Sunday, November 19, 2017
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Argentina women’s deaf volleyball team wins tournament in Bahía Blanca

By Laura Hale

This past weekend, Argentina women’s deaf volleyball team won a tournament in Bahía Blanca, a city in the southwest part of Buenos Aires. The competition was organized by the Universidad Nacional del Sur. The team was captained by Alejandra Elizagoyen.

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Source: ParaSport News

USA Deaf Volleyball announces 2016 U-18 squad

USA Deaf VolleyballYesterday, USA Deaf Volleyball announced the roster for the U-18 volleyball team. This team is compromised of nine players selected from various schools across the country. The purpose of this team is to introduce and prepare young players to high-level competition in volleyball. Below is a press release on the U-18 team by the USA Deaf Volleyball.

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Junior volleyball player named to U.S. national deaf team, will play in World Championships and the Deaflympics

By Alicia Ygarza

USA Deaf VolleyballSome athletes leave their sport and never go back, but Hunter Taylor, from Richmond, Virginia, has returned after a year off with an even greater love for volleyball. His dedication has resulted not only in accolades at Eastern Mennonite University, where he was Royals Athlete of the Week in early February, but also a spot on the 2015-2017 USA Men’s National Deaf Volleyball Team.

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Source: Eastern Mennonite University

Deaf volleyball coach speaks volumes (video)

By Adam Wolfe

Sherry Bryant was born deaf, but that hasn’t stopped her from becoming a wife, mother and volleyball coach for Copper Sky Multigenerational Center’s youth volleyball league.

Bryant can’t hear and she doesn’t speak, but she uses hand gestures and written notes to communicate with players. During practice, she is often in the action pointing players to proper positions and cheering on successful plays.

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Ewart Steps Away From Officiating Volleyball After 31 Years

By Steven Heaton

Whether was it was officiating at a recreational sport or a competitive sporting event, Ogdensburg’s Ray Ewart would always give the same effort…. 150 percent.

During OFA’s final home regular season contest in volleyball, Ewart announced his retirement from officiating high school volleyball after 31 years.

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Source: The Journal

Sports federation for the deaf to form a deaf volleyball team to represent Kenya at All Africa Games

The national sports federation for the deaf is seeking to put together a volleyball team that will represent Kenya at the All Africa Games in Nairobi next year. With Kenya yet to take part in any international competition in volleyball for the deaf, the federation hopes that the team will flourish in years to come.

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Source: KTN News

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