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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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Special Olympics Missouri athletes team up with Missouri State students to play Unified flag football

September 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Special Olympics Missouri athletes team up with Missouri State students to play Unified flag football

SPRINGFIELD – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) held a Unified Intramural Flag Football competition at Missouri State University (MSU) on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. Several MSU students came out to play…

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Special Olympics Missouri athletes compete at Chiefs Training Camp

August 4, 2022 / Comments Off on Special Olympics Missouri athletes compete at Chiefs Training Camp

ST. JOSEPH – The Kansas City Chiefs were not the only football team training at Missouri Western State University on Thursday. Special Olympics Missouri and Special Olympics Kansas faced off…

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SOMO honors coaches at Training for Life Campus

July 18, 2022 / Comments Off on SOMO honors coaches at Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri honored dozens of its coaches at its first-ever Coaches Celebration Event on Saturday, July 16 at the Training for Life Campus. “We cannot put…

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2022 USA Games: Arrival Day

June 4, 2022 / Comments Off on 2022 USA Games: Arrival Day

Greetings from Orlando, Florida! Below is a compilation of Team Missouri athlete recaps from today, June 4 — the arrival day! Lynna Hodgson (PR Assistant): I woke up before my…

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Meet the Team: Team Missouri 3 on 3 basketball

March 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Meet the Team: Team Missouri 3 on 3 basketball
Group of people standing on a basketball court smiling at the camera

Meet the team that will represent Missouri in 3 on 3 basketball at USA Games, this summer at Disneyland in Orlando, Florida, June 5-12. They are led by their coach…

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Selection Camp, celebration on tap

June 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Selection Camp, celebration on tap
A volunteer pours smoothies for a group of athletes watching on

Two historic events converge Saturday, June 26, at Special Olympics Missouri’s (SOMO) Training for Life Campus at 305 Special Olympics Drive in Jefferson City.

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Chiefs Coach Andy Reid boosts SOMO

June 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Chiefs Coach Andy Reid boosts SOMO
Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid speaks to a crowd of Special Olympics Missouri supporters on June 10 at Arrowhead Stadium.

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid pointed to the resilience of Special Olympics athletes, then called on a crowd of some 300 people to “step up and step out” to support Special Olympics Missouri Thursday night at “An Evening With Andy Reid” at Arrowhead Stadium.

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State Summer Games: Family volunteers 100,000 steps

June 15, 2021 / Comments Off on State Summer Games: Family volunteers 100,000 steps

By JODIE JACKSON JR. | Special Olympics Missouri Powerlifters, swimmers, volleyball teams, and track and field athletes were the stars of the first Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Summer Games…

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