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Lady Vol helps deaf students learn basketball

By Courtney Lyle

Lady Vols guard Andraya Carter is known for her defense.

But those same hands that reach in for steals, are teaching the game to a younger group.

"Let's remember, let's think what's important with dribbling," Carter asks the students.

Read more & view video: http://www.wbir.com/story/sports/2015/12/11/lady-vol-helps-deaf-students-learn-basketball/77175392/

Source: WBIR

Former Vikings player Leber headlines S.D. Sports Hall of Fame class

Jim Mitchell: The all-time leading scorer in South Dakota School for the Deaf basketball history, the 6-foot-1 Mitchell averaged 27.2 points a game in 1954 as a senior, including a 52-point game against Worthing. Mitchell, who set the national deaf scoring record of 27.2 ppg, never scored fewer than 18 points in a game that season.

Read more: http://www.argusleader.com/story/sports/2015/12/09/former-vikings-player-leber-headlines-sd-sports-hall-fame-class/77059636/ (scroll to middle of article)

Source: Argus Leader

Moscow and Vilnius win 2015 Deaf International Basketball Federation Eurocup

2015 DIBF EurocupThe men’s team of Moscow from Russia won the 2015 Deaf International Basketball Federation Eurocup yesterday at Bergamo, Italy. Moscow completed the round robins with an undefeated record of 2-0 and earned the number one seed for the bracketed tournament.

In the quarterfinals, Moscow routed Adiyaman of Turkey 101-53. The semifinals pitted Moscow against Pesaro of Italy. Moscow advanced to the championship with a lopsided win 86-57. The championship game with Dnepropetrovsk of Ukraine turned out to be a battle with Moscow winning a close one 63-59.

Vilnius of Lithuania defeated Kharkov of Ukraine 61-49 to win the women’s championship.

For the complete results of the tournament, click here.

Printup may not hear the cheers, but his game speaks volumes

By Bruce Gallaudet

It’s been a whirlwind 2015 for UC Davis freshman Rogers Printup.

Just nine months ago the kid was seen navigating his Orange Lutheran High basketball team deep into the rugged Southern Section playoffs.

Averaging 15.5 points and five rebounds a game, Printup already was committed to Aggie Nation.

Read more: http://www.davisenterprise.com/sports/printup-may-not-hear-the-cheers-but-his-game-speaks-volumes/

Source: The Davis Enterprise

Lawrence Moten on his new Gallaudet coaching job: 'It's definitely a challenge'

By Donna Ditota

gallaudetSyracuse, N.Y. — Lawrence Moten got an unexpected phone call a couple months ago. Gallaudet University had just hired a new men's basketball head coach and the Division III school was looking for an assistant. Would Moten, who lives and works in the Washington, D.C., area, be interested?

Read more: http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2015/11/lawrence_moten_on_his_new_gallaudet_coaching_job_its_definitelly_a_challenge.html

Source: Syracuse.com

Deaf Fitzroy North basketballer Sam Cartledge to compete at 2017 Deaflympics in Turkey

By Toby Prime

Australia Deaf BasketballA DEAF Fitzroy North basketballer will compete at the 2017 Deaflympics in Turkey after leading the national team to a gold medal at an international tournament.

Sam Cartledge was vice-captain of Australia’s undefeated Deaf Men’s Basketball team, the Goannas, that won the Asia Pacific Deaf Games in Taiwan this month.

Read more: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/north/deaf-fitzroy-north-basketballer-sam-cartledge-to-compete-at-2017-deaflympics-in-turkey/news-story/98db41090b782570ab6c52c0ce427542

Source: Melbourne Leader


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