Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Wheelchair Basketball

Cheerios salutes wheelchair athlete

As head of the University of Pittsburgh's Human Engineering Research Laboratory, Rory Cooper is helping to guide emerging technologies and treatments to improve mobility for people with physical disabilities. But for Cooper, who suffered a...

Two Oakdale men headed to Beijing for paralympics

Jon Rydberg and Dan James will be representing their hometown of Oakdale and their country by heading to Beijing this September to compete in the U.S. Paralympics. This is Rydberg's second Paralympics and he will...

Paralyzed woman helps raise funds for research

CUMBERLAND - A Cumberland woman who sustained a paralyzing spinal cord injury six years ago is using her abilities to help deal with her Disability. Jyl and Donnie Waters founded the Spinal Cord Organization for...

On the Rebound

Tyler Malone’s not letting a wheelchair keep him down Tyler Malone wants to do something no one else has ever done, something that could affect thousands, if not millions of people. He talks about discovering...

Pancakes with a purpose

XENIA Monday, the Dayton Veterans Wheelchair Sports Team that includes three Greene Countians will benefit from the proceeds when Xenia's Perkins' Restaurant & Bakery hosts a fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The...

Speaker asks students to stay safe before prom

ThinkFirst program targets brain and spinal cord injuries in teens, young adults In one split second eight years ago Chad Thomas' life changed forever. Driving home at night after work, he fell asleep at the...

Tide wheelchair squads compete despite disability

TUSCALOOSA -- Much like University of Alabama men's basketball coach Mark Gottfried and women's coach Stephany Smith, Brent Hardin scours the country looking for only the best basketball players to wear the uniform of...

College wheelchair athletes play in ‘other’ basketball tourney

EDINBORO, Pa. - The nine teams battling it out on the basketball court here aren't listed on any NCAA brackets. There will be no crowd-pleasing slam dunks, no sky-high leaps and no national television...

Wheelchair Basketball

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New sports program to benefit disabled soldiers

The Department of National Defence is working with the Canadian Paralympic Committee on a program called "Soldier On" to help members of the military who have been permanently injured in action or on the...