2019/08/16

DeafDigest Sports – August 16, 2019

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— national deaf cross country and soccer championships

— random deafsports thoughts, re two national championships

— Gallaudet basketball trip – revised story

— August football games, as updated and revised

— college deaf athlete, volleyball

— elite deaf athlete, baseball

— Texas volleyball

— Indiana football

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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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Gallaudet basketball – revised

Members of Gallaudet’s men’s basketball program off to Costa Rica

WASHINGTON – Members of Gallaudet University’s men’s basketball program left the
nation’s capital Wednesday, August 14, bound for San Jose, Costa Rica, via
Houston. The Bison begun its Beyond Sports Tours trip that will last until Aug.
22. This is Gallaudet athletics first international trip in school history.

“We are very excited for our first summer international tour,” said Gallaudet
men’s basketball coach Kevin Kovacs. “We want to thank our student-athletes’
families, parents and other Bison supporters for their efforts and generous
donations to make this trip happen. We look forward to the cultural experience
and making a difference along with making new friends in Costa Rica. We also
want to thank the Gallaudet administration and teams on campus for their support
and for making this opportunity a reality. We would love to see other Bison
teams have this opportunity in the future.”

Gallaudet’s contingent includes; Kovacs, Andy Cruz, Shawn Daniels, Joel Dramin,
Giovanni Maucere, Dylan Sicoli, Jason Smith, Wilford Troup, Noah Valencia and
John Werner Jr..

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Below are some highlights of what Gallaudet men’s basketball will experience on
the trip:

Aug. 14 – Travel Day
Aug. 15 – Guided Tour of San Jose, Costa Rica, Game #1 vs. Costa Rica All-Stars
Aug. 16 – La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Game #2 vs. Costa Rica All-Stars
Aug. 17 – Arenal Volcano and Zip-lining excursion at Mundo Aventura
Aug. 18 – Tarcoles River, Pacific Coast
Aug. 19 – Free Day
Aug. 20 – Trip to Jaco
Aug. 21 – Community Service, Game #3 vs. Costa Rica All-Stars
Aug. 22 – Travel Day

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Deaf National Cross Country and Soccer Tournament

https://www.oregon.gov/osd/Documents/Flyer%20OSD%20Host%20XC%20and%20Soccer%202019.pdf [www.oregon.gov]

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Indiana football

part of newspaper story

There will be a Dugger Homecoming, with the Indiana Deaf School coming to
town for what’s probably the biggest annual event the town has.

The Bulldogs have been playing football since 1929, and in recent years
have occasionally been the smallest school in the state playing 11-man
football. The game — and, probably, that underdog status — has been a
point of pride for the Dugger community.

With 13 players currently available, the decision was made earlier this
week to curtail the schedule.

note:
Indiana Deaef-Union Dugger has traditionally been an annual war of
two of the smallest schools in the state. At least the rivalry continues.

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Texas volleyball

Varsity
Austin Royals, 1 Texas School for the Deaf 3
25-23, 21-25, 25-17, 25-14

Record: 4-7

Junior Varsity
Austin Royals, 2 Texas School for the Deaf, 1
14-25, 26-24, 20-25

Record: 1-5

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random deafsports thoughts

Oregon School for the Deaf is hosting the national
deaf cross country and soccer tournaments.

You can see the link above.

Hope it all works out.

There was a national deaf cross country championships
during the late eighties. It only lasted few years.

Very few schools, if any, field full cross country
teams. Some schools only have just a few runners
and compete as non-scoring teams in invited local
cross country meets.

As for a national deaf soccer tournament, again,
hope it all works out. There are deaf schools with
11-man soccer teams; there are deaf schools with
8-man soccer teams; and again, there are deaf
schools with co-ed teams. How is this going to
work out?

And most important of all, New York State rules
do not allow soccer teams to play more than one
game per day. Over the years Deaf soccer tournaments
on the East Coast have either scheduled one game
per day per school or have scheduled two “half-games”
per day. Coaches as a rule, hate these half-games.

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college deaf athlete, volleyball

Emily Wright will play volleyball at American River College.

It is a 2-year community college

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elite deaf athlete, baseball

Tyson Gillies

Quebec team in Canadian-American League

(independent league, not part of the minor
league system)

38 games
batted 137 times
36 hits
.263 batting average
5 homers
18 runs batted in

he is 30 years old and played in AAA ball a couple of seasons
but never made it to the bigs

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