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12

2018/06/12

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DeafDigest Sports – June 12, 2018

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

— Gallaudet athletic department job announcement

— random deafsports thoughts

— coach and businessman

— deaf boxer becoming a pro

— India prevents best deaf wrestler from participating

Deaf Sports Collections update
— Jeff Float, Olympics swimming gold medalist
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/

DeafSports picture of the day
http://deafdigest.com/deaf-sportsman-business-owner/

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Gallaudet athletic department job announcement

position opening
Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Success
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Full job description and to apply:
https://rha.gallaudet.edu:4440/psp/HCMPROD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant

This posting will continue through June 15th

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2018 football schedule – updated

three schools have not yet turned in their 2018 schedules

one new game (a first time between both deaf schools) have
been added to the list

go to:
http://deafdigestsports.com/2018/11/06/

and scroll down until you see the schedule

just hope three remaining schools will respond
before all schools close up for the summer

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deaf boxer becoming a pro

(long newspaper story is abbreviated)

Reece Cattermole: UK’s only deaf professional boxer on overcoming
obstacles

Reece Cattermole is signed to promoters Goodwin Boxing

But what if you cannot hear the sound – or instructions from the referee
and your corner?

Despite that, the 21-year-old from Ipswich is the UK’s first registered
deaf boxer to be granted a professional licence since the 1970s, and won
his four-round debut contest last month.

He had his first bout in the amateur ranks, where his high
work-rate made him stand out from the crowd.

Since last September, the Suffolk fighter has worked with trainer Rob
Ottley, who accompanied Cattermole through his first training camp and for
most of his extended 10-month wait for a professional licence from the
British Boxing Board of Control.

Their records show David Cave, a boxer in the mid-1970s from
Cambridgeshire, as the only other deaf pro from the UK.

“It was a scary thought, not knowing if I’d get the licence,” he said.

“What got me it was when they referred me to a top hearing surgeon. They
requested his opinion as my hearing will eventually get worse through
time, but he had a fair point – it’s no different to someone getting hit
in the ear.

“People make the mistake that just because he’s deaf, he’s stupid. He’s a
very switched on young lad,” said Ottley.

“If I need to start or stop something, I have to tap him on the shoulder,”
Ottley told BBC Sport.

“We have little signals and I have to make sure I’m facing him.

“If he’s in the ring I try getting him to glance over once in a while – I
bang the canvas even though I’m not meant to – three times means ‘pick the
pace up’, one time means ‘steady on’.

His points victory over experienced Italian Victor Edagha has raised
expectations, but Cattermole has two clear objectives in the sport.

“Our main aim is to go for title fights at British level, but for me
personally inspiring others is one of the main goals,” he said.

“I’ve been asked to do a talk about my story to youngsters and put on a
training camp – that’s another good thing, being able to help.”

“I think he can do very well and I don’t want to jinx it but he can climb
the ranks quite quickly,” he said.

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India politics has prevented top deaf wrestler from participation

(newspaper story as edited for brevity)

NEW DELHI: Federation politics and its high handedness has prevented
Legendary deaf  wrestler and three-time Deaflympics medallist, Virender
Singh’s hopes of representing the country at another world championship.

All India Sports Council of the Deaf (AISCD) has not submitted
papework for him to take part in the tournament at Vladimir, Russia
from June 11-19.

It didn’t matter to the federation that he has won 3 Deaflympics
gold medals and seven international medals and one World Deaf
championships.

He was too outspoken for the federation to tolerate.

The big issue was not giving him expense money despite promises
in the past, and he spoke up about it.

The federation did not respond despite appeals from the
public.

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coach and businessman

Mark Burke, who coaches rugby at Model Secondary School for
the Deaf, and also served as athletic director at Model,
Fremont and North Carolina deaf schools, is becoming
a businessman. He and a deaf partner is opening up
the first deaf-owned brewery pub in the Washington, DC area.
While at Gallaudet, he played football.

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random deafsports thoughts

Streetcar 82, a deaf-owned brewery pub, is opening up
in July in Hyattsville, Maryland, just near Washington, DC.
Just don’t be surprised if rugby players and rugby fans
get together quite often at the new brewery. Mark Burke,
who is deaf, is well known in the Washington, DC rugby
circles – as he is a long time coach of the Model
Secondary School for the Deaf rugby team. Rugby players
know that beer and rugby mix very well in post-game
social events.

 

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Jun
01

2018/06/01

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DeafDigest Sports – June 1, 2018

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

— Gallaudet athletic department job announcement

— random deafsports thoughts

— inducted into hall of fame

— Marie Philip awards winners

— New Jersey awards winners

— Rochester awards winners

Deaf Sports Collections update
— Gallaudet coach wrote a book
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/

DeafSports picture of the day
http://deafdigest.com/way-of-life-in-nhl/

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Gallaudet athletic department job announcement

position opening
Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Success
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Full job description and to apply:
https://rha.gallaudet.edu:4440/psp/HCMPROD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant

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to look up the list of deaf vs deaf 2018 football schedules,
go to http://deafdigestsports.com/2018/05/30/
and scroll down

five schools have not yet turned in their 2018 schedules

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Marie Philip awards winners

Please congratulate the student-athletes of Marie Philip School at The
Learning Center for the Deaf for receiving the awards this year.

Yearly Awards

A.     Michael Bello (Middle School Scholar-Athletic) Award –  Kyle
Florio

B.     Warren Schwab (High School Scholar-Athletic) Award –  Shayla
Rochette

C.     Sportsmanship Award –  Kacey Monahan

D.     Most Motivated Student-Athlete Award –  Shayla Rochette

E.     Athletic Director Award –  Dylan Christoffels

F.     Manager of the Year Award – John Feeney, III

G.     Distinguished Service Award –      Lynn Marshall

                                                            Bruce
Saperstein

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Special Olympics

1)    Soccer à

     *   Most Improved Player –  Alyssa Tate
     *   Most Dedicated Player–  Samuel Williams
     *   Coaches Award –              Richard Santos

2)    Bowling à

     *   Most Improved Player –  Evan Schonberg
     *   Most Dedicated Player –  Aidan Mattson
     *   Coaches Award –                Andrew Mahall

3)    Track & Field à

     *   Most Improved Player –  Vincent Chillemi
     *   Most Dedicated Player –  Thomas Cossi
     *   Coaches Award –               Sushant Kovvada

Lady Ghosts Varsity Volleyball –

  1.  Coaches Award –                        Norma Aldana
  2.  Most Improved Player –            Christine Vargas
  3.  Most Dedicated Player –           Carleigh Babbit

Galloping Ghosts Varsity Soccer

  1.  Most Improved Player – Slavik “SJ” Sukhovtsev
  2.  Coaches Award –             Kacey Monahan
  3.  Most Valuable Player –   Dylan Christoffels

Lady Ghosts Varsity Basketball –

  1.  Most Improved Player –   Belinda Toledo
  2.  Most Dedicated Player –  Christine Vargas
  3.  Most Valuable Player  –    Shayla Rochette

Galloping Ghosts Varsity Basketball

  1.  Most Improved Player –      Kyle Florio
  2.  Coaches Award –                  Dylan Christoffels
  3.  Most Valuable Player  –       Kacey Monahan

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New Jersey sports

2017 – 2018

Athletic Award Winners

NJSD

Soccer

Most Valuable Player – Marco Espinoza

Most Dedicated Player – Naim Webb

Defensive Player of the Year – Ricardo Maldonado

Most Improved Player – Yeudy Rodriguez

Volleyball

Most Valuable Player – De’Avian Watson
Most Dedicated Player – Giezi Teutle

Most Improved Player  – Sinmiloluwa Folaranmi

Academic Bowl

Most Dedicated Student –  De’Avian Watson

Girls Basketball

Most Valuable Player – De’Avian Watson

Most Improved Player – Sinmilouwa Folaranmi

Most Valuable Player – Alexis Holland

Boys Basketball

Most Valuable Player – Naim Webb

Most Dedicated Player – Miguel Dominguez

Most Dedicated Player –Nasir Gurganus

Most Improved Player – Chris Brown

Girls Track

Most Improved Player –  Alexis Holland

Boys Track

Most Valuable Player – Miguel Dominguez

Most Valuable Player – Ricardo Maldonado

Most Valuable Player – Naim Webb

Athlete of the Year Award – Naim Webb and De’Avian Watson

John Fedorchek Memorial Athletic Director’s Award – Chris Brown and
Sinmilouwa Folaranmi

