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Invitation To Mike Glenn All-Star Basketball Camp for the Deaf And Hard Of Hearing 38th Celebration

2017 Mike Glenn Basketball CampMay 14, 2017

Mike Glenn Basketball Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
The Mike Glenn Foundation
P.O. Box 390313
Snellville, GA. 30039-03113

Its not too late for your high school basketball coaches and student-athletes to attend the Mike Glenn All-Star Basketball Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. We will be celebrating our Celebrating their 38th Anniversary, June 18 thru June 23, 2017. This is a wonderful opportunity for your basketball players to improve their individual skills, develop work ethic, advance team concepts, and to have fun meeting new friends from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Mike Glenn would specifically like your school to participate.

Each school may send 4 to 6 male and female Athletes ages 14 to 18.

A registration fee of $25.00 is requested of each camper. They will receive a Mike Glenn T-shirt, all meals and snacks for the week, and access to all attractions and events free.

Registration, Permission/Medical Release forms should be completed no later than a week of so from now. All campers must be pre-registered. A non-refundable $25.00 late fee will be added for late registrations. Each school should bring one (1) coach when possible. I will welcome an additional female or male coach or a coach from previous involvements. Please provide information and names of coaches, house-parents and drivers attending this year's camp.

Mail all forms and registration fees to:
Mike Glenn
P.O. Box 390313
Snellville, GA 30039-0313
If you are in need of more information, please call Sharon Hayes-Terrell (404) 244-7229.

For more information, see the attached documents, including Registration Form as they include everything your coaches and athletes would require for their attendance at the Mike Glenn Camp.

Please visit for all of the above information. We are looking forward to hearing from you and your coaches real soon.


Phil Merlino
Mike Glenn Foundation

USADB announces roster for West/East All-Star game

USA Deaf BasketballThe United States of America Deaf Basketball (USADB) is proud to announce their basketball All-Star selections for the 2016-2017 season. USADB will be hosting the 10th Annual West/East All-Star game on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.

Congratulations to all these seniors and coaches! For more information, check out

West Girls
Arvizu, Rachel - Phoenix
Brandon, Jewel - Arkansas
Bustamante, Jarita - Riverside
Dobbs, Sara - Arkansas
Hocog, Courtney - Riverside
Latham, Kristen - Alabama
Rubinshteyn, Elina - Texas
Siffre, Que Olu - Kansas
Upchurch, Mia - Texas
Vasquez, Yara - Phoenix

Coach: Tellefson, Megan - Phoenix
Assistant Coach: Cain, Kimberly - Kansas

East Girls
Beldon, Emelia - Maryland
Bingham, Demi - Indiana
Bonheyo, Brooke - Maryland
Davis, Rebecca - Michigan
Hensel, Faith - America
Henshaw, Hailey - Delaware
Kulisan, Sara - Model
Lewis, Karita - Maryland
Paulone, Isabella - Indiana
Slade, Chanell - Lexington
Wood-Jacobowitz, Eve - Maryland

Coach: Laszcynski, Nicole - Delaware
Assitant Coach: Hayes, Nukeitra - Model

West Boys
Adame, Alfredo - Utah
Baer, Cameron - Fremont
Cummings, Kryell - Minnesota
Marsh, Aryzona - Kansas
Moder, Dawson - Minnesota
Payne, Jerome - Wisconsin
Pedersen, Jax - Fremont
Portillo, Max - Arizona
Reid, James - Alabama
Rolofson, Jaeden - Kansas
Sicoli, Dylan - Texas
Scott, Ste' Quan - Missouri
Zornoza, Esau - Fremont

Coach: Hamilton, David - Fremont
Assistant Coach: Romero, Roloadno - Arizona

East Boys
Callahan, Bryce - Marie Philip
Farley, Tajah - North Carolina
Harris, Tomiere - Delaware
Langston, Napoleon - America
Ortega, Jorge - Model
Pon, Joseph - New York
Reeves, Seth - Western Pennsylvania
Seremeth, Egan - Maryland
Schwall, Jake - Indiana
Tete, Bobga - Maryland
Thomas, Tyleen - Delaware
Troup, Wilford - Model
Vega, Carlos - New York
Wood, Lance - Indiana

Coach: Westhoelter, Keith - Indiana
Assistant Coach: Monahan, John - Marie Philip

Norway’s Connor Ortman receives Gill Heard Courageous Athlete Award

By Adam Niemi

Norway HSNORWAY — Sometimes the noise in the gym is overbearing with the crowd yelling, student sections clapping rhythmically and the band playing at full volume.

