Learn: News

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)    

Sponsor Highlight: The Greene Turtle

The Greene Turtle has been the proud sponsor of the VIP Hospitality Tent at the MSP Polar Bear Plunge. We are honored that they will expand their partnership with Special Olympics Maryland to connect with coaches, athletes, and families on a local level. We’re excited to expand our relationship through in-store Greene Turtle fundraising support!…

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…

Get Over It!

Get Over It!

A young volunteer describes her experience at Special Olympics Maryland Over the Edge event. Get Over It! By: Annie Dolan             “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” is the Special Olympics Athlete Oath. This oath emphasizes the importance of effort and trying for one’s personal best….

2017 Special Olympics Maryland State Golf Championship Results

2017 Special Olympics Maryland State Golf Championship Results

On October 1st, 191 Special Olympics Maryland athletes and 64 unified partners competed at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course in Queenstown Maryland. See the results from the following events: Level 1 – Individual Skills Competition Level 2 – 9 Holes Alternate Shot (athlete/Unified partner) Level 3 – 18 holes Alternate Shot (athlete/Unified partner) Level 4 –…

Special Olympics Maryland Athletes Redefine ‘Healthy’

Special Olympics Maryland Athletes Redefine ‘Healthy’

Special Olympics Maryland Athletes Redefine ‘Healthy’: Talking Self Love With Candace and Elaina Article By: Hannah Boudreau Photos By: Lexi Thompson   It is not uncommon to see women speaking out about unrealistic beauty standards in the media. As women become more educated on the way clothing brands use technology to alter their models’ bodies,…

Sponsor Highlight: Carnival

Sponsor Highlight: Carnival

Carnival Cruise Lines Believes that when you board their ship, it is fun for all, and all for fun. This motto was on display throughout the Normandie Restaurant on September 10th, when 120 Special Olympics Maryland athletes, families, friends, and supporters explored the Carnival Pride. Guests enjoyed an authentic dining experience, watched live entertainment from…

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…

2017 Kayaking Championship Results

2017 Kayaking Championship Results

On August 26th, Special Olympics Maryland athletes competed at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland in the following events: – 100m Straight and Unified – 200m Straight and Unified – 500m Traditional and Unified – 1000m Traditional and Unified Click here to view full results Click here to view photos Photos courtesy of Walkabout Media

Sponsor Highlight: Chick-Fil-A

Sponsor Highlight: Chick-Fil-A

In the words of Chick-Fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, “we should be about more than just selling chicken. We should be a part of our customer’s lives and the communities in which we serve.” These words ring true for franchises across the state as Chick-Fil-A continues to be a valued partner of Special Olympics Maryland,…

Menu