Category: Sports

USA Games Spotlight: Sheila Lawton Impacts Lives Through Bowling

By Terrionna Brockman  Sheila Lawton is a bowling instructor from Corona, California, and will compete with Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) athletes at USA Games in Orlando, Florida. She began ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Rebecca English Found Acceptance with Special Olympics

By Terrionna Brockman  Rebecca English is a Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) bowling athlete from Lake Elsinore, California. She has been a bowler for over 20 years and she will ...

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2022 USA Games Wrap Up

A total of 63 Special Olympics Southern California athletes and delegation members represented Team SOSC at the Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Florida from June 5 to June 12. ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Kayla Aulis Is On a Journey to Becoming a Champion

By Melanie Barrios  Look up kindness in the dictionary and one might see a picture of Kayla Aulis. She knows the importance of doing good in the world and spreading ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Manuel Prieto Found His Passion in the Pool

By Peter Tkac   Manuel Prieto is a 19-year-old student at Los Angeles Valley College. He is also a Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) Athlete who is competing at the 2022 ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Dawn Albritton’s Third Time Is A Charm

By Melanie Barrios  Dawn Albritton is no stranger to USA Games. The 25-year-old is heading to the Games for the third time since joining Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC). Though ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Lorna Murakami Says Her Ultimate Goal Is to Win

By Terrionna Brockman  Long Beach swimming athlete, Lorna Murakami will take steady strides in Orlando, Florida where she will compete at USA Games for the first time. She is no ...

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 ...

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