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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Ten New Members, Including The Courant's Tom Yantz, To Be Inducted into CHSCA Hall of Fame

                  Six coaches, two athletic directors, a legendary Connecticut athlete and one media member will be honored as 2014 inductees to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame at its 38th annual ceremony on Nov. 20 at the...
  • Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland

    Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland
    Turning a stereotype on its head, Annapolis police officers on Sunday used the association of cops and doughnuts to raise money for charity. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department took turns sitting on the rooftop of a Dunkin’ Donuts...
  • Jose Abreu making smooth personal adjustment to U.S.

    Jose Abreu making smooth personal adjustment to U.S.
    One of Jose Abreu's biggest "wow" moments in Chicago arrived less than a month into his big league career when the White Sox rookie stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in the ninth inning against the Rays and hit a walk-off grand slam. The feat...
  • Irvine to play host for 2015 Special Olympics

    The 1984 Summer Olympics was Southern California's last huge event. But next summer, athletes from around the globe will again compete here — and Irvine will play its part in making it happen. Los Angeles will host the 2015 Special Olympics...
  • Learn how Kaká got his name and more about Orlando City's new star

    Learn how Kak&#225 got his name and more about Orlando City's new star
    Brazilian soccer star Kaká will be formally introduced as Orlando City’s first Major League Soccer designated player Tuesday. He has previously won a slew of international soccer honors and will instantly become one of the top 10 players in the...
  • City of Glendale, Special Olympics announce partnership

    City of Glendale, Special Olympics announce partnership
    For Olympian Rafer Johnson, who helped establish Special Olympics events in California about four decades ago, the upcoming summer world games are more than about sports. "It's really more than all of that. It's that families become closer, athletes...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    GOLF AND TENNIS CLASSIC: Mercy Learning Center's 25th Anniversary Golf and Tennis Classic will be Aug. 4 at Brookside Country Club, Macungie. The event benefits the Lehigh Valley's only private, nonresidential school for children and young adults with...
  • Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown

    Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown
    An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.  UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed) Paula Creamer Age: 27 Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif. Turned Pro: 2004...
  • Virgen: Ballentine goes for a ride

    Virgen: Ballentine goes for a ride
    Lonnie Ballentine had plenty of motivation when he went for a one-hour spin workout at GRIT Cycle on Thursday morning. It wasn't all about Mr. Irrelevant's thoughts of making the Houston Texans team. It was more about Orange County women turning into...
  • Jim Scott Stadium to host NFL Play 60 event

    The NFL's Play 60 campaign, which encourages kids to be active for 60 minutes a day in order to help reverse the trend of childhood obesity, is coming to Jim Scott Stadium during Irrelevant Week on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event features...
  • Virgen: Ballentine happy to be honored

    Virgen: Ballentine happy to be honored
    There's just something hilarious about a tall white man cracking jokes in broken Spanish. Stan Morrison, a former college basketball coach, brought the house down during the annual All-Star Lowsman Banquet, honoring Mr. Irrelevant Lonnie Ballentine, the...