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DeafDigest Sports – December 12, 2018

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– random deafsports thoughts

– wrestling updates

– Gallaudet updates

– Gallaudet again at Helmet Bowl

– dedication to an outstanding Gallaudet fifties/sixties athlete

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 12/12/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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Dedication

DeafDigest Sports dedicates this edition to Jerry Berlowitz,
one of Gallaudet’s finest fifties/sixties athlete that
departed us.

In football, he was a fierce tacklng linebacker that
intercepted an important pass for touchdown to help Gallaudet
defeat Delaware Valley 14-13 in 1957 in probably the biggest
upset in football history. Gallaudet was 0-6 and scoreless
in the previous season, and Delaware Valley, after the
upset was 5-2-1 for the season.

In wrestling he was the Metropolitian area champion in
his weight class.

In club baseball, he was the team’s leading hitter one
season (the club team disbanded after the 1959 season).

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Gallaudet men’s swimming

Sealts earns fourth NEAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the
Week honor

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced
its conference student-athlete of the week awards for the week of Dec. 11
and Gallaudet University sophomore Ben Sealts (Ottawa, Ohio) was selected
as the NEAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week for the
fourth time this season.

Sealts was selected after he won every event he entered at the Cedar Crest
College Falcon Invitational last weekend as GU came in first place with
642 points. Sealts had a remarkable weekend as he won nine individual
events and was a member of four first-place relay teams during the two-day
invitational. Sealts set four new school records in the 50-yard butterfly,
50-yard breaststroke (twice) and 100-yard breaststroke. He also set a new
personal record with a time of 55.24 in the 100-yard butterfly.

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Gallaudet in Helmet Bowl

Helmet Bowl defending champions reach Sweet 16 round,
vote for Gallaudet and Howard Payne

WASHINGTON – Gallaudet University, the defending Helmet Bowl national
champions, are one of 16 teams left standing in Helmet Bowl II presented
by Helmet Tracker. The Bison are the No. 3 seed in the East Region and are
going up against No. 2 seed Lafayette College in the third round. The
winner will advance to the quarterfinal 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/national-championship-helmet-bowl-ii/.

Fans are encouraged to use all of their devices and browsers to vote, no
need to login, until the polls close on Monday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m. (EST)

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Gallaudet women’s basketball

Neild earns a second NEAC Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week
honor this season

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced
its conference student-athlete of the week awards for the week of Dec. 10
and Gallaudet University senior Hannah Neild (Litchfield, N.H.) was
selected as the NEAC Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week.

Neild tallied 87 points, 28 rebounds, 14 steals, 12 assists and four
blocks in three games last week. The Bison senior guard/forward averaged
29 points per game in a week that included 27 points in a conference win
at Lancaster Bible College and a season-high 35 points in a loss at St.
Mary’s College of Maryland. During Gallaudet’s 2-1 week, Neild notched two
double-doubles, averaged 9.3 rebounds per game, recorded a 58.5 field-goal
percentage, shot 56.3 percent from beyond the arc and went 16-for-17 from
the free throw line.

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2018 Leopard Classic results

hosted by Arkansas SD

Game #1

Girls
ASD     4
TSD      55

Game #2

Boys
ASD 18
TSD 67

Game #3

Girls
LSD  23
OSD 35

Game #4

Boys
LSD 47
OSD 55

Game #5

Girls
OSD 42
ASD 11

Game #6

Boys
OSD 53
ASD 40

Game #7

Girls
TSD 56
LSD 6

Game #8

Boys
TSD 51
LSD 24

Game #9

Girls
OSD 15
TSD 57

Game #10

Boys
OSD  48
TSD  82

Game #11

Girls
LSD 30
ASD 11

Game #12

Boys
LSD 61
ASD 48

Boys Champ Texas School for the Deaf
Boys Runner-up Oklahoma School for the Deaf

Girls Champ Texas School for the Deaf
Girls Runner-up Oklahoma School for the Deaf

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American basketball
Big East Summaries

Big East 3rd Place Games Sunday:

ASD Boys Varsity Basketball secured their second win of the season
defeating NYSD by a score of 64-43 on Sunday morning. Senior Dylan Mallach
dominated the paint to lead the team with 16 points and 4 rebounds, Omar
Sharif (7 rebounds) and Andrew Parent (overcame early foul trouble) added
11 points each for the Tigers. Nearly every player on the roster scored as
the Tigers emptied their bench at the end of the third quarter. The game
featured the team’s best offensive surge of the season when they outscored
NYSD 26-7 in the second period. Boys are now 2-3 on the season.

ASD Girls Varsity Basketball dominated the fourth quarter against NYSD to
pull away winning 30-22. Jatara Page scored 17 points, secured 9 rebounds,
and 10 steals while hitting a momentum shifting 3 pointer at the halftime
buzzer. Senior Emily Pagan added 9 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists. Kara
Lee Lyle added 2 points and 11 rebounds. Tigers outscored NYSD 16-4 in the
final period. Girls improve to 3-2 on the season.

Big East Opening Round Games Saturday:

ASD Girls Varsity Basketball fell in the opening game against Lexington
School for the Deaf by a score of 46-22. The Tigers were unable to match
up with Lexington’s early energy as the Blue Jays took advantage of the
Tigers not getting back on defense fast enough. Jatara Page led the Tigers
with 12 points, 7 steals, 4 rebounds, Senior Emily Pagan chopped in 6
points, 5 rebounds. Tigers fall to 2-2 on the season and will play NYSD at
8 am on Sunday.

ASD Boys Varsity Basketball was unable to execute in the second half of an
aggressive game against Lexington, falling by a score of 55-36. Tigers
were down by just four points at halftime but Lexington adjusted
defensively and locked down the tigers in the second half. Jey Cruz Cotto
scored 13 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals, Dylan Mallach had 8 points and 8
rebounds, Dennis Atkinson and Andrew Parent had 4 points each. Tigers will
face NYSD at 9:30 am on Sunday.

Game Results (Friday):

Lexington Girls defeated ASD Girls: 46-22

Marie Philip Boys defeated NYSD Boys: 57-37

Marie Philip Girls defeated NYSD Girls: 28-14

Lexington Boys defeated ASD Boys: 55-36

Game Results (Saturday):

ASD Girls defeated NYSD Girls: 30-22

ASD Boys defeated NYSD Boys: 64-43

Lexington Girls defeated Marie Philip Girls: 22-17

Marie Philip Boys defeated Lexington Boys: 52-47

Big East Overall Results

Girls:

1st – Lexington

2nd – Marie Philip

3rd – ASD

4th – NYSD

Boys:

1st – Marie Philip

2nd – Lexington

3rd – ASD

4th – NYSD

All-Stars:

Girls:

NYSD – Silmara Campos

ASD – Jatara Page

MPS – Belinda Toledo

Lexington: May Tun

MVP – Lexington: Dorgianny Flores

Boys:

NYSD – Christian Gonzalez

ASD – Jey Cruz-Cotto

Lexington – Jayden Orlang

MPS – Kyle Florio

MVP – MPS: Kacey Monahon

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Arizona basketball

ASDB Girls Basketball team lost to St. David, 22 to 42

ASDB Boys Basketball team lost to St. David, 50 to 63

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Arkansas basketball

Faulkner Falcon Homeschool @ ASD

Girls

FFHS  39
ASD 6

ASD record 1 – 10

Boys

FFHS 50
ASD  55

Boys record 2 – 9

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Delaware basketball

Just this past weekend we went to NJSD for the Tip Off.

On Friday, both teams played against NJSD the first round. The girls had a
good start but NJSD started to pressure us and we were not prepared. Our
poor MS girls against the HS girls. OY! The boys did really well for their
first game but NJSD was more experienced.
Final scores:
Girls: DSD 12- NJSD 31
Boys: DSD 27- NJSD 64

On Saturday, both teams played against RISD. The girls had a heartbreaking
loss by 1 point-great game and popcorn was provided (haha). The boys team
struggled but put up a good fight against RISD.
Final Scores:
Girls: DSD 14- RISD 15
Boys: DSD 21- RISD 38

A special shout out to both teams for winning the Sportsmanship Trophy-
check it out in the front office! ANDDD to our two All Stars:
Sheimyllian Morales Sanchez
Dante Dill Smith

Our next game is on Wednesday against Fanwood- we ALL will be leaving at
12:00pm.

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Fremont girls’ basketball

Wins over Oakland Military Institute 70-28

5-2 record

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Georgia basketball

GSD VS VALLEY HEAD HIGH SCHOOL

GIRLS:
GSD – 8, CASH – 4, WILLIAMS – 3, CLAY – 1
VHHS – 78

RECORD: 0-10-0

BOYS:
GSD – 39, BROWN – 25, JOHNSON – 9, GREEN – 3, WILLOUGHBY – 2
VHHS – 77

RECORD: 1-7-0

NEXT GAME VS EXCEL CHRISTIAN AT EXCEL CHRISTIAN ON 12/13/18

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Illinois boys’ basketball

ISD 0-3

Nov. 30  ISD 32 at Triopia 67
Dec. 7    West Central 69 at ISD 19
Dec. 11  Brown County 64 at ISD 27

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Marie Philip boys’ basketball

As of now, we are 5-1 record, League under MBIL Div two : 1 – 0

Last weekend we spent our basketball games at American School for the
Deaf. For the first time ASD hosted their Big East Classic tournament.
Four teams (Girls and Boys), Lexington, Fanwood, American and Marie Philip
participated this tourney.

Our first game with Fanwood last Saturday (Dec 8th).

Result: MPS 57 Fanwood 37.

We got off with slow and cold shooting. We were ahead of them by 12 points
up then Fanwood came back to behind 6 points before the halftime. After
halftime, we finally found good defense and able to contain two good
players. Senior, Kacey Monahan scored 27 points, 18 rebounds and 4 blocks
while Sophomore Luke McBrine shined his best performance of night with 11
points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.

Second game last Sunday (Dec 9th).

Result: MPS 52 Lexington 47

This game were ended up with 4 tied, 9 changed lead. Lexington pulled up
with lead in first quarter with 8-7. Then second quarter Lexington were
able to hold their lead in halftime with 20-19.  Onto the second half, MPS
got off with good start in our offense and then one big mistake we made.
That one put Lexington back into the game with lead by one. We came back,
rallied with 14-0 run and took the lead with 13 points up. About 4 minutes
left, Lexington showed their hearts to come back within 5 points behind.
Kacey were able to keep his free throw perfectly with 7 for 7 to maintain
our lead till the buzzer. Freshman, Kyle Florio found his shooting form
and able to put some good treys with 4 out of 7 shots. He ended up with 14
points, mastered his best rebounds with 7 rebounds and 8 assists. Kacey
also put his another nice performance with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 3
assists. Freshman, Amogne Konkel-Harmon finally found his confidence with
4 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists.
There were other players on our team did contributed well in this game.

