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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • Special Olympics tourney set for Saturday

  • With February coming to a close, it's that time of the year again.
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  • With February coming to a close, it's that time of the year again.
    The annual Ralph Matzeder Special Olympic Basketball Tournament will be held this Saturday at Leavenworth High School.
    Besides a bracket competition, athletes from the Leavenworth County program will also participate in a free throw shooting fundraiser beginning at 8:30 a.m.
    The event's opening ceremony will start at 9:15 a.m. with basketball games beginning at 10 a.m. Twenty teams from the metro area including five from Leavenworth County are signed up with games to be held in both the small and main gym at LHS.
    Admission is free. Concessions and raffle drawings will go on throughout the day with all proceeds benefitting the Leavenworth County Special Olympic program.
    For more info or to volunteer, contact Vicki Lozenski at 684-1550, ext. 1300, or Vicki.lozenski@usd453.org.
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