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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.

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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?

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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.

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Source: Melbourne Leader

From street ball to Olympics

By Sam Darroch

Australia Deaf BasketballA MOE basketballer is set to take his game from 'street hoops' to the Olympics.

Callan Brooks helped Australia claim its first gold medal in hearing impaired basketball at this month's Asia Pacific Deaf Games in Taiwan, ensuring qualification for the next deaf Olympics.

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Source: Latrobe Valley Express

Cartledge leads Goannas to Asia Pacific Deaf Games victory

Australia Deaf BasketballFormer Broughton Anglican College student Samuel Cartledge helped the Australian Deaf Goannas cement themselves as the leading deaf basketball team in region following their gold medal victory in the 2015 Asia Pacific Deaf Games in Taiwan, Chinese Taipai this month.

Cartledge, 21, said his team’s 59-36 victory over host nation Chinese Taipei and having the gold medal around his neck was the highlight from the past two years of his career.

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Source: Campbelltown MacArthur Advertiser

Mudgee's Jordan Woolmer wins gold with Australian deaf basketball team at Asia Pacific titles

By Bryson Ferreira

2015 Asia Pacific Deaf GamesMudgee basketball star Jordan Woolmer and the Australian Goannas deaf basketball team are Asia Pacific champions after dispatching the home nation, Chinese Taipei, 59-36 in the gold medal match on October 10.

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Source: Mudgee Guardian


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