Scholar Athlete of the Year – Nasir Gurganus, 3.75 GPA

Rookie of the Year  – Nasir Gurganus

Overage Managers of the Year

Ka’Von Becket

Andrey Molina

Ana Maria DeVora

Onasis Estevez

O’Sebrose, “Ronnie”, Togar

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Rochester awards winners

Team Awards

 

Middle School Soccer

            Coaches’ Award Tabitha Marcus

            Most Improved player:  Cody Campbell

 

Middle School Coed Basketball

            Coaches’ Award –Jordan Antonio

            Most Improved player:  Jack Williams

          

          

Middle School Volleyball     

            Most Improved Player:  Jack Williams

Most Improved Player: Derrick Sickler

 

 

Girls Volleyball

         Most Valuable Player:  McKenna Girod                                       
Most Improved Player:    Avion Henderson

           Coaches’ Award:   Diane Ward

 

Varsity Soccer

            Most Outstanding Player:   Levi Ruper

Coaches’ Award-  Courtney Gentzke

Most Improved Player-  Alexander Michalek          

 

Girls Basketball

            Most Valuable Player:    Courtney Gentzke

Rookie of the Year:   Mariana Menzynski               

Most Improved Player:    McKenna Girod                            

 

Boys Basketball

            Team Player:   Bode Aggas

            Most Improved Player:  Marcos Maldonado 

            Coaches’ Award:  Clarence market    

                        

Varsity Track

            Outstanding Athlete-  Alex Michalek

            Outstanding Athlete- Bryn Huggins

            Coaches’ Award- Neriyah McPherson

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inducted into hall of fame

web posting

From ringette to rugby, here are the other new Ottawa
Sports Hall of Fame members

Jim Kyte
Old-school best described Kyte’s style as a National Hockey League
defenceman for 13 seasons.

Kyte enjoyed a standout junior hockey career with the Cornwall Royals
before the Winnipeg Jets selected him 12th overall in the 1982 NHL draft.

In what was then a far more physical NHL game, Kyte was an intimidating
presence in front of the net, along the boards and with the gloves off. In
598 contests, he registered 17 goals, 49 assists and 1,342 penalty
minutes.

After playing the Jets, Kyte also played four games for his hometown
Ottawa Senators in their 1992-93 expansion season and had other stints
with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Calgary Flames and San Jose Sharks.

He accomplished all that despite being the first NHL player to be legally
deaf. He also founded the Canadian Hearing Impaired Hockey Association.

He now serves as dean of the Algonquin College School of Hospitality and
Tourism.

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random deafsports thoughts

Jim Kyte (see above) is the only deaf player to have played
in the NHL.

He was not the most athletic hockey player.

He survived 13 seasons in the NHL because of one thing -
his fists!

A former Gallaudet hockey player made this comment years ago
that DeafDigest Sports editor never forgot. The comment
was this:

I do not respect Kyte because of his fists
 

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17

2018/05/17

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DeafDigest Sports – May 17, 2018

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

— Indiana baseball

 

– Colorado track

 

– American disc golf

 

– Gallaudet basketball clinic

 

– 2018 Gallaudet football schedule

 

 

Deaf Sports Collections update
— early retirement of a deaf champion
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/

DeafSports picture of the day
http://deafdigest.com/indiana-baseball-seniors/

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Parent & Son Basketball Clinic to be held Sunday, June 3

WASHINGTON – The Gallaudet University men’s basketball program will host a
Parent & Son Basketball Clinic on Sunday, June 3, from 1-4 p.m. in the
Field House. The clinic is open to boys ages 7-14 and their
parent/guardian (father, mother, etc.). The cost is $30 per person and
includes a free t-shirt. The event is limited to 50 participants meaning
25 sons and 25 parent/guardians.

Register here: http://www.gallaudetathletics.com/camps/camps-list

You will need to create a Gallaudet Camp Account to register. If you have
signed up before, you should be able to sign-in and then sign-up.

If you have further questions please contact Gallaudet men’s basketball
head coach Kevin Kovacs at kevin.kovacs@gallaudet.edu or call
202.559.0438.

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Gallaudet football

2018 Gallaudet University football schedule announced

WASHINGTON – The 2018 Gallaudet University football schedule has been
finalized and officially announced by ninth-year head coach Chuck
Goldstein. The schedule features four home games and five road games for
the Bison, who posted a 3-7 overall record and was 3-4 in seven Eastern
Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) games last season.

Gallaudet opens the season on the road in Reading, Pa., against Alvernia
University on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. This will be the first season of
football for the Golden Wolves. GU will remain on the road the following
weekend as it heads south to Greensboro, N.C., to face the Pride of
Greensboro College in a non-conference game on Sept. 8. Gallaudet heads
home on Saturday, Sept. 15, and will host Apprentice School in the
season’s home opener. The non-conference tilt will be a homecoming of
sorts as Apprentice’s new head coach is John Davis, a former GU Assistant
Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator for seven years (2008-14). After a bye
week, Gallaudet closes out the month with its first conference game at
Anna Maria College on Sept. 29. The remainder of the schedule will feature
conference contests.

The Bison will have a second bye week on Oct. 6 before hosting Castleon
University on Oct. 13 at noon. GU will head up to Franklin, Mass., on Oct.
20 to face Dean College before hosting Alfred State College on Oct. 27 for
Homecoming at 1 p.m.

The month of November begins with the longest road trip in the ECFC as GU
travels to Bangor, Maine, to face Husson University, the two-time
defending ECFC champions. GU will wrap-up the regular-season schedule the
following weekend at home against rival SUNY Maritime on Nov. 11 at noon
on Senior Day. This will mark the 10th consecutive year these two programs
have ended the regular season playing each other.

Gone from the ECFC is Mount Ida College, who surprisingly closed its doors
this spring. The loss of Mount Ida was felt across the ECFC as every
member lost a conference game and is being forced to play nine games or
find another non-conference game to play the standard 10-game schedule.

2018 Gallaudet University Football Schedule
Date             Opponent               Time
Sep. 01                @ Alvernia             1 p.m.
Sep. 08                @ Greensboro                TBA
Sep. 15                APPRENTICE
            1 p.m.
Sep. 29                @ Anna Maria*               TBA
Oct. 13                CASTLETON*             Noon
Oct. 20                @ Dean*                Noon
Oct. 27                ALFRED STATE*^              1 p.m.
Nov. 03                @ Husson*              Noon
Nov. 10                SUNY MARITIME*              Noon

note:
the game with Apprentice will be interesting. New head coach is
John Davis, who was a former Gallaudet defensive coordinator
for a number of seasons before moving on.

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American disc golf

American School for the Deaf traveled to Fiskdale, MA to participate in
the New England Deaf Disc Golf Junior Tournament. ASD Tigers, as a team
finished in first place by just three throws. Matthew Beltran finished in
a tie for first place in the boys division and Jatara Page claimed first
place in the girls division.  We thank NEDDG for hosting this event and we
look forward to seeing more teams next year!

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Colorado track

newspaper

1A Invitational track meet

boys:
Colo. Deaf & Blind, 2; 29th place

girls:
Colo. Deaf & Blind, 1; 30th place

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Indiana baseball

Trader Point 2
Indiana Deaf 12
 

 

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May
04

2018/05/04

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DeafDigest Sports – May 4, 2018

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

— softball rookie of the year

— soccer championship finals

— baseball updates

— softball updates

— track updates

— collegiate women’s lacrosse player

— Australian Rules Football

Deaf Sports Collections update
— oral deaf basketball team in national tournament
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/

DeafSports picture of the day
http://deafdigest.com/volleyball-action/

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Gallaudet softball

Gallaudet’s Hannah Neild named NEAC Softball Rookie of the Year

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) released
its 2018 softball all-conference awards on Thursday and Gallaudet
University freshman shortstop Hannah Neild (Litchfield, N.H.) was named
the 2018 NEAC Softball Rookie of the Year. She was also one of two
freshmen named to the All-NEAC first team.

