Posts by Christopher Di Virgilio

NWBT Day One

Tyler Thorns make their debut at the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament   Online Exclusive posted Thursday, April 12, 2018 – 9:02pm By John Groth In the program’s first National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NWBT), the Tyler Thorns nearly stuck themselves into the Division III final four. After upsetting the No. 6 seed Ability 360 Phoenix WC […]

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NWBA National Championship Winners

University of Alabama Men and University of Texas-Arlington Women Win Second National Championship   Online Exclusive posted Monday, March 19, 2018 – 2:34pm By NWBA Staff The University of Alabama Men and the University of Texas-Arlington Women win their respective National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament titles. The University of Alabama overcame two, double-digit deficits, to […]

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Golden Hat Trick

Team USA Para-Hockey Team Gets a Golden Hat Trick at the Paralympic Winter Games   Online Exclusive posted Monday, March 19, 2018 – 8:44am By Josh Eisenberg In 1812, the Canadian forces tried to invade the USA, but after heavy damages to both militaries fighting the war, the United States Navy was able to resist, […]

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Paralympics Recap – Day 7

Team USA continues to rack up medals in PyeongChang.   Online Exclusive posted Friday, March 16, 2018 – 9:37am By Wheelchair Sports Federation Staff PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—The rain began to fall on Thursday afternoon, turning to snow after midnight. The morning of the Friday March 16th Biathlon competition, the venue looked like an ideal winter […]

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Getting the Boot

Team USA para-hockey give Italy the boot in 10-1 victory at Paralympic Winter Games   Online Exclusive posted Thursday, March 15, 2018 – 2:21pm By Josh Eisenberg The sky outside Gangneung Hockey Centre was grey and bleak. The winds were strong. The rain was starting to come down in buckets. It was quite ugly. However, […]

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Jersey Boy

One New Jersey bio engineering student takes a break from school for a chance for gold in South Korea   By Josh Eisenberg Online Exclusive posted Thursday, March 15, 2018 – 10:56am Jack Wallace, of the U.S. Sled Hockey Team, wears a prosthetic on his leg. Wallace, who is majoring in bio engineering at The […]

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Paralympic Recap – Day Four

The United States leads the medal count into day four of the Winter Games   Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 10:45am By Josh Eisenberg Team USA Sled Hockey was shutout… in the second period. But they scored six in the first and two in the third to make it 8-0. Declan Farmer […]

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Sweeping the Preliminaries

Team USA Sweeps Sled Hockey Preliminary Matches, beats Korea   Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 8:37am By Josh Eisenberg The volume was 106.8 Db. The house shook. This was not a metaphor… the house literally shook. It was standing room only. There were more butts than seats. “Loud” or “deafening” weren’t the […]

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Czechmate

Team USA Hockey calls ‘Czechmate’ in Pyeongchang   Online Exclusive posted Monday, March 12, 2018 – 8:42am By Josh Eisenberg After Team USA used the power of ten goals to defeat Japan in their previous match, game number two of the preliminary round on Monday for the U.S. Sled Hockey Team was par for the […]

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Paralympic Winter Games Recap Day Two

After two days at the Paralympic Winter Games, America is in the lead with nine medals and staying hungry for gold   Online Exclusive posted Sunday, March 11, 2018 – 6:47pm By Josh Eisenberg Recap Day Two: Four New Shiny Medals for USA   It was a warm day today full of turns and new […]

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