Saturday, June 24, 2017
Worldwide Leader in Sports News
for the Deaf Community

BASKETBALL

GALLAUDET MEN'S BASKETBALL PROSPERING UNDER NEW COACH

By Steve Jones

gallaudetWhen Kevin Kovacs was hired to lead the men's basketball program at Gallaudet University in July 2015, he found a program that was in good shape.

Gallaudet was coming off of an 18-7 season and a second-place finish in the North Eastern Athletic Conference's South Division. During the 2014-15 campaign, the Bison had established several school single-season records, including overall victories (18), conference wins (14) and consecutive triumphs (10).

Read more: http://www.pressboxdc.com/2016/02/12/gallaudet-mens-basketball-prospering-under-new-coach

Source: Pressbox D.C.

Former LRSC AD, women's basketball head coach Schwab inducted to NJCAA Hall of Fame

By Sam Herder

Duane Schwab, the former longtime athletic director and head women's basketball coach at Lake Region State College, has been inducted into the Class of 2016 NCJAA Hall of Fame.

Schwab was the athletic director at LRSC from 1990-2014. He coached the women’s basketball team from 1989-2014, where he won 572 games, won 14 Mon-Dak Conference titles and appeared in nine NCJAA National Tournaments.

Read more: http://www.devilslakejournal.com/article/20160209/NEWS/160209010/?Start=1

Source: Devils Lake Journal

Former basketball star Lawrence Moten adjusts to being an assistant at Gallaudet

By David Driver

gallaudetGallaudet was leading in the closing seconds of a recent home game when assistant coach Lawrence Moten shouted “make your free throws” and mimicked a shooting motion toward Brandon Holsworth, who had just made one of two from the line. “I know,” the senior forward said.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/express/wp/2016/02/09/former-basketball-star-lawrence-moten-adjusts-to-being-an-assistant-at-gallaudet/

Source: Washington Post

Kevin T. Milligan Sr., prominent deaf athlete, longtime teacher lost his hearing as a boy

Kevin T. Milligan Sr. of Depew, a deaf athlete hall of famer and a teacher for the deaf, died Monday in Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga. He was 79.

Born in Buffalo, the third of 10 children, he lost his hearing at the age of 6 after contracting German measles. He developed his athletic skills on South Buffalo playgrounds and was a 1955 graduate of St. Mary’s School for the Deaf.

Read more at: http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/kevin-t-milligan-sr-prominent-deaf-athlete-longtime-teacher-lost-his-hearing-as-a-boy-20160128

Source: The Buffalo News

NDCS teams up with Basketball England to give deaf children opportunity to play

National Deaf Children’s Society and Basketball England have scored a slam-dunk with their new deaf-friendly basketball tips.

A new resource – the first of its kind - has been developed to make sure that the game is accessible for the 45,000 deaf children and young people in the UK.

Read more: http://www.ndcs.org.uk/news/basketball_factsheet.html

Source: National Deaf Children’s Society

Faieta ’15 Honored as “Hero Among Us” by Celtics

EASTON, Mass. (December 29, 2015) – Recent Stonehill College women's basketball graduate and All-American Tori Faieta '15, who is currently a member of the Leicester Riders from the Women's British Basketball League (WBBL) in England, was recognized by the Boston Celtics on Sunday night as its Massachusetts State Lottery "Hero Among Us."

Read more: http://www.stonehillskyhawks.com/sports/wbkb/2015-16/releases/20151229o09eox

Source: Stonehill Skyhawks

Subcategories

Turkish Deaf Sport

 
Drink water 300x250