Neild is second in NCAA Division II for triples (8) and third in triples
per game (0.26). She leads the NEAC in runs (34), hits (45), triples (8)
and total bases (82). Neild ranks second in the league with a .455 batting
average, .509 on-base percentage, .828 slugging percentage and 29 RBIs.
She has also been a threat on the base paths, ranking fifth among NEAC
players with 14 stolen bases. Neild finished her season with 17 multi-hit
games and 12 multi-run games. In the field, Neild has a .925 fielding
percentage and ranks first in the NEAC after turning eight double plays.
In addition to earning NEAC Softball Player of the Week honors twice this
season, she was also an All-NEAC women’s basketball first team honoree
this year

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Indiana softball

part of newspaper story

Elwood hosts the Lady Panther Classic on Saturday, with Indiana Deaf its
first opponent at 11 a.m

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Maryland baseball

MSD baseball won against Rockbridge,
13-12.

Miguel Pavao: 3-4, 3 RBIs

Brody McAfee: 2-4, 3 RBIs

Stefan Anderson: 2-4, 2 RBIs

Stefan Anderson, winning pitcher, 12 Strikeouts.

Msd current record: 9-4-1

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Model baseball

Model Secondary School for the Deaf Boys Varsity Baseball

Baseball

Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Result: Loss

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 1

Charles E Smith Jewish Day Sch: 22

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Model softball

Model Secondary School for the Deaf Girls Varsity Softball

Softball

Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 5:30 PM

Result: Win

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 19

Berman Hebrew Academy: 3

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New Mexico track

part of newspaper story

GOING FOR GOLD: In the small school state championships held today and
Saturday at the University of New Mexico Track and Soccer Complex, local
athletes … 1A boys: Ryan Johnson, Roy, shot put, 40-07.25; Deven
Thompson, New Mexico School for the Deaf, shot put, 47-6; Gabriel Garcia,
Springer, javelin, 158-9.

also another newspaper story

Not to be left out is Thompson, the 6-9 junior at New Mexico School for
the Deaf. The 2017 defending discus champion is the second seed in that
event (137-51/2) and the top seed in the shot put at 47-6. If the seeds
hold to form, Thompson would flip-flop his finishes from last year’s
state meet.

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St Mary’s girls track

The Lady Bisons competed in a 4 team meet yesterday between our rival
Rochester School for the Deaf, Falk, and newcomer the GOW school.  Overall
it was a good showing by our team.  We dominated the field events with
help from Kioney Alvira-Juardo and Cameron Cole who both PR’d. 
Unfortunately we fell behind to the RSD Wildcats in the majority of the
running events and it ended up costing our girls the overall victory. 
Although we struggled to score more points , we saw a lot of hard work and
improvement from many of our athletes including Kearah Kelly and Aleyshka
Rivera-Nieves.  We have one more tune-up meet next week Wednesday before
we compete in the annual ESDAA Track and Field championships in Fredrick,
Maryland next weekend.  If you haven’t seen us compete, we would love your
support next week before we close out our season.

Date-  May 2nd, 2018
Score-  SMSD: 45/ RSD: 57/ Falk: 7/GOW: Did not score
Girls Track Results
Long Jump

Kioney Alvira- Juardo 12’10″ (1st Place)

Triple Jump

Kioney Alvira-Juardo 29’0″ PR (1st Place)

Shot Put

Cameron Cole 26’11 ˝” PR (1st Place)/ Elise Watson 19’5 ž”

Discus

Cameron Cole 65′ 1″ PR

100M

Kearah Kelly 15.37

1600M

Kioney Alvira-Juardo 7:31/ Aleyshka Rivera-Nieves 8:46.2

400M

Kearah Kelly 1:21.9 PR (1st Place)

800M

Emma Foster 4:36

200M

Kearah Kelly 34.8 PR

3200M

None

4 X400

Kelly/Watson/Rivera-Nieves/Foster 7:17

4×100

Kelly/Watson/Foster/Cole 1:11.3

4×200

None

High Jump

Kioney Alvira-Juardo 4’2″(1st Place)

100 HH

Cameron Cole 21.8 (1st Place)

300 IH

None

Personal Records
4

Points
Kioney Alvira-Juardo

18

Cameron Cole

13.75

Elise Watson

1.5

Kearah Kelly

7.5

Emma Foster

2.5

Aleyshka Rivera-Nieves

2.5

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Asia Pacific Deaf Football Championships

in semi finals:

South Korea 4
Iran 3

Japan 6
Thailand 1

finals:
South Korea vs Japan today

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collegiate women’s lacrosse player

Allison Schneider

senior

Adelphi University, NY (NCAA-II)

women’s lacrosse

past three seasons

2017
Appeared in 12 contests off the bench with four total points
Scored a goal in victory over Saint Michael’s (3/18) and registered an
assist in three separate contests 

2016
Appeared in 10 games as a reserve
Picked up a ground ball in wins over SNHU (3/8) and Pace (4/5)

2015
Appeared in four games on the season, scoring one goal and dishing out
three assists Recorded two assists in collegiate debut vs. Philadelphia (3/7) and scored
first goal vs. Franklin Pierce (3/18).

this season

played 13 of her team’s 17 games, starting once

scored one goal; attempted two shots at goal

assisted on four goals

she plays midfield/attack

her team is 16-1 and so, apparently her season will continue
with conference playoffs and NCAA-II national tournament

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Australian Rules Football

Alex Hickey is deaf; he was listed on the roster of
the Geelong Falcons junior team in Australia last year.
He was listed as injured.

No updates on him since then. No idea if he is still
actively playing or has hung up his cleats.

 

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16

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DeafDigest Sports – March 16, 2018

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Hot DeafSports News at:
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— a Gallaudet baseball win

— a softball win

– on and off comeback, now on

— not permitted to box

— deaf MVP player in all-star game

Deaf Sports Collections update
— Decathlon, hearing father & deaf son
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/

DeafSports picture of the day
http://deafdigest.com/fighter-flashing-two-ily-hands/

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Gallaudet baseball

finally, a big win

Bison defeat Wisconsin Lutheran, 14-9

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Gallaudet University baseball team defeated
Wisconsin Lutheran College, 14-9, here Thursday at Terry Park.

Gallaudet (3-11-1) picked up its first win during the Spring Break trip as
it scored 14 runs on 13 hits and took advantage of six errors by the
Warriors.

The Bison scored the game’s first run but trailed 4-3 heading into the
sixth inning. The two teams scored twice in the sixth before GU took
control of the game in the seventh. Gallaudet scored five times thanks to
four hits and one error in the seventh. GU put the game away with three
runs in the eighth and one insurance run in the ninth.

In the decisive seventh inning, junior Cameron Upton (Vicksburg, Miss.)
singled home two runs followed by RBI singles by junior Ryan Gilbert
(Mount Dora, Fla.) and sophomore Winston Lane (Brooklyn Center, Minn.).
Upton drove in three runs and scored twice while Gilbert finished the day
2-for-3 with two RBI.

GU starting pitcher Frank Diaz (Far Rockaway, N.Y.) got into the sixth
inning before turning things over to the bullpen. Diaz threw 5.1 innings,
allowed six runs (four earned) on six hits, walked seven and struck out
one. Sophomore reliever Robersy Delgado (Tampa, Fla.) picked up his first
win of the season as he threw 1.1 innings and allowed one run on two hits,
one walk and one strikeout.

note:
on the Florida tour, Gallaudet lost two games by close scores, 2-1 and
7-5; the two other losing scores were competitive – 7-2, 11-7.

