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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Bits & Pieces: Howard County has come a long way

    I have been asked on many occasions to list the most significant changes that I have witnessed in the time that I have been involved in Howard County sports since 1971. Some of the changes are for the good, others are not. Here's a list that I came up...
  • Ron Belinko reflects on 46 years in athletics and education

    Ron Belinko reflects on 46 years in athletics and education
    Ron Belinko spent a lot of time at high school games over the last 21 years, despite the heavy load of office work and meetings that came with being coordinator of athletics for the Baltimore County Public Schools. He never could let go of the student-...
  • Roads to close briefly for Annapolis race next Saturday

    The Baltimore Sun Several roads in Annapolis will be closed briefly on Saturday morning for the Annapolis Police Department's 1 Mile Challenge. The event, a one-mile run through downtown Annapolis, benefits Special Olympics Maryland. Walkers, joggers,...
  • McFadden sisters did Howard County proud at 2012 Paralympics

    Tatyana McFadden put on a remarkable performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Competing in "athletics," which is what we call track and field, she had nine races from Sept. 3-9. Five were finals. Over that span the 23-year-old from Clarksville...
  • Sports notices: Buy Orioles tickets, help Special Olympics

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Special Olympics Orioles fans who plan to attend games at Camden Yards this year have...
  • Westminster Fallfest flexes its muscle in aid of nonprofits

    Westminster Fallfest flexes its muscle in aid of nonprofits
    When the 2012 Westminster Fallfest celebration kicks off on Thursday night, Sept. 27, with the annual parade, Woody Higgs will be right at the front. Higgs, along with five other residents representing Special Olympics-Maryland, Carroll County, will...
  • Sports notices: Batter up!

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Softball Mt. Hebron High School is hosting a fastpitch hitting camp June 11-15. The...
  • Laurel cops to sit on roof of Dunkin Donuts for Special Olympics fundraiser

    Laurel cops to sit on roof of Dunkin Donuts for Special Olympics fundraiser
    If you visit or drive by the Laurel Dunkin' Donuts on Route 1 between 6 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, and 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, don't be alarmed if you see police officers on the roof. Laurel Police officers will be posted on the roof of the Dunkin' Donuts...
  • Joanna Catalano is finalist for prestigious Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence

    Clarion University senior Joanna Catalano, of Joppa, was selected as a finalist for the 2012 Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence, open to all students of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Catalano received a certificate of...
  • Laurel Cops hit the roof for Special Olympics Maryland

    Laurel Cops hit the roof for Special Olympics Maryland
    Four years ago, Laurel Police Cpl. Beth Thomas thought it would be a good idea to make use of the popular jokes about cops-and-doughnuts. Instead of stepping away from the stereotype of police officers being such enthusiastic doughnut consumers, Thomas...
  • Sports notices: Buy an Orioles ticket and help Special Olympics

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Special Olympics Orioles fans who plan to attend games at Camden Yards this year have...
  • Peers select Elkridge man to carry Olympic torch in England

    Peers select Elkridge man to carry Olympic torch in England
    The 2012 summer Olympics is still two months away, but Elkridge resident Frank Collins is getting an early dose of the Olympic spirit to share with residents of Gloucester in England. Collins, 43, was selected as one of the 8,000 torchbearers who will...