The Cherry Pickers, a local basketball team made up of individuals with disabilities, competed in the state 2011 Special Olympics and won gold. Pictured from left are Nathan Fox, Marcus Peltz, Anthony Anderson, Chris Crespin, John Trujilo, Kenny Martinez, Emmitt Robinson, coach Brendon Ravens and Dale Connolly. The team members are all clients at the Grand Junction Regional Center, Mesa Developmental Services or Ariel. The team was coached by Ravens and Shaun Freeburg, host home providers with Mesa Developmental Services. Assistant coaches were Vicki Earich with Mesa Developmental Services and Amy Harvey and Denise Valdez with the Grand Junction Regional Center.