Helping the Special Olympics

Above, sorority women cheer teams during the Eastern Missouri Area Special Olympics basketball tournament Feb. 12 in the Athletic Complex. Thirteen fraternities and sororities helped encourage more than 500 players. Winners will move on to the Missouri Special Olympics tournament.

University Police members take part in a “Polar Bear Plunge” Feb. 5 in Lake St. Louis to raise money for Special Olympics. The group the “Copsicles” — raised more than $1,500 and received an award for the most jumpers from one agency, with seven.