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Learn about Summer Games Sports and Venues: Softball

Learn about Summer Games Sports and Venues: Softball

­­­­2013 Summer Games Softball Fact Sheet Towson University   State Competition Date and Location: Saturday June 8, 2013 – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sunday June 9, 2013 – 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Towson University Varsity Softball Stadium (Team Competition) Practice Football Field (Individual Skills Competition) 8000 York Road Towson, Maryland 21252 Cockeysville Middle…

Summer Games Athlete Spotlight: Mary Broos

Summer Games Athlete Spotlight: Mary Broos

Multi Sport Athlete from Carroll County to swim at 2013 Summer Games. Mary Broos was only 4 years when her older sister Shelby, then 9,  had saved enough money to buy her own horse. Shelby has been in love with horses since she was about 3 years old. At 12 Shelby started to volunteer at…

Learn about Summer Games Sports and Venues: Bocce

Learn about Summer Games Sports and Venues: Bocce

­­­­2013 Summer Games Bocce Fact Sheet Towson University Varsity Soccer Stadium 8000 York Road, Towson, Maryland 21252  Competition Schedule Friday June 7, 2013 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM         Coaches Meeting – University Union – Room 308 Saturday June 8, 2013 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM         Singles Competition 7:00 PM – 7:30PM          Coaches Meeting – University Union…

“Brothers”

“Brothers”

Hard to believe that in less than two weeks I will have completed my 21st  Summer Games, especially because I tried to resign as a coach and management team member ten years ago when I was pregnant with my son, Adam. My son was just eight months old when he attended his first Summer Games…

Learn about Summer Games Sports and Venues: Tennis

Learn about Summer Games Sports and Venues: Tennis

­­­­2013 Summer Games Tennis Fact Sheet Towson University   State Competition Date and Location: Friday June 7, 2013 – 12:00PM – 4:00PM Towson University Tennis Courts 8000 York Road Towson, Maryland 21252   Tennis Schedule  Friday June 7, 2013 7:30 AM – 7:45 AM        Volunteer/Officials Meeting – Burdick Hall Pool 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM        …

Prince George's Show Place Arena hosts Equestrian Competition June 01st, 2013

Prince George's Show Place Arena hosts Equestrian Competition June 01st, 2013

2013 EQUESTRIAN COMPETITION Saturday, June 1st EVENT FORMAT AND SCHEDULE: Registration Begins : 8:00 AM Opening Ceremonies 9:00 AM Competition – 10:00AM – 4:30PM Awards will be presented as events conclude Closing Ceremonies   Location: Show Place Arena – Prince George’s Equestrian Center 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772            …

Getting ready to “Tear that track up”

Getting ready to “Tear that track up”

Meet Jerry Gatton, Special Olympics Maryland track and field athlete from St. Mary’s county. Jerry is an inspiration to all his coaches and chaperones. Jerry does the shot-put, standing long jump and believe it or not the 100 meter run. Why is that so amazing?  Jerry is 100% visually impaired. In order to compete in…

LOOKING FOR SOMD CITIZEN REPORTERS FOR SUMMER GAMES

LOOKING FOR SOMD CITIZEN REPORTERS FOR SUMMER GAMES

Have you ever wanted to be a news reporter? Thought you had what it took to be a hard hitting journalist? Here is your big chance to try it out. In the remaining two weeks before Summer Games and weekend of Summer Games we would like to be able to post lots of stories about…

Harford Co. athlete Danny Grau to co-emcee Opening Ceremonies

Harford Co. athlete Danny Grau to co-emcee Opening Ceremonies

The call went out to all the Special Olympics Maryland athletes. Auditions were going to be opened for the role of co-emcee for the 2013 Summer Games opening ceremonies. Armed with a script sent by the main office, athletes were encouraged to read for the part of co-emcee. Auditions could be left on a voice mailbox or…

Al Packer’s White Marsh Ford Casino Night – Recap

Al Packer’s White Marsh Ford Casino Night – Recap

Baltimore Ravens Joe Flacco, Gino Gradkowski and Ed Dickson Sign Pledge to Ban the “R” Word Hosted by Al Packer’s White Marsh Ford, a Casino Night benefiting Special Olympics Maryland included a program for sports celebrities to sign a pledge to not use the “R” word, witnessed by 400+ attendees. Over 400 attendees arrived on…

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