HURON — The Huron Special Olympic swim team earned 15 first-place ribbons and two second-place ribbons at region meet, which was held April 26 in Watertown. This is the second year that Huron has had a Special Olympics swim team, as the athletes prepare for State Meet, which will be held Friday in Vermillion.
Also celebrating recent accomplishments is the Special Olympics track and field team, which recently participated in the regional tournament on May 3 in Watertown. All competitors qualified to attend State Summer Games, which is Friday and Saturday in Vermillion. They will compete in soccer and track and field.
The Special Olympics Torch Run will be held at 1 p.m. today, beginning at the Nordby Center for Recreation and continuing to Montana Avenue.
Pictured in the first photo are members of the Huron Special Olympics swim team Front row, from left: Kyle Pretty Sounding Flute, coach Amanda Katzenberger and Landon Marshall. Second row: Cassidy Baszler and Kaitlynn Richwalksi. Third row: Delaney Cass, Isabelle Kremer and Lia Tarbox. Back row: Bryli Hickey, Baydn Hickey and coach Chantelle Kremer. Not pictured: coach Rita Baszler.
In the next photo, members of the Huron Special Olympics track and field team are (not in order of photo) Lia Tarbox, Brent Wallace, Cassidy Baszler, Lauren Dickson, Caleb Adermann, Po Say, Georgia Meyer, Dominic Bergmann, Haley Wolff, Jaylin Koerner, Cian Halbur, Dallas Shannon, Adrian Moldanado, Ethan Fetzer, Germany Htoo, Law Eh Po, Landon Marshall, Benton Brown, Wyatt Meyer, McKenzie Adermann, Baydn Hickey, Bryli Hickey, Kaitlynn Richwalski, Kylee Rose, Carina Proia, Say Hey, Wahsa Ro, Sha Sher, Bree Ann Friesen, Jamie Holforty and Leah Marshall. The track and field team coaches are Amanda Katzenberger, Henry Morales, Matthew Johnson, Haley Heffner and Angela Dennis.