Bringing home the medals: More from Special Olympics


Special Olympics participant Starr Poston lives up to her first name as she crosses the finish line Saturday at the Wilmington College track.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The sunshine was nonstop Saturday and protective screen was just the thing for Special Olympians. Under the watchful eyes of Wilmington police officer Josh Gibson are, from left, April Williams, Becca Brewer and Todd Bickel.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Special Olympian Clara Gibson is assisted by her father, Shane Gibson, while a volunteer is nearby with Clara’s purple-accented wheelchair.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Special Olympian Russell Frazier had his own rooting section at the games Saturday. The sign says “Go Russell”.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Cindy Osborn, right, is assisted by fellow Special Olympian Rob Leach, left.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Special Olympian Mary Jo Kolokowski, center, has two assistants in this event — volunteer Cheryl Powell and WPD officer Patrick Black.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Special Olympics participant Starr Poston lives up to her first name as she crosses the finish line Saturday at the Wilmington College track.

The sunshine was nonstop Saturday and protective screen was just the thing for Special Olympians. Under the watchful eyes of Wilmington police officer Josh Gibson are, from left, April Williams, Becca Brewer and Todd Bickel.

Special Olympian Clara Gibson is assisted by her father, Shane Gibson, while a volunteer is nearby with Clara’s purple-accented wheelchair.

Special Olympian Russell Frazier had his own rooting section at the games Saturday. The sign says “Go Russell”.

Cindy Osborn, right, is assisted by fellow Special Olympian Rob Leach, left.

Special Olympian Mary Jo Kolokowski, center, has two assistants in this event — volunteer Cheryl Powell and WPD officer Patrick Black.

Special Olympics participant Starr Poston lives up to her first name as she crosses the finish line Saturday at the Wilmington College track.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_starr_p_f.jpgSpecial Olympics participant Starr Poston lives up to her first name as she crosses the finish line Saturday at the Wilmington College track. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The sunshine was nonstop Saturday and protective screen was just the thing for Special Olympians. Under the watchful eyes of Wilmington police officer Josh Gibson are, from left, April Williams, Becca Brewer and Todd Bickel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_sunscreen_p_f.jpgThe sunshine was nonstop Saturday and protective screen was just the thing for Special Olympians. Under the watchful eyes of Wilmington police officer Josh Gibson are, from left, April Williams, Becca Brewer and Todd Bickel. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Special Olympian Clara Gibson is assisted by her father, Shane Gibson, while a volunteer is nearby with Clara’s purple-accented wheelchair.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_gibson_p_f.jpgSpecial Olympian Clara Gibson is assisted by her father, Shane Gibson, while a volunteer is nearby with Clara’s purple-accented wheelchair. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Special Olympian Russell Frazier had his own rooting section at the games Saturday. The sign says “Go Russell”.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_fans_p_f.jpgSpecial Olympian Russell Frazier had his own rooting section at the games Saturday. The sign says “Go Russell”. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Cindy Osborn, right, is assisted by fellow Special Olympian Rob Leach, left.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_leach_p_f.jpgCindy Osborn, right, is assisted by fellow Special Olympian Rob Leach, left. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Special Olympian Mary Jo Kolokowski, center, has two assistants in this event — volunteer Cheryl Powell and WPD officer Patrick Black.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_mjk_p_f.jpgSpecial Olympian Mary Jo Kolokowski, center, has two assistants in this event — volunteer Cheryl Powell and WPD officer Patrick Black. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal