WNYT WRHS Unified Basketball Story

WRHS Unified Basketball in the News
Posted on 11/21/2018
This is the image for the news article titled WRHS Unified Basketball in the NewsHigh school basketball season is in high gear right now and fans are really raising the roof in one gymnasium. However, the team they're cheering for was just created this year. The kids on the Wahconah Warriors in Dalton, Mass., have never played before, because they would never had the chance.

The team consists of students with intellectual disabilities, paired up with students without.

This is a varsity sport, school funded and part of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association. It's not a special ed program – or any other kind of standalone program. Players even earn their varsity letters.

Their ability level may be different than other varsity teams. However, the point here is that they are able.

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