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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,…

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…

2017 Constellation Senior Players Championship

2017 Constellation Senior Players Championship

As a charity partner of the 2017 Constellation Senior Players Championship, Special Olympics Maryland had the opportunity to showcase our athletes and programs! WBAL-TV 11 Sports Anchor Pete Gilbert reported from Caves Valley Golf Club: The tournament kicked off with a Unified Putting Challenge, featuring athletes Elaina Camacho, Stephanie Baker, Candace Whiting, Bob Strunge, Andy…

When Softball Is Yellow and Reminds You of Space Camp

When Softball Is Yellow and Reminds You of Space Camp

When Softball Is Yellow and Reminds You of Space Camp BY: HANNAH BOUDREAU Howard County, MD—Imagine walking into a coffee shop and immediately being overwhelmed by the sounds of peoples’ voices. They are having their own private conversations, but it feels like they are yelling… at you. To you. Around you. People laugh, talk, whisper,…

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…

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