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Chiefs Coach Andy Reid boosts SOMO
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.
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…
Ottenad family launches torch run
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.
‘Can’t’: It’s just like cursing
HERMANN – The Finch family from Montgomery City encourages freedom of expression. Just don’t say “can’t.”
Stage set for State Summer Games
After a two-year hiatus, the Special Olympics Missouri State Summer Games are just three weeks away, set for a one-day event on Saturday, June 5, at Hickman High School in Columbia.
First E-Sports Tourney a Success
Written by athlete leader Michael Mohrmann I have played fortnite before I played it for SOMO. I have play doubles with a friend of mine and we won and got…
SOMO athletes dig in to garden
he Health and Wellness program at Special Olympics Missouri has joined the quest to develop and nurture additional green thumbs.
SOMO adds 2 to World Games torch run
Brett Harper, Special Olympics Missouri athlete from the Southwest Area, and Lee’s Summit Police Officer Amanda Geno will run with the Flame of Hope in Russia, leading up to the start of the 2022 Special Olympics World games in Kazan. SOMO announced the selections on April 5.
‘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…
SOMO wows Knights of Columbus
By JODIE JACKSON JR. | Special Olympics Missouri JEFFERSON CITY – Seeing really was believing for Matt LaCaille and a hundred or so other Knights of Columbus members who recently…
Celebrating 50 Years – Volume 1 – Dicky Spence, SW Area Athlete
In this edition of “Celebrating 50 Years,” we bring you Dicky Spence from Willow Springs, Mo. Dicky has competed in Special Olympics Missouri since 1976 in a variety of sports…