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Zack Crawford’s game is making all of the noise

gallaudetBy Donnell Suggs

She was attempting to tell me how proud her and her husband Randy were of their only child, but her voice kept cracking. It was hard to hear her clearly. “I’m sorry, I’m starting to get emotional,” said Kim Crawford as we spoke by phone, days after her son Zack was named the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Baseball Player of the Week.

Read more: http://times-herald.com/news/2016/03/zack-crawfords-game-is-making-all-of-the-noise

Source: The Newnan Times-Herald

A journalist-turned-author brings back a baseball hero for the ages

By David Martindale

More than a century ago, William “Dummy” Hoy was one of the best and most popular players in baseball. Today, few people know his name.

Nancy Churnin hopes to change that by introducing Hoy to a new generation of fans.

Read more: http://www.dallasnews.com/lifestyles/books/20160302-a-journalist-turned-author-brings-back-a-baseball-hero-for-the-ages.ece

Source: The Dallas Morning News

16 countries coming for Africa Deaf Games

By People Daily

The Local Organizing Committee of the inaugural Africa Deaf Games targets at least 16 countries to enter team to the games set for the April 18-26 in Nairobi. The Confederation of Africa’s Deaf Sports has 22 affiliate members and nine countries have already confirmed participation.

Read more: http://www.mediamaxnetwork.co.ke/people-daily/203418/16-countries-coming-for-africa-deaf-games/

Source: MediaMax

Mizzou’s J’den Cox named MAC wrestler of the week

By Bill Pollock

Mizzou Wrestling junior 197-pounder J’den Cox was named Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week. Cox picked up his 100th career victory on Feb. 21, in a 16-7 major decision win over Nebraska’s No. 10-ranked Aaron Studebaker in Mizzou’s NWCA National Duals Series matchup. The win helped the Tigers defeat the Huskers, 19-14.

Read more: http://www.missourinet.com/2016/02/25/mizzous-jden-cox-named-mac-wrestler-of-the-week/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MissouriNews+%28Missourinet+News%29

Source: Missourinet

Deaf Games Kenya team gets donation

By Samson Ateka

The Kenyan teams preparing for the 2016 All Africa Games Deaf Games due to be held in late April received a major equipment boost and manpower from Kenya Table Tennis Association during a function held at Nyayo Stadium’s yesterday.

Read more: http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/02/25/deaf-games-kenya-team-gets-donation_c1301293

Source: The Star

High School Athlete of the Month: Sophia Foresta

This past November, over Thanksgiving weekend, the cavernous, 448,000-square-foot River Spirit Expo building located on the Tulsa State Fairgrounds in Tulsa, Okla., was transformed into a dirt-track paradise of hills, jumps and turns as it is every year that weekend. That’s when USA BMX’s Grand Nationals, the sport’s marquee event and culmination of the yearlong season, rolls into town.

Read more: http://olympics.si.com/high-school/video/2016/02/23/high-school-athlete-month-bmx-champion-sophia-foresta

Source: Sports Illustrated

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