Tag: World Games

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Sibling Duo Tyrone And La Shanda Share a Momentous Occasion

By Terrionna Brockman  Tyrone Garrett is a track and field athlete from Pomona, California, and now lives with his older sister and USA Games head coach, La Shanda Shipp in ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Krystal Johnson Emphasizes Her Need to Stay Fit and Try Her Best

By Kimberly Villa  Krystal Johnson is no stranger to Special Olympics Southern California. In the 21 years she’s been involved, she has participated in tennis, athletics, bowling, and floor hockey. ...

Meet Special Olympics Southern California volunteer coach La Shanda Shipp.

Volunteer Spotlight: Coach La Shanda Shipp Impacts Lives Of Athletes in Pomona Valley

By Kimberly Villa La Shanda Shipp’s inspiration to become a coach for Special Olympics began with a promise to her parents that if she became her brother, Tyrone’s, guardian, she ...

INSIDE SOSC: Looking Back on the First Half of 2019

Six months sure did fly by, didn’t it? Special Olympics Southern California, its athletes and supporters have celebrated the organization’s 50th anniversary in grand fashion, to this point. Here’s a ...

2019 World Games: In Closing

As the 215 Special Olympics USA athletes enjoy Thursday's Closing Ceremony at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi and prepare to return home, let's take a look ...

2019 World Games: March 20 Round-up

The remaining Special Olympics Southern California athletes closed out the 2019 World Games strong — and one runner, in particular, received a much welcomed surprise on Wednesday. Three days ago, ...

World Games Spotlight: Sarah Kovacs

Sarah Kovacs has a busy day ahead of her as the 2019 Special Olympics World Games competitions come to a close Wednesday in the United Arab Emirates. The Special Olympics ...

2019 World Games: March 20 Preview

Today marks the last day of competition at the World Games in Abu Dhabi, can you believe it? We will see the final round of individual 9-hole stroke play from ...

2019 World Games: March 19 Round-up

Special Olympics Southern California athletes continued to rake in the awards for Special Olympics USA at the 2019 World Games on Tuesday. Jonathan Pierce capped his World Games journey with ...

2019 World Games: March 19 Preview

Our Special Olympics Southern California athletes have brought some new medals with them into this second week of the 2019 Special Olympics World Games. Two gold medals in the pool ...

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