Special Olympics

High Noon Showdown includes Special Olympics athletes

The High Noon Showdown, a softball game between the city and county law-enforcement agencies now in its second year, once again included athletes from the local Special Olympics softball team on both sides. Read the story from The Blade by clicking here.

 

3 competitions; 3 wins for the Lucas County Legends pep club!

The group competed at the Henry County Fair, Holgate High School competition and Patrick Henry high school competition. The team has one more competition on Saturday September 15th at Liberty Center High School. Good Luck Legends!!

 

Special Olympics athletes train hard with Toledo Police Athletic Asscoiation


Lucas County Special Olympics has paired up with the Police Athletic Association and have started a conditioning program to help our athletes get fit and have fun while doing it. If you would like more information please call Kelley Watson at 419-380-5109. See photos by clicking here.

 

Walleye Hockey Tickets on sale for Special Olympics Chuck-a-Puck Night

Come support our program by purchasing Walleye tickets for opening night Saturday October 27th!!  Staff and athletes from Lucas County Special Olympics will be selling pucks that evening and part of the proceeds will benefit our program. We need to sell 150 tickets so please call Kelley Watson at 419-380-5109 if you would like to buy tickets!! Tickets are 19.00 apiece.

 

Two Lucas County athletes compete in National Special Olympics

Two athletes from Lucas County represented Ohio at the National Special Olympics Games in Seattle, Washington. More than 4,000 athletes and coaches representing 50 state Programs and the District of Columbia, along with the support of tens of thousands of volunteers and spectators, competed in 14 Olympic-type team and individual sports.

Golfer Chris Cash and unifed partner Tom King placed fifth in golf in their division.

Brian Mignin, powerlifter, took gold in all three of his events (bench press, deadlift and overall).

We are very proud of both athletes!!

 

Area IV Spring Games

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eleven counties competed in the area qualifier on Saturday May 12th at Sylvania Southview High School. Over 400 athletes competed in track and field, volleyball, and bocce ball.  Unfortunately cycling had to be canceled due to the weather conditions. Even though it was a dreary, rainy day, our athletes stuck it out and were able to get through all the events. Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers we had this year and everyone who attended.

Golf Scramble a big success!

Lucas County Special Olympics held a golf scramble on Saturday May 19th to raise money to send 3 athletes to National games. We had 29 teams attend we had many familiar faces there participating. Thank you to everyone that attended and we plan on doing it again next year!!

 

Both Lucas County Teams headed for the State Softball Tournament

The D3 Team

The D4 Team

Come cheer for both of our Lucas County teams as they battle for the State Championship on Saturday, September 15, at the Coontz Recreation Center, 5330 Seaman Road, in Oregon.

The game times are

D3: 11 am and win or lose 3 pm
D4: 9 a.m. and win or lose 1 p.m.