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Sarah goes for gold

2016 Australian Deaf GamesSarah Ashleigh is a champion. The Year 10 student from Farrer in Canberra has just returned from representing the ACT at the 2016 Australian Deaf Games. But it’s not just her gold and bronze medals, won in the Discus and Shot Put events respectively, that make her a champion… It’s her enthusiasm for getting out there and having a go.

Read more: http://www.hearing.com.au/sarah-goes-for-gold/

Source: Australian Hearing

Missouri wrestling wins MAC title again

YPSILANTI, Mich. — Missouri wrapped up its fourth straight Mid-American Conference wrestling title Sunday.

Missouri, ranked No. 6 in the country, had five individual champions on its way to 127.5 team points.

J’Den Cox of Missouri was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler in the tournament after winning the title at 197 pounds.

Read more: http://www.newstribune.com/news/2016/mar/06/missouri-wrestling-wins-mac-title-again/

Source: News Tribune

Native Program at School for the Deaf to honor Crowe

By Scott McKie B.P.

The late Charles Albert “Inky” Crowe was an outstanding athlete who never was able to hear the applause of his many fans. The EBCI tribal member attended the North Carolina School for the Deaf (NCSD) where he excelled at sports, especially football, becoming a two-time Deaf All-American halfback. He later went on to become a coach at the school where he was beloved by staff and students.

Read more: https://theonefeather.com/2016/03/native-program-at-school-for-the-deaf-to-honor-crowe/

Source: Cherokee One Feather

Zack Crawford’s game is making all of the noise

gallaudetBy Donnell Suggs

She was attempting to tell me how proud her and her husband Randy were of their only child, but her voice kept cracking. It was hard to hear her clearly. “I’m sorry, I’m starting to get emotional,” said Kim Crawford as we spoke by phone, days after her son Zack was named the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Baseball Player of the Week.

Read more: http://times-herald.com/news/2016/03/zack-crawfords-game-is-making-all-of-the-noise

Source: The Newnan Times-Herald

A journalist-turned-author brings back a baseball hero for the ages

By David Martindale

More than a century ago, William “Dummy” Hoy was one of the best and most popular players in baseball. Today, few people know his name.

Nancy Churnin hopes to change that by introducing Hoy to a new generation of fans.

Read more: http://www.dallasnews.com/lifestyles/books/20160302-a-journalist-turned-author-brings-back-a-baseball-hero-for-the-ages.ece

Source: The Dallas Morning News

16 countries coming for Africa Deaf Games

By People Daily

The Local Organizing Committee of the inaugural Africa Deaf Games targets at least 16 countries to enter team to the games set for the April 18-26 in Nairobi. The Confederation of Africa’s Deaf Sports has 22 affiliate members and nine countries have already confirmed participation.

Read more: http://www.mediamaxnetwork.co.ke/people-daily/203418/16-countries-coming-for-africa-deaf-games/

Source: MediaMax

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