The Area 8 Bowling tournament for Illinois Special Olympics was held in Champaign on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Ford County’s PBL Special athletes had five competitors: Zach Baillie, Gibson City; Taylor Chickini, Danielle Kolakowski, Jake Nelson, and Brendan Schall, Paxton. Taylor earned a fifth place ribbon. Danielle was awarded a silver medal. Zach, Jake, and Brendan brought home gold medals which qualifies them to advance to the sectional tournament to be held in Peoria, Saturday, October 11, 2014.
(First photo: back, L-R: Zach Baillie, Jake Nelson. front: Brendan Schall. Second photo:L-R: Danielle Kolakowski, Taylor Chickini)