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Howard players help Blazers pursue national wheelchair softball title
Howard players help Blazers pursue national wheelchair softball title

When the Bennett Blazers — Kennedy Krieger Institute's Physically Challenged Sports Program — first sent a wheelchair softball team to the National Championships in Minnesota several years ago, the team was admittedly unprepared. "The first year, three or four years ago, we bought some bats on the way out there and practiced in the parking lot the night before," said Gerry Herman, who — along with his wife Gwena — directs Kennedy Krieger's Physically Challenged Sports Program. "The first year may have been our most athletic team, but we didn't understand the basic concepts." Now, with a few years of seasoning, the Bennett Blazers...

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