LEFT: Special Olympic gold medal weightlifter Adam Maresh meets one of his WWE heroes Mark Henry during the 2014 Special Olympic USA Games in New Jersey.
RIGHT: Runner Jennifer Bennett shows off Special Olympic silver after participating in track and field games at the Special Olympic USA Games in June.
Two local athletes who recently traveled to New Jersey in search of Special Olympics gold and silver were not disappointed with the outcome. Adam Maresh left New Jersey with three gold medals for weightlifting while Jennifer Bennett walked away with a silver medal, a fourth place ribbon and a sixth place ribbon in track and field events.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.