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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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Top Special Olympics Articles

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  • Public service takes on new meaning

    Public service takes on new meaning
    Nearly a dozen Glendale police officers waited tables and collected tips at Red Robin restaurant on Thursday evening as part of the “Tip-A-Cop” fundraiser to raise money for the Special Olympics. This year marks the ninth year that Red Robin...
  • Redskins' Gruden will not bench struggling QB Cousins

    NFL In the wake of his team's fourth straight loss and its 13th in 14 games, Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden addressed a host of problems during his Monday news conference, including potential lineup changes and the need for vast improvement in...
  • Dunbar football coach Lawrence Smith allowed to return to sideline

    Dunbar football coach Lawrence Smith allowed to return to sideline
    Lawrence Smith was temporarily reinstated Monday as Dunbar football coach after a restraining order lifted a one-year suspension handed down over an alleged hazing incident in the locker room last fall. The 10-day restraining order issued by Judge...
  • 818 Roundup: Burbank Unified superintendent to retire; Pair looks to open Glendale's first brewery

    818 Roundup: Burbank Unified superintendent to retire; Pair looks to open Glendale's first brewery
    Greetings, 818 readers! Today is Friday, October 17, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 75 degrees and a low of 57.  Here are some of the latest headlines from the area: - Big news out of the Burbank Unified School District...
  • Special Olympics athletes take their shots in floor hockey

    Special Olympics athletes take their shots in floor hockey
    About 200 athletes from 11 floor hockey teams across Southern California gathered at The Rinks in Huntington Beach on Saturday for the Special Olympics Orange County Regional Fall Games. Teams from Irvine, Pomona, San Bernardino, San Diego, Garden...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Marathon dining

    Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Marathon dining
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will be run Sunday, and so naturally, restaurants near the marathon route (and some nowhere near the route) are jumping in with dining specials, not all of which are related to carbo-loading. Ceres' Table: Saturday...
  • SWAT officer shot in head during San Gabriel operation dies

    SWAT officer shot in head during San Gabriel operation dies
    A Pomona police SWAT officer shot in the back of the head while serving a search warrant in San Gabriel has died, authorities said. "It is with a heavy heart that we must deliver the news that early this morning Pomona police SWAT Officer Shaun...
  • Atholton's Jen Bleakney soaks in field hockey experience

    Atholton's Jen Bleakney soaks in field hockey experience
    Atholton standout forward Jen Bleakney has committed to Syracuse and has already put some simple advice from her future coach Ange Bradley to good use. "This summer, I was at a Syracuse camp and coach told me to just play and have fun," Bleakney said....
  • Ernie Buchanan, coach for disabled kids, dies

      Ernie Buchanan, coach for disabled kids, dies
    Six years ago, Ernie Buchanan began volunteering as an instructor for children with special needs at BraveHearts, a nonprofit therapeutic horseback riding and educational center in Harvard. There he helped students, some with autism, become more attentive...
  • Hope and healing with horses at therapeutic riding centers

    On a sunny summer day, 14-year-old Julianna Lupacchino is riding a horse on a Fallston farm. At first glance, the scene seems like nothing special — Harford County is horse country, after all — but at Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding, the...
  • Fun times on the lanes

    Fun times  on the lanes
    Coral Springs' David James Pierce has a unique two-handed, underhand bowling style. Pierce, 21, who first took a liking to the sport in the sixth grade, was among those showcasing their talents during the recent Special Olympics Unified Bowling Area...