But when Connor Ortman’s earpiece falls out, there is no volume for him. Despite being on the basketball court in the middle of all the noise, he hears total silence.

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Source: The Daily Mining Gazette

Deafness Never Holds Back St. Thomas Academy Basketball Player

By David McCoy

St Thomas AcademyMINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The state tournament is a thrilling time for a high school basketball player. Just getting there is the highlight of the year.

St. Thomas Academy wouldn’t have gotten there this year if not for Eddie Perry. He’s a senior, and a starter, and the Cadets’ defensive stopper always assigned with guarding the other team’s best player.

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Source: CBS Minnesota

HS Basketball Roundup - March 9

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Girls Basketball

lexingtonLexington 43 Winston Prep 27 - Metro League Championship

Lexington came into the Metro League tournament as the number 4 seed and came away as champions. Lexington pulled away in the fourth quarter with a 13-4 advantage with scoring spread among the team. Aaliyah Dawkins led with nine points and Dorgianny Flores was a disruptive force with 10 steals. Lexington concludes the 2016-2017 campaign with a 14-5 record.

WP    9-8--6--4 = 27
LEX 11-9-10-13 = 43

Halftime: Lexington led 20-17.

Aaliyah Dawkins: 9 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals
Gigi Zheng: 7 points, 2 rebounds, 1 block
May Tun: 6 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal
Heidy De La Rosa: 4 points, 2 assists, 2 steals
Dorgianny Flores: 4 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 10 steals
Yennifer Garcia: 2 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal
Kamila Maciejewski: 4 points, 5 rebounds, 1 block

Boys Basketball

fremontLiberty Christian 66 Fremont 46 - NorCal Division 6 Quarterfinals

The seventh-seeded Liberty Christian boys basketball team upset No. 2 California School for the Deaf 66-46 Wednesday in a Northern California Division VI quarterfinal playoff game in Fremont.

NorCal Division 6 Bracket

Liberty led 18-10 after the opening quarter and was ahead 11 entering the fourth before exploding for a 27-point final period.

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lexingtonHallen 60 Lexington 48 - Metro League Semifinals

A 20-point deficit at the half was too much for Lexington to overcome as they fell to #2 seed Hallen in the Metro League semifinals. Aaron Laikram led Lexington with 14 points and 19 rebounds followed by Timar Harris’ 12 points.

#2 HAL 18-15--9-18 = 60
#6 LEX   5--8-16-19 = 48

Halftime: Hallen led 33-13.

Stats Leaders:
Points: Aaron Laikram 14, Timar Harris 12
Assists: Timar Harris 2
Rebounds: Aaron Laikram 19, Jordan Laikram 15, Steve Salmon 14
Steals: Aaron Laikram 3, Jamie Pavia Cruz 3, Steve Salmon 3
Blocks: Timar Harris 1, Aaron Laikram 1, Jordan Laikram 1, Steve Salmon 1

HS Basketball Roundup - March 8

Monday, March 6, 2017

Boys Basketball

michiganSt. Thomas More 85 Michigan 56 - District 106 Quarterfinals

Kalib Jones scored 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Michigan in a District 106 Quarterfinals loss to St. Thomas More. Dewon Emery chipped in with 12 points and six rebounds.

Kalib Jones: 32 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal
Dewon Emery: 12 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist
Austin Blair: 4 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal
Steven Owens: 1 rebound
Danny Kennedy: 6 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists

Team Total FG: 16-49
Team Total 3FG: 8-22 (Jones 6, Emery 2)
Team FT: 0-2

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