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Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games get rolling

Published on July 14, 2017

Special Olympics Provincial Summer Games

©Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Valerie Mercer of the Conception Bay South Bright Stars releases a shot in a game against the St. John’s Timberwolves in the bocce competition of the 2017 Newfoundland and Labrador Special Olympics Summer Games at the Memorial University soccer field Friday afternoon.

Over 300 athletes from across the province are competing in seven sports at venues throughout the metro area. Competition continues today, with closing ceremonies tonight at the Re/Max Centre in St. John’s.