DeafDigest Sports – January 8, 2020
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2019-20 basketball won/lost records
as of 01/08/20
Gallaudet women’s basketball
Strong start not enough on the road for Bison against Southern Virginia
BUENA VISTA, Va. – The Gallaudet University women’s basketball team began
the New Year here Tuesday afternoon against a deep Southern Virginia
University squad. The Bison (2-7) jumped out to an early lead but fell,
71-49, at Knight Arena as SVU (12-2) won its fifth straight game.
Gallaudet scored the game’s first four points and led 10-2 five minutes
in. The Bison doubled up the Knights, 16-8, and took an 18-13 lead into
the second quarter. Southern Virginia went on a 16-3 run in the second
quarter to take the lead and head into the locker room up, 31-26, at the
GU was led offensively by freshman forward Cassidy Perry (Frederick, Md.)
and junior Emelia Beldon (Frederick, Md.) as the duo scored 14 and 13
Gallaudet’s Kendall Hudson named NEAC Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete
of the Week
LATHAM N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its
conference student-athlete of the week awards for the week of Jan. 6 and
Gallaudet University junior guard Kendall Hudson (Blissfield, Mich.) was
selected as the NEAC Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week.
Hudson was Gallaudet’s leading scorer in a 76-64 non-conference win at
Bryn Athyn College back on Dec. 16, 2019. In 35 minutes, the junior guard
tallied 20 points on 6 of 15 shooting and went 8-for-8 from the charity
stripe. Hudson added eight rebounds, two assists and two steals. The 20
points were a season-high for the Michigan native.
part of newspaper story
There were 121 football players from the Georgia Independent School
Association or smaller state athletic associations who made college
rosters in 2019
Memorial Day School (8) – Mekhi Cooper, Savannah State; McKinley
Habersham, Albany State; Brian Miller, Georgia Southern; Delvecchio Powell
II, Presbyterian; Irvin Riley, Jacksonville; Julian Roberts, Savannah
State; Jaquan Thomas, Gallaudet; Winston Wright, West Virginia
interesting – Gallaudet is the only NCAA-III program that is on the
list of Memorial Day School graduates playing college football
GU places eight on ECFC all-academic list along with 20 on the honor roll
WASHINGTON – The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) announced
it’s 11th annual all-academic honorees Tuesday and Gallaudet University
had eight recipients.
GU’s honorees include sophomore Austin Bates (Lacey, Wash.), senior
Matthew Cracraft (Ferris, Texas), sophomore Mitchell Dolinar (Las Vegas,
Nev.), junior Cress Fisher (Boyertown, Pa.), junior Mason Gooch (Mount
Sterling, Ky.), junior Dawson Moder (Maplewood, Minn.), sophomore Joseph
Mendis (Brook Park, Ohio) and sophomore Marc Wallace Jr. (Panama City
Gallaudet Helmet Bowl
Gallaudet’s run in Helmet Bowl III comes to a close in semifinal round
WASHINGTON – Gallaudet University’s run in Helmet Bowl III presented by
Helmet Tracker came to a close Monday afternoon as the Bison lost their
semifinal round matchup against Nebraska Kearney Lopers, 53 percent to 47
Fremont girls’ basketball
Fremont defeated Contra Costa Christian 50-16 in the First BCL League
match-up. Esther Biser led all scorers with 19 points, 11 steals & 7 rebounds.
Talia Boren scored 16, had 7 steals & 7 boards. Shaila Sams had a career high 10
points, 4 steals & 6 rebounds. Jhada Meyer pulled down 14 boards & came away with
CSD was to face Holy Names of Oakland tmrw in a second BCL game. But the game
has been forfeited giving CSD the win (6-4).
The mighty Eagles will host Fremont Christian (7-4) Tuesday @ 4:00 before boarding
the plane for Clerc Classic in Indianapolis.
Fremont boys’ basketball
Jan 7 – First League Game
Contra Costa Christian 39
CSD is now 8-1 (1-0 league) on a 8-game winning streak. We have 2 more games
this week on Jan 8 and 9.
Kentucky boys’ basketball
Game Report- January 7th, 2020 Kentucky School for the Deaf at Danville
Christian Academy in Danville, Kentucky.
