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thrower

th roh er

  • n  a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn
  • n  someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)
  • n  a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln

  • Probably the world's most famed statue of an athlete is of a discobolus (discus-thrower), by Myron, ancient Greek, restored by Professor Furtwangler.
  • All this and much more come from a 48-year-old innocent anarchist; his language has the touch of the poet and of the bomb thrower; he looks like actor James Woods in a bow tie.
  • Helms has always been a bomb thrower, unafraid of blowing up reputations abroad and at home.
News & Articles

  • Bama’s Reed wins junior discus title
    University of Alabama freshman thrower Hayden Reed won the discus on Thursday at the USA Track & Field Junior Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Reed had a winning throw of 206 feet, 2 inches.
    June 21, 2013 - The Tuscaloosa News
  • SIU's Freeman earns spot on Pan Am Junior Championships Team
    DES MOINES - SIU freshman thrower Josh Freeman became the first ever 19-and-under male athlete to earn a spot on Team USA earlier today at the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
    June 20, 2013 - The Southern Illinoisan
  • Liberty's Blake Claims State's Gatorade Girls Track And Field Honor
    Liberty High School thrower Ashlie Blake has been named the Gatorade Nevada Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Blake, who just completed her junior year, won the state title in both the shot put and the discus for the second consecutive year. She
    June 20, 2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Quotes

  • Joe Maddon in Brownsville Herald
    I've been talking to everybody all year about this. Carl, he has become a better baseball player since I first met him in 2006,said AL manager Joe Maddon of the Rays. "He's a better defender, a better thrower, a better baserunner, a better...
  • Terry Francona in SI.com
    He's such a strike thrower,Francona said. "He got on a roll."
  • Mike Knuble in USA Today
    He's our puck thrower and distributor of the puck,Knuble explained about Richards. "We want to make sure the puck is in his hands as much as we can. He has great vision all over the ice. He is so responsibly defensively and at the same...

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