PARIS — Eight local athletes brought home medals at the recent Special Olympic Winter Games held at Sugarloaf.

Alyssa Anderson, Bruce Coffin, Don Dudley, Seth Lord, Sarah Paladino, Tracey Raymond, James Rollins and Clifford Skillings, all Special Olympians from the Progress Center, participated in the event, bringing home many medals.

Snowshoe 50M Dash: Alyssa Anderson and Clifford Skillings, fourth.

Snowshoe 100M Dash: Alyssa Anderson, fifth; Seth Lord, bronze; Clifford Skillings, gold.

Snowshoe 50M Dash: Seth Lord, fifth.

Snowshoe 25M Dash: Bruce Coffin, silver.

Alpine Giant Slalom: Don Dudley, silver; Tracey Raymond and James Rollins, bronze.

Alpine Super G: Don Dudley and James Rollins, bronze; Tracey Raymond, sixth.

Alpine Slalom: Don Dudley, sixth; Tracy Raymond, gold; James Rollins, bronze.

Nordic 100M Ski: Sarah Paladino, gold.

The Progress Center Special Olympic team coaches are Manda Payne, Matt Hess and Ken Ruff. Fred Cummings also assisted.

For more information on the Progress Center or the Special Olympic Team, call Priscilla Burnette at 743-8049, ext. 266.


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