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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: https://www.amnews.com/2017/05/08/students-at-ksd-will-be-able-to-use-pool-after-eight-years/

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: https://www.fredericknewspost.com/sports/level/high_school/prep-report-perry-s-speed-serves-more-than-one-need/article_f6ba249c-220b-5447-9f7f-4b81c734a931.html

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.

MSSD:
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

Watch Kansas School for the Deaf students perform national anthem in sign language

By Pete Grathoff

kansasThe big winners Saturday from the Big 12 Tournament were Iowa State and the people who performed the national anthem.

Kansas School for the Deaf students did a really great job as they signed the anthem. The Big 12 donated a large sum of money to have the school’s gym refurbished, as The Star’s Blair Kerkhoff reported last October, and that was highlighted ahead of the league's tournament championship at Sprint Center.

Read more: http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article138016503.html

Source: The Kansas City Star

Fremont receives more media coverage

fremontJosh Bolander, an ESPN anchorperson who covered our football game won the “Highlight of the Year” award and he was on ESPN Sportscenter last night showing him winning the award, the highlight he made on us, and Cameron Baer and my message congratulating him.

On Saturday, Hidden Heroes was here last fall and have decided to air a piece on us on CBS this Saturday. While seeing the preview, I was moved by Luke Bella, Spezio Harmount, and Jax Pedersen’s comments on the preview. In the Bay Area, it will be on KPIX on Saturday at 9:00am, outside the area, you can find your TV schedule here http://www.cbsdreamteam.com/chicken-soup-for-the-souls-hidden-heroes/

(Contributed by Athletic Director Warren Keller)

Playing in M-DSDAA “special” for Deaf athletes

kentuckyWhat does the Mason-Dixon Schools for the Deaf Athletic Association mean to the Deaf athletes? To be a part of the M-DSDAA is very special for all Deaf athletes.

When I was a young student at Florida School for the Deaf, I was looking forward to playing on the varsity teams because of the out-of-state trips to play in the M-D basketball tournaments.

Read more: https://www.amnews.com/2017/02/07/playing-in-m-dsdaa-special-for-deaf-athletes/

Source: The Advocate-Messenger

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