CANAAN VALLEY - Three Mineral County athletes represented the area in the West Virginia Special Olympics Winter Games held Jan. 26 at Canaan Valley.

CANAAN VALLEY - Three Mineral County athletes represented the area in the West Virginia Special Olympics Winter Games held Jan. 26 at Canaan Valley.

James Braithwaite earned a gold medal in the 1k and 1k relay and a silver in the 500 meter, and Faith Clayton earned a bronze in the 300 meter and silver in the 500 meter. Kasey Martin also represented Mineral County in the games.

They were coached by Trina Melody. Mineral County Special Olympics thanks all groups and individuals who have supported these athletes throughout the years.