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ASA Umpire Tyler Agla is a Hit at the Special Olympics

ASA Umpire Tyler Agla is a Hit at the Special Olympics
“You’re out!” shouted Tyler Agla, as the first baseman caught the throw from the shortstop before the batter-runner reached first base. Clenching his fist high in the air while making the hammer to signal the out, Tyler’s face suddenly beamed with the biggest smile, knowing that he made the right call. This umpire’s call may not seem like a big event, but for this 20 year old from Orem, Utah it is one of the highlights of his young life. Tyler has special needs and this scenario played out over the weekend at the Special Olympics, held at Lone Peak High School in Highland, Utah. When we think of the Special Olympics, we don’t typically envision the sports officials as also having special needs. “Tyler has been my neighbor nearly since his b...
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I have been very happy with the positive feedback from this blog entry about Tyler Agla and the Special Olympics. I have posted th... Read More
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