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Full Court Press August 2014

Catch up as we head into the 2014 season


August 28, 2014 — 10:01am

Team Force heads to Switzerland

Team Force puts on the red, white and blue for the first time and sets its sights on its first tournament in Europe.


June 29, 2014 — 6:00am

Full Court Press - April 2014


Nationals 2014: The Heat Reign Supreme
by Chuck Aoki

The 2013-14 USQRA season can only be described as the year of the Phoenix Heat. Phoenix, led by 2007, 2009, and 2012 USQRA Athletes of the Year Scott Hogsett, Nick Springer, and Joe Delagrave (also best of class 2.0) respectively, rolled to a 25-0 undefeated season, the first since the 2010-11 Tucson Pterodactyls.

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April 6, 2014 — 1:56am

USA Wheelchair Rugby 2014 Selection Procedures - Important Updates


USA Wheelchair Rugby has made a recent amendment to the replacement procedures of the 2014 Selection Procedures for the World Championship team which broadens the pool of eligible athletes in consideration for the 2014 Training Squad and/or World Championship team. 


March 18, 2014 — 10:27am

2014 National Championships seeding

Seeding for the Division I and Division II Nationals Championships March 21-23 in Lousville, Kentucky.


March 11, 2014 — 1:00pm

2nd Annual Matt Reynolds Memorial USQRA Rugby Tournament “Final Recap”, February 7-9, 2014!

On Sunday the TIRR Texans (Houston) took first place with a gritty win over the Switzerland Fighting Snakes in the title game. The Boise Bombers (Idaho) led by Spencer Larimore, finished third with a nice win over the Edmonton (Canada) Steel Wheels. Rounding out Sunday’s great games, the North Texas Cowboys (Dallas) were unable to herd the Texas Stampede (Austin).


March 3, 2014 — 9:25am

College working to add adaptive athletics


Pima Community College has always been a place where students can showcase their talents and abilities.  PCC is working to expand opportunities by adding an adaptive athletics program.  The provost’s office, disabled student resources and the athletic department are working on the project.


March 3, 2014 — 7:03am

7th Annual Southern Slam


As the New Year kicked off, quad rugby teams from as far as Boise, Idaho flocked to Jacksonville during the first weekend in January in hopes of warm weather and some healthy competition.


January 31, 2014 — 10:20am

Top Teams Battle in Tampa

This past January, wheelchair rugby returned to Florida for the 22nd Annual Tampa International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament. Competition was tough as 5 of the top 10 ranked teams in the U.S. competed against teams from Brazil, Germany, and a squad comprised of U.S. National team and team Force members. Teams arrived on Thursday to a beautiful 70 degree temperature and plenty to do in downtown Tampa.


January 24, 2014 — 10:26am

Those With Disabilities Thrive in Sporting Program

Northeast Passage 'not about the disability'

By Christopher Cheney
DURHAM — As Northeast Passage approaches a quarter century of providing adapted and therapeutic sports to people with disabilities, the nonprofit is serving a growing number of clients across the Seacoast and throughout New England.
"The essence has always been to fill the gaps in service," Northeast Passage founder and Executive Director Jill Gravink said of the group's mission. "We try to keep track of what the needs are in the community and develop programs that meet those needs."


January 8, 2014 — 10:18am