LC Women's Basketball Hosts SOVA
LYNCHBURG, Va. --- The Lynchburg College
women's basketball team and Special Olympics Virginia partnered
together Friday, February 3 to host two Special Olympics teams at
the LC women's basketball home game that evening. The Hornets
raised $114.10 in donations during the event.
During halftime of the game against cross-town rival Randolph College, Special Olympians from Campbell County and Lynchburg faced-off in a half-court basketball game. The athletes showcased their skills and talents in front of the Lynchburg crowd at intermission of LC’s 57-37 victory over the WildCats.
Special Olympics Virginia is a year-round program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The organization serves more than 15,000 athletes through seven regional offices and 30 area programs. Special Olympics is also an advocacy organization for people with intellectual disabilities.
This release is courtesy
of the Lynchburg College sports information department.
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