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Special Olympics Missouri athlete Allen Tobin represented SOMO at the 2022 Unified Cup August 3-6 in Detroit.

Tobin’s Take on Healthy Athletes at the Unified Cup

DETROIT – Special Olympics Missouri athlete Allen Tobin represented Special Olympics Missouri at the 2022 Unified Cup in Detroit, Michigan from August 4-6. Tobin worked as a reporter for Special…

Several SOMO athletes participated in the Jayson Tatum Basketball Camp August 4-5, 2022 in St. Louis, Mo.

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.…

Special Olympics Missouri athletes played against athletes from Special Olympics Kansas at Spratt Stadium in St. Joseph, Mo. at Chiefs Training Camp on Thursday, August 4, 2022.

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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Law enforcement’s bond with Special Olympics Missouri continues at USA Games

Author: Diego Branda | Special Olympics Missouri marketing and communications intern ORLANDO – The relationship between law enforcement and Special Olympics Missouri has an extensive history. Whether it be organizing…

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The Springfield Cardinals to host Special Olympics Missouri Night at the Ballpark

SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield Cardinals are hosting Special Olympics Missouri Night at the Ballpark on August 19. Tickets are just $13, and we are looking to have as many families…

SOMO athletes Ozzie Smith and Abby Bax pose for a picture with Cardinals legend Ozzie Smith at Eagle Knoll Golf Club on Monday, July 18, 2022.

SOMO athletes welcome golfers at Ozzie Smith’s golf tournament

HARTSBURG – Special Olympics Missouri athletes Sarah Byland and Abby Bax welcomed golfers at Ozzie Smith’s 2nd annual PGA Reach Gateway JC Dodgers & Special Olympics Missouri Golf Classic at…

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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…

Bea Webb, Genice Fisher and Linda May watch a video together at the first-ever Coaches Celebration Event on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the Training for Life Campus in Jefferson City, Mo.

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…

Jim and Jeremy Sebourn

SOMO’s Sebourn duo earns local recognition

CAPE GIRARDEAU – Two members of Special Olympics Missouri’s 2022 USA Games contingent recently received a huge honor from their hometown! Jim and Jeremy Sebourn recently received a Commendation from…

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SOMO now accepting nominations for 2023 Special Olympics World Games

Special Olympics Missouri is excited to announce it’s now accepting nominations for the 2023 Special Olympics World Games! Missouri has a quota of one male powerlifter. To nominate a male…

An athlete-leader gives a presentation to their Athlete Leadership class while a mentor looks on

Register now for ALPs University weekend

The next ALPs University weekend will be Sept. 23-25, 2022 at the Training for Life Campus in Jefferson City. Sign up here for this fun-filled educational opportunity! There are a limited amount…

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SOMO athlete works for CBS Sports at PGA TOUR event

SILVIS, Ill. – Within the sports television industry, golf is widely considered to be one of the most difficult sports to put on the air. It takes a complete team…