Tag: Orange County

New Opportunities

As Special Olympics Southern California has expanded its reach, now serving more than 32,250 athletes, more competitors have been able to try their hand at more sports. New sports have come and gone over the last 50 years, and some have moved seasons. The standalone floor hockey season, which wraps up with the March 11 ...

INSIDE SOSC: OC Floor Hockey Debuts, and More

A week after half of Special Olympics Southern California's teams opened the floor hockey season, teams split and competed in a pair of competitions almost 200 miles apart in the first full weekend on Saturday. LINKS: OC Competition Photo Gallery | NSB Competition Photo Gallery In Orange County, 109 athletes from eight teams that represented ...

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 a child to become a competitive swimmer by watching his brother compete. “So the more I would watch him, the more I was interested,” said ...