2019/12/29

DeafDigest Sports – December 29, 2019

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Hot DeafSports News at:
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— random deafsports thoughts

— Helmet Bowl, Gallaudet in Final 8, closes tomorrow

— college athlete, football

— elite athlete, baseball

— basketball scores

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2019-20 basketball won/lost records
as of 12/29/19

go to:
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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polls close on Monday, Dec. 30, at 1 p.m. (EST).

Gallaudet football helmet

Gallaudet Bison advance to Elite 8 round in Helmet Bowl III,
vote for Gallaudet daily

WASHINGTON – Gallaudet University is one of eight teams left standing in
Helmet Bowl III presented by Helmet Tracker. The Bison are the No. 2 seed
in the South Region and are going up against No. 16 seed St. Thomas
University (Fla.) in the quarterfinal round. The winner will advance to
the semifinal round of the national tournament to find the best football
helmet in the country.

People can vote by logging onto www.helmetbowl.com or via this direct
link: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-iii-national-championship/.

Fans are encouraged to use all of their devices and browsers to vote, no
need to login, until the polls close on Monday, Dec. 30, at 1 p.m. (EST).

Gallaudet’s helmet won its conference (Eastern Collegiate Football
Conference) for a third straight year and was seeded second in the South
Region. In the first round, GU dispatched No. 15 seed Austin College
Kangaroos (61 percent to 39 percent). In the second round, Gallaudet took
down No. 9 seed Ole Miss from the Southeastern Conference (SEC) by the
margin of 56 percent to 44 percent. In the third round, GU defeated No. 4
seed University of Richmond by the tally of 52 percent to 48 percent.

Gallaudet won Helmet Bowl I, two years ago, and reached the “Sweet 16”
round last year before losing to Lafayette College. Dickinson College
(NCAA Division III) won Helmet Bowl II last year.

Fans can vote daily from all of their devices here:
https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-iii-national-championship/.

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Maryland girls’ basketball

High School Varsity Girls Basketball Game #9

Maryland School for the Deaf vs Clear Spring High School

1st      2nd     3rd     4th   =   Total
MSD –      11         5        10       13     =    39
CSHS-      6         4         4        5     =      19

MSD

S. Herzig-Wilcox – 1 assist
C. Lummer – 12 points, 8 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 assist
C. Salit – 23 points, 13 rebounds, 5 steals, 2 assists
H. Weiss – 2 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 assists
B. Finkle – 2 points, 4 rebounds
A. Cohen – 1 steal, 1 assist
A. Bielucke – 1 steal

Team FG: 8
Team 3-FG: 3 (2 Salit, 1 Lummer)
Team FT: 20-30

Record: 7-2

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Maryland boys’ basketball

47th Annual Fannett-Metal Christmas Tournament
Fannett-Metal High School – Willow Hill, PA
(Championship Game)

Maryland School for the Deaf @ Fannett-Metal High School

1     2     3     4   = Total
MSD –   29  17   19   13   =  78
F-M  –     9   14   16   17   =  56

Halftime –  MSD led 46-23

MSD ORIOLES
Ethan Sheppeck – 13 points, 7 assists, 4 steals
Jory Valencia – 16 points
Miguel Pavao – 3 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals
Jaden Joseph – 14 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals
Ethan Guettler – 2 points, 3 rebounds
Enow Otto – 19 points, 9 rebounds
Zion Ortiz – 11 points, 5 rebounds
Amaree McKenstry – 3 rebounds

Team Total FG:  32
Team Total 3FG:  7 (Valencia 4, Ortiz, Pavao, Sheppeck)
Team Total FT:  7-11

Jaden Joseph and Enow Otto selected to All-Tournament Team.

Record:  5-2

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college deaf athlete

Todd Honas

football

junior

University of Nebraska (NCAA-I)

was always a walk on; was never on scholarship

played sparingly througout his career

suffered too many concussions and had to retire from
this sport in mid-season

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elite deaf athlete

Tyson Gillies

baseball

Quebec team in Canadian-American Association (independent minor league)

played 38 games

137 at bats

hit .263

5 homers

18 BI

he is now at age of 31; his better days are past him and has no hopes
of making it to the majors

Will he continue playing independent ball or will he move on with his life?

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random deafsports thoughts

What is an elite deaf athlete?

To DeafDigest Sports editor, it is a deaf athlete that competes against
hearing elites on the international, national and professional levels.

We, unfortunately, do not have that too many elite deaf athletes that
compete on equal terms with elite hearing athletes.

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