Posts Tagged ‘John Parker’

Blind athlete finds success with beep baseball

By Corey Jones © Topeka Capital-Journal and The Associated Press, Kansas — John Parker was officiating at a Topeka soccer league game in 1981 when his life changed forever. He graduated from Hayden in 1979 and played amateur soccer with the intention of trying out as a goalie for a pro soccer team because he was too short to play basketball, his favorite sport, in elite leagues. But life sometimes has a way of altering plans….  READ STORY

Beep baseball keeps man active

By Corey Jones © The Topeka Capital-Journal , Kansas — John Parker was officiating at a Topeka soccer league game in 1981 when his life changed forever…. READ STORY