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USA Games Athlete Spotlight: From First Responder to USA Games Athlete

By Melanie Barrios The pandemic threw everyone in a loop over the past two years. While people were instructed to stay indoors and keep a respectable six feet distance, a ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: MacKenzie Willis Is a Fierce Competitor

By Quyen Nguyen  MacKenzie Willis is from Walnut, California and she is an incredible athlete that has the heart of a competitor. She joined Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) at ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Kaitlyn Tsue Ready to Make a Statement at USA Games

By Melanie Barrios  For Kaitlyn Tsue, competing at USA Games is not about winning (although winning is a perk). It is about showing people that athletes with intellectual disabilities can ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Matt Glumac Says Golf Takes Dedication and Practice

By Kimberly Villa  Matt Glumac has been playing golf for almost his entire life. He first picked up a club at five years old and played his first full 18-hole ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Mark Uyeda Thrives on Competitive Sports

By Quyen Nguyen  Mark Uyeda, a decorated swimmer and bowler, has been a part of Special Olympics Southern California for 18 years and this will be his first time competing ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Sasha Cruz Makes History In Her Family

By Terrionna Brockman Long Beach swim athlete, Sasha Cruz is ready to take a dive at USA Games in Orlando, Florida! She will be making history in her family as ...

Bowling Season Begins July 11

Together Again: Let’s Play! Dust off those bowling balls. Lace up your bowling shoes. The Bowling Season returns on Monday, July 11! The season will run through August 21 and ...

Students & Faculty Come Together for Special Olympics Young Athletes

The Special Olympics Southern California Unified Young Athletes Showcase was a sight to see at the Warm Springs Middle School on May 4, 2022.  Young athletes were kicking soccer balls ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: John Ngo Shares That Showing Good Sportsmanship Is an Important Quality as an Athlete

By Peter Tkac  John Ngo is a Special Olympics athlete from Southern California, a place he has lived his entire life. It’s also the region he will be representing in ...

Announcement Regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine

SOSC Vaccination Disclosure Form Effective May 23, 2022, all registered SOSC participants (athletes, coaches, volunteers, and employees) are required to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status via this form in order ...

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