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Join Us For Bingocize!

SOKY Launches New Bingo-Based Fitness Program This June, the SOKY Healthy Athletes program is launching an all-new fitness program – BINGOCIZE! What is Bingocize? Bingocize is an evidence-based health promotion program that combines the game of bingo, health education, and exercise. It is a 12-week program that will take place virtually once per week. Each …

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 …

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 …

Louisville Bats Host Special Olympics Night July 16

Louisville Bats Host Special Olympics Night July 16

Join us Sunday, July 16th, for Special Olympics Night at Louisville Slugger Field Special Olympics Kentucky is having a benefit night at the Louisville Bats on July 16th. The Louisville Bats have invited SOKY Athletes to participate in the night’s opening ceremonies where two Athlete’s will throw out the first pitches and lead the crowd in the Special …

Five From Kentucky Selected for 2023 World Games

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 …

SOKY to Hold Virtual ALPS Interest Session

SOKY to Hold Virtual ALPS Interest Session

Athletes Can Learn More About Athlete Leadership Programs The Athlete Leadership Program (ALPS) empowers athletes to develop leadership skills and to utilize their skills to take on meaningful leadership roles and influence change in the Special Olympics movement. Through ALPS athletes have the opportunity to explore non-traditional ways of getting involved and learn how to use …

2022 Team Kentucky Results

Kentucky Athletes Earn 32 Medals at 2022 USA Games in Orlando Artistic Gymnastics Athlete Event Score Result Racheal Connor All-Around 70.0 Gold Level 2 Floor Exercise 18.200 4th Vault 19.362 Silver Uneven Bars 17.262 Gold Balance Beam 16.50 4th Lee Dockins All-Around 74.0 Gold Level 3 Floor Exercise 19.287 Gold Vault 19.537 Silver Uneven Bars ...

Today at the USA Games – June 10

Final Day of Competition Has Exciting Open for Kentucky Swimmer Maddie Brinkman of Union (here, receiving her bronze medal for the 50-yard freestyle) claimed gold in her heat of the 50-yard backstroke. The final day of competition at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games couldn't have gotten off to a more exciting start for Team ...

Today at the USA Games – June 9

Medals Roll In As Athletes Complete Competition Torrey Thompson and Mark McKinney grabbed the silver in their division of the competition. Competition came to a close today for most of the Team Kentucky athletes at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games and the medals continued to roll in. Louisville swimmer Austin Stine grabbed Kentucky's first ...

Today at the USA Games – June 7

Three Kentucky Athletes Strike Gold on Six-Medal Day for Team Kentucky Brianna Goode was one of two Kentucky bowlers to bring home gold medals in the singles event. Three athletes grabbed gold medals and three more added silver and bronze as Team Kentucky claimed six total medals on the first day possible at the Games. ...

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