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Student shot put athlete has her sights set on Deaflympics

By Taylor Allen

2018 Paige McDonald
Paige McDonald doesn't let her disability get in the way of competing at a high level.

For many students, the Manitoba provincial high school track and field championships will be the highlight of their athletics careers. But for Paige McDonald, she hopes it's just the beginning.

McDonald, a 16-year-old Grade 11 student at Miami School who competed in the varsity girls shot put this week, lost 80 per cent of her hearing two years ago. Her mother, Cindy, said it's a unique situation as most deaf people are either born deaf or lose their hearing from an accident.

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Source: Winnipeg Free Press

Photo credit - Phil Hossack/Winnipeg Free Press

Prep Track Roundup - May 28

Track ScoreboardSaturday, May 26, 2018

Fremont @ CIF North Coast Section Meet of Champions - Results

Maryland @ Arrows Invitational - Results

Washington @ WIAA 1B State Championship Meet - Results

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Model @ DCSAA Championship - Results

Wisconsin @ WIAA D3 Sectional - Results

Prep Track Roundup - May 22

Monday, May 21, 2018

wisconsinWisconsin @ WIAA Division 3 Track & Field Regional - Results

Maryland hosts 2018 ESDAA Track & Field championships

2018 ESDAA TF ChampionshipsThe annual ESDAA (Eastern Schools for the Deaf Athletic Association) Track and Field championships were held at Maryland School for the Deaf on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 with ten schools participating in this event.

ESDAA added a new twist to the format adding a Division I and Division II classification along with overall championship. Maryland took home the title in Division I for boys and girls. In the Division II category, the championships went to St. Mary’s boys and Rochester girls.

Complete Results - 2018 ESDAA Championships

Division 1 - 1) Maryland 142 2) Ohio 62 3) American 57 4) New York 28 5) Lexington 7

Division 2 - 1) St Mary's 68 2) New Jersey 53 3) Rochester 28 4) Rhode Island 19
5) Cleary 19

Division 1 - 1) Maryland 165 2) Lexington 36 3) American 34 4) Ohio 31 5) New York 7

Division 2 - 1) Rochester 69 2) St Mary's 62 3) New Jersey 27 4) Rhode Island 20 5) Cleary 7

Hearing-impaired athlete helps ISDB reach state for the first time since 2006

By Brittany Cooper

idahoMIDDLETON, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) The 2018 high school state track championships have come and gone. And one local school made its first appearance in more than a decade.

Zack Smith represented the Idaho School for the Deaf and Blind in the 400 meter race.

He lives in Boise, but spends the school week in Gooding and he's not letting his disability stand in his way of his goals.

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Source: KMVT

Prep Track Roundup - May 21

Track ScoreboardSaturday, May 19, 2018

Eastern North Carolina @ NCHSAA 1A State Championship - Results

Fremont @ NCS Class A Championships - Results

Friday, May 18 & Saturday, May 19, 2018

idahoIdaho @ IHSAA 1A/2A/3A Track & Field Championships

400 Meters - Prelims
15) Zack Smith 56.66a


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