The Special Olympics Southern California’s 50th anniversary celebration began June 8 with the 49th annual Summer Games at Cal State Long Beach. More than 1,100 athletes from across Southern California competed for gold, silver, and bronze medals and ribbons in five summer sports, including athletics, basketball, bocce, flag football, and swimming.
Santa Clarita brought home the gold in basketball, swimming, flag football, athletics, and bocce ball. The SCV Blue Sharks competed for two days, playing five games. They fought hard, winning 3 and losing 2, and they brought home the silver.
Pictured: The SCV Blue Sharks pose with their silver medals after competing at the 49th annual Summer Games at Cal State Long Beach.