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Special Olympics


Photo courtesy Nancy Walls

On July 19, local eighth-grader Dalton Pettigrew, 13, won two first-place honors at the regional Special Olympics Summer Classic competition in Grand Junction. He competed in the 1k and 5k cycling races, which he completed in 2 minutes, nine seconds and 1 minute, 15 seconds. There were around 100 contestants of all ages competing in golf, bocce ball and cycling events.


This story was posted on July 24, 2014.