All- star goes to Kyle Florio and MVP to Kacey Monahan

Next games this week: MPS at Waring on Wed, Dec 12 at 4pm and CHCH at MPS
on Thur, Dec 13 at 6pm.

Hats off to ASD for their hosted this tournament.

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Maryland wrestling

Maryland School for the Deaf v.s. St. Anselm’s Abbey School 12/11/18

Maryland School for the Deaf  30.0
St. Anselm`s Abbey School 24.0

113: Peter Thang (MSD) Pin Isaac Smoker (SAAS)
120: Daniel Sipes (SAAS) Forfeit
138: Michael Williams (MSD) Forfeit
145: Funa Okoye (SAAS) Forfeit
152: Hollis Howe (SAAS) Forfeit
170: Calvin Johnson (MSD) Forfeit
182: Tylique Gross (MSD) Forfeit
195: David Terry (SAAS) Forfeit
220: Bryan Pineda (MSD) Pin JP Libanati (SAAS)

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Maryland girls’ basketball

High School Varsity Girls Basketball
Game #6

Maryland School for the Deaf at Mount Airy Christian Academy

1    2    3    4   = Total
MSD     20  16  22   2  =  60
MACA   13   9   4   17  =  43

MSD
C. Lummer – 10 points, 2 rebounds, 4 steals
C. Perry – 23 points, 7 rebounds, 8 steals, 4 assists, 4 blocks
R. Guettler – 18 points, 3 rebounds, 6 steals, 7 assists, 1 block
E. Kovacs – 3 points, 2 steals, 1 assist, 1 block
A. Cohen – 1 rebound, 1 steal
C. Salit – 6 points, 3 rebounds, 4 steals, 4 assists
M. Luebehusen – 1 steal, 1 block

Team FG: 21
Team 3-FG: 4 (Guettler 2, Salit 2)
Team FT: 6-11

MT. AIRY
E. Eppich – 19 points
V. D’Ambrosio – 10 points
C. Gilbert – 1 point
J. Bowen – 3 points
G. Hegler – 6 points
K. Bowen – 4 points

Team FG: 11
Team 3-FG: 5 (Eppich 3, J. Bowen, Hegler)
Team FT: 6-10

Record: 5-1

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Maryland boys’ basketball

Maryland SD Boys’ Basketball – Game #6

Game #6

December 11, 2018

Maryland School for the Deaf @ Mount Airy Christian Academy

1    2    3    4  =  Total
MSD   – 9  19  14  12  =  54
MACA – 9  10    8  13  =  40

Halftime -  MSD led 28-19

MSD ORIOLES
Eric Long – 5 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists
Rory Lewis – 25 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists
Miguel Pavao – 2 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals
Enow Otto – 9 points, 6 rebounds, 2 blocks
Jason Werner – 13 points, 3 assists

Team Total FG:  20
Team Total 3FG:  7 (Lewis 6, Long)
Team Total FT:  7-13

MOUNT AIRY CHRISTIAN LIONS
J. Brethauer – 2 points
N. Stein – 9 points
C. Eppich – 7 points
S. Carroll – 7 points
B. Tracey – 2 points
A. Lenk – 4 points
M. Lawson – 9 points

Team Total FG:  18
Team Total 3FG:  1 (Eppich)
Team Total FT:  3-6

Record: 5-1

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Minnesota basketball

paywall has restricted the headline to this:

MSAD basketball teams split with Hiawatha
Seeing one in basketball falls on the other end of the spectrum. The
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf girls basketball te

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Mississippi School for the Deaf

Varsity Girls Basketball

MSD 60

Piney Woods 32

Raegan Hendrix 19 points 7 Off. Reb 7 Def. Reb 4 Assist 3 Stl 2 Blk

Alexis Roberts 16 points 7 Def Reb. 5 Off Reb.  8 Blk 4 Stl 5 Assist

Nilah O’rey 12 points 4 assist 2 Stl

Koreiona Guy 6 points 3 Stl

Record 6-4

Next Game 12/13 Mt.Olive @ MSD

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Missouri School for the Deaf HS boys

December 11, 2018

Missouri School for the Deaf     13     10     8     10    = 41
New Bloomfield      JV                   5      15     8     11  =  39

MSD
Mikal Meriwether   18 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 steals
Hezeki Smoot           10 points, 4 rebounds, and 6 steals
Conner Luper              8 points, 2 rebounds, and 4 steals
Jayden Rieordan         5 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 steals

Record  2- 0

New Bloomfield
Kaleb Brandt  16 points
Caleb Distler 11 points

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Model Secondary School for the Deaf Boys Varsity Basketball

Basketball

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Result: Loss

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 32

St. Anselm’s Abbey School: 70

Model Secondary School for the Deaf Girls Varsity Basketball

Basketball

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Result: Win

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 31

Oakcrest School: 28

Model Secondary School for the Deaf Boys Varsity Wrestling

Wrestling

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Result: Loss

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 24

Georgetown Day School: 33

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Oklahoma basketball

Oklahoma boys and girls lost to Turner last night.

2-5 now for both

Girls
Oklahoma 38
Turner 53

Boys
Oklahoma 47
Turner 73

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Oregon basketball

Girls’

Dec. 4: OSD 29   C.S. Lewis 37

Dec. 6: OSD 24   Willamette Valley Christian 51

Dec. 8: OSD 33   Washington School for the Deaf 25

League Record 0-2
Overall Record 1-2

Boys’

Dec. 4: OSD 53   C.S. Lewis 69

Dec. 6: OSD 70   Willamette Valley Christian 35

Dec. 8: OSD 51   Washington School for the Deaf 39

League Record 1-1
Overall Record 2-1

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Pennsylvania girls’ basketball

On 12/11, the Lady Panthers played Christian School. The girls took the
lead in the first quarter, but by the second quarter the Panthers were in
foul trouble and City School was able to get back in the game. However,
the girls played as a team to bring home another win! In the win Maysan
had a double double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Gia also contributed
13 points to the win.

Final score 41-35

Record 5-1

Our next game is away at NYSD on Thursday 12/13.

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Pennsylvania boys’ basketball

On December 11th, international of Christian HS came and challenge us at
our home. We were ready to play against them. We fought with hard defense
and full energy. We won with the score of 43 to 21. Jacob Cross scored 18
pts, 14 rebounds, and 5 assists. Peter Dammer chipped in with 13 pts and 4
steals. Hazim Haroun had 12 rebounds.

Final score 43-21

Record is 3-3.

Our next game is away at NYSD on Thursday, December 13th

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St Mary’s boys basketball

On Monday December 10th, the Bisons played their make-up game due to
weather against Gow. The game was difficult and the Bison’s ended up
losing 47-66. The Bison’s never gave up and continued to battle till the
very end. The Bison’s look to correct their mistakes and improve
tremendously for the next time they face Gow. Nick Barrus led the Bison’s
with 16 points followed by Isa Habeeb with 14 points. Adnan Abdi, Kassim
Kassim and Michael Norris chipped in 5 points a piece and Ethan Antone
scored 2 points. Michael Norris also brought down 13 rebounds for the
team.

The Bison’s next game is Tuesday December 11th at home against Park.
Record 0-2

The Bison’s were unable to find their first win of the season Tuesday
after their game against Park. The Bison’s fought hard, even after playing
in a tough game the previous night. Every game the Bison’s are improving
and they look to continue to build and improve everyday. Nick Barrus led
the team with 22 points, followed by Michael Norris with 12, Kassim Kassim
with 10 and Isa Habeeb had 4 points. The team played hard defense and
their efforts resulted in 13 steals for the team. The Bison’s look to find
their first win on Thursday, December 13th as they make the long trip to
Rome. Go Bisons!

Coach LeRoy and Coach Race
Game: SMSD vs Park 48:61

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Texas basketball

TSD JV Boys lost to Brentwood- 41-44 (Record 3-3)

TSD Varsity Girls won against Brentwood -  49-30 (Record 14-0)

TSD Varsity Boys lost to Brentwood – 47-65 (Record 4-3)

girls’ rankings by newspaper

4A TAPPS

1. Lubbock Trinity Christian, 12-4; 2. Colleyville Covenant Christian,
14-2; 3. Lubbock Christian, 12-8; 4. Austin Texas For Deaf, 12-0; 5.
Houston Lutheran North, 7-6; 6. Boerne Geneva Boerne, 11-5; 7. Dallas
Shelton, 6-1; 8. League City Bay Area Christian, 9-6; 9. Flower Mound
Coram Deo, 2-3; 10. SA Lutheran, 8-6.

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West Virginia boys’ basketball

We played out first game tonight against a very skilled Timber
Ridge school.  We lost 80-38.

Player points:
Zach Stump – 9 points
Jacob Hundley – 7 points
Jacob Buchanan – 13 points
Jeffrey Simpson – 9 points.

Very balanced scoring.

our next game is Thursday 12-13-18 against Virginia
school for the deaf.

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Western Pennsylvania boys’ basketball

@ The Neighborhood Academy

WPSD 44 – TNA 54

Harclerode – 19 points
Elliott – 12 points

Record 3-2, League 0-2

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Western Pennsylvania girls’ basketball

WPSD 20 – Neighborhood Academy 29

Points
Ryane Smalley – 8
Destiny Tanner – 4
Danielle Fisher – 4

Record
3  Won – 2 Lost

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random deafsports thoughts

It was mentioned that Jerry Berlowitz (see dedication)
scored a touchdown off a pass interception to help
Gallaudet pull off a stunning upset over Delaware
Valley College.

Actually what happened was that Jerry blew his
pass coverage – went to the wrong zone on the
field (someone else’s zone) and for some
reason the Delaware Valley quarterback threw
a pass in his direction).

If Jerry followed his correct pass coverage,
the upset would have never taken place!!!!!!!

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DeafDigest Sports – December 9, 2018

barry@deafdigest.com
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– basketball updates

– random deafsports thoughts

– Gallaudet updates

– wrestling update

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 12/09/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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Gallaudet updates

women’s basketball

Lead slips away from Bison on the road against St. Mary’s (Md.)

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – Gallaudet University’s women’s basketball lead
quickly vanished in the third quarter on the road here Saturday as the
Bison lost to St. Mary’s College of Maryland by two points, 72-70.

Gallaudet (5-4) took a 33-23 lead in to halftime and extended the margin
to 42-28 at the 6:49 mark in the third quarter.

St. Mary’s (2-6) went on a quick 17-0 run, in just under five minutes, to
take a 45-42 lead as the Seahawks outscored the Bison 29-13 in the
decisive third quarter.

The Seahawks took a 52-46 lead into the final 10 minutes of regulation. GU
took its last lead on a made free throw by senior guard/forward Hannah
Neild (Litchfield, N.H.) at the 7:43 mark as the Bison led 53-52.

The game remained close down the stretch but Gallaudet missed four field
goals in the final minute.

