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SOMI tournaments triumph over early Saturday storms


September 17, 2018


BESSEMER — Grins galore served as hallmarks of joy at Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Golf and Bocce Tournaments, sponsored by Area 39 of the Special Olympics of Michigan.

Bessemer hosted both tournaments, with the bocce event held at Bluff Valley Park and the golf event held at Gogebic Country Club. Thunderstorms occurred early in the morning, but quickly cleared as the tournaments geared up.

SOMI’s Area 39 director Barb Siira, who is resigning this year after 25 years in her position, said 134 athletes were registered to compete in Saturday’s ga...

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