Special Olympians win bronze at Winter Games

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The Amherst Coyotes floor hockey team recently returned from winning bronze at the provincial Winter Games. They Special Olympic bronze medal athletes are: (front, form left) goalie Robert Babineau, Rebecca Sprague, captain Terry Black, assistant captain Robyn Munro, (back, from left) Mary Ann Belliveau, Ryan Mootrey, John Hachey, Harriet Barbour, Elsie Pettigrew (middle, from left) David Teed, Brandon Ott, Brad Coady, Assistant captain Jason Rhindress, Matthew Porter and Tim Bird. 

YARMOUTH – The Special Olympics Amherst Coyotes floor hockey team returned from the Provincial Winter Games held over the weekend in Yarmouth.

The team had a great weekend finishing the tournament with a record of 2-2-1.

The athletes fought hard and returned with a bronze medal in their division.

Leading goal scorers in the tournament were captain Terry Black, assistant captain Jason Rhindress and defenceman Brandon Ott.

Ott scored a number of goals including the first goal of his career with the Coyotes.

In addition, defenceman Brad Coady and forwards Mary Ann Belliveau and Elsie Pettigrew also had strong showings and were instrumental in the Coyotes success.




Organizations: Special Olympics Amherst Coyotes Floor Hockey

Geographic location: YARMOUTH

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