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September 19, 2019

ESPN and Special Olympics Expand Partnership

ESPN and Special Olympics have extended and expanded their game-changing relationship, with an eight-year extension of global programming and ESPN’s Global Presenting Sponsorship of Special Olympics […]
September 13, 2019

SOOH Athletes, Police, and Fire Departments Square Off In Softball

What’s better than playing softball with your friends and teammates? Playing softball against your local police and fire departments! The Special Olympics Ohio- Hilliard Bobcats (Franklin […]
September 13, 2019

SOOH Athlete and Staffer #RideUnified in Annual Cycling Event

During the weekend of August 2-4, 2019, Special Olympics Ohio athlete Mark Donofrio Jr. and SOOH Vice President of Finance Christine Adolph joined thousands of other […]
September 10, 2019

SOOH Athlete One Of NCH Columbus Marathon’s Patient Champions

Evan Alioto, an SOOH athlete with the Groveport local organization, has been chosen as one of 24 Nationwide Children’s Hospital patients who will each line a […]
September 4, 2019

New State Winter Games To Be Held In Bowling Green In 2020

Special Olympics Ohio is excited to announce a new addition to its state competition schedule: beginning in 2020, a State Winter Games competition will be held […]
September 3, 2019

Hollywood Movie Starring Athlete Is a Critical Success

Read more about “The Peanut Butter Falcon” here.
August 20, 2019

MinuteClinic Offers Reduced Rate Sports Physicals for SO Athletes

MinuteClinic has provided an opportunity for all U.S. Special Olympics athletes to receive the Special Olympics sports physical at a reduced rate of $49. Any U.S. […]
August 12, 2019

Tuscarawas Rockets Only Ohio Team Competing in National Championship

Photo credit WTUZ BIG Z Sports In only their second year, the Rockets softball team was invited to participate in Special Olympics North America’s Softball Championships. […]
August 7, 2019

SOOH Athlete Completes Triathlon and Half Marathon in Same Week!

Westerville's Samantha Edenfield now has her sights set on a full marathon and Ironman.