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Festus High School hosts Unified Soccer Day of Play

September 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Festus High School hosts Unified Soccer Day of Play

FESTUS – Festus High School hosted a Unified Soccer Day of Play on Thursday for third graders in the Festus School District. Check out some of the photos below! This…

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Special Olympics Missouri to host State Outdoor Games in Jefferson City

September 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Special Olympics Missouri to host State Outdoor Games in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY — The 2022 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Outdoor Games will bring around 1,100 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state to Jefferson City, Oct.…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Sept. 16-18, 2022

September 19, 2022 / Comments Off on SOMO Weekend Recap: Sept. 16-18, 2022

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Sept. 16-18, 2022! Friday, Sept. 16 SOMO held its St. Louis Metro Area Golf Tournament…

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PHOTOS: St. Louis Metro Area Bocce Tournament

September 13, 2022 / Comments Off on PHOTOS: St. Louis Metro Area Bocce Tournament

ST. LOUIS – Our Special Olympics Missouri athletes had so much fun at the St. Louis Metro Area Bocce Tournament on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. Check out some of the…

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SOMO athletes participate in Jayson Tatum Basketball Camp

August 9, 2022 / Comments Off on SOMO athletes participate in Jayson Tatum Basketball Camp

ST. LOUIS – Several Special Olympics Missouri athletes and Unified partners had the opportunity to participate in the annual Jayson Tatum Basketball Camp August 4-5 at Chaminade College Preparatory School.…

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Bush bowls game of her life after receiving new hearing aids at USA Games

July 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Bush bowls game of her life after receiving new hearing aids at USA Games

Author: Diego Branda | Special Olympics Missouri marketing and communications intern ORLANDO – The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games were full of fierce competition and amazing accomplishments. Thousands of athletes…

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SOMO hosts successful State Summer Games in Columbia

May 25, 2022 / Comments Off on SOMO hosts successful State Summer Games in Columbia

COLUMBIA – Special Olympics Missouri hosted its State Summer Games May 20-22 in Columbia. It was SOMO’s first full three-day event since 2018. “SOMO has been through so much these…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Chris Wilson

March 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Volunteer Spotlight: Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson is a sales manager for the Greater Saint Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau with an emphasis on sports marketplace, where he has had the pleasure of co-chairing the…

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Ottenad family launches torch run

May 26, 2021 / Comments Off on Ottenad family launches torch run
John Ottenad speaks at the opening ceremony for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri May 25 in St. Charles.

Marilyn Ottenad and her family tearfully listened to a chronology of the Torch Run’s success and the impact her late son, Jeff, continues to have on the annual event.

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‘Unified Days’ kick off Return to Play activities

May 3, 2021 / Comments Off on ‘Unified Days’ kick off Return to Play activities

By DILLEN MAYFIELD Festus High School Festus High School Student Council hosted a Unified Track day for their entire district on April 15, culminating several months of planning. I went…

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