Fort Osage Special Olympics Basketball athletes participated in the Kansas City Area Basketball Tournament and took home awards in a several divisions.

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Stephanie Smith

Press Release from the Fort Osage School District

Congratulations to the Fort Osage Special Olympics Basketball athletes participating in the KC Area Basketball Tournament on January 7.  The Girls 3 on 3 team earned a silver medal. Members are high school students Shelby Enix, Kristina Medley, Mary Last and Amanda Bowen; Madia Rhodes from Osage Trail Middle School; and Baylee Hall from Fire Prairie Middle School.  The Boys 3 on 3 team scored the first place gold medal in their division! Team member are high school students Bradlee Davidson, Tony Porter, Dalton Hall, Jacob Paquin and Tristan Pucket; and Osage Trail Middle School student Josh Carpenter.  In the Individual Skills competition, Shelby Leibrecht won a bronze medal, Shawn Smith won silver and Colin Echols won the gold.