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Two Special Olympic basketball teams earn bronze medals at state

The Rockets Special Olympic basketball team is pictured here.1 / 2
This is The Lakers Special Olympics basketball team.2 / 2

Two Polk County basketball teams earned bronze medals at the 2012 Special Olympics winter games in Oshkosh over the weekend. The teams include athletes from New Richmond and Somerset. The Rockets include Chris Richter, Frederic, Jason Neidermire, New Richmond, Jordan Warwas, Frederic, Adam Berg, New Richmond and Coach David Neidermire, New Richmond; (front) Jarvis Warwas, Frederic, Liz Wrensch, Clayton and Tim Eggers, Frederic. The Lakers (below) include (l-r) Coach Pat Meier, Ben Olsen, Frederic, Randy Anderson, Clayton, Charlie Casarez, Somerset, Crystal Fougner, Amery and Nik Schrantz, Osceola.