Thursday, June 21, 2018
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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.

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Source: Cherokee One Feather

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Source: The Star


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