A year ago, Annika Peacock was competing in her fourth race of the Idaho Interscholastic Cycling League season, when she flipped over her handle bars. She returned to her feet with a broken wrist, a broken collarbone and an early exit to her sophomore year campaign.
The Chicago Marathon will sound off Sunday morning, with international elites Mo Farah, of Britain, and American Galen Rupp toeing the line on the men’s side and Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei headlining the women’s race.
“Best of all he loved the fall. The leaves yellow on the cottonwoods, leaves floating on the trout streams, and above the hills the high blue windless skies. ... Now he will be a part of them forever.”
Special Olympics take gold in Casper
The championship game was Jackson vs. Jackson.
With a setup like that, it’s no surprise a Jackson team brought home the soccer gold medal in the Special Olympics fall contest in Casper. Coach Shane Braman, a special education teacher at Jackson Hole Middle School, said the younger team took down its older compatriots after losing a preliminary game to them.