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Spartans

residents of Greek city known for its stern dedication to militarism. [Gk. Hist.: EB, IX: 403]

Spartans

Doric people noted for bravery, frugality, and stern self-discipline. [Gk. Hist.: Payton, 640]
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Little Spartans were not left out either, with a special Spartan Kids category catering to children aged between 4-14 years old.
May I congratulate the many helpers and volunteers associated with Blyth Spartans Football Club who put in many hours of dedication and enthusiasm to make sure that all necessary arrangements are in place for Blyth Spartans to operate as a club.
However the Spartans are constantly growing in strength and the work they put in at their training sessions means they have become a force to be reckoned with.
De La Salle: The Spartans possess one of the most punishing running attacks in the state with Tim Maupin and Tillman Pugh, who have combined for more than 2,300 yards and 35touchdowns.
Xerxes, enraged at the destruction the Spartans had inflicted on his army, impaled the severed head of Leonidas on a pole so that all could see the fate of those who stood in the way of the empire.
World's Leading Obstacle Racing Series to Present a One-Day-Only, Chance-of-a-Lifetime, Spartan Sprint Time Trial Race through "America's Most Beloved Ballpark"
As the Spartans watched the Oilers celebrate their third championship in four years, they tried to console themselves with the notion that their season isn't over and they'll have added incentive to win a title at this weekend's inaugural Masters tournament, which features the finalists from each of the Southern Section's six divisions.
The Spartans sent a smaller contingent of soldiers under King Leonidas to the pass at Thermopylae, there to counter the Persian thrust.
Spartans are resilient," asserted Spartan Race Co-founder Joe Desena, "and we have a storied history with hurricanes and overcoming obstacles.
I'm pleased with the result,'' said Reid, whose Spartans placed first in the long jump relay with a mark of 49-0.
The event will feature some of Spartan's most beloved (and feared) obstacles, including a muddy barbed wire low crawl, traverse walls, tire flips - and of course, being pummeled by Spartan 'gladiators' - all to prove they have what it takes to call themselves Spartans.