Special Olympics athletes show their mettle at Marble Falls competition

The Marble Falls Independent School District Special Olympics squad enters Mustang Stadium on April 4 for the 2014 Mustang Roundup Track and Field Meet. The event drew about 100 athletes from across Central Texas. The blustery wind didn’t down the spirit of the student-athletes as they competed throughout the day. The next major meet for the squad is the Central Texas Special Olympics Track and Field Meet on May 2-3 at Bible Stadium in Leander. Staff photos by Daniel Clifton

 

 

Marble Falls Special Olympic’s student-athlete Bryant Atkisson (front) races around the first curve during the 200-meter dash with Llano athletes Michael Merkel (back, left) and Marcus Colmn (back, right) hanging close. Atkisson went on to win the race and the gold medal on April 4 during the Mustang Roundup.

 

 

 

 

 

Caleb Hinton of Llano competes in the javelin toss during the 2014 Mustang Roundup Track and Field Meet on April 4 at Mustang Stadium. The event drew about 100 Special Olympic athletes from across Central Texas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kim Morrow of the Marble Falls ISD Special Olympics squad shows her excitement after winning a gold medal in the softball toss during the 2014 Mustang Roundup on April 4.