Homer Alaska - Sports

Story last updated at 9:34 PM on Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Local Special Olympics events mean fun for athletes, community





 

Donna Glover, Kendra Durning, Shaunti Johnson, AMber Becker, Brandon Dillon and Griffin Shero wait for the start signal for the 25-meter freestyle at the Special Olympics spring event last Saturday at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center. Some of the athletes also played basketball later in the day.


 

Chuck Davis approaches the finish of the 15 meter unassisted swim at Special Olympics spring competition last Saturday at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center. Chris Peyton cheers Davis from the water while a crowd of spectators show support from the stands.


 

Dianna Greetan

Homer's Nick Kvasnikoff looks to get by a Central Peninsula Roadwarrior during the Kenai Peninsula Special Olympics basketball game last Saturday at Homer High. The Homer Fireballs beat the Roadwarriors 39-38. Many of the Homer athletes spent the morning competing in the swimming pool as well.


 

Dianna Greetan

Homer's Shaunti Johnson passes to Denny Daily during the Kenai Peninsula Special Olympics basketball game last Saturday at Homer High. The Homer Fireballs beat the Central Peninsula Roadwarriors 39-38. Many of the Homer athletes spent the morning competing in the swimming pool, as well.

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