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More than 2,100 Special Olympics athletes from across Indiana will make the trip to Indianapolis for state-level competitions over three weekends, kicking off Sept. 10 at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory Academy.
The organization’s largest single-day fundraiser pits teams of up to 20 against an 80-ton FedEx 757 jetliner in an unforgettable game of tug-of-war at the Indianapolis International Airport.
Nearly 2,700 competitors and as many as 5,000 volunteers, coaches, and spectators from across Indiana will converge on Terre Haute this June for state-level competitions in eight Summer Games sports.
A pair of athletes from Indiana are competing in the Special Olympics World Winter Games this week, and one will return from Austria a gold medalist. Snowboarder Chris Perdue, a native of Osgood, Ind. and a student at South Ripley High School in Versailles, won the men’s second division advanced giant slalom event on Tuesday.
Special Olympics athletes, Program leaders, Unified Partners, and family members from 39 states and the District of Columbia converged on Capitol Hill on February 15 for Special Olympics’ 15th annual “Capitol Hill Day.”
Disney On Ice presents “Follow Your Heart” will break from its usual pre-show routine to provide a memorable VIP experience for a group of athletes from Special Olympics Indiana.
Thousands of advocates will raise money and awareness in their local communities this winter before taking an icy plunge to show their support for Special Olympics Indiana.
Lakeland and Westview High Schools to be Recognized as “Unified Champion Schools” during Tuesday’s Basketball Games
LaGRANGE, Ind. — Tuesday night’s basketball games between Lakeland High School and Westview Jr.-Sr. High School hold more than a cross-county rivalry. In a special ceremony to be held during the intermission between the girls and boys varsity basketball games hosted...
Officers and staff from law enforcement agencies around the state will volunteer their time this weekend to raise money for Special Olympics Indiana by collecting special tips during Red Robin’s 11th annual Tip-A-Cop® fundraising event.
Hear from Gregory Johnson, a Special Olympics Indiana Boone County athlete! He’ll explain how much your support in the Polar Plunge will help him and more than 11,000 athletes across the state be able to compete in sports.