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Whitworth men's basketball welcomes Gallaudet University to the Fieldhouse

By Femi Abebefe

GallaudetFriday night, the Whitworth Pirates men's basketball team welcomed a unique visitor to the Fieldhouse. Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private school in Washington, D.C., for the deaf and hard of hearing.

The entire team and coaching staff is either deaf or hard of hearing, with the exception of the equipment manager who serves as the team's interpreter. Despite what some might think is a disadvantage, the Bison are a successful basketball program--coming off a record-breaking 20-6 season just last year. Whether it's trying to communicate with each other or the officials, the Bison are more than up for the challenge.

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