DeafDigest Sports –-  April 13, 2021

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— Indiana baseball

— Rochester volleyball

— Texas track

— wheelchair basketball

— elite deaf athlete

— college deaf athlete


Indiana baseball

part of newspaper story

Waldron picked up its first win of the season with a 22-2 victory over
Indiana School for the Deaf.

The Deaf Hoosiers scored a run in the second and third innings.


Rochester volleyball

The Wildcats’ 2nd win.

The Wildcats take the 2nd win after we had to be consistent with our
serves in the 5th set. Emma stepped up and earned 22 aces and won the
Set 1 – W 25-14
Set 2- L 19-25
Set 3 – W 25-22
Set 4 – L 22-25
Set 5 – W 25-12

Next game on April 13 (Tuesday) at 4 pm. (VS Finney)


Texas track

Leander, Texas – The Ranger Nations co-ed Track and Field team
participated in Eagle Relays hosted by St. Dominic Savio Catholic High
School on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Glenn High – Bible Stadium Track &
Field course facility. Our proud Lady Rangers represented well and
finished in 7th place (40 points) out of 10 teams. The Boys completed 9th
(19 points) team overall. There are numerous individuals’ personal best
performance results in improvement. Both girls and boys athletes came to
compete and performed at their best against 5A and 6A schools.

Below are the results.

Lady Rangers
Shot putter: 1st – Bre’Asia McDade (32-10.00) Personal Best
Discus: 2nd- Bre’Asia McDade (84-04.00) Personal Best, 7th,
5th – Kiara Diaz (64-07)
100m Hurdles: 3rd – Alyssa Glennon (18.28)
300m Hurdles – 2nd – Alyssa Glennon (54.12), 5th Patricia Sucilla-Orozco
4×100 Relay Varsity: 6th (58.39) – Zara Thompson, Tamara Tadevosyan,
Anahit Tadevosyan, Dolliole Kourtney
4×200 Relay: 5th (2:04.71) – Zara Thompson, Tamara Tadevosyan, Alyssa
Glennon, Anahit Tadevosyan

Rangers Boys
100 Meters: 8th – Broderick Johnson (11.68) Personal Best
400 Meters: 7th – Trent Gobble (57.60) Personal Best
110m Hurdles: 5th – Izeer Sweed (19.24) Personal Best
4×100 Relay Varsity: 5th (47.52) Broderick Johnson, Trent Gobble, Augustus
Polk, Izeer Sweed
Shot Put: 4th – Aalijah Crumpton (36-03.00)
Discus: 4th – Aalijah Crumpton (95-08) Personal Best
Triple Jump: 4th – Trent Gobble (37-05.50), 6th – Izeer Sweed (36-07.75)

San Marcos Academy, 32
Texas, 17
Record: 0-6

Track and Field
Track and Field will participate in the Eagles Relay on Saturday, April

Good luck to TSD Wrestlers. The team will compete in the TAPPS Wrestling
Championship on Saturday, April 10th.


wheelchair basketball college signing

Kerwin Haake, a deaf high school senior from Lexington KY, signed his
letter of intent to play college wheelchair basketball at the University
of Arizona.  Kerwin will compete for the Wildcats in the NWBA
Intercollegiate Division starting next fall.  Kerwin has been the starting
point guard and captain for the Cincinnati Dragons the last 4 years –
leading the Dragons to #5 national rankings his sophomore and junior
years.  The Dragons are currently off to a 4-0 start to the 2021 season.
You can check out Kerwin’s senior year highlight video here – he is #1 on
the Cincinnati team https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upy4LCxxOZo


college deaf athlete

Utica College, NY (NCAA-III)

Rob Bibisi



no bio on him; not one of the key players on the team
but he is listed on the 2021 roster


elite deaf athlete

Andy Owens
Great Britain
won 2019 national chammpionship in two-wood bowls

no recent updates


random deafsports thoughts

Does DeafDigest Sports editor trust deaf sports tweets?

Not always.

There was a big tweet, saying a video will be taken of the
upcoming football game between Mississippi School for the
Deaf and South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind.

It was puzzling because there was no advance notice of that

Both coaches were contacted and they said no such game took




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