Special Olympics tourney set for Saturday

Thursday, July 15, 2004

The seventh annual Special Olympics District Softball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday at the Shawnee Park Sports Complex in Cape Girardeau.

The event is presented by the Southeast Area Special Olympics, the Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department and KZIM 960.

Twenty-four teams from Cape Girardeau, Farmington, St. Louis and other areas will participate.

Opening ceremonies will be 3 p.m. with competition beginning at 4 p.m. and concluding at 10 p.m.

Qualifying teams may advance to the State Outdoor Classic Softball Tournament Aug. 6 to Aug. 8 in Jefferson City, Mo.

Volunteers can call the Southeast Area Special Olympics office, 334-2859.

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