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Nickell Completes World Games Team Trials

Nickell Completes World Games Team Trials

Long Wait to Compete Against the World Nears End for Morehead Athlete Morehead athlete DesaRae Nickell FINALLY got the opportunity to meet her fellow athletes and coaches who will make up the Special Olympics USA Team at the 2025 Special Olympic World Winter Games next year in Turin, Italy. The Team Trials, which were held …

2024 Summer Sports Season

2024 Summer Sports Season

Summer Sports Season Coming Up Fast We haven’t quite made it to the State Summer Games, but it’s already time to start thinking about the 2024 summer sports season. The summer sports season includes softball and and golf, and while is our smallest season, there are still opportunities for everyone. Softball The Special Olympics Kentucky …

The Time is Now for Spring Sports!

“Let the Games Begin!” While it may feel like a long time before we hear those words at the State Summer Games, the path to those Games begins now with spring sports events kicking off in the next week. Teams have been practicing for weeks. Track, swimming and bocce all have qualifying events coming up …

2024 Winter Sports Season Hits High Gear

January Means Winter Games and Basketball Leagues Opening Now that the calendar has turned, the Winter Sports Season is ready to rev its engines! In January we’ll hold our State Winter Games, basketball leagues will open in Louisville and Georgetown and invitational tournament will be held around the state. Cheerleading squads are practicing now in …

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 9-hole individual stroke play event, while Tee Salinas and his father Tony of Shelbyville will compete in the 9-hole Unified alternate shot event. …

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 …

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 …

Touchstone Completes 11th Year as Summer Games Platinum Sponsor

The 2023 Special Olympics Kentucky State Summer Games marked the 11th year that Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives has served as the Platinum Sponsor of the Games, making them the largest single supporter of our biggest event of the year. And while their financial support of the Summer Games is a massive lift to the Games, …

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