2021/05/28

DeafDigest Sports  –-  May 28, 2021

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—- random deafsports thoughts

— football updates

— college volleyball & baseball

— Fremont football

— Maryland football

— Mississippi girls’ basketball, NCAA-I bound

— Oklahoma athlete wins honors

— Tennessee track

— deaf golf hall of fame

— wheelchair basketball

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football updates

one school said – our schedule is a mess

DeafDigest Sports thinks 21 schools may field teams

three schools are not having teams

DeafDigest Sports has 8 schedules

To coaches and athletic directors:
if you have already completed your schedules, please
email barry@deafdigest.com

thanks!

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Fremont football

Herminio Gonzalez is the new coach at Fremont.

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Maryland football

In decision that was hard on his heart, Ryan Bonheyo steps down as MSD
football coach

full story at:
https://news.yahoo.com/decision-hard-heart-ryan-bonheyo-074600065.html

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Mississippi girls’ basketball

part of newspaper story

Take one look at Alexis Roberts and you can see the potential she has as a
basketball player.

This month, the 6-foot forward with more than 1,000 career points and 500
rebounds signed to pay for the Jackson State Tigers. Her signing is
historic.

Roberts is the first deaf player to sign a Division 1 basketball
scholarship in Mississippi.

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Oklahoma athletics

part of press release

Isaiah Holt received a top award tonight at the All-Star Preps Best of the
Arbuckles 2021 banquet. Isaiah was a top finalist for the Patriot Auto
Student Leadership Award. The winner of this award receives a scholarship
and a new car.

Isaiah was nominated based on his leadership on and off the floor, grades
and community service. Isaiah went through several interviews, wrote an essay
and was eventually selected! He was one of 18 students selected as Leaders
through the school year.
Isaiah was selected as the top Leader of the year and received a
scholarship and a 2021 Honda Car. This is the top award among the schools
in southern Oklahoma!

We are extremely proud of him and he will be dearly missed!

He will be attending Gallaudet.

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Tennessee track

part of newspaper story

Small Class Spring Fling Track & Field –

MURFREESBORO – Jordan Cason’s tp five finish in the high jump highlighted
Watertown High’s efforts Tuesday in the Division I Small state track and
field meet at Rockvale High School.

Alcoa sophomore Jordan Harris won the event with a leap of 22-11.25,
slightly ahead of senior Lorenzo Currie from TN School for the Deaf at
22-10.

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college deaf athlete

Lauren McCutcheon

incoming freshman

volleyball

University of South Carolina (NCAA-I)

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college deaf athlete

Tristin Crusenberry

incoming freshman

baseball

Olney Central College (Illinois, junior college)

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deaf golf hall of fame

part of press release

USDGA ANNOUNCES SIX PERSONS SELECTED FOR ITS 2021 HALL OF
FAME INDUCTION

USDGA will celebrate the inclusion of three extraordinary golfers into the
Hall of Fame at the 2021 United States Deaf Golf Championship event to be held at
Falconhead Golf Club in Austin, Texas on June 7-10, 2021.

The golfers, Keith Worek of Rochester NY, Michael Finneran of Livermore, CA,
Brandon Babineaux of Austin, TX, Reynold Jennetti of Buffalo, NY, Lorraine
Stoltz, of Frederick, MD & Lauri Ponikiewski of Livonia, MI, will be inducted.

DeafDigest Sports editor’s question

Q. Is Kevin Hall in the hall of fame?

A. No.

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wheelchair basketball

The Cincinnati Dragons Varsity Wheelchair Basketball Team won the Midwest
Conference Championship this weekend for the first time.  The Dragons won
all 5 games this weekend to finish the regular season undefeated at 24-0.
Kerwin Haake, a deaf high school senior from Lexington KY, is the Dragons
starting point guard and scored 67 points in the 5 tournament games.  The
Dragons will finish their season at the National Wheelchair Basketball
Association National Tournament in Wichita on June 25-27.  The Dragons are
expected to be the #1 seed going into the national tournament.

Tournament Scores

Pool Play

Cincinnati 73 Cleveland 29 (Haake 9 points)
Cincinnati 61 Milwaukee 50 (Haake 19 points)
Cincinnati 68 St Louis 31 (Haake 12 points including 2 3-pointers)
Cincinnati 56 Indianapolis 22 (Haake 14 points)

Championship Game

Cincinnati 67 Milwaukee 37 (Haake 13 points)

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random deafsports thoughts

DeafDigest Sports wishes Ryan Bonheyo well
with his endeavors.

One must remember that it was Ryan that
pulled off Gallaudet’s most miraculous
football win – ever.

do read this story:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/dc-sports-bog/wp/2013/11/02/gallaudets-last-second-blocked-fg-touchdown/

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http://GallaudetAthleticsStore.com

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Order a copy of the new Gallaudet University Men’s Basketball History Book

The Gallaudet University men’s basketball program is excited
to announce online ordering information for those fans, alumni, etc.,
interested in purchasing a copy of the Gallaudet University Men’s
Basketball History Book (1904-2019) written by Gallaudet Athletics Hall of
Famer Barry Strassler.

You can now purchase your own copy for $35 apiece and $8 for shipping.

Please allow two weeks to receive the book.

Purchase here: https://app.mobilecause.com/form/LQ60XQ?vid=73t7e

a vlog is at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQFMZ-d7dvc&feature=youtu.be