Annual Winter Games Begin at Whitetail Resort

By BRITTANY MARSHALL | bmarshall@whag.com

Published 02/24 2014 05:17PM

Updated 02/24 2014 07:32PM

WHAG NEWS - The Winter Olympics are coming to a close in Sochi, Russia but locally they are just beginning. 

The Special Olympics Maryland kicked off their annual Winter Games at the Whitetail Ski Resort in Mercersburg, Pa., Monday morning. More than 250 athletes will compete in two days of Alpine Skiing and Snowshoe events. 

Many athletes are representing the four-state region, including five from Washington County, Maryland. 

More than 20 from Frederick County, Maryland and more than eight from Alleghany County, Maryland. 

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