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Home arrow Opinion arrow SPECIAL OLYMPIANS GARNER FIVE GOLDS

SPECIAL OLYMPIANS GARNER FIVE GOLDS

Twelve athletes from Blue Mountain Special Olympics participated in track and field events at the Special Olympics Oregon Summer Games in Eugene this past weekend.

Atheena McClaughry and Cliff Young will be part of a slow pitch softball team representing Special Olympics Oregon in the Canada Cup tournament held near Vancouver, British Columbia, in mid-July.

Following are the results of how the athletes did:

Gold Medals

• McClaughry (North Powder) — shot put

• Jason Franks (La Grande) — standing long jump

• Woodrow McCall (La Grande) — shot put

• Terry Harris (Wallowa) — 50-meter dash

• Joshua Ortega (La Grande) — running long jump, 400 dash

Silver Medals

• April Brown (Wallowa) — 100 dash

• Mandi Durfee (Elgin) — 100 dash, shot put

• Matthew Harris (Wallowa) — 50 dash

• Dwight Brown (La Grande) — 100 walk

• McCall — 200 dash

• Franks/McClaughry/

Ortega/McCall — 400 relay

Bronze Medals

• McClaughry — 100 dash

• Rikki Henry (La Grande) — 100 dash

• Fred Jordan (La Grande) — softball throw, 100 walk

Fourth Place

• A.Brown — running long jump

• T.Harris — softball throw

• Cliff Young (La Grande) — shot put

• Brown — softball throw

• Henry — shot put

Fifth Place

• Young — 100 dash

Sixth Place

• Franks — 100 dash

Participation Ribbon

• M.Harris — softball throw

 
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