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Special Olympians Compete At The State Level


June 11, 2018

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The local competitors who took part in the Special Olympics in Raleigh earler this month. A breakdown of the results may be seen on page 6A.

Transylvania County Special Olympics travelled to Raleigh June 1-3 for state level competition, Summer Games. They competed for gold in athletics (track and field) and in Bowling. Twenty-two athletes were able to make the trip, including two bowling teams of 10 and 12 in athletics. Four of these outstanding athletes had their first opportunity to compete in the Summer Games. The week of rain gave way to full sunshine and heat, but the heat did not hinder their success!

Athletics was held at St. Augustine University. The athletics team consisting of Avery McKeller, Brittany Rothe, Carolyn...

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