Elks host horseshoe tourney for Special Olympics


Wearing a shirt that reads: “The only disability in life, is a bad attitude,” Zac Garrett receives help from his brother Christopher Garrett at Thursday’s Elk’s Club Special Olympic horseshoe tournament.


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Silo teacher Leslie Williams gives Abbey Richie of Mead, a high five after a good horseshoe throw at the horseshoe tournament.


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Durant’s Ashely Adair lets one fly at the Elk’s Club horseshoe tournament Thursday


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“Let me win, and if I don’t win, let me be brave in the attempt”


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Patricia Howe throws the horseshoe hoping to get a ringer at Thursday’s Special Olympics horseshoe tournament


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Melinda Scott Teacher’s Aide gives pointers to student Toby Rowland before he throws the horseshoe at Thursday’s tournament


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Durant High School Special Education teacher Tammy Ezell coaches student Vianey Castro on her horseshoe throw as Barbara Daugherty and other students look on.


Photos by Dan Pennington | Durant Democrat

Special Olympians were excited to participate Thursday in the annual Area Elk’s Club Special Olympics horseshoe tournament in Durant. Many came hungry and enjoyed the hot dogs and the fixins that were provided by the Elks Club for the Thursday tournament. Schools sent their students, while Durant has many who are not school age Olympians.
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