Eagles basketball volunteers with Special Olympics

Eagle players Kahleek Bakare-Whyte, Elijah Cottrell, and Ron Lubin work with Special Olympians during skills competition.
Eagle players Kahleek Bakare-Whyte, Elijah Cottrell, and Ron Lubin work with Special Olympians during skills competition.

Polk State basketball players and coaches volunteered at the Special Olympics Florida Polk County Basketball Competition on Sunday, Dec. 6. 

The Eagles ran the game clock, kept record books, acted as spotters, and served as officials during the entire daylong competition. Eagles players also helped the athletes during the skills competition. 

The team even cancelled its afternoon practice to donate its time to the Special Olympians.

 
 
Oct 31
Men's Basketball 7:30 PM
at Florida Southern College
Closed Scrimmage Lakeland, Fla.
Nov 04
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at Indian River State College
Fort Pierce, Fla.
Nov 07
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Daytona State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Nov 14
Men's Basketball 7:30 PM
at College of Central Florida
Ocala, Fla.
Nov 18
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
Eastern Florida State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Nov 19
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
ASA College (Miami)
Winter Haven, Fla.
Nov 21
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Santa Fe College
Winter Haven, Fla.
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