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MSAD football, volleyball teams open with loss at Kansas

By Matt Bigelow

minnesotaThe Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf football and volleyball teams aren’t in Kansas anymore, and that’s probably a good thing.

The trip down to Kansas wasn’t a great one for the Trojans as the football team lost 48-8 and volleyball lost 25-20, 25-21 and 25-19.

The football team had a tough time slowing down the Kansas offense and the game was eventually called early due to MSAD’s inability to field a team after too many injuries.

Read more: http://www.southernminn.com/faribault_daily_news/news/article_5c410199-b156-5b49-aa8d-eb3beb299df1.html

Source: Faribault Daily News

Trojans ready for another big year as football, volleyball open fall practice

By Matt Bigelow

minnesota2015-16 was a big year for Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf sports. That success started with successful football and volleyball seasons and both teams expect to be strong again.

The MSAD football and volleyball teams kicked off practice this week and while neither team is at full-strength yet — not uncommon as many of the student-athletes at MSAD aren’t from Minnesota, so some aren’t on campus yet — both teams enter the year with high expectations.

Read more: http://www.southernminn.com/faribault_daily_news/sports/article_b4398252-62de-5633-89c1-276638ff7351.html

Source: Faribault Daily News

Texas announces coaching staff for fall season

texasFall 2016 Preview

Training camp is under way for our volleyball and football teams!
HS football has 32 boys (JV and Varsity) getting ready for the season!
HS VB has 20 girls showing up and prepping for the season!
7th/8th football camp has 18 boys here prepping for the season!
5th-8th volleyball camp saw 34 girls showing up and getting ready for the season!

Fall 2016 Coaching Staff:

Varsity Football
John Moore, Head Coach, 3rd year
Ass't Coaches: Bill Jacobs, Joshua Moore, and Joey Scroggins

JV Football
Bill Jacobs, Head Coach

Varsity Volleyball
RJ Kaufman, Head Coach, 13th year
Ass't Coaches: Brooke Sipek, Marlene Etkie (Vol.), and Janna Oshman (Vol.)

JV Volleyball
Brooke Sipek, Head Coach

HS Cross Country
Nick Bannon, Head Coach, 5th year

HS Golf
Brandon Babineaux, Head Coach, 7th year

Cheerleading
JoAnn Benfield, Head Coach, 6th year

5th-8th Cross Country
James Gardner, Head Coach

7th/8th Football
Al Reins, Head Coach
Ass't Coach: Harvey Nathanson

5th/6th Flag Football
Jesse J. Bailey, Head Coach

5th/6th Volleyball
Marisa Mills, Head Coach (Blue team)
Kimberly Kearney, Head Coach (White team)

7th/8th Volleyball
Ludmila Mounty-Weinstock, Head Coach (Blue team)
Ass't Coach: Cary McKeller
Tara Holaday, Head Coach (White team)
Ass't Coach: Carlotta Hernandez

Contributed by TSD Information/Operations Coordinator Jesse Bailey.

Fremont athletes commit summer to prepare for 2016-2017 seasons

fremontI am especially proud to announce that two current CSD juniors Hannah Wetzel and Daijuhnae Williams were selected to represent team USA for the Deaflympics next year in track and field and sophomore Rose Crisman was also invited to join them for their training at Gallaudet University last June. What a proud moment for us, they will need our support in fundraising and training to get them ready to represent CSD and Team USA!

Here is the USA Track Roster with Daijuhnae being absent https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=NuX4_2mQqJc

Here’s what our student-athletes were doing during the summer:

* Weightlifting and open gym
* USA Football Camp
* Shooting Camp at UC-Davis
* Basketball Camp @ St. Mary College
* Volleyball Skills Training
* HS Football Media Day @ Levi Stadium
* San Francisco 49ers Passing Tournament
* Basketball Tournament @ Los Positas College
* GU Bison/CSD Eagles Camp by Coach Kevin Kovacs
* Football practice and passing scrimmage with De La Salle and Kennedy

Contributed by Athletic Director Warren Keller

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