SULPHUR, OK - Hundreds of deaf high school students met on the basketball court Thursday.
It was day one of the 24th annual Great Plains School for Deaf basketball tournament. Deaf schools from eight states are battling to take home the GPSD championship.
This year the event is being hosted by the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in Sulphur. The tournament ends Saturday and will not be held in Sulphur again until 2020.
Students say the friendships they make during the tournament, last a lifetime.
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