There were no blow out defeats; just hard luck losing scores.

Gallaudet plays today against North Park and then will go home.

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Georgia girls’ basketball

Chynah Johnson played last night in the Northwest Georgia Tip-Off Club
Senior All-Star Game.

She was one of 12 girls selected to this team (the first GSD player ever
selected).

Her team won 67-48 with Chynah scoring 11 points.

The big honor was they selected her as the game MVP.

What a way to finish out her basketball career here at GSD.

Congrats to her for a game well played. Go Lady Tigers!!!!!

note:
She was already selected as the DeafDigest Sports Small Schools
Player of the Year in Girls’ basketball

A big honor was given to her at the most recent Mason-Dixon
girls’ basketball tournament. They gave her a honorable
mention honor!

Honorable Mention? Yes! Her team, Georgia SD could not
participate in the tournament because of snowy
weather. Everyone at the tournament (just six schools,
as five schools could not participate for this same
weather reason) knew her from past seasons, and
voted her as Honorable Mention – in absentia.

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Model softball

Model Secondary School for the Deaf Girls Varsity Softball

Softball

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 4:15 PM

Result: Win

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 13

Bullis School: 12

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Model baseball

Model Secondary School for the Deaf Boys Varsity Baseball

Baseball

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Result: Loss

Model Secondary School for the Deaf: 1

St. Anselm’s Abbey School: 13

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on and off comeback, now on

UFC veteran Matt Hamill returns to the cage for Unified MMA

a web posting

Matt Hamill is making a comeback and he’ll be doing so with some gold on
the line.

The UFC veteran will take on Teddy Ash for the Unified MMA light
heavyweight title in the main event of Unified 33 on May 11 in Enoch,
Alberta, Canada, the promotion announced Thursday.

Hamill (12-8) is most known for being a pioneer as a deaf athlete who had
a successful run in the UFC. The upstate New York resident was a
three-time Division III national champion in wrestling. Hamill, 41, was
making a push to be on the upcoming UFC Utica card, since he currently
lives in the area. But it appears that the social media campaign failed.

“The Hammer” spent seven years in the UFC from 2006 to 2013. He
famously owns the only victory over Jon Jones, albeit via disqualification
due to illegal elbows. Hamill won his last fight, beating fellow UFC vet
Luiz Cane by knockout in just 38 seconds in April 2017. He has career
victories over the likes of Tito Ortiz, Keith Jardine, Tim Boetsch and
Mark Munoz.

Ash (9-3) has won four straight and is a 205-pound prospect out of
Alberta. The 28-year-old has seven knockouts among his nine victories.

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not permitted to box

edited from a newspaper story

Nyaung Khar Shay is deaf and is 21 years old. His goal is
to become a professional in boxing. So far he has had 4 amateur
fights; winning once and drawing three times.

The problem is the boxing federation of Burma (Myanmar)
would not permit him to box – because of his deafness!
 
They said he must be able to hear referee’s instructions
and the bell.

He is allowed to box in country fairs, but not in registered
professional bouts!
 

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DeafDigest Sports – December 16, 2017

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

— basketball scores

— two updates in college football

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Deaf Sports Collections update
— mainstreamed athlete’s difficult choice 
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/

DeafSports picture of the day
http://deafdigest.com/kicker-with-duke-football-team/
http://deafdigest.com/duke-football-walkon-kicker/
(see the story in this edition)

Basketball won/lost records (as of 12/16/17)
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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Gallaudet men’s swimming

Gallaudet’s Benjamin Sealts named NEAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week for a
third time

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced
its conference student-athlete of the week awards for the week of Dec. 12
and Gallaudet University’s freshman Benjamin Sealts (Ottawa, Ohio) was
selected as the NEAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week for the third time this
season.

In a double-dual meet with SUNY Cobleskill and Cazenovia College, the
rookie swimmer finished first in three events. Sealts won the 100-yard
backstroke with a time of 55.39 and placed first in the 200-yard
individual medley with a time of 2:04.86. He set his fifth school record
this season as he erased the Bison’s 200-yard backstroke record posted
in 2008. Sealts was over four seconds faster than the previous school
mark, taking the event with a time of 1:58.41. Sealts was also a member of
the 200-yard medley relay team that placed second.

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Maryland girls’ basketball

Maryland School for the Deaf @ Covenant Life

              1    2     3    4  = Total
MSD =   9   14   15   9  =  47
CL =      7     6     6    4  =  23

Maryland Orioles

A. Glennon- 1 rebound

S. Herzig-Wilcox- 2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals and 3 assists

A. Patterson- 4 rebounds and 1 steal

C. Perry- 23 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals, 1 assist and 4 blocks

R. Guettler- 13 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 assists

H. Johnston-Shaw- 1 point, 1 steal and 1 assist

E. Beldon- 6 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals and 4 assists

M. Luebehusen- 3 rebounds

E. Kovacs- 2 points, 5 rebounds and 1 block

Team FG: 17
Team 3-FG: 2 (Beldon – 2)
Team FT: 7-21

Covenant Life

S. Campbell – 3 points
A. Brewer -  2 points
M. Brewer – 4 points
A. Stockton – 6 points
S. Campbell – 6 points
A. Malcolm – 2 points

Team FG: 10
Team 3-FG: 1 (Campbell)
Team FT: 0-0

Record: 5-1

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Maryland boys’ basketball

Maryland School for the Deaf @ Covenant Life School

              1     2     3     4     =  Total
MSD -   15   20   17   14    =   66
CLS  -     7     8   17   13    =   45

Halftime -  MSD led 35-15
MSD ORIOLES

Jaden Joseph – 2 points, 8 rebounds
John Werner, Jr. – 22 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals
Rory Lewis – 22 points, 3 rebounds
Esteban Kovacs – 5 assists, 3 rebounds
Stefan Anderson – 10 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists
Jason Werner – 10 points, 4 rebounds

Team Total FG:  28
Team Total 3FG:  6 (Lewis 6)
Team Total FT:  4-4

COVENANT LIFE COUGARS

A. J. Thomas – 25 points
Andrew Stoy – 8 points
Garfield Torres – 9 points
Kendrick Petit – 3 points

Team Total FG:  12
Team Total 3FG:  9 (Thomas 7, Stoy 2)
Team Total FT:  12-16

Record: 6-1

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deaf kicker in a bowl game

Duke vs Northern Illinois in the Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26.

part of newspaper story

Also on Friday, Cutcliffe said redshirt senior William Holmquist will be
the team’s kicker, and possibly its punter, for the Quick Lane Bowl.
Austin Parker handled both duties this season before he was kicked off the
team and suspended from school on Dec. 8 for violating Duke’s academic
policy.

Holmquist kicked and punted at Division III Tufts University for three
seasons before joining the Blue Devils as a graduate transfer walk-on this
summer. While at Tufts, he made 21 of 31 field goals, including making a
48-yarder, and connected on 57 of 62 extra-point kicks. He punted 153
times, averaging 36.9 yards per attempt, and showed accuracy with 41 punts
downed inside the opponent’s 20 yard line against seven touchbacks.

Born partially deaf, Holmquist wears hearing aids but removes them when
playing football to sharpen his focus.

He lost the starting kicking job to Parker in preseason practices last
August. But, on Nov. 18 against Georgia Tech, he made his only extra-point
attempt of the season.

“Willie has been outstanding in the practices we’ve had,” Cutcliffe
said. “He’s such a quality young man. He’s a great story, so I think
he’ll definitely take advantage of this. I expect him to play really
well in the game.”

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deaf participant in NCAA-III championship game

Khevon Shepard, a deaf freshman with the Mary Hardin-Baylor
football team, participated in the game as a special
teams player. His team lost 12-0 to perennial champions
Mount Union 12-0 last night.

He registered no special teams stats.

