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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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Top Special Olympics Articles

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  • Special Olympics Summer Games coming to Towson, June 8-10

    Special Olympics Maryland will host its annual Summer Games at Towson University, June 8-10. The games include more than 1,400 athletes and 200 partners, as well as 800 volunteers who come to help run the event. Athletes compete in aquatics, athletics,...
  • Highland/Fulton: Preserving summer's bounty calls for 'can-do' attitude

    "Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?" It's probably coming in like gang busters right about now. You probably have more zucchini, string beans, corn, squash, cucumbers and maybe even some vine-ripened tomatoes than you know what to do...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Friday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... I'll Have Another out of 2012 Belmont: Hopes for the first Triple Crown in 34 years ended when the horse's trainer trainer Doug O'Neill announced the scratch today on the Dan Patrick Show. Source of Baltimore harbor woes remains unclear: ...
  • Howard County's Worley twins are Special Olympics standouts

    There was a time when John Worley could keep up with his boys. They'd run together and as Worley slowed with age, his twin boys, Mark and Bruce, kept on running, accelerating out of the back of the pack, striding on to Special Olympics Maryland medals and...
  • Friends and good sports gather in Towson for Special Olympics Summer Games

    Friends and good sports gather in Towson for Special Olympics Summer Games
    Hours before the torch run and opening ceremony officially kicked off the Special Olympic Summer Games at Towson University on Friday evening, an event that encapsulates the spirit of the games was already well under way. Inside the Towson Center,...
  • Special Olympics World Winter Games to give Marylanders a place on sports' stage

    Special Olympics World Winter Games to give Marylanders a place on sports' stage
    Alpine skiing coach Diane Mikulis watched as the body language of her Special Olympic athletes — including Marylander Jake Reynolds — transformed one day last month from mildly interested to awe-struck. They had just entered Herb Brooks...
  • Lansdowne family all in to take the Polar Bear Plunge

    Last year's MSP Polar Bear Plunge off Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis attracted an estimated 11,000 participants. Among those going into the water on that sunny Saturday with temperatures in the 50s were Lansdowne resident Ken Bouchat and his son,...
  • Seton Keough one of Cool Schools for annual Polar Bear Plunge

    Seton Keough one of Cool Schools for annual Polar Bear Plunge
    Last year's MSP Polar Bear Plunge off Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis attracted an estimated 11,000 participants. Among those going into the water on a sunny Saturday with temperatures in the 50s were Catonsville residents Katie Hutcheson and Emma...
  • Like/Dislike with Laura Abel, first-time Polar Bear Plunger

    Like/Dislike with Laura Abel, first-time Polar Bear Plunger
    When Laura Abel was approached to join a Polar Bear Plunge team, she said what most people would say: no. After all, you're diving into water in the middle of winter. "My gut reaction was, 'That's insane. Can I just give you some money!?'" said the 25-...
  • Ravens fever starts its spread in lead-up to Super Bowl

    Ravens fever starts its spread in lead-up to Super Bowl
    Baltimore is coming down with a case of Ravens fever, known to cause purple vision and unbridled joy. And the cure is still almost two weeks away. In the meantime, area florists are ordering extra purple flowers. Babies will be swaddled in purple...
  • Taking the Polar Bear Plunge for a good cause

    A dip in the Chesapeake Bay may seem like the last thing a person wants to do January, but every year thousands gather at Sandy Point Park in Annapolis in the chill of a winter day, don their bathing suits and take to the water. It's all part of the...
  • Polar Bear Plunge draws thousands to frigid bay waters

    Polar Bear Plunge draws thousands to frigid bay waters
    The Pale Knight arrived ready to plunge. Inspired by last year's Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises," Patrick Fink of Baltimore showed up at Saturday's 17th annual Polar Bear Plunge clad in a bat mask, long cape and briefs that exposed much of his...