NBR olympic D -- Dustin Carey, left, and Andy Brubaker, right, compete in a game of jacks as social studies teacher Bonnie Urso supervises the competition during the 7-2 Olympics at Springfield Middle School. Seventh grade students were competing Friday, 03/04/05, in such events as chariot races, Olympic tongue twisters, sticky ball, ball in a basket, bubble gum blowing and other events, after having studied ancient Greece. The Blade/Andy Morrison MORRISON / THE BLADEEnlarge
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Dustin Carey, left above, and Andy Brubaker compete in a game of jacks as social studies teacher Bonnie Urso, rear, supervises the competition during the olympics at Springfield Middle School. Seventh-grade students competed in such events as chariot races, tongue twisters, sticky ball and ball-in-a-basket after studying about ancient Greece and its popularity of athletic contests in honor of a god or dead hero.
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