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College Basketball: UC Davis guard leads Team USA to gold at World Deaf Championships

By Mack Drake

2018 Roger PrintupRoger Printup’s experience representing Team USA at the World Deaf Basketball Championships in Taoyuan, Taiwan three years ago was an enjoyable one.

The UC Davis junior guard buried the game-winning free throws in a semifinal win over Russia as Team USA won a silver medal. If he was over the moon then, one could only imagine the thoughts and feelings that took place after he helped Team USA win gold this year.

Read more: http://www.thereporter.com/general-news/20180814/college-basketball-uc-davis-guard-leads-team-usa-to-gold-at-world-deaf-chamionships

Source: The Reporter

Photo credit - The Reporter

Globetrotters' Hyche to speak at camp for deaf athletes

2018 Chris Hyche

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — The Harlem Globetrotters are giving an assist to Atlanta Hawks broadcaster Mike Glenn's annual camp for deaf athletes.

Globetrotters player Chris "Animal" Hyche, whose parents are deaf, will speak at next week's annual Mike Glenn Basketball Camp for the Deaf.

Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2018/06/12/globetrotters-hyche-to-speak-at-camp-for-deaf-athletes/35960535/

Source: USA Today

Photo credit - Harlem Globetrotters

Basketball camp being held at Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf bringing students together

western-pennsylvaniaPITTSBURGH — A basketball camp being held at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf this week is bringing students from diverse backgrounds together.

Pittsburgh's Action News 4 anchor Shannon Perrine has the story.

Read more & view video: http://www.wtae.com/article/basketball-camp-being-held-at-western-pennsylvania-school-for-the-deaf-bringing-students-together/21291530

Source: WTAE

Lee High School graduate Korbin Casey signs to play basketball for the SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf

By Brandon Ogden

2018 Korbin Casey
Robert E. Lee High School graduate Korbin Casey came back to REL on Wednesday May 16, 2018 to sign his letter of intent to play collegiate basketball at Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf. Casey played basketball at REL with assistance from a sign language interpreter.

After graduating from Tyler Lee High School in 2017, Korbin Casey didn’t know what the future would hold.

Casey, who was born deaf, played for the Red Raiders varsity basketball team as a senior, but once his high school years were complete, he wasn’t sure what his next step would be.

He took a year to “work and work out and tried to improve myself to get ready for college.”

Read more: https://tylerpaper.com/sports/highschool/lee-high-school-graduate-korbin-casey-signs-to-play-basketball/article_9ce275f4-5937-11e8-8bff-2750fdd6672c.html

Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph

Photo credit - Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph

Walton nets big goal with trip to America

2018 Brad WaltonBASKETBALL: Sunshine Beach State High School talent Bradley Walton is getting ready to head to America after winning selection in the Australian deaf basketball under-21 team.

The Year 12 student will line up in the green and gold of Australia at the eight-day World Championships to be held in Washington DC from July 6-14.

Read more: https://www.noosanews.com.au/news/walton-nets-big-goal-with-trip-to-america/3394733/

Source: Noosa News

Photo credit - Noosa News


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