On Friday, May 20, 2011, Decatur Parks and Recreation and Morgan County Special Olympics loaded a bus and headed for Troy University for the Special Olympics State Games of 2011. Our local athletes were in competition for aquatics, bocce, bowling, unified bowling, golf, and equestrian. The athletes have all trained throughout the year and were well prepared for the games. Not only were there ribbons won but there were also many gold, silver, and bronze medals brought home for bragging rights! Each of these athletes gave their very best and we are extremely proud of each and every one of them!! Representing there sports were:
Ricky Jones, Ricky England, Linda Harris, Kesha Buttram, Shawn Thorn, Lucas Compton, Neil Christopher, Lane Barnes, Brianna Dempsey, Travis English, Jamie Sims, Patrick McKee, Charles Debacker, Brig Spearman, Shea Griffin.
James Nevins, April Parker, Mark Turner, Darryl Fuller, Jackie Fuller, Ken Klinkovsky, Max Walden, Jim Krips,
Hunter Harris, Samantha Busby, Cam Harris, Teresa Busby, Amy Grisham, Todd Grisham, Mike Grisham, Michelle Grisham, James Harper, Shannon Robinson, Drew Harper, Dylan Harper
Mike Baggett, Ruby Knighten, Faron Bradford, Teresa Noble, and Curtis Giles
Annette Baisden, Amber Mullins, Lisa Greenwell, Wendy Terry, Marty Childers, Clinton Arnold
Chad Quattlebaum, Trevor Davis, Matt Parker, Doug Floyd