News in the Athletics category

First wave of 2018 USA Games #SOTeamPA members selected
June 8, 2017

The first wave of  2018 USA Games #SOTeamPA members selected via Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s first Facebook Live event. #PASummerGames committee members selected Team PA members on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, a few days after the conclusion of the 48th Annual Summer Games. The 2018 USA Games will be held in Seattle, Washington between July 1st and July 6th. […]

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2017 Summer Games
June 5, 2017

Special Olympics Pennsylvania held their 2017 Summer Games between Thursday, June 1st, and Saturday, June 3rd at Penn Sate University. Philadelphia sent a delegation of 103 athletes and coaches to compete in Aquatics, Athletics, Basketball, Bowling, Gymnastics. Our delegation included 3 basketball teams, comprising of 32 basketball athletes, 2 basketball skills athletes, 11 swimmers, two […]

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40th Annual Philadelphia Spring Games
May 1, 2017

On Saturday, April 29th, Special Olympics Philadelphia held our 40th Annual Philadelphia Spring Games at William Penn Charter (3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19144) and it was an absolute success! We had a record-breaking event on numerous levels, including the number of counties hosted (six), the number of athletes competing,  and celebrity and political […]

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2016 Summer Games
June 6, 2016

The 47th annual Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games took place from June 2-4 at Penn State University. The 2016 Summer Games might have been a rainy, but that did not wipe the smiles off of the athlete’s faces.   Over the course of three days, athletes competed in sports such as aquatics, athletics, basketball, bowling, equestrian, […]

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39th Spring Games
April 25, 2016

Our 39th Spring Games were held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 had dreary and wet weather, but our athletes still shone in bright yellow shirts! With the rain steadily coming down, Opening Cermonies moved indoors. Athelte, Emmet Abdo and  Marc Zumoff, Philadelphia 76ers sportscaster for Comcast SportsNet, emceed the Opening Ceremonies where Frankford High School, Junior ROTC Color Guard presented […]

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2014 USA Games
June 25, 2014

The 2014 USA Games took place all over central New Jersey from Saturday, June 14 to Saturday, June 21, 2014. Venues were located at Princeton University, Rider University, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), Mercer County Park, Brunswick Zone – Carolier, The Hun School, The Lawrenceville School, The Peddie School, Prudential Center, and the Sun National Bank […]

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2014 Spring Games, A Winning Event!
April 28, 2014

The sun, along with hundreds of athletes, coaches, volunteers and fans, came out on Saturday to participate in the 2014 Philadelphia Spring Games! 2014 Spring Games: A Winning Event, was a beautiful day filled with laughter, joy and competition as athletes from around Pennsylvania came together to compete in their respective sports. Putting their hard […]

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Hot off the press…Summer Games results!
July 2, 2013

The Summer Games results are in, and Special Olympics Philadelphia athletes have a lot to be proud of…

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Philly athletes head to Summer Games
June 4, 2013

This Thursday, 55 Special Olympics Philadelphia athletes are heading to Summer Games to compete for the gold in bowling, track & field, basketball and aquatics….

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2010 National Games Results
July 31, 2010

Teddy Angerman, Megan Garlick and Eddie Glover represented Special Olympics Philadelphia at the 2010 National Games between July 18th – July 23rd, 2010 in Lincoln, Nebraska! Teddy and Megan represented us in aquatics in 3 individual events and partnered with athletes from Erie City and Northumberland/Snyder County for a medley relay. Eddie represented Philadelphia in […]

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