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By Olivia Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Whitman County tops Special Olympics competition


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The Whitman County Cougars Special Olympics team.

COLFAX - Eight athletes from Whitman County scored in the top ten at the Special Olympics State competition last week in Tacoma from Monday, July 10, to Tuesday, July 11.

JK Kusler of Colfax took first in the 25-meter assisted walk, second in the 50-meter assisted walk, and stole another win in the tennis ball throw, taking first place.

Jason Nolan, of Colfax, placed second in the 100-meter manual wheelchair event, first in the 25-meter manual wheelchair, and first in shot put.

Norma Gibson, of Colfax, placed second in the 100-meter fast walk, eighth in the 200-meter fast walk, and fifth i...

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