At wheelchair basketball tourney, fierce game faces can’t hide the exuberance of play

By Anne Blythe ablythe@newsobserver.com February 12, 2017 RALEIGH The clank of wheelchairs colliding and sound of basketballs springing off the Carmichael Gymnasium floor echoed throughout the N.C. State University recreation center over the weekend. Ashley Thomas, founder and executive director of Bridge II Sports, was on the sidelines, watching with pride as two teams competed Sunday morning, racing up and down the basketball court at all-out speed.

Sooey! BIIS Hosts Hog Wild Tournament to Declare Carolina Braggin' Rights

On Saturday January 28, the three varsity youth wheelchair basketball teams in North Carolina collided at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center for a full day of competitive hoops to determine who would take home the Pig Trophy this year and earn Carolina braggin' rights.

The Untold Bathroom Story

Are you ready for some potty talk? There has been a lot of conversation about bathrooms in North Carolina lately, and I would like to add the perspective of the members of our communities with disability.