Stage set for State Summer Games

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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.

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GO WILD at the State Summer Games!

Everyone who knows Special Olympics knows that the athletes are the heart and soul of our program. But, with more than 200 sporting events across the state each year, there…

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My SOMO Story: Tim Schuster

My SOMO story begins in 1997 in Atchison, Kansas.  I was an uninspired fifth year senior with an extra semester still to go.  In search of a way to finish…

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The Road to State

Sarah Barr is SOMO’s marketing intern this summer. I have been around the Special Olympics organization for several years as a volunteer, coach, and now as an intern.  My high…

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Annual Award Winners

Each year, we recognize those who have made significant contributions to our program. Areas announce their winners at Area Spring Games, and the statewide winners are unveiled at the Opening…

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