Special Olympics teams play districts, one team will move on to state.

March 9, 2016
Area 24 Tornados. From left, front: Danny Yennior, Bailee Gerych, Emma Tyndall, Aja Shilander, Katie Shilander, Anthony Zapata and Erik Boerema. Back: Coach Duane Tyndall, Joey Tyndall, Gustavo Sheeley, Christopher Lopez, Tommy Hall, Ryan Hobart and Coach Doug Hobart.

Area 24 Tornados. From left, front: Danny Yennior, Bailee Gerych, Emma Tyndall, Aja Shilander, Katie Shilander, Anthony Zapata and Erik Boerema. Back: Coach Duane Tyndall, Joey Tyndall, Gustavo Sheeley, Christopher Lopez, Tommy Hall, Ryan Hobart and Coach Doug Hobart.

CALEDONIA — Area 24 Basketball sent 2 teams to district play in Caledonia on March 5, 2016. Both teams played two games apiece in their respective divisions. Area 24 Red Devils played in Division 6 and the Area 24 Tornados played in Division 8. Both teams won their first games. Area 24 Red Devils lost their second game in overtime by 2 pts. and took a silver medal for second place. Area 24 Tornados won their second game in regular play and took a gold medal for first place.

When a team wins both of their games, they then advance to state play. The Tornados did win both games and play in state games at Calvin College on March 18 and 19.
Area 24 Red Devils. From left, front: Coach Grant Griswold, Cody Fleetwood, Alfred Finner, Mike Witkowski, Jim Treml and Guadalupe Covarrubias. Back: Dakota Wallager, Logan Grabowski and Cary Dodson. Back Row--Jayden Chosa, Paul Lefler, Jason DeVrie, Leon Picket and Tom England. Absent from photo : Coach Bob Grabowski.

Area 24 Red Devils. From left, front: Coach Grant Griswold, Cody Fleetwood, Alfred Finner, Mike Witkowski, Jim Treml and Guadalupe Covarrubias. Back: Dakota Wallager, Logan Grabowski and Cary Dodson. Back Row–Jayden Chosa, Paul Lefler, Jason DeVrie, Leon Picket and Tom England. Absent from photo : Coach Bob Grabowski.

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