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National champions for baseball and softball selected by NDIAA

Thursday, May 31, 2012

The National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) announced their selections of 2012 baseball and softball national champions yesterday. Fremont baseball and Riverside softball teams were recognized as 2012 National Champions.

Fremont baseball had a successful season with a 15-9 record. At the Hoy XII tournament in Riverside, Fremont finished in first place with a 3-1 record in round robin play. In league play, Fremont finished in second place by advancing to the Bay Counties League championship game against Fremont Christian but was not able to claim the league title losing 15-0.

Riverside softball team finished the season at 15-11 on a high note. After losing in the championship game against Indiana in the Hoy XII tournament, Riverside was declared tournament champions after it was discovered that Indiana had an ineligible player. At the end of the season, Riverside was selected to the CIF Division 7 as a at large entry and advanced to the second round before losing to Bellarmine-Jefferson 18-0 to end their season.

NDIAA announces Winter Sports All Americans

With our deep apologies for the long delay, NDIAA is thrilled to announce the results of our 5th annual Winter Sports selections. The committee spent many hours on the selection process on each sport. The time invested was well worth it, for our excellent Deaf schools and fine athletes deserve to be recognized for their hard work, dedication, and achievements. You can find the results of 2012 All Americans teams on NDIAA’s website:   


As always, the committee would like to thank the Athletic Directors and coaches for their utmost commitment to their athletes’ development, character and talent. The responses to the nomination forms has been overwhelming. We also have to recognize everyone as a winner on and off the field.

Congratulations on the accomplishments!

NDIAA Committee,
Len Gonzales, Chairperson, Fremont
Andy Bonheyo, Maryland
Mary Cook, Rochester
Chris Hamilton, Texas
Stacy Nowak, New Mexico
Walter Ripley, Alabama
David Olson, Minnesota

Minnesota hosts NDIAA convention

The conversation is likely like any other athletic director convention.

Where will the funding come from for more AEDs? What is the proper way to identify a concussion? How does ImPACT testing work?

The only difference is the only sound in this room is the rattle of the ceiling vents blasting lukewarm air. Full story.

NDIAA announces National Champions for Basketball and Wrestling

Greetings,
 
NDIAA is thrilled to announce the results of our 5 th   annual Winter Sports National Champions: 2011-2012. As expected, the committee spent hours on the National Champions selection process on each sport. The time invested was well worth it. NDIAA’s All American, Player of the Year and Coach of the Year will be announced next week. Enjoy looking at team pictures on NDIAA’s website:   www.NDIAA.us
 
National Champions
 
Girls Basketball:
Division 1: Fremont
Division 2: Iowa and St Mary
 
Boys Basketball:
Division 1: Fremont
Division 2: Learning Center
 
Wrestling:
Fremont and Model
 
Congratulations on the accomplishments and with that, we are looking forward to the upcoming NDIAA conference next week!
 
Regards,
NDIAA Board

NDIAA announces National Champions for 2011 fall season

Greetings, 

NDIAC is thrilled to announce the results of our 5th annual Fall Sports Selections: National Champions, Player of the Year and Coach of the Year below. The committee spent many hours on the selection process on each sport. The time invested was well worth it, for our excellent Deaf schools and fine athletes deserve to be recognized for their hard work, dedication, and achievements. NDIAA's All American per sport lists will be announced next week. 

Football 
11-man 
National Champions: Maryland School of the Deaf 
Co-Coach of the Year: Kevin Bella - California School for the Deaf, 
Fremont, and Johnny Samuels - Florida School for the Deaf and Blind 
Player of the Year: Demetric Snider - Alabama School for the Deaf 

8-man 
National Champions: Wisconsin School of the Deaf 
Coach of the Year: Dick Henley – Tennessee School for the Deaf 
Co-Player of the Year: Taylor Koss– Wisconsin School for the Deaf, and, 
Colin Larkins - Oklahoma School for the Deaf 

Volleyball 
Div 1 
Team of the Year: Indiana School for the Deaf 
Coach of the Year: Aimee Bippus, Indiana School for the Deaf 
Player of the Year: Kate Fetzer, Indiana School for the Deaf 

Div 2 
National Champions: Minnesota State Academy of the Deaf 
Coach of the Year: Heather Mooney – Rochester School for the Deaf 
Player of the Year: Marissa Woodruff - Rochester School for the Deaf 

Soccer 
National Champions: Lexington School of the Deaf 
Coach of the Year: Mary Cook, Rochester School for the Deaf 
Player of the Year: Ken Gentzke, Rochester School for the Deaf 

The committee would like to thank the Athletic Directors and coaches for their utmost commitment to their athletes’ development, character and talent. The responses to the nomination forms this year has been overwhelming. We also have to recognize everyone as a winner on and off the field. 

Congratulations on the accomplishments and with that, we forward to the upcoming winter season. 

Have a great winter break! 

NDIAC Committee, 
Len Gonzales, Chairperson, Fremont 
Andy Bonheyo, Maryland 
Mary Cook, Rochester 
Chris Hamilton, Texas 
Stacy Nowak, New Mexico 
Walter Ripley, Alabama 
David Olson, Minnesota 

Siebert feature as NDIAA athlete of the year

msad trojansCindy Siebert has rewritten the record books many times in her storied career at the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf.

Now she’s being recognized nationally for her achievements. Read full story.

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