Neild finished with a season-high 35 points as she made 11 of 24 shots and
drained five 3-pointers. She completed the double-double with 13 rebounds
(10 defensive), four assists, four steals and one block.

men’s basketball

GU clipped by Griffins on the road, 96-81

GWYNEDD VALLEY, Pa. – The Gallaudet University men’s basketball team fell
to Gwynedd Mercy University here Saturday in a 96-81 non-conference loss
in The Griffin Complex.

Gallaudet (1-8) used a flurry of 3-pointers to tie the game at 44-44 at
the 18:24 mark in the second half after the Bison trailed 42-35 at
halftime.

Gwynedd Mercy (5-3) used a 23-4 run to pull away from the Bison. The
Griffins led 67-48 with 12 minutes left in regulation.

GU got the lead down to eight points, on several occasions, in the final
minutes but could never gain the advantage on the road.

Junior guard Noah Valencia (Riverside, Calif.) led the Bison with 21
points, that included five 3-pointers to go with three rebounds, two
assists and one block. Freshman guard Corey Smith (Miami, Fla.) added 12
points and three steals.

women’s swimming

Gallaudet women’s swimming sits in third place at Cedar Crest Invitational
after first day

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Gallaudet University women’s swimming and diving team
sits in third place after the first day of the Cedar Crest College Falcon
Invitational held here on Saturday.

The Bison totaled 137 team points and sit behind Roberts Wesleyan (269)
and the host Falcons (222). SUNY Cobleskill is currently in fourth place
(103).

Junior Julia Miller-Notestone (Medford, Ore.) led the Bison with two
second-place finishes in the 500-yard freestyle (6:02.35) and 100-yard
backstroke (1:09.71).

Junior Jessica Monroe (Senoia, Ga.) placed fourth in the 50-yard butterfly
with a new personal record time of 34.17 seconds.

GU’s 200-yard medley relay team of Miller-Notestone, senior Jana Kiefer
(Leander, Texas), Monroe and freshman Kari McMinn (Belleville, Ontario)
finished fourth with a time of 2:25.37.

men’s swimming

Sealts helps GU win seven events, set three school records, on first day
of Cedar Crest Invitational

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Sophomore Ben Sealts (Ottawa, Ohio) set three Gallaudet
University records here Saturday on the first day of the Cedar Crest
College Falcon Invitational. Sealts and his teammates helped the Bison
take a strong lead as GU sits in first place with 319 team points through
eight events.

Sealts had a hand in Gallaudet’s seven first-place finishes on the day. He
took first in five individual events and was part of two first-place relay
teams.

Sealts set two school records in one event as he won the 100-yard
breaststroke with a time of 1:03.47. The final time is nearly a second
faster from his previous best time of 1:04.46 set on Jan. 20, 2018. On the
first leg of the event, he completed the 50-yard breaststroke in 30.03
seconds to erase Chris Martinez’s time of 31.13 set on Oct. 14, 2017.

Minutes later, Sealts dove back in and won the 50-yard butterfly with a
new school mark of 25.37 seconds. That time edges the old time of 25.48
held by Jonathan Tikhonoff and set on Oct. 14, 2017.

Sealts was not done as he won the 100-yard backstroke (55.74), 200-yard IM
(2:12.14), 500-yard freestyle (5:26.82) and was a member of two
first-place relay teams.

Sealts joined freshman Barry McGrain III (Lakeville, N.Y.), freshmen AJ
Markel (University Park, Md.) and Alton Markel (Buda, Texas) on the
200-yard medley relay as the Bison posted a first-place time of 1:56.12.

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New Jersey tip off results

1st place▒ ▒-▒ ▒Rochester – girls and boys
2nd place▒ ▒ ▒ -▒ ▒ ▒Katzenbach girls and boys
3rd place▒ ▒ ▒ -▒ ▒ Rhode Island girls and boys
4th place▒ ▒ -▒ ▒ ▒ Delaware girls and boys

Sportsmanship Award▒ ▒ -▒ ▒ Delaware girls and boys
All Tournament Team Boys
Dante Dill-Smith, DSD
Hunter Fasteson, RISD
Nasir Gurganus, MKSD
Marco Espinoza, MKSD
Thomas Coates, RSD
Bode Aggas, RSD

All Tournament Team Girls
Yasmin Sicaju, RISD
Sheimyllian Moralas-Sanchez, DSD
Alexis Holland, MKSD
Sinmiloliwa Folaranmi, MKSD
Courtney Gentzke, RSD
McKenna Girod, RSD

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Western Pennsylvania Homecoming basketball classic

GAME 5 – PSD girls beat Ohio, 36-17

GAME 6 – WPSD girls beat KY, 34-13

GAME 7 – WPSD boys beat KY, 47-12

GAME 8 – Ohio boys beat PSD, 32-27

GAME 9 – Ohio girls beat KY, 32-10

GAME 10 – WPSD girls beat PSD, 43-10

GAME 11 – Ohio boys beat KY, 40-38

GAME 12 – WPSD boys beat PSD, 65-36

BOYS

WPSD 3-0

OSD 2-1

PSD 1-2

KSD  0-3

GIRLS

WPSD 3-0

PSD 2-1

OSD 1-2

KSD – 0-3

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Hackney Classic (hosted by Alabama SD)

Florida (girls) and Alabama (boys) – Champs

Atlanta Area (girls) 40  Georgia 25
Florida (girls) 44  Alabama 10
Alabama (girls) 37  Georgia 30

Florida (boys) 50  Atlanta Area 21
Alabama (boys) 46  Florida 31

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Fremont boys’ basketball

Dec 8

Battle of California

CSD Riverside 15
CSD 57

CSD is now 3-2 (2-0 BCL) with league matchup up next on Dec 11 vs Oakland
Military Institute.

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Indiana girls’ basketball

part of newspaper story

‘Disability does not exist’ for Indiana Deaf’s ‘dream team’

The Indiana Deaf girls basketball team is off to an 8-0 start, but it’s
about more than hoops.

This isn’t just a feel-good story. The Orioles win, and do plenty of it.
The school has banners commemorating deaf-school titles – five in
football, one in boys cross-country, six in wrestling, eight in boys
basketball, two in baseball, 15 in boys track and field, two in girls
track and field, eight in volleyball, three in girls basketball, two in
softball, one in girls swimming.

If you’re keeping track that’s 53 titles. National titles.

(long story but above is edited for brevity)

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Kentucky boys’ basketball

Kentucky School for the Deaf vs Ohio

Game Report- December 8th, 2018. Kentucky School for the Deaf vs Ohio
School for the Deaf at Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.

KSD- 9 4 10 15-38
OSD- 8 15 8 9-40

KSD (0-6) Ward 24, Tucker 2, Gilbert 2, Dorn 4, Collins 6

OSD. Hopkins 8, Bowman 6, Borgis 1, Ali 7, Ali 8, James 2, Taylor 1,Adams
2, Greene 2

Game Report- December 8th, 2018. Kentucky School for the Deaf at Western
Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.

KSD- 1 3 2 6-12
WPSD- 12 8 15 12-47

KSD (0-5) Ward 7, Dorn 1, Haynes 2, Vickery 2

WPSD Johns 6, Dean 6, Dunbar 4, Dandre 17, Keracher 2, Carr 2, Berry 4,
Racht 6

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Kentucky girls’ basketball

Only 5 girls on KYSD basketball team

First game on Friday, Dec. 7th, the girls team played against PSD.

Score was KSD – 13 to PSD – 46.

Second game on Saturday, Dec. 8th, the girls team played against WPSD.

Score was KSD – 13 to WPSD – 34.

Third game on Saturday, Dec. 8th, the girls team played against OSD.

Score was KSD – 10 to OSD – 32.

Record is 0-3.

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Lexington BlueJays Wrestling

Welcome 2018-2019 Wrestle Season,

Lexington Blue Jays Wrestling
Lexington Holiday Wrestling on December 1, 2018 Saturday

113 L. Linares (Lex) defeats T. Lai (Collegiate) fall 2:30
113 K. Tuttle (Collegiate) defeats L. Linares (Lex) fall 3:42
113 R. Horan (Hackley) defeats L. Linares (Lex) fall 0:23 seconds
L. Linares came in 3rd place

132 J. Abraham (Hackley) defeats N. Rodriguez (Lex) by decision 5-12
132 C. Brett (Stonybrook) defeats N. Rodrigues (Lex) by decision 12-15

152 E. Martinez (Lex) defeats U. Polat (Storm King) fall 1:16
152 E. Martinez (Lex) defeats F. Rudman (Stonybrook) fall 1:28
152 J. Kneisley (Hackley) defeats E. Martinez (Lex) fall 1:44
E. Martinez came in 2nd place

160 K. Mendez (Martin Luther) defeats J. Vargas (Lex) fall 2:47
160 J. Spence (Dalton) defeats J. Vargas (Lex) fall 2:41
160 J. Vargas (Lex) defeats J. Louis (Storm King) fall 5:01
J. Vargas came in 3rd place

182 S. Safi (Lex) defeats M. Mallett (Hackley) fall 1:51
182 S. Safi (Lex) defeats M. Hongh (Storm King) fall 1:35
182 D. Cales (Martin Luther) defeats S. Safi (Lex) fall 0:27 seconds
S. Safi came in 2nd place

195 B. Winogroski (Martin Luther) defeats T. Balico (Lex) fall 0:52 seconds
195 E. Barrah (Stonybrook) defeats T. Balico (Lex) fall 0:42 seconds
T. Balico came in 3rd place

We came in 6th places out of 7 teams

Our next home game Tri-dual match between Long Island Lutheran and North Shore Hebrew Academy

December 4, 2018, Tuesday,  4:15PM

*Long Island Lutheran (NY) – 30
*Lexington School for the Deaf, (NY) – 30

113 L. Linares (Lex) forfeit
120 D. Fragoso (Lex) forfeit
138 M. Imbert (LIL) defeats N. Rodriguez (Lex) fall 2:42
152 E. Martinez (Lex) defeats L. Sterling (LIL) fall 2:22
160 J. Vargas (Lex) forfeit
182 D. Mallory (LIL) defeats S. Safi (Lex) fall 2:51
195 T. Balico (Lex) forfeit

*North Shore Hebrew Academy (NY) -24
* Lexington School for the Deaf (NY) – 30

113 L. Linares (Lex) forfeit
120 D. Fragoso (Lex)  forfeit
132 A. Sofiev (NSHA) defeats N. Rodriguez (Lex) fall 3:23
152 E. Martinez (Lex) defeats O. Shalon (NSHA) fall 1:00
160 R. Ipoer (NSHA) defeats J. Vargas (Lex) fall 1:43
182 S. Safi (Lex) forfeit
195 T. Balico (Lex) forfeit

Our record now is 1-0-1

Our next 4 games:
December 15, Saturday away game at Model Secondary School for the Deaf , D.C
December 17, Monday away game at Stonybrook
December 18, Tuesday home game Rye County Day School
December 19, Wednesday home game Trinity School

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Marie Philip girls’ basketball

Marie Philip School Lady Ghosts

Saturday, December 7

The Inaugural Big East Tournament at American School for the Deaf

Marie Philip School Lady Ghosts traveled to West Hartford, CT for the
inaugural Big East Basketball Tournament at American School for the Deaf
to play against New York School for the Deaf-Fanwood.

