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NDIAA announces 2018 National Champions for winter sports and individual awards

The National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) announced National Champions, Player of the Year, and Coach of the Year awards for the 2017-2018 winter season.

2018 Maryland BBB D1 Champs
2018 Division 1 Boys National Champions

Maryland School for the Deaf (24-5)
Past NDIAA Championships: 2010, 2011, 2016

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Player of the Year: 
John Werner, Jr., Maryland School for the Deaf

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Coach of the Year: 
James DeStefano, Maryland School for the Deaf

2018 Texas GBB D1 Champs
2018 Division 1 Girls National Champions

Texas School for the Deaf (29-9)
Past NDIAA Championships: 2008

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Player of the Year: 
Sunita Schmidjorg, Texas School for the Deaf

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Coach of the Year: 
Brian Sipek, Texas School for the Deaf

2018 New Mexico BBB D2 Champs
2018 Division 2 Boys National Champions

New Mexico School for the Deaf (20-5)
Past NDIAA Championships: None

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Player of the Year: 
Devon Thompson, New Mexico School for the Deaf

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Coach of the Year: 
Justin Brooks, American School for the Deaf

2018 Mississippi GBB D2 Champs
2018 Division 2 Girls National Champions

Mississippi School for the Deaf (16-3)
Past NDIAA Championships: 2017

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Player of the Year: 
Chynah Johnson, Georgia School for the Deaf

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Coach of the Year: 
John Diehl, New York School for the Deaf

2018 Indiana Wrestling National Champs
2018 Wrestling National Champions

Indiana School for the Deaf (20-3)
Past NDIAA Championships: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2016

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Wrestler of the Year: 
Tyantwon Redding, Indiana School for the Deaf

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Coach of the Year: 
Chris Cassel, Indiana School for the Deaf

*Individual Photos courtesy of NDIAA.

 
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