Highland County Special Olympics travels to Value City Arena for 2017 Special Skills Basketball Invitational Sept. 29


By Ryan Applegate - rapplegate@timesgazette.com



Highland County Special Olympics team members pose in the OSU basketball locker room on Sept. 28 during their tour of the facilities at the 2017 Special Skills Basketball Invitational held at Value City Arena. Pictured (l-r): Josh Rollins; Terrell Willis; Malik Rutledge; DJ Green; Jordan Humphrey; Chris Tissot; Travis Emery.


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Highland County Special Olympics was invited to the 2017 Special Skills Basketball Invitational held at Value City Arena located on the campus of Ohio State University on Sept. 29.

Highland County athletes, along with athletes from other counties across Ohio, participated in various basketball drills instructed by OSU coaches and players.

After drills were completed the athletes took a tour of the arena, mens locker room, weight room, trophy room and the different courts at the facility.

The day was a fun filled adventure for Special Olympics athletes from across the state and demonstrates OSU’s dedication to the Special Olympics community and the athletes involved.

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Highland County Special Olympics team members pose in the OSU basketball locker room on Sept. 28 during their tour of the facilities at the 2017 Special Skills Basketball Invitational held at Value City Arena. Pictured (l-r): Josh Rollins; Terrell Willis; Malik Rutledge; DJ Green; Jordan Humphrey; Chris Tissot; Travis Emery.
http://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2017/10/web1_Special-Skills-2017.jpgHighland County Special Olympics team members pose in the OSU basketball locker room on Sept. 28 during their tour of the facilities at the 2017 Special Skills Basketball Invitational held at Value City Arena. Pictured (l-r): Josh Rollins; Terrell Willis; Malik Rutledge; DJ Green; Jordan Humphrey; Chris Tissot; Travis Emery. Submitted photo

By Ryan Applegate

rapplegate@timesgazette.com