The Lady Ghosts got off to a good start and maintained the lead for the
rest of the game, winning 28-14. The Lady Ghosts will play against
Lexington School for the Deaf for championship game.  Game time will be at
11 am.

Stats-

Zora Elliott-Mendelsohn: 12 points, 8 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 assist

Belinda Toledo – 2 points, 1 rebound, 1 assists, 6 steals

Carleigh Babbit – 6 rebounds, 1 assist

Shayla Rochette – 13 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 4 steals

Chloe Martin – 1 point, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals

Samantha Fernsebner – 2 rebounds, 1 steal

Anya Sukhovtsev – 1 rebound, 1 steal

Amabelys Cordero – 2 steals

Next game – Sunday, December 9 at 11 am vs. Lexington School for the Deaf
(Big East Championship Game)

Record – 4-1

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Ohio basketball

2018  Ohio School for the Deaf Girls and Boys Basketball at Western
Penn.
School for the Deaf updates.

OSD Deaf Girls Basketball at WPSD
12/8/18

OSD vs Pennsylvania SD (L)
OSD 3-7-3-4-17
PSD 4-14-10-8-36

OSD vs Kentucky SD (W)

OSD 7-8-5-12-32
KSD 2-2-2-4-10

Record: 4-2.

Ohio Deaf Boys @ WPSD

OSD vs Pennsylvania SD (W)

OSD 2-13-6-11-32
PSD 8-2-7-10-27

OSD vs Kentucky SD (W)

OSD 8-15-8-9- 40
KSD 9-4-10-15-38

Record: 6-1

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Oklahoma basketball

Oklahoma girls – 35
Louisiana girls – 23

Oklahoma boys – 55
Louisiana boys – 47

Oklahoma Girls – 42
Arkansas Girls – 11

Oklahoma Boys – 53
Arkansas Boys – 40

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Rochester girls’ basketball

The girls traveled to NJ this weekend for the annual Tip Off tournament.
On
Friday we were matched up with Rhode Island.  The wildcats came out strong
and took an 8-0 lead in the first quarter. Our defense was solid and we
limited their scoring opportunities to just a handful. Although we were up
8-0 we still did not feel we were playing well on offense. We had several
missed opportunities at close range. The wildcats picked it up a bit in
the
second half and went on to win 33-10. Courtney Gentzke led the way with 9
points. The win propelled us into the championship games against the home
team, NJ.

Kane-3 pts

Ward-5 pts

Girod-4 pts

Alvarez-4 pts

Maquette-2 pts

Ott-2 pts

McPherson-2 pts

Championship game

We were hyped up and ready to go for this game, maybe a bit too much!
Although we took a 9-5 lead after the first quarter we were not satisfied
with our play. Several turnovers and missed shots plagued the wildcats. We
were able to make some adjustments but turnovers were still an issue. We
went into halftime with a 19-14 lead. Coach Palmer knew we could play
better and stressed the importance of seeing the open player and taking
care of the ball. We played pretty steady in the second half and went on
to
a 31-21 victory. Courtney again led the way with 12 points while McKenna
Girod chipped in 6 points. We had 7 players contribute points in the win.
In rebounding the wildcats were led by McKenna with 10.

We are now 4-0 and will travel to Houghton on Tuesday.

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Tennessee basketball

Girls Washburn 46 TSD  36
2 and 5

Boys Washburn 69 TSD  43
1 and 6

Girls
Tennessee 22 Atlanta Area School for the Deaf 16
Tennessee 40 ENCSD 10
Mississippi 50 Tennessee 42
Jellico 50 Tennessee 42

2-4

Boys

Atlanta Area School for the Deaf 60 Tennessee 51
Tennessee 52 ENCSD 42
Mississippi 42 Tennessee 33
Jellico 74 Tennessee 42

1-5

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random deafsports thoughts

when mainstreamed athletes are recruited to play
sports at hearing colleges, are they always aware
of their rights and needs in the classroom and
during practices (interpreters, CART, captions,
etc)?

DeafDigest Sports thinks it is not always that so.

Some get accommodations only when they require it,
but when they don’t require it, they are not given
it.

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DeafDigest Sports – December 3, 2018

barry@deafdigest.com
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Hot DeafSports News at:
http://deafdigestsports.com/

– many basketball updates

– random deafsports thoughts

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 12/03/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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Arizona boys’ basketball

ASDB boys basketball

record 2-1

Nov 27th

Valley Union 53 to Arizona 50 ( OT)

Nov 29th

Arizona 47 to Hayden 38

Dec 1 st

PDSD 39 to Arizona 55

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Lexington Girls Basketball

December 1, 2018
Game #2

Lexington at Model Secondary School for the Deaf

LEX   – 2 – 0 – 9 – 9 = 20
MSSD-9 – 5 – 9 – 4 = 27

MSSD led at Halftime: 14 – 2

LEX:

May Tun- 11 pts ,5 rebounds, 3 steals, 1 assist
Gigi Zheng- 9 pts, 2 steals, 1 assist, 1 block
Dorgianny Flores- 5 rebounds, 5 steals
Heidy De La Rosa- 4 rebounds, 1 assist
Ava Vitucci- 4 assists, 1 rebound, 1 block,1 steal

Varsity record: 1-1

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Lexington School for the Deaf

Boys
Lexington School for the Deaf 30
Model Secondary School for the Deaf 49

Record 2-1

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Marie Philip School Lady Ghosts Varsity Basketball – NESD Tip Off
Tournament Result

NEW ENGLAND SCHOOLS FOR THE DEAF (NESD) TIP OFF BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT- day
2

Marie Philip School Lady Ghosts basketball team played against American
School for the Deaf for NESD Tip Off Championship hosted by Horace Mann
School for the Deaf at Emmanuel College.  We looked forward to defending
our Tip Off title and were ready to play!   Result – An overall good team
effort in this game! We won our fourth straight Tip Off Championship with
the score, 28-6.

I would like to thank Gemanique Viall, Steve Weiner and their volunteers
from Horace Mann School for the Deaf for doing a superb job hosting the
tournament!  It was their first time ever hosting a Tip Off tournament!
Lastly, a special thanks to Andrew Yosinoff of Emmanuel College, currently
the winningest Head Coach among active NCAA DIII women’s basketball
programs, for letting us use his gym for NESD Tip Off!

Stats:

Zora Elliott-Mendelsohn: 16 points, 3 rebounds

Shayla Rochette: 10 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 12 steals

Laine Elliott-Mendelsohn: 2 points

Belinda Toledo: 2 rebounds, 2 assists

Carleigh Babbit: 5 rebounds, 2 steals

Rita Child: 1 rebound, 1 assist

Chloe Martin: 3 rebounds, 1 steal

Samantha Fernsebner: 2 rebounds, 1 steal

Trinity Baker: 1 rebound, 1 steal

Amabelys Cordero: 1 rebound

Next game – Wednesday, December 5 vs. Commonwealth School at Wentworth
Institute of Technology

Record: 2-1

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Mississippi Boys Basketball

Viking Classic

MSD 67

Atlanta Area School for the Deaf 51

MSD 53

Eastern N.C 35

MSD 42

TennSD 33

3-4 record

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New York basketball

NYSD vs Lexington School for the Deaf*

NYSD Boys:
New York School for the Deaf fought hard to the end but was defeated by
Lexington 60-32. Jaykuss Figueroa led NYSD with 27 points.

NYSD: 5-11-6-10 = 32
LEX:    12-23-19-6=60

NYSD Girls:
Kiara Herrera led NYSD with 6 points.

NYSD: 2-0-0-10=12
LEX:  5-10-6-11=32

*11/29 NYSD vs Greem Meadow Warldof School*

NYSD Boys:
Jaykuss F. and Christian G. led NYSD a victory by one point, 48 to 47.

Jaykuss F- 26 points (2 3pts), 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal
Christian G- 20 points (1 3pts), 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals

GMW- 13 – 11 – 8 – 15 = 47
NYSD- 5 – 10 – 16 – 17= 48

NYSD Girls:
Silmara led NYSD with 15 points as they escape with a victory by one point
game, 30 to 29.

Silmara C.- 15 points, 3 steals, 2 assists
Britney P- 6 points (2 3 pts), 6 steals, 2 assists

GMW- 10 – 4 – 11 – 4 = 29
NYSD- 3 – 11- 11 – 6 = 30

Both record is 1-1.

The Lady Golden Tornadoes opened the 2018-2019 basketball season in
Queens, NY against Lexington School for the Deaf (LEX). The game started
off slow, with LEX outscoring the Lady Golden Tornadoes in the first 3
quarters. In the 4th quarter, Kiara Herrera scored two 3-pointers and gave
the team momentum. However, that was not enough to win game. The final
score was 12-32.

Game Highlights:
Kiara Herrea 6pts, 4 rebs
Samantha Pon, 2 pts, 6 rebs
Britney Pon, 4 stl, 1 assist, 1 reb

>> NYSD: 2-0-0-10=12
>> LEX:  5-10-6-11=32

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Phoenix Basketball
Girls
Arizona 22, Phoenix 14
Record:1-3

Boys
Arizona 55, Phoenix 39
Record: 1-2

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South Carolina girls’ basketball

SCSDB- 24
Lights Homeschool- 60

Moss-10
Henriquiz- 8
Brown-6

Next home game vs NCSD on December 10th

Record 1-3

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South Carolina boys’ basketball

Thursday @NCSD  we won 56-40
Kentucky kickoff classic
Friday dec1.  vs Arkansas we won 63-53
Saturday
We lost 71-64 to Ohio
We won 64-40 over Kentucky

All-Tournament Team
Andrew Bibbs  25ppg 8stls avg
Cole Haywood 31ppg with a high of 38 in Ohio loss.

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random deafsports thoughts

There was a newspaper story today of a Dallas Cowboys staff
member standing on the New Orleans Saints sidelines. People
were suspicious as to why was that person standing in
enemy turf. He was not a coach, but part of the Cowboys
half time entertainment planning group.

This reminds DeafDigest Sports editor of an incident
involving a new Gallaudet football coach years ago.
During a Gallaudet football practice, a stranger was
jogging on the track. No one knew who he was and the
nervous coach confronted him, asking him who he was.

It was a new Gallaudet employee, on the job only a few
days. He just wanted to do some jogging. Convinced,
the new coach let him continue jogging.

