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What's it like to participate at the Special Olympics?

St. Cloud Times: The trio, all from St. Cloud, was donning the hardware they won in June at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey — a combined 10 medals among them — and while Grell made the suggestion in jest, there seemed to be part of him that ...

Special Olympics 2014 USA Games opening ceremonies illuminate Prudential

The Star-Ledger: More than 18,000 people — including 3,500 athletes from around the nation — watched as the Flame of Hope was lit in the middle of the Prudential Center in Newark tonight, kicking off the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. “Their greatness is measured ...

Thousands attend 2014 Special Olympics opening ceremonies

The Trentonian: Comments. Athletes representing New Jersey, wearering red, white and blue blazers with black caps, file into the Prudential Center in Newark Sunday Jun.15, 2015 during Special Olympics 2014 opening ceremonies. (Trentonian photo/Jakcie Schear).

Canine Companions for Independence and Prudential Financial Team Up at 2014 Special Olympics USA Games!

When 24-year-old Kim Batnick sets out to volunteer at the Special Olympics USA Games, she’ll be one of many volunteers. But Kim, from Beachwood, New Jersey, has cerebral palsy and getting around large group settings can be a challenge.

Special Olympics: Athlete Jessica Spitz

Jessica Spitz, 18, is training for one of the biggest days of her life. The Commack, Long Island, High School senior will be competing in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in the 100-yard dash and the shot put. From the moment Jessica joined Special Olympics last year, she was hooked.

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Special Olympics bike fundraiser up after dark

Great Falls Tribune: We encourage everybody — all levels of riders,” said Michelle Cobb, Special Olympics coordinator for Law Enforcement Torch Run, which is organizing the fundraiser. Organizers are hoping families get into the mix. Costumes are encouraged, and a prize ...

Special Olympics Horse Event Disrupted But Continues

KELOLAND TV: A horse virus changed some plans but didn't stop Special Olympic South Dakota athletes from competing. The disease EHV1 has been in the region. It's not uncommon but can spread among horses through direct contact or contaminated objects like buckets, ...

Missouri Special Olympics to Return to Springfield

OzarksFirst.com: Competition Coordinator Susan Shaffer said, "This is a great opportunity to give back to the community and to kids with special needs. You learn more from them than you thought you were actually going to get. I think it's very good to open doors to a ...

2015 Special Olympics coming to Los Angeles

KABC-TV: Marco Martinez, of Huntington Park, is one of more than 7,000 athletes who will take part in next year's Special Olympics being held in Los Angeles. His philosophy? "To be my best, to try my best," Martinez said. Competitions in gymnastics, track and ...

What's it like to participate at the Special Olympics?

St. Cloud Times: The trio, all from St. Cloud, was donning the hardware they won in June at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey — a combined 10 medals among them — and while Grell made the suggestion in jest, there seemed to be part of him that ...

Special Olympics spotlight: Joe King

This week's Lake County Special Olympics spotlight is Joe King, 11, of Glenview. King has been involved with Special Olympics Aquatics for three years.

Lakeshore Update: Special Olympics brat fry, movie at the zoo

MANITOWOC – The Manitowoc County Miracles Special Olympics is sponsoring a brat fry from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at Festival Foods, 2151 S 42nd St. Children's concert on Thursday. MANITOWOC – The Manitowoc Marine Band, under the direction ...

Knights of Columbus Pledges $1.4 Million for Special Olympics World Games in L.A.

The Knights of Columbus formally announced a donation to cover the costs of athletes from the United States and Canada during their time in Los Angeles as they participate in next

SPECIAL OLYMPICS USA GAMES..

Actress Jane Lynch to cheer on athletes at Special Olympics USA opening

Jane Lynch will attend the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics USA Games on Sunday — possibly with her signature tracksuit and bullhorn — whipping up the expected crowd of 18,000 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Her character ...

Opening ceremonies for Special Olympics set for Sunday

FOX 4 News: NEW YORK (AP) -- The Cheerios coach from "Glee" is leading the rally for Special Olympians. Jane Lynch will attend the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics USA Games on Sunday -- possibly with her signature tracksuit and bullhorn -- whipping up ...

Brooklyn Decker happy to 'cause' a stir for Special Olympics USA Games

New York Daily News: The 27-year-old Decker will take the stage at The Rock — aka Newark's Prudential Center — where she will usher in the Special Olympics USA Games as one of the co-hosts, along with 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams. The Games begin Saturday ...

