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Three to Compete at SONA Golf Invitational

Three to Compete at SONA Golf Invitational

Two Kentucky golfers and one Unified partner will head to New Jersey¬† Oct. 3-5 to compete in the 2023 Special Olympics North America Golf Championship. Florence’s Chris Revay will compete in the 18-hole individual stroke play event, while Tee Salinas and his father Tony of Shelbyville will compete in the 9-hole Unified alternate shot event. …

Topgolf Supporting Special Olympics Through October

Topgolf Supporting Special Olympics Through October

Topgolf “Season of Giving” runs through October 31 From now until October 31, you can have an incredible time at Topgolf while you support Special Olympics athletes during the Topgolf Season of Giving. There are many ways you can take part. When you book your Topgolf bay using code “special23” a portion of your rental …

SOKY Shares Unified Robotics Program at Dreams with Wings Camp

SOKY Shares Unified Robotics Program at Dreams with Wings Camp

In July Special Olympics Kentucky had the pleasure of working with Dreams with Wings to demonstrate Unified Robotics to both their Dreams in Motion and Achieving Dreams summer camps. The collaboration was made possible through a grant SOKY received from the Kentucky Department of Education Office of Special Education and Early Learning to promote knowledge …

It’s Time for the 2023 Fall Sports Season!

It’s Time for the 2023 Fall Sports Season!

Practice is Underway In All Fall Sports The fall sports season is one of Special Olympics Kentucky busiest times in terms of number of athletes competing and competition options. Practices are underway throughout Kentucky in all four fall sports offerings. Our fall sports season includes bowling, which is our most popular individual sport and a …

Kentucky Participants Claim Six Medals at 2023 World Games

Kentucky Participants Claim Six Medals at 2023 World Games

Since the Special Olympics World Games first moved out of the United States for the 2023 Games in Dublin, Ireland, the number of Kentucky athletes who have gotten the opportunity to compete on the World level has been much smaller than the large groups that travelled to the Games in places like North Carolina and …

SOKY Presents Golisano Health Leadership Award

Clinical Director Dr. Paula Hoover Recognized at State Summer Games During Healthy Athletes activities at the State Summer Games in June, Special Olympics Kentucky presented Frankfort optometrist Dr. Paula Hoover with the Golisano Health Leadership Award for her work with Special Olympics health initiatives. The award was presented by SOKY Board Members Dr. Priya Chandan …

Today at the World Summer Games – June 22

Mullins and Gaines Have Perfect Finish to Golf Competition The Unified golf pairing of Lexington’s Wake Mullins and Dennis Gaines got off to a hot start today with a par on their first hole and an early birdie, but it will be the finish of their final round at the World Summer Games that they …

Today at the World Summer Games – June 21

Dockins Makes it a Clean Sweep of Gold in Berlin After taking her first World Games rhythmic gymnastics All-Around Gold Medal yesterday, Russellville rhythmic gymnast Lee Dockins completed her set with a clean sweep of the individual event Gold Medals today at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Berlin, Germany. Opening with the ball …

Today at the World Summer Games – June 20

Dockins Grabs Gold in the All-Around Russellville Special Olympics rhythmic gymnast Lee Dockins once again added to her considerable legacy when she claimed the All-Around Gold Medal in her division of the rhythmic gymnastics competition today at the World Summer Games in Berlin. Dockins scored an incredible 58.200 to win her division by nearly 12 …

Today at the World Summer Games – June 19

After a stunning Opening Ceremony on Saturday, both the Unified golf team of Lexington’s Wake Mullins and Russellville rhythmic gymnast Lee Dockins had yesterday off to rest and prepare. Today Mullins and Gaines became the first Kentucky athletes to start competition at the World Summer Games when they teed off today at Bad Saarow Golf …

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