April 17, 2019—Missouri Western State University student-athletes will compete against Midwest Adaptive Sports in a game of wheelchair basketball at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20 in the M.O. Looney Complex Arena. Free will donations will be accepted at the door to benefit Midwest Adaptive Sports.
In addition to the basketball game, this family-friendly event will feature an ice cream eating contest, half-court shot contest, 50/50 raffle and more fun activities.
Midwest Adaptive Sports is a Kansas City-based nonprofit focused on positively impacting the lives of those with physical, cognitive or behavioral challenges through adaptive recreational and competitive sports.
The competition is being organized by students in a class taught by Dr. Linda Oakleaf, assistant professor of recreation. For more information, contact Dr. Oakleaf at LOakleaf@missouriwestern.edu.
Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit www.missouriwestern.edu.