Special Athletes take Third in State Basketball

zachThe  Ford County Special Athletes basketball team won 49-37 Sunday over NWSRA White Lightning to claim third place in the Senior-14 Division of the Special Olympics State Tournament. The Special Athletes lost 40-30 on Saturday at Illinois State University in Normal to the Gage Gators, who won the championship Sunday over the Helping Hand Huskies. Zach Baillie was a member of the team and won the Ron Knisley Spirit of the Games Award for sportsmanship.

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