Category: Athletes

What They’re Saying at Summer Games – Day 1

Here is a collection of thoughts and experiences from athletes, coaches, volunteers, law enforcement and attendees on Day 1 of Special Olympics Southern California’s Summer Games: “This is our opportunity ...

Summer Games – Day 1 in Photos

A select group of photos from day one of the 2017 Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games at California State University, Long Beach. The games got off to a big ...

Energy, Passion Take Over Day 1 at Summer Games

The smile and cheers from fans like Siope Moa provided the energy for the athletes competing on Day 1 of the 48th annual Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games at ...

Healthy Athletes A Big Impact at Summer Games

Special Olympics Southern California takes over California State University, Long Beach for the 2017 Summer Games, using a large footprint in and around all of the athletic venues on the ...

Swimmer Competes to Inspire

By Naomi Cahill Longtime Special Olympics Southern California swimmer Jeffrey Morris understands the importance of inspiring others to try new things and do their best. He himself was inspired as ...

Delegations Set for 48th Annual Summer Games

LONG BEACH, Calif. (May 25, 2017) – The 48th annual Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games will begin in 16 days on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. The ...

2017 Summer Games: One-Month Countdown

LONG BEACH (May 10, 2017) – In just 31 days – one month from today - the 48th annual Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games will begin with Opening Ceremonies ...

Limitations are no crutch for Edward Garcia

By Naomi Cahill Competing in sports gave East San Gabriel Valley athlete Edward Garcia the confidence in himself and a positive outlook on life. The 32-year-old, diagnosed with hydrocephalus, also ...

An Angel in the Work Force

Baseball season marks the return of peanuts, Crackerjacks and the sight of Special Olympics Southern California athlete Trevor Hendershot at the Los Angeles Angels’ team store. For six years, the ...

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