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Clinton County Cougars Win Gold Medal


The Clinton County Cougars Special Olympic Basketball team also took home the Gold Medal in their division at the Illinois Special Olympic State Basketball tournament held at Illinois Wesleyan University and Illinois State University March 14-15. They won their first game against the Douglas Huskies 45-16 and won the second game against the Tiger Sharks 64-20. Pictured left to right Coach Cassie Schnitker, Kelcie Calvin, Heather Holthaus, Michelle Peters, Erica Saatkamp, Sammy Jo Schnitker, Allison Smith, Jamie Voss and Coach Fran Smith. Kelcie Calvin and Michelle Peters were named the Ron Knisley Spirit of the Game Award winners.

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