Cal Lutheran 25, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 10: Conor Pearce kicked four field goals and the Kingsmen (5-1, 3-1 SCIAC) surrendered only 46 rushing yards to overcome the Stags (2-4, 0-3) in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game in Thousand Oaks.
He threw two interceptions and the Longhorns struggled to muster any consistency on offense, netting just two field goals until the final drive.