Special Olympics Victories


Payson Special Olympics gymnastics team brought home gold, silver and bronze medals from the May 4 state competition on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe.

Medals were awarded for rhythmic routines with ropes, balls, hoops and ribbons.

The team competed against Special Olympic athletes from across Arizona.

Members of the Payson team included Sharon Cheek, Micaela Medlock, Chris Phillips, Donna Pruiksma, Becky Radimaker, Polly Surlock, Stefanie Weissert and Heather Werlinger.

They were accompanied by coaches Jane Medlock, Annie Spencer and Diane Mullaly.

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