UNDATED (WHTC ) -- The 2014 Special Olympics begins in New Jersey on June 14th. Team Michigan is sending athletes in several different sports and the soccer team members are from communities in the Holland/Zeeland area. Assistant Coach Lindsay Yonker says the team is excited about traveling by jet. The 2014 Citation Specil Olympics Airlift has been coordianted by Cessna Aircraft Company.
The athletes will have lots of activities to take part in besides their games, such as a boat cruise and taking in a minor league baseball game. Opening ceremonies are on Sunday at 4 P.M. at the Prudential Center in Trenton. Team Michigan’s first game will be against a team from Texas on Monday morning.
Story by: Diane E Coston