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Articles with the Tag: Special Olympics

Sports program fosters team spirit Sports program fosters team spirit

PABLO – Saturday’s matchup between co-ed teams from Mission and Ronan featured all the hallmarks of any typical basketball game, including dribbles, rebounds, steals, made baskets and celebrations on both benches, but this was no ordinary high school basketball game. It was the first-ever game pl...

Rohrenbach scholarship recipients announced Rohrenbach scholarship recipients announced

News from Lake County JSEC The Lake County Job Service Employer Committee (JSEC) is excited to announce the winners of the 2018 Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship: Brooklin Hunt and Michael Vergeront.  Brooklin is a senior at St. Ignatius High School. She has completed a Broward Avian & Exotic Anima...

Local athletes compete in Special Olympics snowshoe event Local athletes compete in Special Olympics snowshoe event

POLSON – Athletes from around Mission Valley came to Polson Monday, Feb. 26, for the first inaugural Special Olympics Winter Invitational. Teams from Polson, Ronan, Charlo and Mission met at the snow-covered Polson High School football field to test their snowshoeing prowess. Athletes competed in 25...

Special Olympians celebrated Special Olympians celebrated

RONAN – This past week, athletes from Mission Mountain Enterprises celebrated those who brought home medals in their individual events and the end of the summer olympic season. Athletes from Polson, Ronan, Charlo, Mission and Arlee joined nearly 1,300 athletes from across Montana who participated in th...

Special Olympians celebrate, compete Special Olympians celebrate, compete

FRENCHTOWN - Special Olympians from all over the Mission Valley joined more than 300 athletes from 26 Montana teams in celebration and competition during the 40th Annual Five Valleys Area Spring Games. Valley Olympians participated in the three-day event which started at the Frenchtown High School with th...

Briefs for April 26, 2017

Make a difference in the life of an athlete POLSON — Your Polson Police Department has once again partnered with Pizza Hut to help support the Special Olympics of Montana. Join us at Pizza Hut on May 9 from 5- 9 p.m. Polson Police Officers will wait you on. Twenty percent of all orders taken durin...

Striking out stereotypes Striking out stereotypes

Polson schools are working with Special Olympics Montana to become a Unified Champion School, and are one of the first schools to meet the requirements of a pilot project on the Reservation, according to April Charlo, tribal outreach director for Special Olympics Montana on the Flathead Reser...

Ronan athletes compete at Special Olympics Ronan athletes compete at Special Olympics

Special Olympics State Summer Games is officially a wrap, with many Ronan athletes returning home with hardware, including a gold medal in the 10-meter wheelchair race. Others earned silver and bronze medals and ribbons.   Track Events: April M.: 100m Walk, 51 sec, 7th place Ribbon Jesse M.:...

Law enforcement organizes Special Olympics torch run Law enforcement organizes Special Olympics torch run

A torch was carried across Lake County on Friday to support local athletes participating in the Montana Special Olympic Games. Members of law enforcement organized the Law Enforcement Torch Run, and they were joined by an ambulance crew and several volunteers.  “Our job as law enforcement is to...

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