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2022 Fall Sports Season Underway

2022 Fall Sports Season Underway

Program’s Busiest Season Heats Up in October The fall rivals spring in the Special Olympics Kentucky calendar for sheer number of athletes competing and competition options. And the energy really cranks up in October. All of our bowling athletes will compete in Area Bowling Tournaments this month. Flag Football teams will also compete in their …

Five From Kentucky Selected for 2023 World Games

Two Athletes, One Unified Partner and Two Coaches Will Be Part of USA Team in Berlin Five Kentuckians have been nominated to the Special Olympics USA team that will take part in the 2023 Special Olympics World Summer Games next June in Berlin, Germany. Gymnast Lee Dockins of Russellville and the Lexington Unified golf pair …

2022 Team Kentucky USA Games Recap

Team Kentucky Captured 32 Medals in Orlando Team Kentucky’s trip to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Fla., was an eventful one filled with history, drama, determination and all kinds of extra fun at the House of Mouse. The Games, which ran from June 5-June 11, opened in historic fashion for Team Kentucky. …

Team Kentucky Returns on Sunday!

Union's Maddie Brinkman ended Team Kentucky's 2022 USA Games receiving her gold medal for the 50-yard backstroke. There was a very little action today, but it was important as Team Kentucky athletes received the team's last two awards of the Games. Louisville swimmer Austin Stine received a fifth place ribbon for his swim yesterday in ...

Today at the USA Games – June 8

Bowlers, Gymnasts, Swimmers All Strike Gold on Competition Day 2 Team Kentucky's swimmers brought home the gold in the 4x50-meter medley relay. Every Team Kentucky bowler, gymnast and swimmer will leave the 2022 USA Game with at least one gold medal after a huge second day of competition in Orlando. Team Kentucky’s four swimmers – ...

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 …

It’s Time for Summer Sports Season

It’s Time for Summer Sports Season

The hot and humid days of July are here and for Special Olympics athletes across the state, that means one thing - Summer Sports Season! The Special Olympics Kentucky Summer Sports Season consists of softball and golf, and July is when both sports really start to hit their strides. Softball leagues are now underway in ...

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