Sheriff’s deputies take on adults with special needs in charity basketball tournament

Sheriff’s deputies take on adults with special needs in charity basketball tournament
The Venture Hawks and the Adams County Sheriff Eagles (Source: Venture Productions)

ADAMS COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - Deputies with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office raised money for charity on Sunday by competing in a basketball tournament.

The Adams County Sheriff Eagles faced off against the Venture Hawks, a team made up of adults with disabilities, at West Union High School Sunday afternoon.

The Hawks came out on top, with a final score of 55-49.

Everyone who attended the tournament was asked to pay a $5 donation. Deputies say that money will now be gifted to help adults with developmental disabilities.

In past years, they have raised thousands of dollars for the cause.

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