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Hot DeafSports News at:
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– Tip Off standings

– basketball updates

– wrestling update

– Gallaudet updates

– dedication to a departed past athlete

– random deafsports thoughts

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 12/02/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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dedication to a past athlete

DeafDigest Sports dedicates this edition to
Francis Thompson, past Wisconsin School for
the Deaf and deaf basketball clubs athlete.

the obit said:
He played basketball and football during his tenure at the Wisconsin
School for the Deaf and was a force to be reckoned with. In basketball, he
played as an intimidating defensive center who was many times unstoppable
due to his clever moves and plays despite his 6-foot stature. In the
1950-1951 season, he broke the school record by scoring 354 points. His
showmanship on the court was glorified and earned him induction into the
Wisconsin School for the Deaf Hall of Fame. In addition, Francis was a
versatile football player, playing both offense and defense, terrorizing
the opposing teams. Francis played basketball for 10 seasons from
1953-1962 with the Milwaukee Silent Club, helping the team win two
championships at the AAAD in 1955 and 1956. He went on to coach basketball
for both the Milwaukee and Madison Associations of the Deaf. He was well
loved and respected by everyone he touched.

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Gallaudet updates

men’s swimming
Bison drop dual meet to Goucher

WASHINGTON – The Gallaudet University men’s swimming and diving program
lost its dual meet with Goucher College, 127-73, on Saturday in the Field
House pool.

Gallaudet (1-4) won four of the 14 events against the Gophers.

Sophomore Ben Sealts (Ottawa, Ohio) and freshman Barry McGrain III
(Lakeville, N.Y.) won three and one event(s), respectively, to lead the
Bison.

women’s swimming
GU women’s swimming drops meet to Goucher

WASHINGTON – The Gallaudet University women’s swimming and diving program
lost its dual meet with Goucher College, 156-70, on Saturday in the Field
House pool.

Gallaudet (0-5) won four of the 14 events against the Gophers.

Junior Julia Miller-Notestone (Medford, Ore.) won the 100-yard backstroke
with a time of 1:08.64 and touched the wall first in the 500-yard
freestyle (6:04.81). Miller-Notestone was second in the 50-yard backstroke
(33.37) as she just missed first place by a second.

Junior Jessica Monroe (Senoia, Ga.) was first in the 100-yard butterfly
with a posted time of 1:18.82. She took second in the 50-yard butterfly
with a new personal best time of 34.19 seconds.

Senior captain Jana Kiefer (Leander, Texas) earned first-place points in
the 100-yard IM with a new personal best time of 1:23.18 to secure nine
points for the Bison. Kiefer took third in the 100-yard butterfly
(1:23.32) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:37.71).

women’s basketball
Gallaudet picks up first conference win with three-point home victory

WASHINGTON – Gallaudet University erased a 12-point halftime deficit here
Saturday afternoon and outscored Penn St.-Berks 51-36 in the second half
en route to a 81-78 victory in a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC)
women’s basketball game on Padden Court in the Field House.

Gallaudet (3-3, 1-1 NEAC) was paced by its starters as senior
guard/forward Hannah Neild (Litchfield, N.H.) scored 15 of her game-high
26 points in the second half. She added a team-high nine rebounds, three
steals, two assists and one block in the win.

men’s basketball
Valencia tallies 1,000th career point as Bison survive 2OT thriller

WASHINGTON – The men’s basketball game here Saturday evening between
Gallaudet University and Penn St.-Berks had a little bit of everything in
this North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) tilt in the Field House on
Padden Court before a crowd of 424. The game featured heartbreak,
thrilling moments, a team’s first win of the 2018-19 season and personal
career milestone. Of course a game like that couldn’t be jam-packed into
40 minutes so this conference game went an extra 10 minutes as Gallaudet
won 104-100 in double overtime.

Junior guard Noah Valencia (Riverside, Calif.) entered the contest in
search of his 1,000th career point as he was 20 points shy. He had a slow
start in the first half, where he scored three points and was hampered
with two early personal fouls. Valencia heated up in the second half with
16 points as he made 6 of 11 shots from the field, including two
3-pointers. Luckily, the need for overtime allowed Valencia to notch his
1,000th career point with a free throw made at the 2:34 mark in the first
overtime period before the home crowd. Play was stopped for a brief moment
as Valencia was recognized for becoming the 27th Gallaudet men’s
basketball player to record 1,000 career points

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Kentucky SD Basketball Kick-Off Classic:

Saturday, Dec. 1

Girls- Ohio 28, Arkansas 9
Boys- Arkansas 50, KSD 32
Boys- Ohio 76, South Carolina 63
Girls- LIGHT Homeschool 44, Arkansas 7
Girls- Ohio 29, Arkansas 26
Boys- Ohio 49, Arkansas 37
Girls- LIGHT Homeschool 60, South Carolina 24
Boys- South Carolina 63, KSD 40

GIRLS:
1st- Ohio
2nd- Arkansas
3rd- South Carolina

BOYS:
1st- Ohio
2nd- South Carolina
3rd- Arkansas
4th- KSD

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Kentucky basketball

South Carolina School for the Deaf at Kentucky School for the Deaf

SCSDB- 13 21 22 7- 63
KSD- 8 3 16 13-40

KSD (0-3) Ward 15, Fox 4, Vickery 5, Collins 6, Haynes 3, Gilbert 3, Dorn
4

SCSDB – Washington 1, Bibbs 18, Haywood 32, Presley 6, Whitestone 6

KSD wasnÿÿt able to keep up with SCSDBÿÿs speed as they racked up 49
turnovers. Still a very inexperienced team with youth. Richard Ward led
KSD with 15 points and 16 rebounds.

Next game in Pittsburgh.

Game Report- December 1st, 2018. Arkansas School for the Deaf at Kentucky
School for the Deaf

ASD- 9 8 19 14- 50
KSD 6 4 8 14- 32

KSD (0-2) Ward 17, Fox 5, Vickery 2, Collins 6, Haynes 2

ASD – Yuji 13, Blake 9, Ethan P 17, David M 8

It was KSD second game of the season. Both teams got off to bad starts
offensively as the game was close until late in the second quarter then
Arkansas went on a short run giving them a 17-10 lead by halftime. Lack of
rebounding and passing hurt the team. The team committed 42 turnovers
which prevented their chance to catch up. Very inexperienced team.

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Model Secondary School for the Deaf Boys Varsity Basketball

Basketball

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 2:15 PM

Result: Win

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 49

Lexington School: 30

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Model Secondary School for the Deaf Girls Varsity Basketball

Basketball

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 1:00 PM

Result: Win

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 27

Lexington School: 20

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Maryland wrestling

The Admiral Holloway Tournament 12/01/18

Hello,

The Admiral Holloway Tournament was host at Saint James School and there
were 14 teams in total. Our wrestlers grew a lot in many different areas
through the day. It was an individual tournament and three of our
wrestlers
placed third place. As a team we placed eighth place out of fourteen.

Teams:

1. Mercersburg Academy
2. Bulls School
3. Paul VI
4. St. James School
5. Episcopal
6. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
7. St. Andrew Episcopal School
8. Maryland School for the Deaf
9. Landon
10. The Heights School
11. Friends of Baltimore
12. Covenant Life School
13. Georgetown Day School
14. Randolph Macon Academy

*106- Peter Thang (3rd Place)*

*182- Truth Dorsette (3rd Place)*

*220- Bryan Pineda (3rd Place)*

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Marie Philip girls’ basketball

New England Schools for the Deaf (NESD) Tip Off Tournament hosted by
Horace Mann School for the Deaf at Emmanuel College

December 1 -

*

Marie Philip School Lady Ghosts played against Rhode Island School for the
Deaf for the first day of the tournament at Emmanuel College. A really
nice campus near home of the 2018 World Series Champion, the Boston Red
Sox!   Our Lady Ghosts overcame a slow start to lead, 15-3 at halftime.
Our team managed to maintain the lead and won the game, 28-10.

Lady Ghosts will defend its NESD title when we will play against American
School for the Deaf tomorrow at 1130 am.

Stats:

Shayla Rochette: 20 points, 6 steals, 3 rebounds

Belinda Toledo: 4 points, 8 rebounds, 6 steals

Zora Elliott-Mendelsohn: 2 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 steals

Trinity Baker: 2 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal

Chloe Martin:  6 rebounds

Carleigh Babbit: 3 rebounds

Amabelys Cordero: 5 rebounds

Samantha Fernsebner: 2 rebounds, 1 steal

Laine Elliott-Mendelsohn: 1 rebound

Rita Child: 1 rebound, 1 steal

Record: 1-1

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Maryland girls’ basketball

High School Varsity Girls Basketball
Game #3

Maryland School for the Deaf vs. Covenant Life

New Life Holiday Shootout Tournament
Championship Game

1      2     3     4   = Total
MSD   26   28    8    18  =  80
CL        4    5     3       3  = 15

MSD
A. Zfati – 1 point, 1 steal, 4 assists, 1 block
C. Lummer – 2 points, 7 rebounds, 5 steals, 1 assist
C. Perry – 22 points, 12 rebounds, 4 steals, 2 assists, 1 block
R. Guettler – 14 points, 5 steals, 6 assists
E. Kovacs – 22 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 assist, 1 block
H. Johnston-Shaw – 3 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal
C. Salit – 10 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals, 6 assists
M. Luebehusen – 6 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist

Team FG: 30
Team 3-FG: 3 (Johnston-Shaw, Salit 2)
Team FT: 11-17

COVENANT LIFE

S. Cambell – 6 points
A. Brewer – 5 points
S. Cambell – 2 points
R. Turner – 2 points

Team FG: 4
Team 3-FG: 1 (Brewer)
Team FT: 4-11

Record: 2-1

All-Tournament Team
Rajena Guettler
Estelina Kovacs
Crystal Salit

MVP – Cassidy Perry

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Maryland SD Boys’ Basketball – Game #3

Game #3

December 1, 2018

* New Life Holiday Tournament Championship Game *

Maryland School for the Deaf @ Covenant Life School

1    2     3    4    =  Total
MSD  -   22  10     13  15  =  60
NLC   -  10    6      16  20  = 52

Halftime -  MSD led 32 – 16

MSD ORIOLES
Eric Long – 7
Rory Lewis – 23
Miguel Pavao – 10
Enow Otto – 6
Jason Werner – 10
Rayston Fonseca – 4

Team Total FG:  21
Team Total 3FG:  3 (Lewis – 2, Long)
Team Total FT:  9 – 16

COVENANT LIFE SCHOOL COUGARS
Noah Segui – 3
Joey Lutz – 10
Andrew Stoy – 5
Nicholas Bentley – 3
Garfield Turner – 31

Team Total FG:  13
Team Total 3FG:  6 (Segui, Lutz – 3, Stoy, Bentley)
Team Total FT:  8 – 13

Record: 3 – 0

New Life Holiday Shootout All Tournament
Eric Long
Miguel Pavao
Jason Werner

Tournament MVP – Rory Lewis

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Mississippi School for the Deaf

Varsity Girls Basketball

Viking Classic

MSD 40

Atlanta Area School for the Deaf 25

Raegan Hendrix  16 points  6 Off Reb 13 Def Reb  4 Stl

Nilah O’Rey 12 points 2 Off Reb 3 Def Reb 2 Assist 4 Stl

Keireah Barnes 10 points

Korea McCray 8 points

MSD 50

Eastern N.C 28

Raegan Hendrix  8 points  1 Off Reb 4 Def Reb 1 Stl

Keireah Barnes 17 points 3 Def Reb

Korea McCray 13 points 3 Off Reb 2 Def Reb 3 Assist

Wyomi Martin 6 points

Valenica Sheppard 4 points 3 Stl

MSD 40

TennSD 21

Raegan Hendrix  9 points  10 Off Reb 4 Def Reb

Nilah O’Rey 29 points 2 Assist 3 Stl

Record 5-2

Next Game 12/4 @ Puckett

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Ohio Basketball

OSD Basketball Updates
12/1/18
At Kentucky School for the Deaf
OSD vs. Arkansas
Girls
OSD  8-4-8-8-28
ASD   2-0-0-7-9
Record: 2-0

Boys
OSD vs. South Carolina
OSD    18-18-14-26-76
SCSD 18-14ÿÿ12-19-63
Record: 2-0

Girls
OSD 6-10-4-9-29
Ark.  6-7-8-5-26
Lady Spartans are now 3-0.

