Special Olympics athletes from around the State of Maine including Aroostook County have made it to New Jersey to compete in this year's 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.

Brian Hamel

The 'Team Maine' basketball team had a rough start with a loss to New York during the morning's seeding round.

Brian Hamel

Games throughout today and tomorrow will determine what division teams are in for the medal rounds on Thursday and Friday.

Brian Hamel

Coach Brian Hamel says he's very proud of Team Maine with the way they fought to the end against NY today.

For more information on the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games visit 2014specialolympics.org.

Good luck to Team Maine and all of the teams participating in this year's USA games!