end zone

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end zone

n.
1. The area at either end of a football field between the goal line and the end line.
2. A similar area at end of the playing area of certain other sports.
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end zone

n
1. (American Football) American football the area behind the goals at each end of the field that the ball must cross for a touchdown to be awarded
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end′ zone`


n.
1. the area at either end of a football field between the goal line and the end line.
2. the area at either end of an ice-hockey rink between the goal line and the closer of the two blue lines.
[1910–15]
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Libertyville's fans sitting in the south end-zone bleachers stormed the field.
Thomas Singleton-Wells grabbed his first interception and the defence brought their first points of the day with Campbell bringing down Chris Hearle in his own end-zone for a safety.
In the fourth quarter, Brammer found Olney in the end-zone and with the kick converted the game was well and truly on at 21-17.
Prices are $40 for courtside seats, $25 for lower level, $18 for 200 level end-zone seats and 300-level sideline seats and $10 for 300-level end-zone seats.
Redditch opened the scoring when Wilson sprinted past several tacklers on a 54-yard run into the end-zone but the Trojans hit back with two TDs to lead 14-6.
The first drive of the second half brought more elusive running from Wilson to gallop 71 yards to the end-zone after the Arrows had found themselves on third and nine from their own 19-yard line.
By executing a clock-stopping play (an end-zone pass) instead of the spike and then following with an inside run and the timeout, A could have run two plays plus the kick.
"Whether it's the end-zone to end-zone perspective from football, the dualview capabilities of hockey, or the car-versus-car action of racing, Sony Imagesoft offers an true-to-life, arcade-like video game experience for every kind of sports fan."
The videoboards at each end of Soldier Field were active throughout the practice, including a special montage of 2018 end-zone celebrations and closeup looks at the live action on the field along with regular shots of the fans enjoying themselves.
Phase II of a three-phase Oregon State football/athletics project is under way, including the reconstruction of the Reser's south end-zone seating and the first step of a two-step construction process of the Gill Coliseum Annex.
And again on its first possession in the third quarter as Goedert got wide open on a short post pattern behind Adrian Amos, who had an end-zone interception of Foles' ill-advised throw in the second quarter.
Nearing the end of the fourth quarter, Ben Holthaus gave the Panthers good field positioning, allowing Wes Dixon to run it a for a few yards into the end-zone for what would be the winning score.