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NDIAA announces 2017 National Champions for winter sports and individual awards

Photos courtesy of NDIAA

The National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) announced National Champions, Player of the Year, and Coach of the Year awards for the 2016-2017 winter season.

Fremont Boys Basketball
2017 Division I Boys National Co-Champions

California School for the Deaf, Fremont (25-8)

Indiana Boys Basketball
2017 Division I Boys National Co-Champions

Indiana School for the Deaf (11-13)

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Player of the Year:
Esau Zornoza, California School for the Deaf, Fremont

Coach of the Year: None

Maryland Girls Basketball
2017 Division I Girls National Champions

Maryland School for the Deaf (26-2)

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Player of the Year:
Emelia Beldon, Maryland School for the Deaf

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Coach of the Year:
Amanda Huser, Indiana School for the Deaf

Mississippi Boys Basketball
2017 Division II Boys National Champions

Mississippi School for the Deaf (8-14)

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Player of the Year:
Jerome Payne, Wisconsin School for the Deaf

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Coach of the Year:
John Monahan, Marie Philip School

Mississippi Girls Basketball
2017 Division II Girls National Champions

Mississippi School for the Deaf (18-5)

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Player of the Year:
Kylisha Cathey, Mississippi School for the Deaf

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Coach of the Year:
Nicole Laszczynski, Delaware School for the Deaf

Texas Wrestling
2017 Wrestling National Champions

Texas School for the Deaf (10-1)

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Wrestler of the Year:
Stone Leiker, Texas School for the Deaf

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Coach of the Year:
Jeff Courtney, Texas School for the Deaf

## NDIAA was established in the summer of 2007 at the Athletic Directors' Conference in New Mexico. Athletic Directors from deaf schools throughout agreed to form NDIAA which would have a committee of Athletic Directors/Supervisors overseeing the selection process for team and individual awards. ##

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