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Bowlers place at Special Olympics

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

DES MOINES - The Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament took place in Des Moines in November, with two athletes from the Cherokee Middle School and one athlete from Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary participating in the meet.

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Cherokee Roosevelt students Johnathon Stevens, left, and Richard Lame participated and placed in the recent Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament in Des Moines. Photo contributed.
These athletes took first place at the District Meet in LeMars in their respective age/score categories to earn their trip to the State Tournament.

At the State Tournament, eighth grader Matt Keyser took 3rd place in the 12-14 age group. Fifth grader Richard Lame took 4th place in the 9-11 age group.

Fourth grader Johnathon Stevens took 2nd place in the 9-11 age group.

"All three boys enjoyed their day on the lanes as first timers attending the State Tournament," noted Abby James, Special Education Instructor for grades 3-8. "They handled the noise and distractions well as they completed their two games. It was a very exciting and successful day for the Cherokee team."

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Cherokee Middle School 8th grader Matt Keyser placed in the recent Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament in Des Moines. Photo contributed
Matt is the son of Sherri Shaefer, Richard is the son of Michelle Carey, and Johnathon is the son of James and Nancy Stevens.



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