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Anthony Adams

No rest for local college coaches this summer

No rest for local college coaches this summer

Summer vacation has a special place in Pat Kennedy's heart. For the past 30 years, including this summer, the Towson men's basketball coach and his wife, Jean, have worked closely with the Special Olympics. The Kennedys met in New York while Pat was coaching at Iona, and Jean, then a state employee, was heavily involved in the program. Since then, the two have made it a point to work with the Special Olympics no matter where Kennedy was coaching, including stops in New York, Florida, Montana and now Maryland. "I grew up where people who were handicapped had little help with anything," Kennedy said. "The effect the organization has on human beings is...