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Special athletes mark the end of their first season


Last updated 7/12/2012 at Noon

Special Olympic athlete Jerad Anderson, center, prepares to take a shot during the team

FALLBROOK – Special Olympics Fallbrook celebrated the end of its first season on June 4. Special Olympics is represented for the first time in Fallbrook and opened with an adult basketball team that included 13 athletes. To celebrate the end of the season, the athletes played as one team against an opposing team which was made up of the athletes’ families, friends and staff from Care-Rite. There were 60 people attending the game, including several community leaders, friends from REINS and families from Jeremiah’s Ranch, to cheer on the athletes.

After a rousing game, the athletes...

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