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2017 UCO Endeavor Games in Edmond come to a close

A prosthetic leg is placed along the wall while competitors take to the court in the wheelchair basketball event during the Endeavor Games. [PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN]

A prosthetic leg is placed along the wall while competitors take to the court in the wheelchair basketball event during the Endeavor Games. [PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN]

EDMOND — The 18th annual University of Central Oklahoma Endeavor Games have come to a close in Edmond.

The four-day event was an opportunity for athletes with physical disabilities to participate in sporting events on a competitive level.

The 2017 games featured archery, air rifle shooting, cycling, powerlifting, sitting volleyball, swimming, table tennis, track and field, wheelchair basketball and wheelchair softball.

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<p>Tyler Jones takes the ball up court while competing in the wheelchair basketball event during the Endeavor Games at the University of Central Oklahoma. [PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN]</p>

Tyler Jones takes the ball up court while competing in the wheelchair basketball event during the Endeavor Games at the University of Central Oklahoma. [PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN]

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Diana Baldwin

Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote the original stories about the... Read more ›

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