2021/04/08

DeafDigest Sports –-  April 8, 2021

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—- random deafsports thoughts

— Oklahoma girls’ track, team tent destroyed!

— Rochester volleyball

— Texas baseball & softball

— pro wrestler

— college deaf trackster

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Oklahoma girls’ track

We went to dickson track meet yesterday, it was extremely windy and our
tents were destroyed.

Shakayla Simmons- Freshman
100 m dash  16.8
200 m dash 35.6
Long Jump- 11ft 11 in

Caden Gardea- Freshman
Shot put- 19 3/4 in
Discus- 34 ft 2 in

April Pennel- Senior
Shot Put- 28 ft 4 1/4 in placing 5th

Brook Queen- Junior
shot put 25 ft
Discus- 57 ft

Nacorra Johnson- Junior
shot put  22 ft 11 1/2 in
discus – 38 ft 7 in

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Rochester volleyball

The Wildcats hosted the game against Rochester Prep High School. We
started off the big lead and won 25 to 13 in the first sets then we won
the next two sets to take the first win of the season! (Set 2: 25-17,
Set 3: 25-18)

McKenna finished with 6 assists and 14 aces while Mariana had 6 kills and
6 aces. The Rookie Liandria had the first block in her stats!

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Texas baseball & softball

Softball
Veritas Defenders, 19
TSD Rangers, 4

Record: 0-5

Baseball
Veritas Defenders, 21
TSD Rangers, 3

Record: 0-3

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pro wrestler

Pro wrestler Christina “C-Bunny” Sarni is deaf.

According to her facebook post and her web site, she
is still active in pro wrestling.

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college deaf trackster

Hannah Ballowe
Virginia Tech
listed as sophomore on 2021 women’s track roster

her posting is this:
2020 Indoor: Clocked a time of 2:13.46 to finish seventh in the 800 meters
at the ACC Indoor Championships … Placed third in the 800-meter run with a
time of 2:11.44 … Ran the mile at the Iowa State Classic and finished
with a time 4:55.79 … also ran as a member of the 4×400 relay team at the
Iowa State Classic that finished with a time of 3:58.05 … Finished 2nd in
the 800-meter run at the Doc Hale Virginia Tech Invitational with a time
of 2:11.51.

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random deafsports thoughts

Everyone hates bad weather. The Olahoma girls’ track tent
was blown away.

Bad weather has happened to other schools.

Two examples in mind:

wet and muddy field on rainy day in a deaf soccer game

crazy winds and muddy field in a deaf football championship game

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