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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…

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…

Flag Football League in Full Effect

Flag Football League in Full Effect

The early morning mist that shrouded the fields at Cedar Lane Park slowly starts to dissipate and the sun’s rays catch the dew creating a prism of color across the grass as a few coaches, players and volunteers emerge with equipment to prepare the fields for the days action.  The crisp air and turning leaves…

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…

Golf State Championships Rescheduled to 10-31-2015

Golf State Championships Rescheduled to 10-31-2015

2015 SOMD Golf State Championships Rescheduled to Saturday, October 31, 2015 Due to the forecasted rain in the coming days and unpredictable path of Hurricane Joaquin, Special Olympics Maryland, the SOMD Golf Committee and Queenstown Harbor Golf Course have decided to postpone the 2015 SOMD Golf State Championships. The staff / management at Queenstown Harbor…

Kayak Championships Rescheduled to October 10th

Kayak Championships Rescheduled to October 10th

Due to the impending Tropical Storm Joaquin and associated weather issues, the SOMD Kayaking Championship scheduled for this coming weekend has been postponed to Saturday, October 10. The schedule of events will stay the same as previously announced.   We know that this is a disappointment and we typically would wait until much closer to…

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