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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Pleasant Valley advances to District 11 4A softball finals

     
    Neither a major traffic jam on Route 22 nor a stubborn Bangor Slaters team could prevent Pleasant Valley from earning a berth in the District 11 4A softball finals. The Bears (20-4) were stuck in a major jam en route to Patriots Park on Wednesday night...
  • Western's Keene-El brings actions, words to Special Olympics

    Western's Keene-El brings actions, words to Special Olympics
    For the first two months of her Western High gym class, special education teacher LaDonna Schemm didn't notice. Then a freshman, the ever-bubbly Joy Keene-El would get out of her wheelchair and do everything thrown her way, from tennis to baseball to...
  • Passing the torch: Burbank, Glendale police take part in Special Olympics run

    Passing the torch: Burbank, Glendale police take part in Special Olympics run
    A cluster of Glendale police officers in running shoes stood on their mark — on the corner of Glenoaks Boulevard and Alameda Avenue — and one of them yelled, “Here they come!” A few blocks away, nine Burbank police officers...
  • Emanuel makes book bet with Fallon on 'Tonight Show'

    Emanuel makes book bet with Fallon on 'Tonight Show'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel put the city's schoolchildren on the hook to read a couple of million more books this summer, part of a bet on national TV to get late-night host Jimmy Fallon to visit Chicago again. The mayor's appearance on “The Tonight Show&...
  • Arundel police run for Special Olympics' torch run; Annapolis leg is Wednesday

    Arundel police run for Special Olympics' torch run; Annapolis leg is Wednesday
    Anne Arundel County Police participated Tuesday in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, running from Glen Burnie to Annapolis, a distance of about 15 miles. The run helps raise money and awareness for the athletes taking part in...
  • Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday

    Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday
    Law enforcement officers representing the agencies throughout Carroll County will hits the road Wednesday, June 4 beginning at 8 a.m. in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland. Officers will escort the Special Olympics...
  • Central Catholic graduate got to share the stage with Peyton Manning at University of Virginia

    Amy Rodgers and her brother, Mike, are Manning fans, but as New York Giants fans they have rooted for Eli much more than his brother Peyton. That may change to a degree after their experience on May 17 when Amy and Mike got the chance to meet the...
  • Special Olympics athletes train

     
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  • Northwestern will 'Soak the Superintendent' to raise funds for Brett Snyder

    Northwestern will 'Soak the Superintendent' to raise funds for Brett Snyder
    Brett Snyder has been an inspiration to all in the Northwestern Lehigh community. The former Tigers and Lehigh University football standout has been battling ALS for more than a decade. His former schools, as well as many others in the New Tripoli area,...
  • Lonnie Ballentine is the 39th Mr. Irrelevant

    Lonnie Ballentine is the 39th Mr. Irrelevant
    When it comes to the 2014 NFL Draft, Lonnie Ballentine is now known as the 39th Mr. Irrelevant. But when it comes to fatherhood, he is anything but irrelevant. Ballentine, a 6-foot-3, 219-pound free safety, was definitely a unique college football...
  • Special Olympics Torch Run travels through Seminole County

    Special Olympics Torch Run travels through Seminole County
    One-hundred yards to go and Special Olympian Monica Hernandez started sprinting.  With a torch extended into the air from her left hand, Hernandez, 26, of Oviedo, crossed the finish line as more than a dozen Seminole County law enforcement officers...