Special Olympics honors UPike for fundraising efforts

Kentucky Special Olympics recognized University of Pikeville Athletics for raising the most money for the organization during the Mid-South Athletic Conference. UPike Athletics raised a total of $4,402, with the UPike Women’s Basketball team raising $1,074 and the UPike E-Sports team raising $1,004. Kentucky Special Olympics Special Events Director Taylor Ballinger and Athletic Ambassador Eric Castle, of Johnson County, joined UPike athletic staff for the recognition ceremony on May 12, and Ballinger honored UPike with a commemorative trophy.