KSD – 3 5 0 2-10
DCA- 29 7 23 12-71
KSD (0-3) Collins 5, Dorn 2, Gilbert 3
KSD hasnâ€™t played a home game yet this season due to the renovations at Thomas
Minnesota girls’ basketball
Lost tonightâ€™s game against a very good Immanuel Lutheran team. They were
conditioned and fundamentally sound. We had to shake off our rust from our 2
week layoff. Our next game will be on 1/8.Â
D. Schwartz- 11 points, 6 rebounds
R. Hernandez-Gutierrez- 4 points
E. Olakunkle- 5 rebounds
New Jersey boys’ basketball
Jan 7 thÂ
NJSD vs DSD.Â
NJSD won. 46-26Â
Nasir Gurganus 10 points- 16 rebounds -6 blocks -6 assists -2 stealsÂ
Halo Warner 8 points-5 steals-4 assists-4 rebounds – 1 blocks
Christian Ayers Â 8 points- 5 assistsÂ
Evan Bell 2 points – 5 stealsÂ
Carlos Andino Cruz 7 pointsÂ
Erick Meiji 5 pointsÂ
Marco Espinoza 4 points -2 rebounds-3 steals -2 assistsÂ
North Carolina boys’ basketball
January 7 at NCSD
Lake Lure ClassicalÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 13 11 17Â 25 – 66
NCSDÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 5Â Â 9Â Â Â 9Â Â 12- 35
Team record 2-7
Oklahoma girls’ basketball
We got back from christmasÂ break and we had 2 games
Jan 6- vs PAOLI
Jan 7 vs Maysville
Next game will be at Arkansas School for theÂ deaf for their homecoming games
Our record is 3-7
Rochester boys’ basketball
RSD vs Cornerstone 1/7
Our first game of 2020, we fought hard to come back in the game but finished
short by 5 points. We are VERY proud of our boys, they didn’tÂ give up at all
andÂ keep fightingÂ through the game…Â
CSÂ Â 50
Bode Aggas finished game with triple-double 23 points, 12 rebounds and 10 steals
Mikalo added double-double with 12 points, 16 rebounds and 8 steals
Cayne Aggas scored 7 points and 5 steals
St Mary’s girls basketball
The Lady Bisons beat West Seneca Christian today by score of 34-28. Â This was
our first game back from break. Â The time off was evident in our performance.
Â The Lady Bisons struggled to find a rhythm and the net. Â West Seneca jumped out
to an 8-2 lead after the first 8 minutes. Â The Lady Bisons “woke up” at the
start of the 2nd quarter and began to play their way back into the game. Â Laci
Stoffer( led all scorers with 19 points),showed natural leadership and hit a key
3 pointer to help spark the team. Â The Lady Bisons went into half time down
16-13. Â After a halftime pep talk, the Lady Bisons came out and played some of
their best basketball this season. Â Emma Foster dominated defensively and lead
the way for a comeback. Â Cami Cole( 13 points) Julia Bronneberg and Aleyshka
Rivera-Nieves turned up the intensity and gave their best efforts. Â Laci Stoffer
connected for 2 more 3 pointers and had 12 of her 19 points in the second half.
Record 3-3…..next game is Thursday against New Life Christian.
TABC high school basketball rankings
1. The Woodlands Christian, 16-6; 2. Arlington Grace Prep, 16-7; 3.
Lubbock Trinity Christian, 9-6; 4. St. Thomas Episcopal, 6-4; 5.
Colleyville Covenant, 9-5; 6. Shertz John Paul II, 10-1; 7. Austin Texas
School for the Deaf, 8-2; 8. SA Lutheran, 14-6; 9. Kennedale Fellowship,
14-3; 10. Trinity Willow Park, 7-1
1. Austin Texas School for the Deaf, 15-0; 2. Boerne Geneva, 12-2; 3. The
Woodlands Christian, 10-4; 4. Lubbock Christian, 15-4; 5. Waco Reicher,
12-9; 6. Dallas Shelton, 5-1; 7. Lubbock Trinity Christian, 0-0; 8.
Houston Lutheran North, 8-6; 9. SA Lutheran, 10-6; 10. Schertz John Paul
II Catholic, 7-7.
the girls’ team is no longer undefeated. This ranking only covers
last week’s games, not this week’s games
goalie coach is deaf
part of newspaper story
Deaf Fortuna DÃ¼sseldorf goalkeeping coach Dirk Zimmermann making voice
heard in the Bundesliga
Fortuna DÃ¼sseldorf’s Dirk Zimmermann is breaking new ground in the
Bundesliga as the deaf goalkeeping coach tries to keep the club in the
German top flight.
Zimmermann has been almost totally deaf since birth, but the 50-year-old
has been giving DÃ¼sseldorf goalkeepers Zack Steffen, Michael Rensing & Co.
the benefit of his skills this season as they seek to keep the club in the
“I can lipread and talk quite normally,” Zimmermann told BILD, who â€” even
with a hearing aid â€” has only 20 per cent hearing.
“I fight for us to be accepted and integrated [into football]. There are
always people who are sceptical at the start. I always have to go towards
people, because they’re not sure how they should approach me.”
Zimmermann is Fortuna’s U23 goalkeeping coach, but has been working with
the senior side too this season, and will now collaborate closely with new
first team goalkeeping coach Christoph Semmler.
Fortuna DÃ¼sseldorf is a team in the German Bundesliga league, which is
one of the world’s strongest top level professional leagues.
The team that Zimmermann coaches is U23’s team – which is sort of
like in baseball’s AAA league, a farm team of the top level
Fortuna DÃ¼sseldorf. This top level team is trying to fight off
relegation to the German’s lower level professional league.
It sits in the 16th place which would require a playoff; the winner
stays in the league, the loser gets relegated.
random deafsports talk
What is the first thing DeafDigest Sports editor looks
for when getting basketball updates?
The team’s won/lost record.
Many coaches forget to include it and need to be constantly
reminded about it.