Hardin Simmons Track Meet

Special Olympics at Hardin Simmons Track Meet
Posted on 04/10/2018
Special Olympics at Hardin Simmons Track Meet
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On Tuesday, April 3
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<Pictured: Team with Caleb Turnell, Simon Guzman flies through the air during long jump, 4x100 relay team of Will Mays, Simon Guzman, Ashely Sauceda & Shyla Morgan>
 
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Kami Dodds
Special Olympics Coach
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