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Special Olympics Competes In Fall Tournament


Last updated 11/11/2019 at 5:30pm

The bocce team and singles includes Bob Molloy, Jamie Owen, Sam Snyder, Coach Eric Edwards, Andrew Szott and Michael Ream. (Courtesy photos

Transylvania County Special Olympics travelled to Charlotte recently to compete in the state competition, the Fall Tournament.

Two soccer teams, one bocce team, and one bocce single made the cut.

The weather was brisk and sunny in Charlotte. It was perfect weather for outside play. The soccer team, the Fighting White Squirrels, were in Division 3 in the state and took part in a five-a-side competition at UNC Charlotte.

Two games were played on Friday, Nov. 1, three games on Saturday and two games on Sunday.

Sunday's first game determined whether they would play for gold, silver, br...

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