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Inspirational deaf rugby player looking forward to England V Wales clash

By Debbie White

But it is not because the teenager is being rude – it is just that he cannot hear the whistle as he is profoundly deaf.

A former pupil of Heathlands, a special school for deaf children in St Albans, Josh became the first deaf person to join a rugby academy at Oaklands College, Hatfield Road.

Read more: http://bit.ly/1LkEroR

Source: The Herts Advertiser

Evans on song in Pakistan win

England got their Deaf ICC Championship account off to a winning start as they defeated Pakistan by 16 runs at the ICC Academy Oval in Dubai.

Debutant Alun Evans starred with the bat in the 50-over fixture after Pakistan opted to field first having won the toss.

Read more & view video: http://www.ecb.co.uk/news/articles/evans-song-pakistan-win

Source: England Cricket Board

Cameron Upton’s story one worth celebrating

By Ernest Bowker

gallaudetFor the longest time, we had some of our best photographs from the early 2000s hanging on the wall of a hallway here at the Post. One of the most striking was of 6-year-old Cameron Upton, swinging a baseball bat with fire in his eyes and an airbrushed helmet that bore the slogan, “No Fear.”

Read more: http://www.vicksburgpost.com/2016/03/10/cameron-uptons-story-one-worth-celebrating/

Source: The Vicksburg Post

Sarah goes for gold

2016 Australian Deaf GamesSarah Ashleigh is a champion. The Year 10 student from Farrer in Canberra has just returned from representing the ACT at the 2016 Australian Deaf Games. But it’s not just her gold and bronze medals, won in the Discus and Shot Put events respectively, that make her a champion… It’s her enthusiasm for getting out there and having a go.

Read more: http://www.hearing.com.au/sarah-goes-for-gold/

Source: Australian Hearing

Missouri wrestling wins MAC title again

YPSILANTI, Mich. — Missouri wrapped up its fourth straight Mid-American Conference wrestling title Sunday.

Missouri, ranked No. 6 in the country, had five individual champions on its way to 127.5 team points.

J’Den Cox of Missouri was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler in the tournament after winning the title at 197 pounds.

Read more: http://www.newstribune.com/news/2016/mar/06/missouri-wrestling-wins-mac-title-again/

Source: News Tribune

Native Program at School for the Deaf to honor Crowe

By Scott McKie B.P.

The late Charles Albert “Inky” Crowe was an outstanding athlete who never was able to hear the applause of his many fans. The EBCI tribal member attended the North Carolina School for the Deaf (NCSD) where he excelled at sports, especially football, becoming a two-time Deaf All-American halfback. He later went on to become a coach at the school where he was beloved by staff and students.

Read more: https://theonefeather.com/2016/03/native-program-at-school-for-the-deaf-to-honor-crowe/

Source: Cherokee One Feather

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