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SOKY, Partners Combine for Unified Step Challenge

One of the challenges Special Olympics Kentucky has faced in 2020 is finding ways to keep our athletes involved and motivated when they can’t participate in competitions. We have held Fit Friday on-line workouts and Wellness Wednesday on-line health presentations. In late October we added the Unified Step Challenge. The Challenge paired a Special Olympics …

2021 Winter Sports Start to Take Shape

2021 Winter Sports Start to Take Shape

As we close out the 2020 Fall Sports season with the Virtual State Bowling Tournament, the upcoming Winter Sports season has started to take shape with guidance available for Winter Games events, basketball and cheerleading. Skiing/Snowshoeing Dry-land training is ok to begin for both skiing and snowshoeing according to standard SOKY COVID guidelines. Skiers will …

New Flag Football Event Set for Oct. 11

Run, Pass and Catch Event to be Held at St. Xavier High School Flag Football teams in Kentucky got the green light to start practicing according to SOKY safety guidelines on Sept. 1, and while social distancing won’t allow us to hold a State Flag Football Tournament this year, those athletes will have a chance …

State Bowling Goes Remote Again in 2021

State Bowling Goes Remote Again in 2021

State Tournament Returns to 2020 Remote Format Nov. 14-20 For the second year in a row, our State Bowling Tournament will be held in a remote format with athletes competing in their home bowling centers and submitting scores to compete with other bowlers from across the state. While we were able to limit crowd sizes …

Nickell to Compete at 2022 World Games

Nickell to Compete at 2022 World Games

Morehead Skier Set to Compete in Kazan, Russia For most Special Olympics athletes named to a World or USA Games team, the wait until the Games finally come can seem like an eternity. And for Morehead skier and SOKY Athlete Ambassador DesaRae Nickell, the wait has been longer than most. But that wait will come …

Return to Play Guidance Available for Bowling & Flag Football

SOKY Athletes Continue to Slowly Return to Safe Competition On the heels of successful – though smaller – golf and softball seasons, athletes across the state are looking to prepare for the next round of sports they can safely compete in. Return to Play procedures are now available for both bowling and flag football. Bowling …

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