 

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DeafDigest Sports – February 24, 2017

Barry Strassler, editor

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Hot DeafSports News at:

http://deafdigestsports.com/

— Gallaudet men’s basketball honors

— basketball updates

— CSD on TV

— a deaf minor league pitcher

— ESDAA-I tournament scores

Basketball won-lost records, as of 2/21/17
http://deafdigestsports.com/category/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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Gallaudet men’s basketball

Four Bison earn All-NEAC men’s basketball honors, Kovacs named Coach of the Year

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) released
its 2016-17 men’s basketball all-conference awards Thursday and four
players from Gallaudet University’s men’s basketball team were honored
along with its head coach.

full story at:
http://www.gallaudetathletics.com/sports/mbkb/2016-17/releases/allneac

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ESDAA-I tournament scores

Game 1

Bye

Game 2

Bye

Game 3 girls

Ohio 15

Western pa 34

Game 4 boys

Ohio 21

American 46

Game 5 girls

Marie Phillips school-43

New York  -10

Game 6 boys

Lexington-42

New York -39

Game 7 girls

American- 28

Lexington – 20

Game 8 boys

Marie Phillips school-63

West pa.  -37

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Fremont boys’ basketball

North Coast Section First Round Playoff Game
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
CSD vs  San Francisco Waldorf 67 to 48 (W)
2 Top Scorers-
Esau Zornoza- 25 points
Cameron Baer- 17 points

North Coast Section Quarterfinal Playoff:
home game vs  #7 Anderson Valley HS on  Saturday, February 25th at 7pm.

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Fremont girls’ basketball

February 22 – North Coast Section Division VI First Round

#5 CSD (15-12)  8 – 11 – 7 – 13 = 39
#12 El Sobrante Christian (15-1) 19 – 6 – 7 – 8 = 40

Slow start down 19-8 at the first quarter hurt us as we closed out the
game 31-21 in the last three quarters, and 1-11 FT did not help our
comeback attempt. Tough conclusion to the 2016-17 season especially for
our two seniors – Milana Boren and Yadira Pacheco – on this young squad.

CSD Eagles Girls Basketball closes their season with 15-13 record (14-11
regular season) for Coach Weinstock’s first season as Head Coach

3rd Place in first ever CSD Classic
Consolation Champs in Hoops vs Cancer Classic hosted by Branson
4th Place in Clerc Classic hosted by Texas
3rd place in Bay Counties League Regular Season
Semi-Finalist in Bay Counties League Playoffs
First Round in NCS Div VI Playoffs

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Fremont sports

I just learned that CSD will be on National Television again tonight and
tomorrow.

Josh Bolander, an ESPN anchorperson who covered our football game last
night won the “Highlight of the Year” award and he will be on ESPN
Sportscenter tonight at 8:30pm PT, 11:30pm ET showing him winning the
award, the highlight he made on us, and Cameron Baer and my message
congratulating him.

On Saturday, Hidden Heroes was here last fall and have decided to air a
piece on us on CBS this Saturday.  While seeing the preview, I was moved
by Luke Bella, Spezio Harmount, and Jax Pedersen’s comments on the
preview.  In the Bay Area, it will be on KPIX on Saturday at 9:00am,
outside the area, you can find your TV schedule here
http://www.cbsdreamteam.com/chicken-soup-for-the-souls-hidden-heroes/

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Maryland boys’ basketball

Game #26

February 23, 2017

** MIAC Semifinals **

Greater Grace Christian Academy @ Maryland School for the Deaf

             1      2      3     4  =  Total
GGC -   12    20     6     6  =  44
MSD -   21    10   18    27  =  76

Halftime:  Greater Grace led 32-31

MSD ORIOLES

Esteban Kovacs -  9 points
John Werner, Jr. -  21 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals
Austin Wilson – 3 points
Egan Seremeth – 2 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals
Bobga Tete -  11 points, 4 assists
Austin Latin – 6 points, 5 rebounds
Stefan Anderson – 9 points, 13 rebounds
Brady Perry – 2 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists
Jason Werner – 10 points, 6 rebounds, 1 block
Eric Long – 3 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists

Team Total FG:  27
Team Total 3FG:  9 (Kovacs 3, Tete 3, Werner, Jr. 3)
Team Total FT:  13-18

GREATER GRACE EAGLES

Sam Phillips – 12 points
Austin Pellegrino – 12 points
Colby Dunbar – 12 points
David Castro – 5 points
Jesse Western – 2 points
Justin Lynch – 1 point

Team Total FG:  17
Team Total 3FG:  6 (Dunbar 4, Pellegrino 2)
Team Total FT:  4-9

MSD Orioles advance to the Maryland Independent Athletic Conference (MIAC)
finals on Saturday against Mt. Airy Christian Academy.

Record:  21-5

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Maryland girls’ basketball

Game #27

February 23, 2017

MIAC Semifinal Round

New Life Christian School @ Maryland School for the Deaf

                1   2    3    4  =  Total
NLCS -    4   2    4    1  =  11
MSD -   20  19  14   24 =  77

Halftime: MSD led 39 to 6.

MSD ORIOLES

Em. Beldon – 29 points, 3 rebounds, 6 steals, 7 assists

E. Wood-Jacobowitz – 5 points, 4 rebounds, 6 steals, 5 assists

K. Lewis – 21 points, 7 rebounds, 6 steals, 1 assist

C. Perry – 14 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals, 1 assist

R. Guettler – 1 rebound, 2 steals, 2 assists

B. Bonheyo – 3 points, 1 steal, 1 assist, 1 block

A. Cohen – 2 points, 1 rebound, 2 steals

Ern. Beldon – 2 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists

M. Luebehusen – 1 point, 5 rebounds

Team FG:  23
Team 3 FG: 5 (Em. Beldon – 5)
Team FT:  16-19

NEW LIFE

Johnson – 2 points
Bueso – 3 points
Gustafson – 1 point
Printz – 1 point
Wichern – 2 points
Burden – 2 points

Team FG:  4
Team 3 FG:  0
Team FT:  3-9

MSD will look to defend its back-to-back MIAC championship title in the
championship round on Saturday against Mt. Airy Christian Academy.

Emelia Beldon set a new girls basketball program record for most 3-pointers
in a single season with 29. She also tied a program record for most
3-pointers in a single game with 5.

Record: 25 – 2

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Mississippi girls’ basketball

Deaf basketball players defy odds in historic season

Mississippi’s School for the Deaf is conquering adversity by advancing to
the second round of the 1A state playoffs for the first time in school
history

http://www.clarionledger.com/videos/sports/2017/02/23/deaf-basketball-players-defy-odds-historic-season/98301568/

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New Jersey Season Wrap-Up

NJSD GIRLS TEAM

January 10th
@NJSD  16
Delaware 56

De’Avian Watson lead the team with 7 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 7
blocks and 6 steals. A very well rounded game.

January 18th

@Lexington  35

NJSD  25

De’Avian Watson had 8 points, 3 assists, 6 blocks and 2 steals. Alexis
Holland added 7 points.

January 19th

@NJSD 26

Wilburforce Charter  27

A heart breaker! Wilburforce put in a last second basket to beat the Lady
Colts. Wilburforce jumped out to a 10 – 0 lead after the first quarter.
They held the 10 point lead at half time. The Lady Colts outscored the
opponent 20 – 11 in the second half but came up one point short.
De’Avian
Watson had 8 points, 2 assists, 5 blocks and 6 steals. Emily Cruz lead the
scoring with 10 points and added 5 assist and 1 steal.

January 24th

@NJSD   21

Warren Tech  43

De’Avian Watson had 11 points, 6 rebounds, 9 blocks and 2 steals. Emily
Cruz added 6 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals.

January 26th

@Community Academy of Philadelphia  31

NJSD  22

Emily Cruz lead the team in scoring with 10 points. De’Avian Watson lead
the team in rebounds with 10. Naiajah Wilson added 10 rebounds of her won.

February 2nd

@NJSD  35

PSD  33

This was the highlight of the season so far for the Lady Colts. They beat
the #1 seed in the upcoming ESDAA tournament in a hard fought game. Emily
Cruz had 10 points, 4 assists and 6 steals. Alexis Holland and Giezi
Teutle
both added 8 points each. De’Avian Watson had a
well-rounded game with 7 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 9 blocks and 4
steals.

