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Digest: Local Paralympic athletes earn spots on U.S. teams for Rio Games

Digest: Local Paralympic athletes earn spots on U.S. teams for Rio Games

U.S. Paralympics announced the 115 athletes who have been selected to compete at the Summer Games held September 7-18 in Rio de Janeiro.

Locals on the swimming team include twelve-time gold medalist Jessica Long of Baltimore, two-time medalist Becca Meyers of Timonium (a Notre Dame Prep graduate), three-time medalist and U.S. Navy veteran Bradley Snyder of Baltimore, nine-time medalist Cortney Jordan (a Loyola Maryland graduate student), Elizabeth Smith, a Muncie, Ind., native who lives and trains in Baltimore, and Loyola Marland's McKenzie Coan and Alyssa...

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