Special Olympians beat First Responders, 2 games to 1

(Posted April 30, 2019)

By Jeff Pfeil, Staff Photographer

Members of the city of London’s fire/EMS and police departments played the Unified Tigers, Madison County’s celebrated Special Olympics volleyball team, on April 25 at London High School. The Tigers won the first two games, 25-18 and 25-4. The first responders won the third game, 25-19. The annual event coincides with Autism Awareness Month.

The Unified Tigers and London First Responders are ready for a good night of volleyball as part of Autism Awareness Month.
Tigers athlete Michael Long keeps his eye on the ball as he puts up one of his special serves.
Tigers athlete John Zeeck goes up high for the spike against the block attempt by London Police Officer Michael Combs.
Tigers athlete Waymond Harris opts for a sidearm serve against the First Responders.
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