Boys
OSD 15-9-13-12-49
Ark.    6-18-3-10-37
Record: 3-0

Next game for the girls at Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf on
Dec. 7-8.   Boys play at home on Tuesday, Dec. 4th.

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Riverside Boys Basketball

We lost to Riverside Prep, 51-35. Record: 0-5.

Next up; at home against Noli on Tuesday.

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Riverside girls’ basketball

CSDR 54,Silver Valley 23

The CSDR girls sprinted ahead early in the game in their improved showing
with a 54-23 victory against Silver Valley this afternoon.  Eight players
scored and the Cubs finished 5th place in this Lady Knights Classic. The
team record now stands at 3-2.

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South Carolina girls’ basketball

Kentucky Classic Kickoff Update

SCSDB 29
OSD   41

Henriquiz- 13
Moss- 10
Glover- 2
Pifher- 4

SCSDB 15
Ark.SD  31

Henriquiz-9
Moss- 2
Glover- 2
Pifher-2

We will play tonight against Lights Homeschool at 6pm.

Record 1-2

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Tennessee basketball

Girls
Clinch 41 Tennessee 13
Hancock Co. 51 Tennessee 16
0-2
Boys
Clinch 62 Tennessee 55
Hancock Co. 74 Tennessee 20
0-2

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random deafsports thoughts

In a newspaper interview, a deaf football player
in hearing high school said:

I am the only deaf player to win a championship!

Really?

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Nov
29

2018/11/29

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DeafDigest Sports – November 29, 2018

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Hot DeafSports News at:
http://deafdigestsports.com/

– Gallaudet basketball updates

– basketball updates

– a basketball team overcame 16-point half time deficit to win!
also, a 100-point score & a player to watch

– random deafsports thoughts

– a soccer All-American

– remembering Steve Blehm

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 11/29/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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Gallaudet men’s basketball

Bison fall short in NEAC opener

ABINGTON, Pa. – Gallaudet University had a chance to tie the game in the
waning seconds but a missed free throw left the Bison a point short on the
road at Penn St.-Abington in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC)
men’s basketball opener for both teams. Time ran out on the Bison comeback
as they fell 89-86 to the Nittany Lions.

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Gallaudet women’s basketball

GU drops NEAC opener on the road to Penn St.-Abington

ABINGTON, Pa. – The Gallaudet University women’s basketball team began
conference play here Wednesday night and fell to Penn St.-Abington by six
points, 75-69, in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) opener for
both teams.

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Florida boys’ basketball

Hello Dragon fans!  Our young team was rudely welcomed into the 2018-19
season by Halifax Academy of Daytona Beach.  We lost our season opener on
Tuesday 11/27, 9-49.  We came out of that game knowing that we had a long
way to go.

Tonight, we faced Taylor HS (Pierson, FL).  Even though we didn’t win, we
played with much better effort and intensity.  The final score was 48-55.
I’m proud of the boys not quitting and pouring in 29 points in the 4th
quarter.  We made them put their
starters back in and continued to chip away at their lead.  I’m sure their
coach couldn’t have been happier when the clock struck 0:00.

We still have work to do, and we’ll do our best to get to where we need to
be.

Season record: 0-2

Next game: 12/7 & 8 at Alabama School for the Deaf- Hackney Classic
tournament.  3 games in 2 days vs Alabama, Georgia, and Atlanta Area.

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Indiana boys’ basketball

defeated Christel House Academy 106-18

1-0 record

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Indiana girls’ basketball

defeated Lutheran 61-56

4-0 record

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Kansas boys’ basketball

On Tuesday, November 27 at 7:00 PM, Kansas School for the Deaf played
their
first basketball game of the season.  They played against Christ
Preparatory, who had already played four games in the Great Plains
Athletics Conference (GPAC).  It was very tough for the KSD Boys’
Basketball Team as they had not practiced for a week due to the
Thanksgiving break and snow day. Christ Prep practiced during the
Thanksgiving break. KSD lost to Christ Prep with a score of 38 to 58.
Christ Prep played very well due to the fact that they had already played
five games this season. Their stats looked great!  Coach Ward was proud of
his KSD boys who worked extremely hard. Presently, KSD has 0 wins and 1
loss.

KSD’s second GPAC game will be against Alta Vista, on Thursday November
29, at KSD after the KSD girls’ basketball game at 4:30 PM. Our Goal is
to
win the game Thursday!  Our roster is: Angel Lira (8Th grade), Logan Green
(8Th grade), Montana Montoya (Junior), Quentavis Reese (Sophomore), Sethan
Rolofson (Sophomore), Troye Johnson (Senior), Tayte McCaskey (Senior),
Zander Symansky (Senior), Tyler Mayfield (Senior), Donnie Hallmark
(Senior),

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Lexington boys’ basketball

Lexington School for the Deaf 60
New York School for the Deaf 32

1-0 record

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Marie Philip girls’ basketball

Marie Philip School Lady Ghosts Varsity Basketball team played first game
of winter season, hosting league opponent, International School of Boston.
It was good battle between both teams.  ISB rallied to score key baskets
and led by one point.  We tried to make baskets, including free throws,
but could not connect.   Result – ISB 25 MPS 24

It was a good test for us to prepare for the season and our team played
well today.

Stats:

Zora Elliot-Mendelsohn – 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist

Belinda Toledo – 8 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals

Shayla Rochette – 12 points, 2 rebounds, 6 steals, 1 assist

Samantha Fernsebner – 2 points, 3 rebounds

Carleigh Babbit – 3 rebounds, 1 steal

Chloe Martin – 2 rebounds

Amabelys Cordero – 1 rebound

Next Game: Saturday, December 1st – New England Schools for the Deaf Tip
Off Tournament against  Rhode Island School for the Deaf – 445 pm at
Emmanuel College in Boston

Record: 0-1

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Maryland boys’ basketball

Maryland SD Boys’ Basketball – Game #1

Game #1

November 28, 2018

Maryland School for the Deaf @ Jemicy School

1    2     3    4    =  Total
MSD  -     7   11   20  25   =   63
JUS   -   15   19   10  12   =   56

Halftime -  Jemicy led 34-18

MSD ORIOLES
Eric Long – 16 points
Rory Lewis – 22 points
Miguel Pavao – 6 points
Enow Otto – 8 points
Jason Werner – 11 points

Team Total FG:  20
Team Total 3FG:  3 (Lewis 2, Werner)
Team Total FT:  20-31

JEMICY VIKINGS
Tawon Wilson – 4 points
Myles Jhonson – 25 points
Zach Walman – 5 points
Connor Williams – 3 points
Jon Caldwell – 7 points
Braeden Smith – 12 points

Team Total FG:  23
Team Total 3FG:  6 (Jhonson 2, Caldwell, Smith, Walman, Williams)
Team Total FT:  4-10

Record: 1-0

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Model boys’ basketball

Model Secondary School for the Deaf Boys Varsity Basketball

Basketball

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Result: Win

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 53

Field School: 51

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Model girls’ basketball

Model Secondary School for the Deaf Girls Varsity Basketball

Basketball

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Result: Win

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 45

Field School: 17

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New Mexico boys’ basketball

newspaper story

Class 1A/2A players to watch

Deven Thompson, senior, N.M. School for the Deaf

It’s perhaps the understatement of the preseason to say he’s at or
near the top of the Class 1A talent pool. At 6-10, he can dominate on
sheer size and girth alone. At his height he can practically sleepwalk his
way to a double-double, but he’ll need to be more than that if NMSD is
to be taken seriously after its surprising district title run a year ago.
Fitness is a key for Thompson. That, and his desire to push himself beyond
his comfort zone. As big as he is, opponents will try to wear him down by
keeping things up tempo and forcing him to run.

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North Carolina boys’ basketball

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at NCSD

The Way              23   14    17     9-   63
NCSD                     10   12   10   13-   46

NCSD boys varsity basketball record 0-2

Next game is host to SCSDB on Thursday, November 29

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West Virginia soccer

newspaper story
http://www.hampshirereview.com/sports/article_55aae694-f379-11e8-be2c-13df587b4ef4.html

Mariah Wilson awarded Deaf Digest 2018 All–American

note:

This is a paywall. One has to register to read the full story.
This is the reason the full story has not been printed.

Anyway WVSDB has fielded a co-ed soccer team for three
seasons and Mariah is the school’s first time ever
soccer All-American.

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Wisconsin basketball

Girls lost to Berean Baptist last night 38-35

Berean Baptist   19     19   38
WSD                  13     22   35

0-1

Boys lost to Berean Baptist 5
Berean Baptist   35   19        54
WSD                  14    23        37

0-1

Next game: Neesam Classic at Iowa School for the Deaf

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random deafsports thoughts

DeafDigest Sports editor was looking through old, old
athletic pictures in Gallaudet archives and was
amnazed about one thing – many pictures of intramural
football – it was tackle football, not touch football
or even flag football!

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remembering Steve Blehm

part of newspaper story

TOUGH AND HUMBLE

Thanks to the internet, Kolpack was able to track down his first subject
Steve Blehm. After an internet search he found an obituary for Blehm’s
wife and from there he set out to find her survivors. “I knew Steve
Blehm was a great player in the early 70s. I looked him up and I knew he
averaged 47 points a game, which is still a record. I knew he’s deaf and
I knew he played for the North Dakota School for the Deaf, so that’s how
I started that chapter.” Kolpack said.

