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Special Olympics

Swimmers to take polar plunge to benefit Special Olympics

Swimmers to take polar plunge to benefit Special Olympics

Costumes will replace bathing suits at the Special Olympics Polar Plunge, in which daring swimmers will take a dip for charity.

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Michael Gerson: Special Olympics dignify those who need it the most

LILONGWE, Malawi — Yamikani walks deliberately, intently, with a beanbag on his head, showing a balance that is probably hard-earned. “When he falls,” his grandmother Irene tells me, “we have to pick him up.”

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Marana High Special Olympians show a bond that's special indeed

Marana High Special Olympians show a bond that's special indeed

Marana High School’s Special Olympics basketball team faced an unlikely opponent — a squad of officers from the town’s Police Department — in preparation for an upcoming basketball competition.

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Mountain View student earns Special Olympics honor

Mountain View student earns Special Olympics honor

Mountain View High School junior Angie Jones is an all-around athlete. She works every day on her basketball, tennis, bowling, track and field and golf skills, and also dabbles in table tennis and soccer.

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Special ed, general ed students increasingly sharing sports field

Special ed, general ed students increasingly sharing sports field

Tutor Ava Red watches as student Drew Rohr takes off for a long-jump in the special ed tutoring program at Mountain View.

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Special ed, general ed students increasingly sharing sports field

Special ed, general ed students increasingly sharing sports field

The tutors in Meaghann Mulrow's special education class at Mountain View High School have learned firsthand about the challenges that special needs students encounter each day.

May 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Special ed, general ed students increasingly sharing sports field

Special ed, general ed students increasingly sharing sports field

Special education student Joseph Kallner Venos and tutor Travis Patterson walk around the track at Mountain View High School during a warm-up for Special Olympics practice last month.

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In brief

In brief

Al Skorupski was honored as Citizen of the Year during the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge event. Skorupski heads Arizona Elks Major Projects.

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In brief

In brief

Several are honored at Elks awards event

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School notes

2 students heading to leadership program

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Elks host pancake breakfast today

Elks host pancake breakfast today

Event benefits Special Olympics.

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Special Olympics bowlers hit '300' scores for fun all around

Special Olympics bowlers hit '300' scores for fun all around

Staff Sgt. Brandon Duenas, a volunteer lane monitor from Davis-Monthan Air Force base, shares a high-five with Special Olympian Juan Lopez from Sunnyside High School during the annual Special Olympics bowling competition at Golden Pin Lanes.

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Special Olympics bowlers hit '300' scores for fun all around

Special Olympics bowlers hit '300' scores for fun all around

The thud of a bowling ball hitting the lane.

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Marana senior is bound for Greece

Marana senior is bound for Greece

Itzel Apodaca, 17, bowls with classmates at Fiesta Lanes. The Marana High School senior is one of five Arizonans selected to participate in the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens. She will compete in track and field.

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Marana senior is bound for Greece

Marana senior is bound for Greece

Itzel Apodaca, 17, is about to discover her family is much bigger than she thought.

September 16, 2010 12:00 am Related

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Competitive Fire

Competitive Fire

May 06, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Competitive Fire

Competitive Fire

Mt View High School student Troy Eash (cq TROY EASH) carries the Special Olympics torch on his lap as he scoots past Marana Police Department Officer Ray Garcia (cq RAY GARCIA) as they run along North Lon Adams Road (cq NORTH LON ADAMS ROAD) on Thursday, April 29, 2010, in Marana, Ariz. Mo…

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Competitive Fire

Competitive Fire

Maverick Frank carries the Special Olympics torch as he runs with members of the Marana Police Department, Border Patrol, and DEA. Officers carried the torch on April 29 from the Tangerine Road exit on I-10 north to the Pinal County line.

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