The Marble Falls Independent School District Special Olympics track-and-field meet celebrated its third year April 5 at Mustang Stadium in Marble Falls. About 155 Special Olympic athletes ages 12 to 21 from 11 schools were expected. Marble Falls ISD had 16 athletes competing. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro
Marble Falls Special Olympians Jairo Ortiz (front row, left) and Johnathan Estrada; and Michael Thigston (back row, left), Jacob Phillips, Rudy Franco and Trevor Phillips compete during the track-and-field meet at Mustang Stadium on April 5.
Marble Falls Special Olympians Trevor Phillips (left), Rudy Franco and Michael Thigston wear medals and a ribbon for competing in a throwing event.
Marble Falls Special Olympian Tanner Worthing throws a softball during one of the field events.
Marble Falls Special Olympian Briant Atkinson jumps more than four meters to win the long jump.
Marble Falls Special Olympian Briant Atkinson receives a gold medal for winning the long jump.
Llano Special Olympians Isaac O’Neil (left) and Caleb Hinton receive medals for a throwing event.