On Friday March 10-11 the Special Olympics Mid-Winter Tournament was held in Iowa City.
According to the Special Olympics Iowa Website the Mid-Winter Tournament is Special Olympics Iowa's own version of March Madness. Held annually in Iowa City, more than 1,000 athletes and Unified Sports partners can be seen competing at the University of Iowa Field House and Iowa City West High School.
Healthy Athletes screenings were provided to athletes by healthcare professionals for eyesight, dental, hearing, overall health and fitness and more.
Jose Ordaz, Addison Moran, Joselinne Bagur, Allison Posekany, and Sade Harrelson compete at the Special Olympics Mid-Winter Tournament on Friday March 10 and Saturday March 11 in Iowa City.
Five students from South Tama including Addison Moran, Joselinne Bagur, and Sade Harrelson competed in Basketball Skills.
Addison Moran, Joselinne Bagur, and Sade Harrelson took 1st place in the developmental dribble competition at the tournament. In the basketball skills competition, Jose Ordaz took 5th and Allison Posekany took 6th.