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Special Olympics The Gorge ready for bowling regionals

Hood River Special Olypmics’ annual Bowling with the Cops and Firefighters fundrasier was a hit Monday evening at Orchard Lanes. The event brings together Special Olympics team members and local law enforcement and firefighters for an evening of friendly competition. Pictured are Rebecca Lund and Jani Gilbert giving high-fives after a great game.

Hood River Special Olypmics’ annual Bowling with the Cops and Firefighters fundrasier was a hit Monday evening at Orchard Lanes. The event brings together Special Olympics team members and local law enforcement and firefighters for an evening of friendly competition. Pictured are Rebecca Lund and Jani Gilbert giving high-fives after a great game. Photo by Adam Lapierre.

Special Olympics The Gorge team was fired up Monday evening during the annual Bowling with the Cops and Firefighters fundraiser at Orchard Lanes. The Gorge team — recently renamed after combining Hood River and The Dalles programs — travels to Century Lanes in Portland this weekend for its season-ending regional championship, where it’ll compete against other teams from across the state.

The Gorge team of 20 bowlers has been training once a week at Orchard Lanes since Labor Day. After the bowling season athletes move on to skiing for the winter.

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