Exercise and Fitness for All Act

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SENATORS INTRODUCE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL TO REQUIRE ACCESS TO FITNESS FACILITIES TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. Senators Tammy Duckworth, Bob Casey and Richard Blumenthal introduced the Exercise and Fitness for All Act on April 30, 2019. The Act authorizes the U.S. Access Board, a Federal agency that promotes accessibility, to issue guidelines specifying the number and types of accessible exercise equipment …

Outstanding AAASP Athletes Recognized this Spring!

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Congratulations to the following athletes that were recognized by several different organizations for being outstanding student athletes in their fields! SAM MILLIKAN – Gwinnett Heat  Congratulations to Gwinnett Heat’s Sam Millikan for being recognized at the Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Outstanding Senior Athlete Banquet! See the full article here! JESSE COCHRAN – West Georgia Wolverines Congratulations to Jesse Cochran — …

Houston County Sharks’ own Jordan Kozloski signs with University of Arizona to play Wheelchair Basketball!

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Our own, Jordan Kozloski, signed with Arizona to play Wheelchair Basketball. Here is more on her extraordinary journey and how she came to lose her leg at age two. Once on the site, click on Jordon’s photo – third row, far right. http://www.hcbe.net/?L=2&DivisionID=%2715758%27&DepartmentID=%2728260%27&TabNo=2 Jordan has been with AAASP and the Houston Co. Sharks since 2nd grade (pictured then with coach …

NFHS Leadership Honored at AAASP/GHSA Wheelchair Basketball Championship Game

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Dr. Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Sandy Searcy, Director of Sports for the National Federation of State High School Associations honored during half-time of the 2019 AAASP/GHSA State Wheelchair Basketball Varsity Championship Game in Macon. A very special moment was captured in Macon last week, when NFHS and GHSA Leadership gathered at …

2019 AAASP/GHSA Wheelchair Basketball State Finals!

AAASP News, Wheelchair Basketball

SHARKS AND SILVER STREAKS CAPTURE THE 2019 TITLES! Congratulations to the Houston County Sharks for winning the 2019 AAASP/GHSA Wheelchair Basketball State Varsity Championship, and the DeKalb Silver Streaks for winning the 2019 AAASP/GHSA Wheelchair Basketball State Junior Varsity Championship! What a great season for all of the teams involved.  For game-by-game recaps of the Semis and the Final games, …

“March Madness” is Almost Here!

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Our “March Madness” is Almost Here! Back-to-Back Basketball Weekends Planned for First Two Weekends in March, for Adapted Sports Athletes, Families and Fans!   #Wheelchairbasketball AAASP/GHSA Semifinals — Saturday, March 2, 2019 J.P. Moseley Recreation Center in Stockbridge, GA There will be 3 games that day — JV Semi at 10, Varsity Semi at 12 and the JV Final at …