Tag: San Diego County Region

Final Leg Gets Things Started

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The 49th annual Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) Summer Games will take place June 9-10 on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. The Opening Ceremony will begin on Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. However, it will not start without the Flame of Hope, and its journey through roughly 900 ...

#SundaySpotlight: Christina Principe

Christina Principe idolizes swimmer and 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps. She hopes to turn in her own medal-worthy performances this summer at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle. The 39-year-old from San Diego County does it all, including the freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke and backstroke. More impressively, she competes while legally blind in ...

Team Ethan: Tough

Look up the word tough in the Merriam-Webster dictionary and there are nine definitions, several related to a person’s character. Two stand out, including “capable of enduring strain, hardship” and “characterized by uncompromising determination.” For those, an easier definition would be to list the name Ethan Russell with a photo featuring one of his trademark ...

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