Sprewer Special Olympics tournament is underway

CREATED Feb. 9, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - The 7th annual Brandon Sprewer Basketball Classic got underway this weekend at Vincent High School.

The tournament is named in honor of Brandon Sprewer, a special olympics athlete who was murdered back in 2006.

Jody Taheis with Milwaukee Recreation recalls what the boy was like:

Dozens of special olympics basketball teams from Milwaukee, Ozaukee and Washington counties are competing this weekend.