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(PHOTOS) Wyo Special Olympians knock ’em down during bowling games on Friday in Casper

Shylo Johner, 14, reapplies the gold medal her brother Blayne Johner won for bowling during the 2022 Special Olympics Wyoming Fall Tournament on Friday morning at El Mark-O Lanes in Casper. This is the first Special Olympics games competition for the Gillette native, who picked up two gold medals total. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper’s El Mark-O Lanes was filled with the sounds of cheers and high-fives on Friday during the final day of competition for the 2022 Special Olympics Wyoming Fall Tournament.

Some 900 athletes, partners, coaches, friends, family and volunteers were expected to travel to Casper for the tournament, Special Olympics Wyoming said on Tuesday. Athletes from across the state competed in bocce, bowling, cycling and soccer events in various locations around Casper. The competition kicked off on Wednesday evening with a dinner and wrapped up on Saturday evening with a dinner and medal ceremony.

Special Olympics Wyoming is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)
(Dan Cepeda, Oil City News)


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