Lexington, Ky. – Nearly 300 Special Olympics athletes representing 27 teams from throughout Kentucky are set to hit the gridiron Saturday at Lexington Catholic High School when that school hosts the Special Olympics Kentucky State Flag Football Tournament for the first time. Teams will be competing for titles in eight divisions.
Games get underway at 9 am and continue through 3:15 pm at Joseph K. Ford Stadium on the Lexington Catholic campus.
“We are proud and honored to partner with Special Olympics Kentucky to host this year’s state flag football tournament,” said Brad Carter, Athletics Director of Lexington Catholic High School. “It is humbling to watch these athletes compete, and we feel blessed to be able support them.”