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March Athlete of the Month

Stefan Anderson and Liora Selzer were selected as “Athlete of the Month” for the month of March. Please see Head Coaches’ comments about those athletes below.  Congratulations!!!

Stefan Anderson


Liora Selzer


Stefan Anderson is a newcomer on our baseball team. Baseball coaches are excited to have him on the team. Stefan has a lot of baseball knowledge and experience. Stefan always show up at practices and games with 100%  effort. He has shown a lot of leadership and is a team player. After four games played, Stefan leads team in batting average with .571, and RBI with 3. Stefan is also one of our key pitchers.”  – Head Coach Chester Kuschmider

“Liora Selzer was selected due to her dedication and commitment to our softball program.  She has been showing improvement and determination to play at her best! She continues to display positive attitude toward the team and excellence in academics. We are proud of your accomplishments and congratulations, Liora!”  – Head Coach Lauren Buchko

NDIAA Accolades

MSD Boys and Girls Basketball teams were selected National Champions by NDIAA (National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association).  Adele Daniels was picked as Player of the Year.  This is 6th time out of last 7 years that a player from MSD girls team won Player of the Year Award! 
2015-16 Adele Daniels
2014-15 Tessa Lewis
2013-14 Tessa Lewis
2011-12 Augusta Seremeth
2010-11 Claire Tucker
2009-10 Tandy Lewis
Boys Basketball Division 1 Division 2
National Champions: Maryland Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
Player of the Year: Noah Valencia -Riverside Agron Deski – Fanwood
Coach of the Year: Chris Hamilton – Texas Lee Jones – Minnesota
Girls Basketball Division 1 Division 2
National Champions: Maryland School for the Deaf Rochester School for the Deaf
Player of the Year: Adele Daniels – Maryland Brianna DiGiovanni – Rochester
Coach of the Year: Brian Sipek – Texas Bill Estes – Ohio
National Champions: Texas School for the Deaf
Player of the Year: Andrew Todd – Indiana
Coach of the Year: Mike Estrada, California – Fremont

Adele Daniels earn another SportsMX/NDIAA Athletes of the Month honor

SportsMX and NDIAA are proud to present “SportsMX/NDIAA Athletes of the Month” awards. The purpose of this the award is to recognize High School athletes across the country who have made significant impact on their teams not just on the field/court but in academics, leadership, and character as well.
SportsMX/NDIAA congratulates Adele Daniels (Maryland), Agron Deski (New York), Gashaw Duhamel (Tennessee), and Camry McCaleb (Atlanta Area) on their selection as “SportsMX/NDIAA Athletes of the Month” for February 2016. We also would like to mention that Adele Daniels just became the FIRST athlete to be recognized as an athlete of the month for fall, winter, and spring seasons.
Be sure to visit the link below of their amazing accomplishments through hard work and dedication.

February Athlete of the Month

Adele Daniels and Yave Sanchez were selected as “Athlete of the Month” for the month of February.  Please see Head Coaches’ comments about those athletes below.  Congratulations!!

Adele Daniels

Girls Basketball

Yave Sanchez

Boys Basketball

“Adele ended the final weeks of her high school basketball career with a bang.  In the last 10 games, Adele averaged 23.1 points shooting 46 percent from the field.  She also leads the team in steals (4.3) and blocks (0.8) per game.  Adele is a very competitive athlete.  She competes with not only with her opponents and her teammates but with the goals she sets for herself as well.  Adele is a versatile athlete with a strong all-around game that gives our team great flexibility in how we play.  As the lone senior and team captain, Adele has done a wonderful job leading the team on and off the court and with mentoring our younger players.  Congratulations, Adele!  We are proud of your accomplishments! – Head Coach Amy Mowl

“Yave Sanchez finished the season on a strong note by leading the team in scoring with 14.3 points per game and finishing second in rebounding with 8 rebounds per game during the month of February. Yave closed out the season with 1,317 career points which placed him on 7th place on the Maryland School for the Deaf Boys’ Basketball’s all-time leading scoring list. One of his best game performances was against defending champion, The Avalon School at the prestigious 69th St. Anselm’s Abbey Invitational Basketball Tournament at the end of the season where he had 27 points and 13 rebounds in an overtime victory. We will certainly miss in having Yave on the team next season.” – Head Coach James DeStefano

NEWS FLASH! Citrine Lummer was awarded the “Good Sport Award”


Citrine Lummer, currently a sixth grader, was awarded the “Good Sport Award”.

Citrine played flag football for five years through Frederick County Recreation and Parks. This organization nominated Citrine to the Mid-Atlantic Recreation and Parks Sports Alliance (MARPSA) for her positive attitude and for her respect to her coach, referees, and players alike.

MARPSA invited 28 awardees to a formal banquet. They gave six awards to players and 22 to coaches, out of all players and coaches in the State of Maryland! Citrine was one of six who was recognized. The Frederick County Recreation & Parks offers a wide array of sports; however, Citrine was the only player out of all sports to be nominated for such award from Frederick County.

Congratulations to Citrine Lummer!


13th Annual Tri-State Middle School Basketball Tournament

Another exciting tournament coming your way…

13th Annual Tri-State Middle School Basketball Tournament will be held at MSD-Columbia campus. The participating schools are: Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia (Boys & Girls), Kendall Demonstration Elementary School (Boys & Girls), Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (Boys & Girls) and Marie Philip School (Boys).

Come and support our MSD teams!

2016-02-24-25 tri-state tournament flyer

January Athlete of the Month

Kylie Frelich and Maverick Obermiller were selected as “Athlete of the Month” for the month of January.  Please see Head Coaches’ comments about those athletes below.  Congratulations!!

Kylie Frelich


Maverick Obermiller


“Kylie Frelich, she has been very dedicated to the practices. She gets along with everyone and she is a great leader! She has shown a lot of improvement with her stunts and her jumps.   She is a fast learner!  She always shows respect to her coaches.   She has a lot of patience and is always happy to help others. Congratulations!!” – Coach Dani Hernandez

“As a captain of the wrestling team, Maverick has done exceptionally well with in month of January. He maintained a perfect 8-0 record, winning 5 by pins. He also won first place at Covenant Life School Tournament by winning the 152lb class. 

He is a serious wrestler and is always the first person to show up at practices.  He practices hard on his own when coaches focus on other wrestlers. During tournaments, when two MSD wrestlers are wrestling at the same time, Maverick from time to time steps up and helps the coaches as an assistant coach. Way to go Maverick!” Wrestling Coaches

Clerc XVI 2016 Champions

Congratulations to Maryland School for the Deaf on winning Boys and Girls Basketball Championships and Model Secondary School for the Deaf on winning the Cheerleading Competition.



2016 Clerc Boys Champs
Clerc XVI 2016 Boys Champions – Maryland


016 Clerc Girls Champs
Clerc XVI 2016 Girls Champions – Maryland


016 Clerc Cheer Champs

Clerc XVI 2016 Cheerleading Champions – Model




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