He eventually made contact with one of Blehm’s three daughters, Sarah,
and in time he found himself face to face with Blehm at his home in
Staunton, Virginia. Sarah aided with communication during the visit.

“The daughters never knew about Steve and his records. He was in Sports
Illustrated and they didn’t know about it until they were teenagers. I
go why? He says humble, be humble–and I thought–that’s so North
Dakota. He didn’t want to talk about it. He didn’t want to brag. His
daughters only found out because a sports writer there found out about it
and wrote a story on him.”

note:
Steve enrolled at Minot State University, intending to play
basketball there – but after a semester he transferred to
Gallaudet and played basketball. He was always a starter and
was one of the team’s better players, his scoring average
always in double digits.

An acquaintance told DeafDigest Sports editor today that
Steve was humble and didn’t like to talk about his
basketball exploits at North Dakota School for the Deaf.

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Nov
27

2018/11/27

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DeafDigest Sports – November 27, 2018

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Hot DeafSports News at:
http://deafdigestsports.com/

– 11-man Football All-Americans & other honors

– Tip Off basketball tournament

– random deafsports thoughts

– basketball updates

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 11/27/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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DeafDigest Sports 11-man Football All-Americans & other honors

Alabama – Zachary Beaver
Alabama – Geordon Carter
Alabama – Cullen Crook
Alabama – Cory McKinnie
Alabama – Michael Paige
Alabama – Angelo Simon
Alabama – Tanner Wood
Alabama – Ej Wilkins

Florida – Reynaldo Suero Perez
Florida – Jonathan Bryan
Florida – Bryan Raffa
Florida – Randell Barnes
Florida – Victor Contreras
Florida – Jimi Sanchez

Fremont – Calel Aramboles
Fremont – Jaden Reader
Fremont – Luke Bella
Fremont – Miles Gonzalez
Fremont – Robert Gregor
Fremont – Makisi Tui
Fremont – Leo Vergara

Indiana – Jared Beckler
Indiana – Jossell Sampson-Hernandez
Indiana – Terrell Mitchell
Indiana – Joshua Baxter
Indiana – Dylan Lorenzo
Indiana – Mack Murphy
Indiana – Evan Dorr

Maryland – Jason Wernver
Maryland – Miguel Pavao
Maryland – Eric Long
Maryland – Truth Dorsette
Maryland – Rayston Fonseca
Maryland – Fabian Pufhan
Maryland – Alexsander Raimundo
Maryland – Jaden Joseph

Model – Theo Conley
Model – Marquize Nash
Model – Celso Martinez
Model – Mauricio Franco
Model – Austin Baker

Texas – Preston Garrett
Texas – Jack Scarboro
Texas – Gerry Robertson
Texas – Chandler Sexton-Ruiz
Texas – Eric Nieva
Texas – Brandon Brentham
Texas – Craig Hall
Texas – Kodi Lee
Texas – Zarek Nathanson
Texas – Mark Rubio

Team of the Year – Maryland School for the Deaf

defeated Texas 27-20 in face to face competition;
Maryland also ranked higher above Texas in maxpreps ratings

Coach of the Year – Ryan Bonheyo, Maryland

#1 – won 8 games, despite low roster numbers and endless injuries;
#2 – defeated Texas in an away game;
#3 – defeated very strong 8-man team Mississippi;
#4 – last game of season was a 26-22 win over Capital Christian
Academy (almost equal to Maryland in maxpreps) with just
18 players in uniform!

Player of the Year – Preston Garrett, Texas

rushed 3,182 yards in 278 carries; 11.44 yards per carry; 45 touchdowns

end of 2018 football; see you around, football coaches in 2019!

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22nd  Annual NJSD Deaf Tip Off Basketball Tournament

7th Annual Homecoming Celebration

Friday December 7th and Saturday December 8th

Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf

320 Sullivan Way

Trenton, NJ 08625

Friday, December 7th

3:30 pm         Girls’ – New Jersey vs Delaware

5:00 pm         Boys  -  New Jersey vs Delaware

6:30 pm         Girls’  – Rochester vs Rhode Island

8:00 pm         Boys  – Rhode Island vs Rochester

Saturday, December 8th

8:30  am        Girls             Consolation Game

10:00 am      Boys             Consolation Game

11:45 am      Girls              Championship Game

1:30 pm         Boys            Championship Game

Admission:

Adults = $5.00 per day

Students with ID = $3.00 per day

Children under 6 = free

Refreshments will be sold by the Senior Class

Information:

Athletic Director: martha.fowler@mksd.org

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Indiana girls’ basketball

defeated Liberty Christian 62-53

3-0 record

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Phoenix girls’ basketball

Phoenix lost to Mingus Mountain by a score of 23-21 in a sesaon opener at
PDSD.

0-1 record

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random deafsports thoughts

in the past, DeafDigest Sports editor used to maintain
statistics in football and basketball, but not any more.

Why?

A perfect example was Sports Illustrated’s Faces in the
Crowd. It featured a top deaf running back during the
nineties. It mentioned his career rushing stats.
The Faces in the Crowd rushing stats and DeafDigest
Sports stats (given by his football coach annually) were
off by about 50 career yards!

So much for stats!

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Nov
26

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DeafDigest Sports – November 26, 2018

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Hot DeafSports News at:
http://deafdigestsports.com/

– Gallaudet women’s basketball win

– 11-man Football Team of the Year honor

– random deafsports thoughts

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 11/25/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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DeafDigest Sports 11-man Football Team of the Year honor
Maryland School for the Deaf

Runner ups
Texas School for the Deaf

Maryland was 8-1 whereas Texas was 8-4

In a face to face confrontation Maryland defeated Texas
27-20

Maxpreps, which ranks all high school football teams, has
consistently ranked Maryland higher over Texas

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DeafDigest Sports fall season Teams of the Year
– Volleyball (big schools) – Maryland School for the Deaf
– Volleyball (small schools) – Kansas School for the Deaf
– Volleyball (small schools) – Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
– Volleyball All-American Team and other honors

– 6 & 8 man football – Mississippi School for the Deaf
– 8 man Football All American Team and other honors
– 11-man football – Maryland School for the Deaf

– 11-man soccer – Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
– 8-man soccer – Rochester School for the Deaf
– Soccer All-American Team and other honors

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11-man All-American team and other honors

will be announced tomorrow and that is it for
fall season sports

It is basketball and wrestling time right now

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Gallaudet women’s basketball

WASHINGTON – The Gallaudet University women’s basketball team rolled to a
94-51 victory over Bryn Athyn College, here Sunday afternoon, before a
small Field House crowd in the Bison home opener.

Gallaudet (2-2) has won its last two games by an average scoring margin of
45.5 points.

Senior guard/forward Hannah Neild (Litchfield, N.H.) led all scorers with
a season best 27 points as she made 11 of 17 shots from the field
including five 3-pointers to go with six rebounds, five steals, three
assists and two blocks. Senior guard Sabina Shysh (Tucson, Ariz.) chipped
in a season-high 22 points as she made 9 of 13 shots from the field and
added six rebounds, two steals and one assist in the win.

Sophomore guard Jakkisha Smith (Dallas, Texas) was the third Bison in
double figures as she compiled 12 points, 10 steals, seven assists and
five rebounds.

GU played all eight of its players that were suited up for the game as
every player scored four points or more and logged at least 15 minutes
each.

Gallaudet led from start-to-finish and held leads of 26-2 after the first
quarter and 49-12 at the half. In the second half, GU outscored Bryn Athyn
by a combined 45-39 and led 73-31 after the third quarter.

BISON TRACKS

Junior guard Kendall Hudson (Blissfield, Mich.) scored nine points

Sophomore guard Emelia Beldon (Frederick, Md.) finished with eight points,
eight assists, four rebounds and four steals

Forwards Kelli Barnes (Cliffside, N.C.) and Shakeedra Hubbard (Starkville,
Miss.) scored six points off the bench

Barnes grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds in 27 minutes played

Smith recorded her first double-double of the season

Freshman guard Krista Kachnik (Henderson, Nev.) scored four points and
five rebounds

GU held a 51-44 edge in rebounds

The Bison scored 54 points in the paint, 35 fast-break points and 32
second-chance points

Gallaudet scored 41 points off 34 Bryn Athyn turnovers

GU made a season-high 24 steals after it made 23 against Pine Manor

UP NEXT
Gallaudet will begin conference play on the road this Wednesday, Nov. 28,
at Penn St.-Abington (3-1) with a 5:30 p.m. tip time.

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random deafsports thoughts

thinking about Texas football. Over the years Texas has
produced outstanding running backs.

Lee Montez led his 1947 team to a 10-0 record; he got an
offer to play junior college football. Don’t know what
happened.

Sammy Oates led his 1957 team to an outstanding season.
He played for Hardin-Simmons University, at that time,
a NCAA-I program. He was drafted to play for Houston
Oilers in the old American Football League, before
it merged with NFL. He was one of the final cuts.

Brandon Reese broke all rushing records with his
late nineties teams.

Preston Garrett has duplicated Reese’s rushing
records this season with the 8-4 team.

There have been others, too numerous to mention!

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25

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DeafDigest Sports – November 23-25, 2018

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Hot DeafSports News at:
http://deafdigestsports.com/

– random deafsports thoughts

– Deaf Football season ends

– Quarterback coach is deaf

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 11/25/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

2018 football scores (as of 11/25/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/football-scores/

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There were no DeafDigest Sports editions
on November 23rd and November 24th.

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Football score

Bay Area Christian 34
Texas              14

2nd round of state TAPPS playoffs

Deaf Football season has ended; now on to basketball for
all deaf schools

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Texas football

Season has ended. They lost 34-14 in the second round
of state TAPPS (Texas Association of Private and Parochial
Schools) playoffs.

It was 28-14 at half time.

Bay Area Christian fumbled on the 7 yard line and
also had another possession on 5 yard line but failed
on downs.  The score would have been higher if not for
these two blown red zone opportunities.

Was it an upset?

Here is the newspaper story, prior to the game:
(as abbreviated)

Football playoffs: Bay Area Christian faces tall order

The Broncos, winners of eight straight after an 0-3 start, battle talented
Texas School for the Deaf at 5 p.m., at Sealy High School

Texas School for the Deaf also brings an 8-3 record into the contest, and
has won four straight, including last week’s 59-21 victory over
Northland Christian.

Earlier this season, Bay Area Christian won at Northland Christian, 62-34.

If the scores from those two common opponents are any barometer, then
Saturday’s game between the Rangers and Broncos should be a tightly
contested one.

“They’re a heavy run team,” Rainey said of Texas School For The
Deaf. “They get in the spread formation, but they just pound it at you.

“Defensively, (the Rangers) are physical and really aggressive,” he
said. “They’re a very sound team. Offensively, they’ll line up with
two tight ends, and they’ll lull you to sleep running the ball, but
they’re more than capable of passing.

