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Track & field athlete Ashley Billard (Houston, Texas): 

Gold medal in the 1500m run (Time - 07:47.40)

Bronze medal in the 800m run (Time - 03:44.74)

Bronze medal in the 4x100m relay (Time - 01:18.49)


Kayaker Matt Hernandez (Mesquite, Texas):

Silver medal in 500m race - singles (Time - 04:12.72)

4th Place Ribbon in 200m race - singles (Time - 01:38.04)


Special Olympics USA Women's Basketball (Richardson Roadrunners):

Silver medal vs. Spain


July 29 - vs. Spain (W, 14-13)

July 29 - vs. France (W, 19-7)

July 30 - vs. France (W, 22-10)

July 31 - vs. Spain (L, 24-20) - Silver medal


Sailor Jessie Kuykendall (League City, Texas)  - 5th Place Ribbon (Score - 37.00) 

Received participation medal for being involved in a Unified Sport experience.

Sailor Robert Lord (Webster, Texas)  - 5th Place Ribbon (Score - 37.00)
Received participation medal for being involved in a Unified Sport experience.

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January 22, 2018
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January 22, 2018
Congratulations to Alamo Heights High School and Brady High School, which have been recognized as the first Unified Champion Schools in the state of Texas! Both schools received a gym banner that denotes their honor.
January 22, 2018
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