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Area Winners Bring Home Track Medals

Special OlympicsGreg Higgins

Students from North Lamar High School joined others in the area to compete in track at the 2015 Special Olympic Spring Games.  Area winners from North Lamar, beginning left, are Katie Lester – 1st Place Softball throw, 4th Place 50 Meter Dash; Mike Thomas - 1st Place Turbo Javelin, 2nd Place 100 Meter Dash; Gabby Smith – 1st Place Turbo Javelin, 5th Place 100 Meter Dash; Jonathan Warren – 1st Place 400 Meter Run, 2nd Place Running Long Jump; Daniell Todd – 1st Place 100 Meter Dash,1st Standing Long Jump; T.J. Parker – 1st Place Softball throw, 3rd Place 50 Meter Dash; and Helena Dyck – 1st Place Ball throw for Distance, 2nd Place 50 Meter Assisted Walk. 

The athletes will have a local meet in Sulphur Springs on May 12 before traveling to Arlington, Texas, for the Special Olympic Summer Games on May 21-24.