Category archive: Special Olympics Maryland

Washington County Warthog Basketball Show Growth Together

Washington County Warthog Basketball Show Growth Together

     The Washington County Warthogs are an up and coming Special Olympics basketball team. Their approach is simple; it is not about winning but rather individual growth. They were formed last year by head coach Vicki Follett as a 3v3 low to mid skill level team. From April 2-3 the Warthogs will compete in…

Special Olympics Maryland Montgomery County Heading to Basketball Championships

Special Olympics Maryland Montgomery County Heading to Basketball Championships

  The time is almost here for the finale of the Special Olympics Maryland basketball season. Special Olympics Maryland is hosting their annual state basketball tournament from April 2-3 in Frederick, MD at Hood College and high schools around Frederick. This tournament includes Special Olympic teams from across the state of Maryland. Each team is…

Creating Courageous Leaders by Example

Creating Courageous Leaders by Example

                        Special Olympics Maryland-Frederick County Athlete Candace Whiting spoke to Miss. Katie Muir’s 4th Grade class at Visitation Academy in Frederick, MD for Spread the Word to End the Word. Miss. Muir had them do a news reporting activity about the ‘event’.   They interviewed each…

IUS Strength and Conditioning Results are Here.

IUS Strength and Conditioning Results are Here.

On behalf of Special Olympics Maryland, I would like to congratulate all of the teams, especially the student-athletes, on a great Unified Strength & Conditioning season and outstanding state tournament.   Included below are the team and individual results from the state tournament – each file is titled by the name of the event. We…

2016 Winter Games Results are Here

2016 Winter Games Results are Here

Thank you to everyone who made the 2016 Winter Games such a great success. We had wonderful weather on Monday and exceptional competition. While we had some weather issues on Tuesday, it didn’t prevent the competition from going forward, though it did make some of the courses a bit more challenging. We hope everyone had…

Meet Dan Cowdery. Member of SOMD Winter Games Management Team

Meet Dan Cowdery. Member of SOMD Winter Games Management Team

  Special Olympics Maryland Winter Games Management Team (GMT) is a veteran group of volunteers who give generously of their time teaching, instructing and managing the venues at the on-snow training course and Winter Games. These games include the sports of Alpine Skiing and Snowshoe. Dan Cowdery from Annapolis, Maryland is one member of this…

Raising the Bar a Little Higher

Raising the Bar a Little Higher

Over 1,700 coaches state-wide volunteer their time and expertise to train athletes throughout the state of Maryland. Special Olympics Maryland would not exist without their tireless efforts. And each of these coaches has their own story as to how and why they are so committed to volunteering for Special Olympics. Linda Jo (L J) Belsito…

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…

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