Local athletes compete in Special Olympics

More than 370 athletes competed in the Special Olympics Illinois Winter Games Feb. 4-6 in Galena. Competitions included cross-country and alpine skiing and snowshoeing. Local athletes who placed at the games were:

Giovanni “Jonnie” Schauer of DeKalb, third place in 100-meter snowshoes, fifth place in 50-meter snowshoes; Scott Heinsohn of DeKalb, first place in 50-meter snowshoes, fifth place in 100-meter snowshoes; Edith Reynolds of DeKalb, sixth place in 100-meter snowshoes; Shelby Edwards of Sycamore, first place in 50-meter snowshoes.

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