In Special Olympics the perfect game is not the perfect score

Candace Ro, News Editor

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Athletes sign-in for the tournament.

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Pre-game photos.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ariel celebrates her birthday with Manage of Volunteers Program Stephanie Yoshida (left) and athlete Sydney (right.)

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Athletes prepare their bowling shoes for the big game.

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Bowlers practice before the tournament begins.

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Hart show choir director Leslie Knope leads the national anthem.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rebecca Lopez rolls the first ball of the tournament. “It was nerve wrecking. I didn’t think I would do well, but I did. I feel really confident right now,” Lopez.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yoshida thanks bowling coach Jackie Hartmann for all her hard work put into the event.

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Friends and families of athletes offer cheer and support for the bowlers.

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An athlete takes note of their personal score.

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Athletes who finished early receive their well-deserved medals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Disabilities do not define the score of these athletes. Many Special Olympic bowlers earn bowling scores well over 100.

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Senior Cristina Sanchez poses for the camera with athlete Sydney.

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Senior Shazreh Hassan takes note of athletes’ scores.

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