Highland Lakes Special Olympics athletes prepare for area meet

Marble Falls Special Olympics 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 during the April 4 Mustang Round-up Track and Field Meet. Both the Marble Falls and Llano squads are heading to Leander’s Bible Stadium on May 2-3 for the Special Olympics of Texas-Central Texas Area Track and Field Competition. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton