The opening ceremonies were held Tuesday night in Antigonish for the Special Olympics Canada National Summer Games.
The competition begins Wednesday and Team PEI includes 36 athletes, competing in 8 sports. The athletes will be supported by 18 coaches and mission staff.
A huge win for PEI football. The PEI under-16 team upset Nova Scotia 57-46 in the final Saturday after a strong week to win the Atlantic Bowl. Coach Steve Letner credits months of hard work.
In Major league baseball Tuesday night, the Athletics beat the Blue Jays 6-2; the N.Y. Yankees doubled Baltimore 6-3; and Philadelphia dumped Boston 3-1