Athletes get 'Hollywood-like' treatment on way to Special Olympics Games

The Star-Ledger: For these celebrities, however, the Hollywood-like atmosphere at Trenton-Mercer Airport in Ewing yesterday is just the beginning of a week that celebrates everything special about them: New Jersey is hosting the Special Olympics USA Games for the first ...

Jane Lynch to cheer on Special Olympic athletes

The Cheerios coach from ''Glee'' is leading the rally for Special Olympians. Jane Lynch will attend the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics USA Games on Sunday - possibly with her signature tracksuit and bullhorn - whipping up the expected crowd of 18,000 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Her character Sue Sylvester on Fox's ''Glee'' is a cheerleading coach who encourages a ...

Special Olympics: Athlete Jessica Spitz

Jessica Spitz, 18, is training for one of the biggest days of her life. The Commack, Long Island, High School senior will be competing in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in the 100-yard dash and the shot put. From the moment Jessica joined Special Olympics last year, she was hooked.

Guilford Co. man to represent NC in Special Olympics USA Games

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Like many avid golfers, the Oak Hollow Golf Course in High Point is Roger Johnson's happy place. Johnson has competed in Special Olympics for more than 20 years, but admits that when it comes to ...

PRUDENTIAL CENTER IN NEWARK..

Special Olympics 2014 USA Games opening ceremonies illuminate Prudential

The Star-Ledger: More than 18,000 people — including 3,500 athletes from around the nation — watched as the Flame of Hope was lit in the middle of the Prudential Center in Newark tonight, kicking off the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. “Their greatness is measured ...

Thousands attend 2014 Special Olympics opening ceremonies

The Trentonian: Comments. Athletes representing New Jersey, wearering red, white and blue blazers with black caps, file into the Prudential Center in Newark Sunday Jun.15, 2015 during Special Olympics 2014 opening ceremonies. (Trentonian photo/Jakcie Schear).

Prudential Center in Newark to host national Special Olympics

The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games made it official on Wednesday: The Prudential Center in Newark will serve as Opening Ceremony Host on June 15 as nearly 3,500 Special Olympics athletes from throughout the U.S.  ...

SPECIAL OLYMPICS TORCH RUN..

My Time: Father thanks Annapolis police for Special Olympics Torch Run

CapitalGazette.com: Law enforcement has had such a strong and important presence all year long for Special Olympics Maryland, and each year during the week before the Summer Games at Towson, police from the city, county and state level run with the athletes and transport ...

Special Olympics Torch Run arrives in Billings

Billings Gazette: That's the approximate value of each of the 2,400 miles run each year by law enforcement officials across the state every spring for the Special Olympics Montana Law Enforcement Torch Run. Throughout the year, local, state and federal law officials ...

Special Olympics Torch Run ends in Billings today

Billings Gazette: That's the approximate value of each of the 2,400 miles run each year by law enforcement officials across the state every spring for the Special Olympics Montana Law Enforcement Torch Run. Throughout the year, local, state and federal law officials ...

Special Olympics Torch Run ends in Billings today; reception at 5 pm at Dehler

Billings Gazette: That's the approximate value of each of the 2,400 miles run each year by law enforcement officials across the state every spring for the Special Olympics Montana Law Enforcement Torch Run. Throughout the year, local, state and federal law officials ...

PRINCETON: Special Olympics torch run goes through town

A Saturday morning Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics got off to a delayed start, but once the 52 people ran down Nassau Street in Princeton carrying the torch, they were chanting their own variation of the song "Everywhere We Go" and were all smiles.

MONROE: Students take part in Special Olympics Torch Run

MONROE — The Special Olympics Torch Run made its way through the Monroe Middle School on Friday, where 40 students participated in the quarter-mile course looping down School House Road.

Special Olympics torch goes through Trumann

The Trumann Police Department completed their part of the Special Olympics Torch Run on Tuesday, May 20, by running through the town and making a special stop at Cedar Park Elementary school. "Since...

LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN..

Torch Run brings awareness, excitement to Mercer County ahead of Special

The Times, Trenton: TRENTON — It may be difficult to run more than 10 miles and still be energized, smiling, excited for more. The athletes in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics made it seem effortless. Fifty-two law enforcement members from police ...

Branford Police Champion Special Olympics

BranfordSeven.com: In March of last year Sergeant Stosh Konesky and Officer Josef Herten spearheaded the responsibilities of organizing the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run and fundraising events for the Branford Police Department. Their main goal was to ...

Law enforcement carries Special Olympics torch

Today was the 30th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run in Grand Junction to kick off the Special Olympics.

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