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Special Olympic Softball Tournament In Pine City(Audio)

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:00 am

This weekend over 180 athletes will converge on Pine City for the Section 7 Special Olympic Softball Tournament.  The tournament will take place on Saturday with opening ceremonies in the morning starting at 9:ooam.

The athletes will be from all over the area, from as far north as Moose Lake to as far south as Monticello.  185 athletes on seven teams with 55 coaches will participate in events ranging from softball games to some individual competition.

Lara Smetana, one of the people in charge of the event, took some time to talk to WCMP about the great event.

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