The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 2, 2013

Five Union County Special Olympics Athletes Win Gold

The Daily Item

— LEWISBURG — On April 7, five athletes from the Union County Chapter of the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania competed in the bowling sectionals in Allentown. Mark Ritter with unified partner, Terry Johns, partners, Melvin Aikey and Jim Shields and single bowler, Damian Schreck-Britton all won gold medals at the event.

All five of the bowlers were also selected to go to the summer games, June 6-8, at Penn State University in State College.

The next event will be for aquatics athletes; the sectionals swim meet is in May at Kutztown University.

For more information about the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania, go to