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Basketball is one of the top sports at Special Olympics. Players take it up at all ages and at all abilities, from young players learning to handle the ball and keep it under control while dribbling to older, more experienced players who have the moves and know the strategies to play challenging ball.
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Pasco flag football team’s dream comes true. The West Pasco Dolphins flag football will represent Florida at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando next year. Community members like the Pasco Tax Collector and Heritage Springs Community have been generous in their donations to help cover the costs of transportation, hotel, food and more.
Special Olympics of Arizona aims to empower the over 180,000 Arizonans with intellectual disabilities to be healthy, productive, and respected members
Special Olympics Northern California enriches the lives of more than 26,218 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their communities in Northern California through sports, education, and athlete health. All of our programs are at no cost to the participants.
Basketball. Basketball is one of the top sports at Special Olympics. Players take it up at all. to play challenging ball. to team competition. Special Olympics Basketball also gives athletes the opportunity to compete in Unified team play. Unified sports join people with and without intellectual disabilities to compete together on the same team.
Our mission is to provide year-round sports, training and competition in a variety of sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience the joy of achievement, be included in the community, build skills and make friends.
PUBLISHED: October 20, 2021 at 4:57 p.m. | UPDATED: October 20, 2021 at 4:58 p.m. On Oct. 14, the Morgan County Special Olympics basketball team, the Falcons, faced off against the Sheriff’s Office, a team made up of law enforcement members. Morgan County Sheriff Dave Martin had the following to say about the game: “A month or so ago, I was ...