Category: Basketball

2023 Summer Games

Celebrating Athletic Excellence: A Recap of the 2023 Summer Games Championship at Cal State Long Beach

The city of Long Beach was ablaze with excitement as the 2023 Summer Games Championship unfolded on June 10 and 11 at Cal State Long Beach. This was our first ...

2023 Floorball and Spring Coaches of the Season

Congratulations 2023 Floorball and Spring Coaches of the Season!

We would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the Coaches of the Season for the Special Olympics Southern California 2023 Floorball and Spring seasons who were presented their awards ...

LBCC

Long Beach City College and Special Olympics Southern California Jump In Together in New Partnership

Special Olympics will now practice swimming, basketball, bocce ball, and track & field at LBCC The Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) and Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) dignitaries and ...

RTA Pase 3

Phase 3 of Return to Activity Begins June 1

Special Olympics Southern California is pleased to announce that as of June 1, we will begin Phase 3 of our Sports & Programs Return to Activity Plan.   The exact start ...

Basketball

Phase 2 of Return to Activity Begins April 11

More Sports. More Athletes. More Fun. Special Olympics Southern California is pleased to announce that as of April 11, we will move to Phase 2 of our Sports & Programs ...

Lindsay Kautiainen

Lindsay Kautiainen: SOSC’s Ray of Sunshine 

By Tierra Wilson Lindsay, like many other Special Olympics Athletes, enjoyed playing sports as a child but was not sure how she could play in a safe space. 23 years ...

Colbert Williams: A Fierce Competitor and Passionate Vons Employee

By Rachel Bialkin Since 1988, Colbert Williams has been a passionate athlete and fierce competitor with Special Olympics Southern California. Colbert has participated in sports such as basketball, skiing, volleyball, ...

SOSC Creates Virtual Sports Leagues So Athletes Can Stay in the Game During the Pandemic

Special Olympics Southern California launched Virtual Sports Leagues so athletes can stay active, socialize and participate on a team, and compete safely during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Athletes will have ...

INSIDE SOSC: Special Olympics is a Family Affair for Athlete Joselyn Bermudez and Her Parents

By Emma Vandine When it comes to involvement with Special Olympics, athlete Joselyn Bermudez and her family demonstrate how there is no such thing as “too busy” or “too involved.” ...

INSIDE SOSC: How SOSC Changed Jered Naccarato’s Life

By Marvin Poquiz Jered Naccarato remembers making nightly visits to the casino as a way to pass the time when we wasn’t sitting at home and watching TV. He knew ...

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