Huntingdon News

March 07, 2012
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon hosts Special Olympics tournament

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College will host eight teams participating in the State of Alabama Special Olympics Basketball Tournament Friday, March 9, beginning at 9:00 a.m., with games taking place in Roland Arena, Roland Student Center (main campus), and  in the Wilson Gymnasium, Wilson Community and Athletic Center (Cloverdale Campus). Students from the Huntingdon Department of Sport Science and Physical Education (SSPE)  and the Department of Psychology will provide sport entertainment; serve as team liaisons, event managers, and first responders; officiate; monitor crowd control; and serve as score keepers for the tournament.

This is the second year Huntingdon has hosted part of the tournament.  State Special Olympic teams will also play at Faulkner University and at Frazer Memorial, St. James, and Aldersgate United Methodist Churches.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. The Department of Sport Science and Athletic Training offers majors in exercise science, sport management, physical education, and athletic training.  For more information, contact the Huntingdon College Office of Communications at (334) 833-4515.

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Su Ofe
Associate Vice President for
Communications and Marketing
Office: (334) 833-4515
Cell: (334) 324-6591


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