A Chance To Try Your Hand At Wheelchair Basketball

Teens and adults with physical disabilities living in the Grand Forks region, and those without disabilities, too, are invited to spend a few hours on Sunday afternoons playing wheelchair basketball. The Wallbangers, a recreational group sponsored by charitable nonprofit NDAD (North Dakota Association for the Disabled), meet year-round on most Sundays at 4 p.m. in…
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Wallbangers Wheelchair Basketball Practices Return To Grand Forks

NDAD’s Wallbangers wheelchair basketball program practices have returned to Grand Forks after years of practices held in Crookston, Minn., nearly a half hour’s drive to the southeast. NDAD is now holding its Sunday Wallbangers practices at St. Mary’s Elementary School, 216 Belmont Road, near the southern edge of downtown Grand Forks. The gymnasium is attached…
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Wallbangers Wheelchair Basketball Gets TV Sports Report Treatment

View sports reporter Josh Coan’s Red River Valley region sports segment for KVLY/KXJB’s “Valley News Live” Wednesday night about the NDAD Wallbangers wheelchair basketball team here: http://www.ndad.org/news.asp?newsid=57 Coan videotaped the Wallbangers’ Aug. 7 exhibition with a team of Grand Forks Police Department officers, cadets and family members during National Night Out in Grand Forks. The KVLY-KXJB story…
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Wet And Wheeled: GFPD Vs. NDAD Basketball For National Night Out

  One chair tipped backwards. At least one basketball off someone’s head. Sprinkles that almost made the full conversion to rain. Plenty of smiles. And no arrests. Not bad for a wheelchair basketball rumble with the cops. A team consisting of Grand Forks Police Department officers, cadets and family members took on NDAD’s Wallbangers players in a damp…
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Wallbangers Ready To Rumble … With The Law

It was bound to happen: another Wallbangers’ run-in with the law. Don’t expect anybody to get ‘cuffed Tuesday, though. The wheelchair basketball team, marking its 40th anniversary this year, will take on the Grand Forks area law enforcement cadets during Grand Forks’ coming National Night Out festivities Tuesday night. NDAD sponsors the Wallbangers and has…
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