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Paralympic Games

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  • Keep Olympic spirit alive, volunteer with Special Olympics [Russett]

    The Winter Olympic games in Sochi may be over but the Paralympics will be held Friday, March 7 through Sunday, March 16. Keeping with the Olympic spirit, Anne Arundel County Special Olympics, a nonprofit organization that provides a variety of sports such as bocce, cycling, softball and swimming, is looking for volunteers ages 16 and older to be coaches in the evenings and assist with special events, fundraising, regional competitions, and more. Volunteer orientation will be held on Wednesday, March 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Severna Park Library, located at 45 McKinsey Road, in Severna Park. Spring games take place on Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23, in Frederick. For detailed information, please contact Kyle Hines at 410-923-0383, khinessoaamd@gmail.com or go to soaamd.org..
  • Paralympic superstar Tatyana McFadden takes on a new challenge at winter games in Sochi

    Paralympic superstar Tatyana McFadden takes on a new challenge at winter games in Sochi
    You start with a little girl, dropped in an orphanage and afflicted with a spinal condition that has paralyzed her below the belly button. She's cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her...

    HCC men's basketball season ends game short of nationals

    It is amazing how last winter feels like so long ago. But it was indeed just last March that the Howard Community College Dragons men's basketball team reached the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament in Danville, Illinois. This...

    Tatyana McFadden wins silver in women's 1-kilometer sit sprint

    Tatyana McFadden wins silver in women's 1-kilometer sit sprint
    Tatyana McFadden, a Clarksville native, won her first medal today in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, earning a silver in the women’s 1-kilometer sit sprint. McFadden, who has been a Paralympic skier for about a year after a successful...

    Tatyana McFadden places seventh in women's 5-kilometer race at Paralympics

    Tatyana McFadden places seventh in women's 5-kilometer race at Paralympics
    Tatyana McFadden, a Clarksville native, concluded her time in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, with a seventh-place finish in the women's cross country skiing 5-kilometer sit race. McFadden finished with a time of 17 minutes, 27.8 seconds, which...