Success for Abilities Plus athletes at state

Photo: (Front row, left to right) Sharron Bess & Kandy Engels, volunteer coaches, Cindy Hansen, Erin Trostle, Kelly Mulcahy, and Sara Carmichael.  (Back left to right) Derek Neal, Derick Carlock, Jim Sundeen, John Mueller, Jeff Mueller and head volunteer coach, Lou Guthrie.  (Missing are Andrew Yarger, Rick Palmer, Morgan Thorp, Abby Thorp & volunteers Terry & Tammy Hand).
Photo: (Front row, left to right) Sharron Bess & Kandy Engels, volunteer coaches, Cindy Hansen, Erin Trostle, Kelly Mulcahy, and Sara Carmichael. (Back left to right) Derek Neal, Derick Carlock, Jim Sundeen, John Mueller, Jeff Mueller and head volunteer coach, Lou Guthrie. (Missing are Andrew Yarger, Rick Palmer, Morgan Thorp, Abby Thorp & volunteers Terry & Tammy Hand).


Thirteen Abilities Plus athletes from Henry and Stark Counties participated June 10th – 12th at state Special Olympic track and field competition in Normal, Illinois. Medal winners include:
Jeff Mueller, Gold Medal in the 100M Race Walk
Andrew Yarger received a Silver Medal in the Tennis Ball Throw
Kelly Mulcahy, Silver in the 100M Race Walk
The Women’s Relay Team, with members Cindy Hansen, Kelly Mulcahy, Abby Thorp, and Morgan Thorp brought home a Silver Medal.
Sara Carmichael received a Bronze Medal in the Softball Throw
The state team was coached by volunteer Lou Guthrie. Lou was assisted by additional volunteers Sharron Bess, Terry and Tammy Hand, along with staff member Kandy Engels.

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