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Southborough resident participates in Celtics Special Olympics clinic

Posted by Laura Franzini  November 2, 2012 08:00 AM

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Tommy Roche of Southborough with Celtics forward Kris Joseph during the MA Special Olympics clinic hosted by the Boston Celtics.

Tommy Roche of Southborough participated in the Boston Celtics second annual Special Olympics basketball clinic on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Celtics Training Center at Healthpoint in Waltham.

According to a press release from the team, the clinic was hosted by Celtics players Jason Terry, Chris Wilcox, Kris Joseph, and Jared Sullinger.

Youth from the Massachusetts Special Olympics were divided into groups and particpated in five designated drill stations focusing on dribbling, shooting, and defensive skills. Each group also got the chance to have their photo taken with the team's 2008 championship trophy, the press release said.

This is the second year the Celtics have hosted the Special Olympics at the facility for a clinic.

Laura Franzini can be reached at laura.franzini@globe.com.

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