Tabor Academy will host the second annual Special Olympics basketball Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Fish Center for Health and Athletics, 256 Front St. in Marion.

According to South Coast, the tournament will welcome athletes from across Massachusetts representing multiple age groups, as well as unified and traditional teams. The tournaments will provide local recreational competition opportunities for teams, along with an opportunity for the Special Olympics to partner with youth groups and schools to help athletes raise awareness for their organization.

There are student volunteers at Tabor Academy that are part of the Special Olympics Club. Each Sunday, they organize and staff a weekly skills development session for young athletes.  Recently, the student volunteers held a community-wide fundraiser, which was a Special Olympics Polar Plunge. The polar plunge raised more than $12,000 for the organization.

The basketball tournament is open to the public.

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