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Guest post: An introspection, an apology and embracing my disability

May 8, 2018 / Comments Off on Guest post: An introspection, an apology and embracing my disability

This guest blog post is from 2018 Team Missouri athlete-leader Allison D’Agostino (public relations assistant). It was originally written on her personal blog and re-posted here with her permission. It has been…

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Two Men and a Truck Make a Special Delivery

April 30, 2018 / Comments Off on Two Men and a Truck Make a Special Delivery

This post was written by Special Olympics Missouri coach Mark Bussen. On April 4, Two Men and a Truck took an unusual route to make a special delivery to Special…

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Guest post: Father lauds Special Olympics, Team Missouri for sons’ health improvements

April 17, 2018 / Comments Off on Guest post: Father lauds Special Olympics, Team Missouri for sons’ health improvements

Ed. note: This article was written by Paul Burnett, Sr., whose twin sons Paul, Jr., and John who will compete at the 2018 USA Games in Seattle on the softball…

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Recapping the 2018 State Indoor Games

April 3, 2018 / Comments Off on Recapping the 2018 State Indoor Games

This blog post is from 2018 Team Missouri athlete-leader Allison D’Agostino (public relations assistant). It is posted here mostly as it was originally written. She traveled to St. Joseph to…

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Guest post: Athlete-leader Lynna Hodgson explains her love of SO

March 8, 2018 / Comments Off on Guest post: Athlete-leader Lynna Hodgson explains her love of SO

This guest blog post is from 2018 Team Missouri athlete Lynna Hodgson (track & field). It has been edited by SOMO, but these are all Lynna’s thoughts and feelings. My…

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West County Special Olympics and Marquette High School Hooping it up, building friendships, and putting on a show

February 28, 2018 / Comments Off on West County Special Olympics and Marquette High School Hooping it up, building friendships, and putting on a show

This story was written by SOMO Hall of Fame member Mark Bussen. Bussen, a longtime coach and volunteer, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2013 for his coaching…

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Guest post: Responsibilities of Athlete-Leader PR Assistant

January 16, 2018 / Comments Off on Guest post: Responsibilities of Athlete-Leader PR Assistant

This guest blog post is from 2018 Team Missouri athlete-leader Allison D’Agostino (public relations assistant). It was originally written on her personal blog and re-posted here with her permission. It has been…

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