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2016-2017 Fremont Varsity Awards

fremont2016-2017 California School for the Deaf, Fremont Varsity Athletics Awards.

King Award: Jayme Ruiz
Most Valuable Player: Cameron Baer
Most Valuable Player: Jax Pedersen

Most Dedicated: Milana Boren
Most Valuable Player: Bryana Morales

Fall/Winter Cheerleading
Coach Award: Maribel Vargas
Most Improved: Kaitlyn Tietje
Most Dedicated: Janeva Mosher
Most Valuable Cheerleader: Nelson Palacios

Most Outstanding: Cruz Ascencio
Most Valuable Wrestler: Jayme Ruiz

Girls Basketball
Most Improved: Mahlia Thornton
Most Valuable Player: Malia Zornoza

Boys Basketball
Most Outstanding: Jax Pedersen
Most Valuable Player: Esau Zornoza

Boys and Girls Track and Field
Most Dedicated: Raven Lynch
Most Improved: Hannah Wetzel
Most Outstanding: Daijuhnae Williams
Most Valuable Fielder: Calel Aramboles

Most Improved: Uxmal Alcaraz
Most Valuable Player: Bryan Alvarado-Salazar

Coach Award: Mahlia Thornton
Most Valuable Player: Rebecca Dipaola

Special Awards
Female Lifter of the Year: Liliana Ortiz
Male Lifter of the Year: Calel Aramboles
Manager of the Year: Megan Booth
Manager of the Year: Lemuel LeMaster
Female Athlete of the Year: Malia Zornoza
Male Athlete of the Year: Nelson Palacios
Male Athlete of the Year: Esau Zornoza
Honorary “C” Award: Melvin Pedersen
Honorary “C” Award: Johnny Coleman

Highlights of 2016-2017
• Big Game Sweep
• Football ESPN-2 Football Showcase and NCS
• Volleyball League Champ, NCS, NorCal
• Cheerleading Regional & Disneyland
• Girls Basketball NCS
• Boys Basketball CSD Classic & NCS Champs, NorCal
• Boys Basketball NDIAA National Champions
• 2 Wrestlers League Champs
• 6 Wrestlers in NCS playoffs
• Baseball GPA Pennant, NCS
• Softball GPA Pennant, NCS Champs
• Six Track & Field athletes in the NCS, 3 in MOC
• 19 School Records Broken
• 3 Teams’ Wins Record Broken

The 117th Foothill Athletics Awards Banquet

2016-2017 Rochester Varsity Awards

rochester2016-2017 Rochester School for the Deaf Varsity Athletics Awards.

Most Valuable Player: McKenna Girod
Coaches’ Award: Diane Ward
Most Improved Player: Neriyah McPherson

Most Valuable Player: Ahmed Mahmoud
Coaches’ Award: Thomas Coates
Most Improved Player: Dylan Benjamin

Girls Basketball
Most Valuable Player: Courtney Gentzke
Coaches’ Award: Julia Ott
Most Improved Player: Cah’ryn Moquette

Boys Basketball
Team Player: Thomas Coates
Coaches’ Award: Dylan Benjamin
Most Improved Player: Mahamat Yacoub

Track & Field
Girls Most Improved Athlete: Julia Ott
Boys Most Improved Athlete: Alex Michalek

Major Awards
Wildcat Award: Kevin Perrin

Dawan Albritton Sportsmanship Award: Thomas Coates and Julia Ott

Lucas Taylor Team Player Award: Mahamat Yacoub and Diane Ward

Nicholas Nugent Spirit Award: Clarence Market

Ames Curchin Outstanding Athlete: Ahmed Mahmoud and Courtney Gentzke

District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) announced the Student-Athlete Scholarship Program Winners

District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) announced the Student-Athlete Scholarship Program Winners.

There were a total of 15 winners of the DCSAA Student-Athlete Academic Scholarship Program. The winners were chosen based by their academic, leadership and sportsmanship achievements. Each will receive a scholarship of $1,000 toward tuition and costs next school year thanks to the DCSAA's partnership with Wendy's restaurants:

2017 MSSD DCSAA Scholarship Winners
Wilford Troup (L) and Jorge Oratega (R). Photo courtesy of MSSD Athletics.

Jorge and Wilford were one of two student-athletes selected from the same school (Model Secondary School for the Deaf).

"Once again we are amazed at the contributions of these young men and women," DCSAA Executive Director Clark Ray said. "And we are thrilled to be able to help them in the next stage of their careers. We are especially appreciative of Wendy's support of the Scholarship Program."

The winners were honored at a reception on Wednesday, May 31st.

Reprinted from MSSD Athletics -

Students at KSD will be able to use pool after eight years

By Kendra Peek

kentuckyThere’s water in the pool at the Kentucky School for the Deaf for the first time in eight years.

“I am so thrilled for our students. That’s who I’m happiest for,” said Billy Lange, athletic director at the school. “They have been asking and asking for years when the pool is going to open. I’ve not been able to give them an answer.”

But now, he has an answer: Tuesday.

“It feels really great,” he said.

Read more:

Source: The Advocate-Messenger

Prep Report: Perry's speed serves more than one need

By John Cannon

marylandOne of Brady Perry’s favorite moments as a Maryland School for the Deaf baseball player came when he beat out an infield hit.

What was so special about that?

“I hit it to the first baseman,” Perry said. “And I ended up beating him [to] first base.”

Read more:

Source: The Frederick News-Post

HS Rugby Roundup - April 3

Thursday, March 30, 2017

model-secondaryGonzaga 35 Model 12

First Half
7-0: Gonzaga, kick good.
7-5: MSSD - Mauricio Franco, kick fail.
14-5: Gonzaga, kick good.
21-5: Gonzaga, kick good.
28-5: Gonzaga, kick good.

Second Half
35-5: Gonzaga, kick good.
35-12: MSSD - Tyler Wells, kick good.

Mauricio Franco: 1 try
Tyler Wells: 1 try
David McNichol: 1 for 2 conversion kick

Man of the Match: Mauricio Franco

Season record: 0-2

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