February 14th
@Warren Tech High School 45

NJSD  22

De’Avian Watson lead the team with 10 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 9
blocks and 3 steals.

*Girls ESDAA Tournament @ NJSD*

February 17th
@ NJSD  43

NYSSD- Rome  18

Emily Cruz lead all scoring with 18 points, a season high. She added 3
rebounds, 3 assists and 5 steals. De’Avian Watson had a triple triple
with
10 points, 12 rebounds, 10 blocks, 3 assists and 6 steals. A fantastic
game!

February 18th
@NJSD  25

St. Mary’s 23

Wow, a nail biter. This game came down to the last seconds. Naiajah Wilson
put in free throws that put the Lady Colts ahead for good. De’Avian
Watson
lead the team with 12 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 4 blocks and 5 steals.
Emily Cruz was right behind her with 10 points and 7 steals. Alexis
Holland
got 8 rebounds against a much bigger team.

Championship Game

February 19th
@NJSD  19

PSD  28

A heart breaking loss for the Lady Colts. PSD came out in pressure defense
and that knocked the Lady Colts off kilter. They never really had any
momentum and came up short. De’Avian Watson lead the team with 11
points, 5
rebounds, 3 blocks, and 2 steals. Alexis Holland added 5 points and 8
rebounds. The Lady Colts missed way too many easy lay-ups and free throws
to win the game.

De’Avain Watson, Naiajah Wilson and Emily Cruz were named to the
All-Tournament Team

The Lady Colts were given the Sportsmanship Award, voted on by the
coaches.

The Lady Colts went into the tournament with only 2 wins and ended up in
the Championship game. Way to go players and coaches.

2017 Season Record: 4 – 12

*NJSD BOYS TEAM*

January 10th

@NJSD  52

Delaware  72

The Colts had three player in double digits, Corey Jenkins, 14 points,
Rich
Maldonado and Amon Baldwin each with 12 points. Naim Webb lead all off the
boards with 12 rebounds. Corey Jenkins also added 7 assists and 6 steals.

January 18th
@Lexington  37

NJSD  28

Ricky Maldonado lead the team in scoring with 9 points and added 5
rebounds. Naim Webb added 8 points, pulled down rebounds and had 3 steals.
Corey Jenkins had 5 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals.

January 19th
@NJSD   54

Wilburforce Charter School  56

A heart breaker! Corey Jenkins had 17 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 2
blocks and 5 steals. Ricky Maldonado had 16 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists
and 1 steal. Naim Webb added 8 points, 10 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block and
5
steals. Amon Baldwin added 9 points.

January 24th
@NJSD  48
Warren Tech High School 44
Ricky Maldonado had his best game of the year! He had 22 points, 7
rebounds, 1 assist, 2 blocks and 6 steals. Naim Webb had a double double
with 10 points and 10 rebounds. He added 6 steals to the win.

January 26th
@Community Academy of Philadelphia  68
NJSD  45

Ricky Maldonado better his best performance vs Warren Tech by putting in
24
points! He added 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 steals.

January 31st
@NJSD  28
STEM Civics Charter  56

The Colts were were beaten by a much bigger and faster team. Corey Jenkins
had a double double with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Stanley Uka had his
best game of the year with 7 points, 2 rebounds and a block.

February 2nd
@NJSD  47
PSD  55
Naim Webb had a double double with 12 points and 14 rebounds. Corey
Jenkins
had 14 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 7 steals. Ricky Maldonado had 13
points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals.

February 7th
@Solid Rock Christian School  42

NJSD  32

Ricky Maldonado lead the team with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals.
Corey Jenkins added 7 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 block and 3 steals.

February 14th
@Warren Tech High School  60
NJSD  32
Ricky Maldonado lead the team with 10 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2
steals. Amon Baldwin had 6 points. Corey Jenkins had 7 points, 3 rebounds,
2 assists, 1 block and 9 steals.

*ESDAA Tournament at St. Mary’s*

February 17th
NJSD  52
Rhode Island  43
Naim Webb had the best game of his career and another double double. He
had
15 points, 22 rebounds, 5 blocks and 2 steals. Ricky Maldonado had 16
points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals. Corey Jenkins added 9 points,
8
rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals.

February 18th
NJSD 61
Rochester 55
The Colts beat the #1 seed and advanced to the Championship game! Ricky
Maldonado lead the scoring with 18 points and added 6 rebounds and 4
steals. Naim Webb had 15 points, 9 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals. Corey
Jenkins had 13 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 block and 4 steals.

Championship Game
NJSD  37
PSD  51
Naim Webb, the Colts leading rebounder went out in the first quarter with
a
back injury and did not return. Corey Jenkins lead the team with 16
points,
9 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals. Ricky Maldonado had 9 points, 8
rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals.

The Colts went into the tournament with only 1 win. They advanced to the
Championship game on pure determination. They played their best games at
the right time. Congrats to the players and coaches.

Naim Webb, Corey Jenkins and Ricky Maldonado were named to the
All-Tournament team.

Azeem Ahmad won the Manger’s Competition.

2017 Season Record:   3 – 15

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Western Pennsylvania girls’ basketball

WPSD 34, to OSD 15

Record
10 won and 13 lost

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a deaf minor league pitcher

Angels prospect Kevin Grendell motivated by chance to represent the hearing impaired

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/grendell-744799-hearing-league.html

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pro golfer Kevin Hall

Pro golf player Kevin Hall was given the opportunity to play in the
Genesis Open last weekend due to The Charlie Sifford Exemption. Tiger
Woods started the exemption, which allows a standout minority player to
compete in the tournament. The Tiger Woods Foundation owns the Genesis
Open.

full story at:
https://lasentinel.net/pro-golfer-kevin-hall-competed-in-the-genesis-open.html
 

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DeafDigest Sports – February 11, 2017

Barry Strassler, editor

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Hot DeafSports News at:

http://deafdigestsports.com/

 

— Gallaudet swimming

— basketball updates

— ESDAA boys’ basketball tournament schedules

— Gallaudet football coaching opportunity

Deaf Sports Collections update
— unforgettable, and laughable football comment
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/

Basketball won-lost records, as of 2/11/17
http://deafdigestsports.com/category/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

DeafSports picture of the day
http://deafdigest.com/1916-kentucky-deaf-football-team/

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Special notice:
Gallaudet football program opportunity
Football Offensive Coordinator/Program Coordinator

if interested, go to:
http://bit.ly/29NZroi

(the Gallaudet web link is very long, hence changing
it to a shorter link)

and click on the position link you see on the page

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Gallaudet women’s swimming

Bison women’s team sits in fifth place after Day 1 of NEAC swimming and diving championships

CAZENOVIA N.Y. – The Gallaudet University women’s swimming and diving team
is in fifth place after the first day of competition here Friday night at
the 2017 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championships being
hosted by Cazenovia College.

full story at:
http://www.gallaudetathletics.com/sports/wswimdive/2016-17/releases/neacday1

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Gallaudet men’s swimming

Two first-place finishes help Gallaudet men’s team to second place on Day
1 of NEAC championships

CAZENOVIA, N.Y. – The Gallaudet University men’s swimming and diving team
is in second place after the first day of competition here Friday night at
the 2017 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championships being
hosted by Cazenovia College.

full story at:
http://www.gallaudetathletics.com/sports/mswimdive/2016-17/releases/neacday1

Reaction Light System makes NCAA Debut at 2016-17 NEAC Men’s and Women’s
Swimming and Diving Championships

CAZENOVIA, N.Y. – Student-athletes competing at the 2016-17 North
Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving
Championships will be the first group to partake in an NCAA sanctioned
championship meet with a Reaction Light System.

full story at:
http://www.gallaudetathletics.com/news/2016-17/rlsdebuts

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ESDAA-II boys’ basketball tournament schedule

