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DeafDigest Sports – August 13, 2017

Barry Strassler, editor

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Hot DeafSports News at:

http://deafdigestsports.com/

— first football game of season comes up Friday night

— Gallaudet football

— Gallaudet swimming

— Japan in Deaflympics

— a freshman college soccer player

— a past deaf professional bodybuilder

Deaf Sports Collections update
— deaf emergency football quarterback 
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/

DeafSports picture of the day
http://deafdigest.com/emergency-quarterback-hall-of-fame-picture/

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first football game of season comes up Friday night

Friday night
Aug 18 Indiana at Trader Point

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Gallaudet swimming

a comment about Gallaudet swimmer Faye Frez-Albrecht:

She previously relied on a tap from an assistant coach to compensate for
her vision, which allows her to see only what’s directly in front of
her.

full story at:
http://www.csnmidatlantic.com/other-sports/15-watch5-sports-tech-rick-horrows-top-sportsbusiness-marketingtech-issues-week-august

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Gallaudet football

Whatever Happened to … Super Wasteman?

His name is Ogden Whitehead, but Rochester Red Wings fans probably knew
him best for roles he played as “Wasteman,” “Super Wasteman” and
“Recycleman.”

full story at:
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/local/rocroots/2017/08/12/whatever-happened-super-wasteman/561583001/

note:
Gallaudet football? He attended Gallaudet for one year before leaving.

And at Gallaudet he was a member of the Gallaudet football team.

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Japan in Deaflympics

Turkey: Deaflympics ends, Japan picks 27 medals

apan national team competed in 11 sport items and won 27 medals (six gold
medal, 9 silver medals and 12 bronze medals). They collected more medals
than the last Deaflympics in Bulgaria four years ago which was 21 medals.

full story at:
https://deafjapan.blogspot.com/2017/08/turkey-deaflympics-ends-japan-picks-27.html

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college deaf sports

Gracie Fitzgerald

new freshman

women’s soccer

Centre College

Danville, KY

she is listed on the web site, but since season has not yet started
it practically is blank

http://centrecolonels.com/sports/wsoc/2017-18/bios/fitzgerald_gracie_ciaw

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a past deaf professional body builder

there have no been recent updates on deaf professional bodybuilder
Katie Jean.

As a result, she has been removed from the list of active
deaf elite athletes

 

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