Special Olympics, Pop Warner team up for Competition
Shrewsbury’s Special Olympic athletes will emulate their favorite football players later this month during a one-day punt, pass and kick competition and a flag football and cheerleading exhibition.
Parks and Recreation Director Angela Snell said Shrewsbury is just one of three towns in the state, along with Taunton and East Boston, that have organized flag football events for Special Olympic athletes. When Snell heard the Special Olympics of Massachusetts was looking for communities to host the program, she knew Shrewsbury was an ideal fit.
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