Tournament Schedule
57th ESDAA Boys’ Div. II Basketball Tournament Feb. 17-19, 2017
Hosted by St. Mary’s School for the Deaf, Buffalo, NY
                       
                                                                                                                                 
Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
1:00 pm           Schools arrive / hotel check-in
2:00 pm           – Game #1 – Rochester vs. Gov. Baxter
                  – Other teams arrive & register in Gallagher Gym
4:00 pm           Game #3 – Pennsylvania vs. NYSSD/ROME
4:45-6:30 pm           Dinner:                                                                               
                        4:45 –Teams playing in games #2             
                        5:30 –Teams playing in games #1 + #4                         
                        6:00 – Teams playing in games #3
6:00 pm           Game #2 – New Jersey VS. Rhode Island
8:00 pm           Game #4 – St. Mary’s vs. West Virginia
9:30 pm           – Social in cafeteria for athletes
                  – Coaches’ Meeting in Coaches’ Den
10:45 pm          Teams leave for hotel                             
11:30 pm          Lights out                                                                            
                                                                                                                                  
Saturday Feb. 18, 2017
7:00-8:30 am           Breakfast at hotel:
                        7:00am-7:45am – RISD, RSD, PSD, Gov.
Baxter
                        7:45am-8:30am – NYSSD, W. VA, NJ
9:00am-1:00 pm   Skills competitions – Team 21, free throw, ½ court
layup
12:00 pm          Lunch
2:00 pm           Game #5 Loser of game # 1 vs. Loser of game #2
4:00 pm           Game #6 Loser of game # 3 vs. Loser of game # 4
4:45pm-6:30 pm         Dinner in cafeteria:                                                              
                        4:45 – Teams playing in games # 7
                        5:30 – Teams playing in game #5
                        6:00 – Teams playing in game # 6 + 8                  
6:00 pm           Game #7 Winner of game # 3 vs. Winner of game #4                                                                 
8:00 pm           Game #8 Winner of game # 1 vs. Winner of game #2
10:00 pm          – Social in cafeteria                       
                  – Coaches’ Meeting in Coaches’ Den 
10:45 pm          Teams leave for hotel                                       
11:30 pm          Lights out                                           
                                    
Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017
7-8:30 am         Breakfast at hotel, then check out
8:30am                           Game #9 – 7th and 8th place
10:00 am          Game #10 – Consolation Game                                      
11:00 am          Lunch in cafeteria
12:00 pm          Game #11 – 3rd and 4th place                                                 
1:30 pm           Game #12 – Championship Game
3:00 pm           Awards Ceremony                                                            
3:30 pm           Teams Depart                                                        

Hall of Fame quarter back Jim Kelly of the Buffalo Bills has made a $2,000
donation through his Kelly for Kids Foundation.  Jim Kelly can’t be in
attendance for the tournament but his brother Dan will be attending.  We
will be giving them a game ball signed by all of the ESDAA athletes and
coaches ….thanking Kelly for Kids Foundation and their support.

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Fremont boys’ basketball

Monday, February 6th
CSD vs  California Crosspoint 58-28 (W)
2 Top Scorers-
Cameron Baer- 20 points
Esau Zornoza- 18 Points

Tuesday, February 7th
CSD vs Fremont Christian 72- 45 (W)
2 Top Scorers-
Esau Zornoza- 27 points
Spezio Harmount- 12 points

Thursday, February 9th
CSD vs  California Crosspoint 72-27 (W)
2 Top Scorers-
Cameron Baer- 22 points
Esau Zornoza- 21 points

Overall record- 20-5
League record- 11-2

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Fremont girls’ basketball

February 6

CSD 46
Holy Names 50

Team was down as many as 15, came back within 4 with a 17-7 fourth quarter
but it was too late.
Record: 12-11, 4-3 League

February 8

CSD 48
Oakland Military Institute 28

Strong start led to 34-14 halftime score against OMI who suffered their
second league loss
Record: 13-11, 5-3 League

February 9 – SENIOR NIGHT

CSD 57
St. Elizabeth 30

Last home game for our two four-year Seniors Milana Boren and Yadira
Pacheco who scored 12 and 3 points respectively.
Record: 14-11, 6-3 League.

That is the end of our regular season! We will start Bay Counties League
playoffs this Tuesday, February 14 against winner of LVCP-CC on 2/10 as
the #3 seed out of 6 teams.

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Missouri girls’ basketball

Missouri School for the Deaf Lady Eagles February 10, 2017:

Today we played the Minnesota State Academy of the Deaf Lady Trojans for
the second round of the Great Plains Schools for the Deaf (GPSD)
Tournament. We won 61-24 making our record 2-13. It is our highest scoring
game thus far. We were up 29-16 at halftime. We were able to put up a lot
of shots and slowly built our score the entire first half. We came back in
third quarter and out-scored them 26-2 giving us a strong, comfortable
lead. We backed off and played a 2-3 zone for the remainder of the game.
After yesterday’s loss it was great for our spirits to bring in a victory
today. Elizabeth Harrison and Delanzia Hayes tied for highest scorer of
the game with 23 points a piece. Elizabeth Harrison also achieved her
fourth double-double of the season with 23 points and 12 steals. She was
only 2 rebounds away from a triple-double so I will be analyzing the game
tape to ensure accuracy because she works hard and I don’t want to take
away a triple-double she earned. We will play Wis
consin School for the Deaf for the consolation game at 12:30 on February
11, 2017.

Stats
Tyra Rogers – 9 points, 2 rebounds, 4 steals
Cheyenne Dickerson – 6 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
Melissa Davis – 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals
Elizabeth Harrison – 23 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 12 steals, 2 blocked
shots
Delanzia Hayes – 23 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals

 

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03

2016/11/03

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DeafDigest Sports – November 3, 2016

Barry Strassler, editor

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Hot DeafSports News at:

http://deafdigestsports.com/

 

— another Gallaudet football honor

— Team of the Year announcement

— college deaf basketball player

— two football game previews

— assorted football and volleyball updates

 

Deaf Sports Collections update
— softball championship, aging team’s last hurrah
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/deaf-sports-collections/

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2016 fall season won/lost records, as of 11/03/16
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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list of 2016 fall football scores (as of 10/31/16)
http://deafdigestsports.com/football-scores/

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upcoming football games

Nov 3 Fremont hosts St Francis
Nov 3 Washington at Oregon

Nov 4 Texas hosts Waco Reicher Catholic
Nov 4 Riverside hosts Upland Christian
Nov 4 Maryland at Florida

Nov 5 Louisiana at Carolinas (at Wilson)

football season has ended for rest of other schools

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2016 DeafDigest Sports Volleyball Team of the Year

Texas School for the Deaf

Texas defeated Maryland twice at the National Spike Out,
and it was the clincher, even though it was by a
razor-thin margin. In these all-important third
sets in the crucial matches against Maryland,
Texas won 15-14 and 15-13. Both teams were
split 1-1 in these first two sets against
each other.

Texas upgraded its schedule this season to play
against the toughest opponents possible.

Maryland overcame the disappointment in losing
to Texas to win two separate league regular
season championships and two separate league
post-seasone playoff championships.

Keep in mind, again, the edge Texas had over
Maryland was just a razor-thin margin.

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Football Game Preview: Reicher Catholic vs. Texas School for the Deaf
http://www.maxpreps.com/news/0Apjq6pP702DTHB4vzLcTA/football-game-preview–reicher-catholic-vs-texas-school-for-the-deaf.htm

Football Game Preview: California School for the Deaf-Riverside vs. Upland Christian Academy
http://www.maxpreps.com/news/Y8GWOcBElEGgJXbpJg5Clw/football-game-preview–california-school-for-the-deaf-riverside-vs-upland-christian-academy.htm

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Gallaudet football

just click on the video

Gallaudet wins the Conference Play of the Week honor

the lateral to the opposing offensive tackle was stopped
by three Gallaudet defenders on 4th and goal, just one yard
short of touchdown!

http://www.easterncollegiatefootball.com/sports/fball/2016-17/releases/plays_of_week/2016_ECFC_Plays_of_the_Week_-_Week_8_Winner

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American volleyball

At ESDAA vb tourney at MPS last weekend, we placed 5th. Nikita Mallach got
an all star award.

