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Follow the USA Games on ESPN

Follow the USA Games on ESPN

Worldwide Leader Once Again Offering Extensive USA Games Coverage ESPN – The Worldwide Leader in Sports – will be more than just the host of the 2022 USA Games at its Wide World of Sports Complex. The ESPN family of networks will also once again offer hours of USA Games programming on ESPN, ESPN2, the …

USA Games Open June 5

Team Kentucky is Set to Fly to Florida The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will host most of the USA Games competition. Close to a year of anticipation comes to an end for the members of Team Kentucky, when they depart for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games on Saturday, June 4. The team ...

Jefferson, Shelby County Schools Play Unified This Spring

Jefferson, Shelby County Schools Play Unified This Spring

Teams Participated in Unified Bocce and Basketball Events Although many schools still experienced challenges organizing activities this spring, April presented an opportunity to try a couple new unified events.  A Unified Bocce competition was held for middle schools and our normal high school unified basketball season became a fun skills day followed by a 4v4 …

Summer Sports Season is On the Horizon

Summer Sports Season is On the Horizon

Whether you've participated in Special Olympics for 20 years or if you are just looking to join the program, now is the time to start making plans for our 2022 Summer Sports season. Our summer season consists of softball and golf and like all Special Olympics programs, there are opportunities for everyone from beginners to ...

Team Kentucky Heads to USA Games Training Camp

Team Kentucky Heads to USA Games Training Camp

The Only Time Team Kentucky Will Gather Before the Games For the first time since the team was named in mid-2021 all 60 athletes, Unified partners and coaches who make up Team Kentucky for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games will gather in one place. The team will meet March 18-20 in Richmond for Team …

It’s Spring Sports’ Time to Shine!

It’s Spring Sports’ Time to Shine!

The Special Olympics Kentucky basketball season has come to an end and that means that athletes across the state are gearing up for the spring sports season and the drive to the 2022 State Summer Games, which will be held June 4 at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. Spring sports include track and field, swimming, …

SOKY Presents 2021 Annual Awards

SOKY Presents 2021 Annual Awards

Chitwood, Walker and Williams Honored at Annual SOKY Board Luncheon Special Olympics Kentucky presented its most prestigious awards of the year on Dec. 13 during our annual Board Luncheon. The Awards go to those who most exemplify the Spirit of Special Olympics throughout the year. Muhlenberg County athlete Katie Williams was named the program’s Athlete …

Collegiate Unified Activities Have Strong Fall Semester

While in person Unified activities have still been limited at the high school level this fall, colleges were able to reinstate their previous activities and introduce some new ones.  Through continued collaboration with active student leaders and Intramural Departments, SOKY partnered with three colleges to offer unified experiences during the fall semester. Both the University …

UofL-Based Unified Basketball Team Joins Team Kentucky

UofL-Based Unified Basketball Team Joins Team Kentucky

Selection Finalizes Team Kentucky for 2022 Games in Orlando The University of Louisville has helped pioneer Unified Collegiate programs in Kentucky. UofL teams have already competed in two NIRSA National Unified Basketball Championships. Several members of the USA Games team were part of the 2019 NIRSA Tournament team shown here. A University of Louisville-based Unified ...

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