Category archive: Athletes

TERPS AND SPECIAL OLYMPICS MARYLAND TEAM UP THURSDAY JANUARY 14TH

TERPS AND SPECIAL OLYMPICS MARYLAND TEAM UP THURSDAY JANUARY 14TH

Reproduced from Terps Athletics Article COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Maryland men’s basketball program teamed up with Special Olympics of Maryland for a day of hoops and camaraderie Thursday at the XFINITY Center. A total of 42 athletes visited College Park to watch the Terps practice before being officially introduced to the players and coaching…

Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s impact still felt.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s impact still felt.

Adam Powell, 7th Grader at Franklin Middle School in Baltimore County  was nominated to apply for a Ben Carson scholar award, based on grades. Each school chooses one representative to continue on to the overall county nomination process. As part of the application each student has to write a short article or essay based on…

2015 10 Pin Bowling Results now Available

2015 10 Pin Bowling Results now Available

Congratulations to all of our bowlers who competed yesterday at the 2015 State Championships. We were very pleased to see such exceptional bowling. It was truly an excellent close to an exciting bowling season.   Results:  Please find the results from yesterday’s tournament attached to this email. These are provided in two files: one listing…

2015 Fall Sports Fest Results now available

2015 Fall Sports Fest Results now available

Congratulations to all the Athletes, Unified Partner and Coaches on a great weekend at Mount St. Mary’s University and Fort Ritchie. The results for Cycling, Distance Running and Flag Football are listed below. We are still waiting for final results from Tennis and Powerlifting   The first report is by division and can be found…

2015 Kayak Championship Results

2015 Kayak Championship Results

Congratulations to all the athletes, Unified Partner and Coaches on a great weekend of Kayaking at Washington College. The results for the event are listed below in two formats. The first report is by division and can be found here 2015_Kayak_Finals_RESULTS_By_Division_2015_10_12 The second report is by delegation and is here  2015_Kayak_Finals_RESULTS_By_Delegation_2015_10_12   MAKE US BETTER It…

Tennis Management Team Seeks Athlete Leader

Tennis Management Team Seeks Athlete Leader

 ATHLETE LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY The Special Olympics Maryland Tennis Sport Management Team is currently seeking nominations for an athlete representative. This important position will assist in the growth and development of both Community and Interscholastic Unified Tennis program. Please see attachment, TennisSMT_Athlete application  for more details. The priority deadline is 5:00pm on Friday, September 11, 2015. Athletes…

Maryland athletes highlighted on eve of 2015 World Summer Games

Maryland athletes highlighted on eve of 2015 World Summer Games

We wanted to share two new articles and re-share an older piece to highlight the level of engagement that ESPN and ABC have taken on as a sponsor of the 2015 Special Olympics Summer World Games in Los Angeles. Please take the time to read them. I think you will find them worthy of your…

COUNTDOWN TO THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES WITH ROBIN ROBERTS

COUNTDOWN TO THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES WITH ROBIN ROBERTS

                COUNTDOWN TO THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES WITH ROBIN ROBERTS AIRS THURSDAY, JULY 23 AT 9PM ET ON ESPN AND SATURDAY, JULY 25 ON ESPN & ABC FEATURING SPECIAL OLYMPICS MARYLAND ATHLETES TERREL LIMERICK AND CATHERINE GRUSS   ABC anchor Robin Roberts hosts an inspiring one hour special in…

2015 Summer Games Social Media Plan

2015 Summer Games Social Media Plan

Good Evening all, You will find the 2015 Summer Games Social Media Plan included below 2015 SOMD Summer Games Social Media We have several campaigns going on Summer Games Weekend June 05th-07th, 2015 we wanted to share with you. 1. Don’t Believe Me Just Watch This year we are using the line “Don’t Believe Me Just…

Myth of the Month for May

Myth of the Month for May

MYTH: Individuals with intellectual disabilities are incapable of contributing to society in a meaningful way. FACT Because many of you are supporters of Special Olympics Maryland, you may scoff at this myth and suggest that we have come to a point in 2015 where everyone knows that individuals with intellectual disabilities make meaningful contributions to advancing…

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