“They run a lot of double-wing sets and do a lot of misdirection with
pulling linemen. They’re really similar to us in a lot of ways.”

from today’s maxpreps report:
Bay Area Christian earned some postseason bragging rights after a
successful outing on Saturday. They strolled past Texas School for the
Deaf with points to spare, taking the contest 34-14. The team accrued the
bulk of their points in the first half (28) and coasted on those for the
victory.

That final score didn’t come about without some excitement. Bay Area
Christian’s senior Christian Mcdonough penetrated the defense for a
65-yard TD rush in the fourth quarter.

The win was the ninth in a row for Bay Area Christian and raised their
record to 9-3. The loss dropped Texas School for the Deaf’s record to 8-4.

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Fall season All-American and other honors

11-man football Team of the Year honor and All-Americans
will be announced real soon

Previously announced:
– Volleyball (big schools) – Maryland School for the Deaf
– Volleyball (small schools) – Kansas School for the Deaf
– Volleyball (small schools) – Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
– Volleyball All-American Team and other honors

– 6 & 8 man football – Mississippi School for the Deaf
– 8 man Football All American Team and other honors
– 11-man football – TBA

– 11-man soccer – Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
– 8-man soccer – Rochester School for the Deaf
– Soccer All-American Team and other honors

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Bloomfield Deaf Quarterback Coach Trains Hundreds of Hearing Players

part of newspaper story

As far as Craig Bryden knows, he’s the only deaf private quarterback
coach in the country. He’s also never played football.

“I always wanted to play football, but my parents wouldn’t let me
because I was deaf,” Bryden said at a Saturday coaching session at
Bloomfield High School.

Now, four years later, Bryden has trained more than 250 players across
Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York

“The last two, three years I’ve sent some of my students to Division I
colleges,” said Bryden. “I know that I’m doing something right.”

note:
Bryden was a college golfer. He then worked and coached soccer
at Governor Baxter School for the Deaf (Maine) and at American
School for the Deaf before moving on.

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random deafsports thoughts

Very complicated and confusing?

See this explanation -

The University of the District of Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame was
established to pay tribute and give recognition to former
student-athletes, coaches, and administrators who have significantly
contributed to the athletic success and history of the institution.
Established during the celebration of the University’s 160th Anniversary,
the Athletics Hall of Fame honors outstanding individuals and celebrates
the university’s rich history of intercollegiate athletic competition
which began in the early 1900′s when students attending Miner Teacher’s
College competed in basketball and tennis. The Hall of Fame inductees have
significantly contributed to the athletic success and history of the
Myrtilla Miner School for Colored Girls, Washington Normal School, Wilson
Normal School, Miner Normal School, Wilson Teachers College, Miner
Teachers College, District of Columbia Teachers College, Federal City
College, Washington Technical Institute, and the University of the
District of Columbia  over the last 160 years.

it simply refers to University of the District of Columbia,
currently a NCAA-II program but in the past, these different
(but same) schools played against Gallaudet in all sports,
including football.

In football, these “same” teams played against Gallaudet
20 times; Gallaudet won 10 times; they won 10 times.

Gallaudet football continues. University of DC/DC Teachers College/
Wilson Teachers College/Federal City College (thess same schools
under different names) have dropped football.

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22

2018/11/22

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DeafDigest Sports – November 22, 2018

barry@deafdigest.com
for options, click on the above deafnews tab

Hot DeafSports News at:
http://deafdigestsports.com/

– random deafsports thoughts

– Gallaudet basketball update

– Gallaudet football, newspaper article

– upcoming football game

– deaf volleyball player for NCAA-I program

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 11/17/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

2018 football scores (as of 11/17/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/football-scores/

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upcoming football game

Texas vs Bay Area Christian, 2nd round of
state TAPPS playoffs
November 24, 2018

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Gallaudet men’s basketball

Second-half run sparks Gallaudet on the road against Hampden-Sydney

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. – The comeback was nearly complete for Gallaudet
University here Wednesday night as the Bison men’s basketball team fought
back from down 27 points against Hampden-Sydney College but in the end,
time ran out on GU’s bid, as the host Tigers won 73-63.

Gallaudet (0-5) used a 25-4 run, that spanned 12 minutes, in the second
half to cut the Tigers’ lead from 51-24 to just six points, 55-49, in the
Fleet Gymnasium.

Junior guard Noah Valencia (Riverside, Calif.) drained his third and final
3-pointer at the 3:43 mark to pull the Bison even closer, 59-55.

Junior center Steve Valencia-Biskupiak (Riverside, Calif.) led the Bison
in scoring with 16 points while Valencia scored 10 of his 15 points in the
second half to go with five rebounds, six assists and three steals.
Freshman guard Corey Smith (Miami, Fla.) recorded his first double-double
with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Senior center Jamal Garner (Jacksonville,
Ill.) chipped in eight points and four rebounds before he fouled out.

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Gallaudet football

part of newspaper story

Still snapping

Brad Moushegian, the hearing-impaired long snapper for Salem High School
who was featured in The Roanoke Times last December, has made his college
debut on the football team at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.

Gallaudet bills itself as one of the world’s premier institutions for
the deaf and hard of hearing, and Moushegian, who had been wearing
cochlear implants since he was 3, was required to learn sign language
before he could play.

“He is still considered a beginner but has come a long way with his
signing abilities,” said Moushegian’s father, Jeff, who is the first
in a long line of snappers in the family.

Brad Moushegian is listed as a 5-foot-10, 155-pound wide receiver on the
Gallaudet website, which indicates he played in one game for the Bison
(3-5).

Brad was held out of the first five games of the season with a elevated
heart rate that a sports cardiologist was monitoring. He subsequently
practiced as both a long snapper and a wide receiver.

“Like most of the freshmen, he did not get in the games but for a few
plays this year,” his dad said. “He is looking forward to offseason
workouts and getting prepared for his sophomore year.”

One of the kickers Moushegian might be snapping to in coming years is
Jacob Guertler, a junior from Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton, which
becomes Staunton High School next summer.

There are four players from Virginia on the Gallaudet roster. The other
two are from the Tidewater region.

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deaf volleyball player for a NCAA-I program

Jonni Parker is deaf but is a freshman member of the
Penn State University volleyball team.

She probably knows nothing about ASL.

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random deafsports thoughts

Is there such a thing as analytics in Deaf Softball?

Baltimore Orioles hired past NASA engineer Sig Mejdal
for his expertise with baseball analytics.

As a young man DeafDigest Sports editor played
competitive deaf softball – against deaf teams in
invitational and regional tournaments and against
hearing teams in league play.

The coach was a Gallaudet graduate with a degree
in Math and worked as a federal government computer
programmer.

He was deep into analytics years before we all
have heard of that word.

On the team was a player whose mechanics were all
wrong. His swing was flawed. Yet he had one of the
highest batting averages on the team. He just made
contact with the ball, despite his terrible swing,
and it boosted higher his batting average.

The coach defended criticism from the team,
saying the player’s batting average was higher
than all of them!

Analytics or fundamental play? Your choice!

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Fall season All-American and other honors

Previously announced:
– Volleyball (big schools) – Maryland School for the Deaf
– Volleyball (small schools) – Kansas School for the Deaf
– Volleyball (small schools) – Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
– Volleyball All-American Team and other honors

– 6 & 8 man football – Mississippi School for the Deaf
– 8 man Football All American Team and other honors
– 11-man football – TBA

11 man football Team of the Year
will be announced when the football season officially ends
as Texas is the only team still continuing to play

– 11-man soccer – Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
– 8-man soccer – Rochester School for the Deaf
– Soccer All-American Team and other honors

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21

2018/11/21

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DeafDigest Sports – November 20-21, 2018

barry@deafdigest.com
for options, click on the above deafnews tab

Hot DeafSports News at:
http://deafdigestsports.com/

– random deafsports thoughts

– upcoming football game

– basketball coaches

– Gallaudet swimming honor

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 11/17/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

2018 football scores (as of 11/17/18)
http://deafdigestsports.com/football-scores/

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there was no DeafDigest Sports edition yesterday

thanks for your patience

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upcoming football game

Texas vs Bay Area Christian, 2nd round of
state TAPPS playoffs
November 24, 2018

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Gallaudet men’s swimming

Sealts picks up third NEAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the
Week honor, second in a row

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced
its conference student-athlete of the week awards for the week of Nov. 20
and Gallaudet University sophomore Ben Sealts (Ottawa, Ohio) was selected
as the NEAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week for the
third time this season, second straight in a row.

Of the five events won by Gallaudet, Sealts took first in three events in
a non-conference loss to Marymount University last Friday night. The
Bison’s sophomore swimmer swam to a first-place finish in the 1,000-yard
freestyle with a time of 10:47.69. Sealts also won the 100-yard backstroke
and the 200-yard individual medley with times of 56.26 and 2:06.89,
respectively.

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Mississippi football

part of newspaper story

Students at the Mississippi School for the Deaf filed into an auditorium
on the first Wednesday of November, unsure why an announcement had been
made over the televisions throughout the school.

A week had passed since the football team ended its regular season with a
34-0 drubbing of the Louisiana School for the Deaf to improve its record
to 5-1. The team had won national championships before. Some of the
players thought, “Maybe?”

Once everyone was in the auditorium, the 16 football players — some
deaf, others hard of hearing, three blind — were asked to stand up.
Athletic director Cheryl Kaler presented them with a yellow paper banner
with purple letters on it, announcing DeafDigest had named the football
team national champions for the second consecutive year and for the 10th
time overall.

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Oregon basketball

For boys- it is Head Coach Mike McDaniel

For girls, it is Head Coach Scott Pfaff and Assistant Coach Maria DeLeon.

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Pennsylvania basketball

Boys – head coach Alfonso Miller
Assistant coach David Ronnenberg

Girls – head coach Brittainy Payne
Assistant coach Rachel Barlage

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random deafsports thoughts

Gary Klingensmith coached Gallaudet football for
three seasons in the sixties.

What was the craziest play he created in one game?

His offensive tackle had the best arm on the team;
he was a high school quarterback but his size was
needed on the Gallaudet offensive line.

Just for one play, he pulled out of his tackle
position at the snap, stepped into the backfield,
took the pitchout from the quarterback and threw
a long pass (behind the scrimmage line). It was
a legal pass.

The long pass didn’t work. Klingensmith never tried
that play again!

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Fall season All-American and other honors

Previously announced:
– Volleyball (big schools) – Maryland School for the Deaf
– Volleyball (small schools) – Kansas School for the Deaf
– Volleyball (small schools) – Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
– Volleyball All-American Team and other honors

– 6 & 8 man football – Mississippi School for the Deaf
– 8 man Football All American Team and other honors
– 11-man football – TBA

11 man football Team of the Year
will be announced when the football season officially ends
as Texas is the only team still continuing to play

– 11-man soccer – Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
– 8-man soccer – Rochester School for the Deaf
– Soccer All-American Team and other honors

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