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Local athletes compete in Special Olypmics

Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2009 at 5:42 am

Seven Marion County Special Olympic Athletes participated at the 2009 Summer Games last week at Iowa State University in Ames.  That’s according to Maureen Schletzbaum, head coach of Marion County Special Olympics.  She says Jacob Hindman, Andrew McMulin, Chase Holmes, Marissa Schletzbaum, Michelle Turnage,  Chase Robbins, and Cameron Cross took home a slew of gold, silver and bronze medals in events including bocce ball, cycling, walk and run events.