Author archive: Special Olympics Maryland

2017 Soccer Results and Photo Links

2017 Soccer Results and Photo Links

                2017 Soccer Championships Links RESULTS 2017 Schedule Brackets_RESULTS   PHOTOS Photos (Click to go to link or watch below)    

One of Nations Best, University of Alabama’s Special Olympics Set Goals High for Program

One of Nations Best, University of Alabama’s Special Olympics Set Goals High for Program

(This article was written by Special Olympics Maryland athlete RJ Nealon who attends the University of Alabama. RJ also plays Unified sports for the University of Alabama. This story is reproduced with his permission. It was originally posted on October 11, 2017 by nealonsports  on his blog site  ) Disabilities, they put limits on people and people put barriers up with…

Athlete Leadership Conference November 10-11, 2017

Athlete Leadership Conference November 10-11, 2017

                      We will be offering three courses over the span of two days for athletes to begin and/or update their Global Messenger courses.   Friday, November 10  Leadership (Limit 12) Curriculum: Focuses on the difference between effective and enduring leaders through value-based leadership skills. Goals: Provide athletes…

Montgomery County Softball: New Look, Same Winning Attitude.

Montgomery County Softball: New Look, Same Winning Attitude.

UPDATE: After a great weekend of competition, Montgomery County defeated Special Olympics Illinois- Jacksonville to bring home a bronze medal! Click here for full results. Special Olympics Maryland-Montgomery County is heading out to Bismarck, North Dakota to participate in the Special Olympics North America Softball Championship. They will join another Maryland team from Prince George’s…

Kayaking – Time Trials CANCELLED for Saturday, August 12

Kayaking – Time Trials CANCELLED for Saturday, August 12

We have decided to CANCEL the Kayaking Time Trial event scheduled for Washington College tomorrow, Saturday, August 12 due to unsafe weather conditions expected throughout the day.. Please share this information with all members of your delegation so folks can adjust their plans for the weekend. This is never an easy decision to make, but…

From the Heart- Necklaces with a Bigger Meaning

From the Heart- Necklaces with a Bigger Meaning

BY: HANNAH BOUDREAU Less than five months ago on March 13, Alisa Ogden decided she wanted to spread love, raise awareness, and encourage acceptance. Today, Alisa’s mission has touched people from all over the country. How did she achieve this? By starting her own company. Alisa, a 37-year-old woman with Downs Syndrome and athlete for…

FINAL ROUND Results from 2017 Golf NIT

FINAL ROUND Results from 2017 Golf NIT

They are done on the course and the cards are signed. Results are in the books. Here are the Team Maryland Golf results from the 2017 Special Olympics North America Golf NIT           Level 1- Individual Skills Competition Anaelle El-Or SILVER MEDAL Linda Maddox GOLD MEDAL James Bartgis  4TH PLACE  …

Maryland Golf NIT Athletes advance to medal rounds

Maryland Golf NIT Athletes advance to medal rounds

  After two rounds of competition at the 2017 Special Olympics North America National Invitational Tournament (NIT) Team Maryland athletes and Unified partners will be advancing to the medal round on Wednesday June 28th, 2017. Level 1- Individual Skills Competition Anaelle El-Or from Frederick County turned in a first round 41 and then improved on…

Team Maryland sends delegation to 2017 NIT Golf

Team Maryland sends delegation to 2017 NIT Golf

  Team Maryland has sent a delegation of 17 athletes, Unified partners and coaches out to 2017 Special Olympics Maryland North America Golf National Invitational Tournament (NIT) in Seattle, Washington. The Golf NIT is an annual event hosted at various courses around the United States and Canada. With just over a year before the 2018…

42 Years And Counting- Summer Games Volunteer Bill Depauw

42 Years And Counting- Summer Games Volunteer Bill Depauw

42 Years And Counting- About Bill Depauw BY: HANNAH BOUDREAU Special Olympics Maryland supports 7,549 athletes across the state. In order reach all of the athletes involved with Special Olympics, it is necessary to have volunteers. There are over 7,000 volunteers who are involved with Special Olympics. These volunteers are enthusiastic, energetic, and committed; a…

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