Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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By Steve Jones

gallaudetZamica Gage is just 39 points shy of becoming the 11th player in the history of the Gallaudet University women's basketball program to reach the career 1,000-point mark. That milestone would have seemed out of reach just two years ago, when Gage returned to college basketball following an extended absence.

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Source: PressBox DC


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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Source: National Deaf Children’s Society


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