WWAST News

McQuades 2018: ” Softball 360, Powered By Monsta Athletics”

July 20th, 2018 by

Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team continues tour

May 5th, 2018 by

HENRICO — Though the weather was not cooperative for the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team’s planned doubleheader in Colonial Heights on Wednesday, the team continues on their Tour of Virginia. Next up, WWAST will play at Dorey Park in Henrico at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

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Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team coming to Tri-Cities

May 5th, 2018 by

COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Made up of veterans and active-duty military members who have sustained injuries that led to amputation, the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) is coming to the Tri-Cities for a doubleheader this Wednesday.

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Wounded Warrior soft ball team takes on Bedford County public safety

May 5th, 2018 by

BEDFORD Co.,Va. (WDBJ7) — Bedford County Public Safety took on the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) on Saturday.

But, it wasn’t your average 7-inning game. “We’ve got men and women who not only sacrificed all, but have sacrificed parts,” said Capt. Mike Miller with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.

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Space Coast/Palm Bay, Florida Video

April 9th, 2018 by

See a video from the event in Space Coast/Palm Bay, Florida on February 24th, 2018. 

Softball event raises $10,000 for young amputees

March 3rd, 2018 by

BREVARD COUNTY — Local law enforcement agencies and city officials went head to head against players from the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) during the weekend and found their motto to be true: Life Without a Limb is Limitless.

Fred Poppe Regional Park in Palm Bay was abuzz Saturday, Feb. 24, with nearly 3,000 spectators viewing the charity softball tournament and taking part in other family activities including games, exhibits, raffles, food trucks and a car show.

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Spring Training Article and Photos

February 7th, 2018 by

Exhibition softball: Wounded Warrior Amputees vs. Publix in Lakeland

http://www.theledger.com/photogallery/LK/20180129/PHOTOGALLERY/129009996/PH/1?start=2

Boy With One Arm Wants to Pay It Forward to the Veterans Who Helped Him

December 5th, 2017 by

When Austin Osner was born, he was missing a part of his right arm. Austin, now 12-years-old, has continually had a positive attitude, though.

His goal is to be able to compete in Taekwondo in the 2024 Paralympic Games. Though he is determined, he has struggled with his disability.

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Wounded Warrior Softball Team plays for a cause

October 18th, 2017 by

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) – The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team playing for a cause.

The team played a double header on Saturday against the military all-stars from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Dayton Legends at Wright State University’s Nischwitz Stadium.

The games were fundraisers for the new Fisher House being built on the grounds of the Dayton VA Medical Center and Honor Flight Dayton.

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Archdeacon: Ex-Notre Dame star, wounded in Iraq, here for fundraiser

October 18th, 2017 by

Muffet McGraw’s phone rang at 2 a.m.

When the suddenly-awakened Notre Dame women’s basketball coach answered, she heard the voices of her friends, Dave and Eileen Woods.

Big supporters of the Irish women, the couple was in Germany visiting their son, a trauma surgeon at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, who had just begun treating one of McGraw’s standout players, Danielle Green, a left-handed guard who had scored over 1,000 career points, grabbed 500 rebounds and then a few years after college suddenly joined the Army.

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