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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

February 5, 2024 / Comments Off on SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 23-28, 2024! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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RELEASE: SOMO gears up for 19th Annual St. Joseph Polar Plunge

January 30, 2024 / Comments Off on RELEASE: SOMO gears up for 19th Annual St. Joseph Polar Plunge

ST. JOSEPH – The 19th Annual St. Joseph Polar Plunge will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24. Brave men and women from around the area will don Hawaiian-themed costumes and…

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RELEASE: Joplin Polar Plunge raises more than $10,600 for Special Olympics Missouri

November 6, 2023 / Comments Off on RELEASE: Joplin Polar Plunge raises more than $10,600 for Special Olympics Missouri

JOPLIN – The Joplin Polar Plunge on Nov. 4 at Rivers Bend Family Resort was a splashing success, raising $10,640.50 to date. A total 48 brave men and women from…

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SOMO Sum Ups: July 17-24

July 24, 2023 / Comments Off on SOMO Sum Ups: July 17-24

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from July 17-24. Statewide Tip-a-Cop: July 17-21 Last week was our annual Statewide Tip-a-Cop! At different…

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Laurence Bowers welcomes SOMO athletes to annual basketball camp

July 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Laurence Bowers welcomes SOMO athletes to annual basketball camp

COLUMBIA – Former MU basketball star Laurence Bowers teamed up with Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) at his 9th annual Camp Bowers at the Columbia Sports Fieldhouse, July 10-12. Bowers provided…

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SOMO puts on unforgettable State Summer Games in Columbia

June 5, 2023 / Comments Off on SOMO puts on unforgettable State Summer Games in Columbia

COLUMBIA – From setting personal records to rocking it out at the dance, Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes made the most of their time at the 2023 State Summer Games.…

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RELEASE: Missouri law enforcement gets set for 38th annual Torch Run

May 16, 2023 / Comments Off on RELEASE: Missouri law enforcement gets set for 38th annual Torch Run

JEFFERSON CITY – The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO), founded by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) 37 years ago, will begin on May 22 and…

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SOMO athletes have a blast at NFL Community Clinics Day at the NFL Draft

April 27, 2023 / Comments Off on SOMO athletes have a blast at NFL Community Clinics Day at the NFL Draft

KANSAS CITY – Dozens of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes had the opportunity to participate in an NFL Community Clinics Day event on Wednesday, April 26 at the 2023 NFL…

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RELEASE: Special Olympics Missouri and Special Olympics Kansas athletes to announce pick at 2023 NFL Draft

April 25, 2023 / Comments Off on RELEASE: Special Olympics Missouri and Special Olympics Kansas athletes to announce pick at 2023 NFL Draft

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Special Olympics Missouri and Special Olympics Kansas are very excited to announce an athlete from each program will be co-announcing a pick on Day 3 of…

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SOMO Sum Ups: March 28 – April 3

April 3, 2023 / Comments Off on SOMO Sum Ups: March 28 – April 3

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from March 28 – April 3, 2023! Unified Intramural Basketball- Tuesday, March 28 A night of…

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