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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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Top Special Olympics Articles

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  • Finksburg to host session for Special Olympics Young Athletes

    Carroll County is launching the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program, which helps children ages 2 to 7 build and develop motor and foundational skills through play activities, and a session will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Finksburg Library, Old...
  • Sports notices: Thunder U-14 girls are holding soccer tryouts

    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. Soccer Thunder Soccer Club is holding tryouts for its rising U-14 Girls WAGS Division I...
  • Rec sports: Special Olympics Howard County softball tournament is a home run

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...
  • Laurel Police honor officers, department employees at awards banquet

    Members of the Laurel Police Department were honored for outstanding service at the department's annual awards banquet May 17 at the Partnership Activity Center. In opening remarks, Laurel Police Chief Richard McLaughlin mentioned the addition of an...
  • Letter: Green for Glenn

    Editor: I was born in Havre de Grace half a century ago. Technically, I came of age in the northern end of Harford County, but I blossomed here, when I returned to the City by the Bay. One of the first families to embrace me was Terri and David Glenn....
  • Inspired Play: Special Olympians share joy on way to the finish line

    Inspired Play: Special Olympians share joy on way to the finish line
    Drew Van Der Stuyf wants to be a special education teacher. This week the Liberty High School senior had the opportunity to work closely with children with developmental disabilities that he'll serve as a teacher — which made him even more excited...
  • 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...
  • Phelps holds keys to his future as corporate pitchman and swimming advocate

    Phelps holds keys to his future as corporate pitchman and swimming advocate
    They streamed into the Speedo-sponsored party, world-class athletes set free after four years of training and one week of competing on their sport's biggest stage. Now that their Olympics were over, swimmers from around the world would spend this night...
  • What Michael Phelps can learn from Cal Ripken's example

    What Michael Phelps can learn from Cal Ripken's example
    John Maroon is uniquely positioned to offer an opinion on the superstar athlete turned businessman. His firm, Maroon PR, represents Cal Ripken Jr. He’s worked with the former Orioles star on and off since 1995, in the process ushering perhaps the...
  • Special Olympians, police bringing Torch Run through Carroll County

    Special Olympians, police bringing Torch Run through Carroll County
    Officers representing the police agencies throughout Carroll County will be on the streets of Sykesville, Taneytown, Manchester, Westminster and Mount Airy on Wednesday, June 6, beginning at 8 am, taking part in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run...
  • 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,...
  • Former Colt Joe Ehrmann to speak at child sex abuse summit

    Former Colt Joe Ehrmann to speak at child sex abuse summit
    He was a bearded, Bunyanesque defensive tackle whose rugged play helped the Baltimore Colts to three straight division championships in the 1970s. But Tuesday, when Joe Ehrmann addresses a national gathering convened to deal with the problem of child...