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DeafDigest Sports – June 18, 2018

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Hot DeafSports News at:
http://deafdigestsports.com/

— random deafsports thoughts

— deaf wrestlers from Iran, 2nd story

— a deaf woman in Women’s Premier Soccer League

— college deaf soccer player

Deaf Sports Collections update
— national high school javelin champion was deaf
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/

DeafSports picture of the day
http://deafdigest.net/iranian-national-deaf-wrestling-team/

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2018 football schedule – updated

three schools have not yet turned in their 2018 schedules

one new game (a first time between both deaf schools) have
been added to the list

go to:
http://deafdigestsports.com/2018/11/06/

and scroll down until you see the schedule

just hope three remaining schools will respond
before all schools close up for the summer

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Iran crowned champion at World Deaf Freestyle Wrestling C’ships

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Gaining 5 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals and
a total point of 193, Iran was crowned champion at the 5th World Deaf
Senior Freestyle Wrestling Championships held in Vladimir, Russia.

Mohammad Siavoshi (57kg), Hossein Nouri (70kg), Hossein Darikvand (74kg),
Mohsen Manouchehri (86kg) and Mohammad-Rasoul Qamarpour (92kg) each
snatched a gold medal at the competitions while Keivan Rostamabadi (61kg)
won the only silver medal for Iran.

Also, Saied Younesi (79kg) and Akbar Saberi (97kg) were the Bronze-winners
of the Iranian squad.

Turkey also gained 193 points but thanks to Iran’s 5 gold medals
compared to Turkey’s 4 gold, Iran ranked first and Turkey stood second.
The host Russia finished third with 180 points.

The tournament started in both Greco-Roman and Freestyle on June 11 and
will end on June 19. The competitions are in both junior and senior
levels.

On June 15, Iranian deaf Greco Roman wrestlers took the third place in the
competitions by winning four silver and three bronze medals.

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Emily Cressy

pro women’s soccer

SoCAL.FC team in the Coastal Division of the Women’s Premier Soccer League

her team has played 5 games; going 2-1-2

on Emily’s tweet she said she scored a goal in her team’s game over
this past weekend

not sure if she is the only deaf player in the league.

That league has many, many teams split into 18 divisions, too
sprawling and too spread out to be able to keep up with the
players

she played college soccer for University of Kansas; she is a
resident of California.

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college deaf soccer player

Sean Stoeppel

rising sophomore

men’s soccer

Endicott College (MA- NCAA-III)

2017 season:
only played five gams, starting once

attempted only two shots, one on goal

do not know why he only played five games
if he was good enough to start one game

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randon deafsports thoughts

A recruited mainstreamed athlete said:

I fell in love with my college the first time I drove through campus.  I
chose that college because of its great reputation, outstanding Athletic
program, and high caliber teams.  I was excited about my new Coach’s
vision for the team and am looking forward to joining the college
athletic Family.

result:
he sat on the bench all season, playing very little
 

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