2019/08/17

DeafDigest Sports – August 17, 2019

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— random deafsports thoughts

— August football games, as updated and revised

— college deaf athlete, baseball

— elite deaf athlete

— a football team cancels its season

— Michigan volleyball

— LSU swimming

— one of best MMA films

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August football games

Aug 22 Oklahoma at Sasakawa
Aug 23 Indiana at Traders Point
Aug 23 Model hosts Northern Virginia Home School
Aug 24 Fremont hosts North Tahoe
Aug 29 Wisconsin at Alden Hebron
Aug 29 Arkansas at Louisiana
Aug 29 Texas hosts St Mary Hall
Aug 29 Florida hosts Masters Academy
Aug 29 Fremont at Vacaville Christian
Aug 29 Colorado hosts Cripple Creek – Victor
Aug 30 Riverside hosts San Jacinto Valley Academy
Aug 30 Alabama at Valley Head
Aug 30 Indiana hosts Tindley
Aug 30 Model hosts Eastern Shore Home School
Aug 30 Maryland hosts St John’s Catholic Prep
Aug 31 Phoenix at Mississippi

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Michigan football

Unfortunately MSD has to cancel our football season, due to lack of
participation. I apologize for the inconvenience. I’m in the process of
getting everyone in the loop

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Michigan volleyball

In addition the volleyball team will not be participating in the out of
state trips that were planned.

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random deafsports thoughts

Deaf schools football is a worrisome situation.
Georgia cancelled its season few weeks ago.
And now, this – Michigan cancelling its season.

Just hope things will be better in the future.

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college deaf athlete, baseball

Rob Bibisi

rising sophomore

Utica College (NCAA-III)

JV baseball team pitcher; saw no action with the varsity

currently pitching for Bristol Knights team in the
Connecticut Twilight Summer League; already pitched
2nd most innings in the league (56 2/3) and 2nd
in most wins (4).

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elite deaf athlete, swimming

part of press release

LSU Swimming and Diving have medal-filled summer

Matt Klotz finished seventh in the 100-Meter Back, but he set a new Deaf
World Record of 54.79, breaking his previous mark of 56.06.

note:
though an elite swimmer, he is not good enough to swim for the
USA national swimming team (Olympics & World Championships). As
a result he will be swimming for Hungary in the upcoming
Olympics (his father is a Hungarian citizen)

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one of best MMA films

part of web posting

5 Best MMA Films

The Hammer

Also entitled Hamill, this biography tells the story of Matt Hamill, a
deaf UFC fighter, who featured on the third season of the reality TV
series The Ultimate Fighter. The film follows Hamill’s journey to winning
an NCAA championship as a wrestler—the first deaf contestant to achieve
this—as well as his subsequent UFC success. Even though it is about
combat, the Hammer is suitable for the whole family.

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