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Gallaudet athletics featured in ‘The Washington Post’ twice in one day

April 7, 2010
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Gallaudet athletics had its day in the sun this past Saturday as the Bison were featured twice on the pages of The Washington Post.

The baseball team landed on the front page (Section A1) for its historic win on  Thursday, April 1 to end a Capital Athletic Conference losing streak that dated back to 1997. The Bison defeated Stevenson University 5-3 in the first game of a conference doubleheader at Hoy Field. The victory to those not present was initially taken as an “April Fool’s Day” joke but Post reporters Mark Viera and Zach Berman penned that the win was no joke and a great relief and reason for celebration for the Bison team. Read the entire story, titled “No joke: Gallaudet ends 13-year skid in baseball.”

A moving column written by Post award-winning columnist Mike Wise featured Gallaudet women’s basketball season and Head Coach Kevin Cook appeared on the front page of the sports section, days before Coach Cook receives the prestigious Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Carol Eckman Award on Tuesday, April 6, in San Antonio, Tex., the site of the 2010 NCAA Division I Final Four. Read the entire story, titled “Gallaudet coach pushes past pain.”

Two features in one edition of the Washington Post is a first for Gallaudet athletics.

7 April 2010

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