Kudos to MPS for a great tournament!

Our final season record is 12-12.

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Carolinas football

Mistakes plague NCSsD in loss to PAC
http://wilsontimes.com/stories/Mistakes-plague-NCSsD-in-loss-to-PAC,75587

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Fremont volleyball

part of newspaper story

NCS volleyball roundup: Windsor wins opener in sweep
Cassandra Homer’s serving was also outstanding. She had 15 aces.

The Warriors (14-4), the No. 5 seed in Division 6, travel to California
School for the Deaf on Saturday.

note:

the newspaper did not identify the high school that is nicknamed Warriors!

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Fremont football

HS Football Preview, Week 10: Teams look to close seasons strong
http://www.register-pajaronian.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&page=74&story_id=22249

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Lexington volleyball

ESDAA Tournament

Round robin play (1 game)

10-28

1-Delaware 1-0 over Lex  (25-11)
Heidy De La Rosa led the team with 4 attacks and 2 kills

2- Lex 1-0 over St Mary (26-24)
Heidy De La Rosa led the team with 5 points. Laura Acosta had 3 attacks
and 2 kills.

3- Lex 1-0 over PSD (25-7)
May Tun led the team with 5 points and 2 attacks. Chanell Slade
contributed 3 points, 5 attacks and 2 kills.

4- ASD 1-0  over Lex (25-13)
Chanell Slade collected 2 points. Laura Acosta had 4 attacks.

ESDAA Bracket play (best of three)

NYSD 2-1 over Lex (28-26, 20-25, 15-13)
Heidy De La Rosa led the team with 10 points, 6 assists, 9 attacks and 4
kills. Chanell Slade contributed 12 points, 7 aces and 7 attacks. May Tun
had 7 points, 5 attacks and 3 kills.

5th/6th place
ASD 2-0 over Lex (25-21, 25-16)

Heidy De La Rosa had 4 points, 14 attacks and 6 kills. Chanell Slade had 3
points and 11 11 attacks. May Tun netted in 5 points and 6 attacks.

Overall record- 6-20

Next year will be a bright season with 8 returning players (9th and 10th
graders)

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Texas football video
http://www.maxpreps.com/video/watch.aspx?videoid=5b901130-0f61-4b03-a743-ad32d7fac319

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Washington volleyball

WSD Volleyball Scores: 11/2

WSD 0 @ Naselle 3

Naselle 25 – WSD 10
Naselle 25 – WSD 5
Naselle 25 – WSD 13

Final Season Record: 7 – 13

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college deaf athletes

Adrian – Paige Machnacki, SR, women’s basketball

her profile is at:
http://adrianbulldogs.com/sports/w-baskbl/2016-17/bios/machnacki_paige_5pda?view=bio

last season she played 24 games, starting none; scoring just 2.7 points per game;
played 12.5 minutes per game; and got 2.6 rebounds per game
 

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04

2016/09/04

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DeafDigest Sports – September 4, 2016

Barry Strassler, editor

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Hot DeafSports News at:

http://deafdigestsports.com/

 

 

– two Gallaudet football write-ups

– Gallaudet volleyball updates

– upcoming football games

 

 

Deaf Sports Collections update
– Rick Macomber, longest continuing pro athlete from Gallaudet
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/deaf-sports-collections/

2016 fall season won/lost records, updated 9/3/16
http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-schools-won-lost-records/

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list of 2016 fall football scores (as of 9/3/16)
http://deafdigestsports.com/football-scores/

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Gallaudet football

Hornets sting Bison in season opener

WASHINGTON – Gallaudet University opened its 2016 football season with a
43-6 loss to Shenandoah University here Saturday night before 1,115 under
the lights at Hotchkiss Field.

Shenandoah (1-0) compiled 440 yards of total offense with 246 yards coming
on the ground while Gallaudet (0-1) racked up 146 yards of total offense
(112 rushing yards).

The Bison defense caused a turnover on Shenadoah’s first possession when
senior linebacker Sean Fenton (Chicago, Ill.) intercepted Hayden
Bauserman’s pass and returned it 13 yards at the 13:42 mark in the first
quarter.

Gallaudet’s opening drive of the season was a quick three and out as the
Bison were forced to punt.

Bauserman (17-for-29, 194 yards) came back the following drive and threw
the first of four touchdown passes as tailback Cedrick Delaney scored on a
28-yard pass.

Delaney finished the game with 111 rushing yards on 10 carries and one
touchdown to go with his 22 receiving yards on three receptions and one
score.

Gallaudet surrendered a safety on a botched punt snap in the end zone
before Bauserman threw two more touchdown passes in the second quarter.
Shenandoah took a 22-0 lead into the locker room.

The Bison received the opening kickoff in the third quarter but turned it
over on the return to the Hornets. On the next play, Delaney rumbled 33
yards into the end zone. Costly mistakes by the Bison in the third quarter
forced the defense to remain on the field for an extended amount of time
as SU scored three times.

sophomore quarterback Antoine McKinney (Racine, Wis.) found wide receiver
Dylan Mento (Hammonton, N.J.) in the back right corner of the end zone for
the touchdown. GU missed the extra-point attempt.

BISON TRACKS
Senior defensive back Carneilus Smith (Chesapeake, Va.) led the Bison with
six tackles

Freshman quarterback Timel Benton (Columbia, S.C.) carried the ball 17
times and averaged 5.1 yards per carry

Senior defensive end Shawn Benavente (Fremont, Calif.) registered his
first sack of the season

Shenandoah leads the all-time series 5-1

UP NEXT
Gallaudet welcomes Earlham College (0-1) to Hotchkiss Field on Saturday,
Sept. 10, at 2 p.m.

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DeafDigest Sports editor’s comments on the Gallaudet football game

DeafDigest Sports editor watched the Gallaudet-Shenandoah game
last night. While the opening season defeat is always a
disappointment, there were encouraging signs. If one takes
a look at the Gallaudet two-deep offensive and defensive
depth chart, then all of the offensive starters were either
freshmen or sophomores! And of the defensive starters,
only five were either juniors or seniors. It takes time to
build a chemistry between new players and veterans.

Rookie quarterback Timel Benton was quick on his feet,
able to find holes when running his own plays. And
wide receiver Dylan Mento was able to get open for
an end zone pass that produced Gallaudet’s sole
touchdown. Players on both sides of the ball were
fighting right to the end of the game; this always
looks good.

And besides, Shenandoah was pretty much an experienced
team, led by a 6’3, 225 lb quarterback, who was dificult
to bring down and had a quick release when he found
open receivers, or was able to pitch the ball out
to open running backs.

It takes time and patience to get all pieces together!

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Gallaudet volleyball

Women’s volleyball picks up first win of season at Battlefield Classic

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Gallaudet University women’s volleyball team earned
its first win of the season here Saturday on the second day of the
Battlefield Classic hosted by Gettysburg College. The Bison went 1-3
during the two-day tournament.

full story at:
http://www.gallaudetathletics.com/sports/wvball/2016-17/releases/recap_battlefield
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upcoming football games

Sep 6 Phoenix at Salome JV

Sep 8 Iowa at Kansas
Sep 8 Tennessee at South Carolina
Sep 8 Arkansas at Ridgway Christian
Sep 8 Michigan at Camden Frontier

Sep 9 Colorado hosts Edison
Sep 9 Riverside hosts NuView Bridge
Sep 9 Texas hosts Shelton
Sep 9 Maryland hosts Central Maryland Christian
Sep 9 Fremont hosts Western Sierra
Sep 9 Indiana at Tindley

Sep 10 Model at Florida
Sep 10 Alabama at Mississippi
Sep 10 Louisiana at Georgia
Sep 10 Missouri at Illinois
Sep 10 Wisconsin at Minnesota

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