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By Ryan Mitchel Collins
Staff Writer 

Seven Worland athletes ready to compete in Summer Sports Classic

 

Ryan Mitchel Collins

The Washakie County Special Olympics equestrian team (l-r) coach Susan McShery, Roberta Gustafson, coach Carolyn Marcus, Ashlee Light, Quinn Bryant and Michelle Christensen pause for a photo after equestrian practice on Tuesday. The team will be competing at the first annual Summer Sports Classic in Casper on Friday and Saturday.

TEN SLEEP -The August sun beats down in the early afternoon during equestrian practice on a ranch just outside Ten Sleep. The ranch belongs to Carolyn Marcus' parents. Marcus is the coach of the seven member Washakie County Special Olympics team.

The team is set to compete in Casper on Friday and Saturday at the first annual Summer Sports Classic sponsored by Special Olympics Wyoming.

The team has been practicing once a week at the ranch since the end of June, and Tuesday was one of their final practices in preparation for the competition on Friday and Saturday. All seven of the competitor...



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