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August 05, 2019
The Mapping Journey Begins   Shaun Linsey, an athlete with Special Olympics Texas, has begun mapping out every team in each area of Texas. He has put in countless hours to make this project happen and each individual map is so unique and impressive....

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June 24, 2019
This report highlights the impact Special Olympics Texas has had on the Greater Houston, Golden Triangle and Gulf Coast areas.

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July 16, 2018
We invite you to be a part of the movement. Be a part of the Celebration. Run for a Reason.

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June 05, 2018
As WWE celebrates its partnership with the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, WWE's first Universal Champion hangs out with inspirational Special Olympians.

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July 18, 2017
The Houston Dynamo and Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) are teaming up to form the Houston Dynamo Unified Team, presented by 76®. The squad will play the first half of a home-and-away series when it visits Minnesota United's Special Olympics team at TCF B

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July 12, 2017
Special Olympics Texas athletes Ian Rawn (Plano) and Brendan "œBeebo" West (Deer Park) have been presented with honorary ESPYS. On Wednesday night when the ESPYS air on ABC, ESPN will posthumously honor Eunice Kennedy Shriver with the Arthur Ashe Coura

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April 12, 2017
Rey is vital to the Houston Area Special Olympics Office. He wears more hats than the average volunteer, and sometimes I’m not sure how while making time for his fulltime job and his family. Rey first got involved with us in 2012 while he was a ...

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February 03, 2017
Houston's Hillary Kern is one of more than 2,400 athletes who have made their way to Austin for Winter Games. Like most who will be competing this weekend, she is looking forward to seeing her friends and socializing with others. Not only will ...

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February 02, 2017

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February 01, 2017
Barbara Kern has been involved with Special Olympics Texas longer than her daughter, Hillary, has participated as an athlete. "This is a wonderful organization and it touches so many lives and so many different areas that you just can't get enough of...

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February 01, 2017
Barbara Kern has been involved with Special Olympics Texas longer than her daughter, Hillary, has participated as an athlete. "This is a wonderful organization and it touches so many lives and so many different areas that you just can't get enough of...

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February 01, 2017
Barbara Kern has been involved with Special Olympics Texas longer than her daughter, Hillary, has participated as an athlete. "This is a wonderful organization and it touches so many lives and so many different areas that you just can't get enough ...

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September 28, 2016
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) officially announced the winners of its statewide 2016 Outstanding Service awards on Wednesday. Among the four recipients of this award, the Houston Bar Association (HBA) was recognized for Outstanding Service from a Civic-Se

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September 27, 2016
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) has officially announced its statewide Athletes and Coach of the Year for 2016. Among the five recipients, Brendan West (Pasadena), has been named the Male Athlete of the Year for the 15-21 age range.

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January 21, 2016
The Houston Astros, the Astros Foundation & Community Partners in conjunction with the Houston Astros' Urban Academy- led by Darrell Wade and his staff - provided an afternoon of Softball\Baseball skills building on the field of Minute Maid Park. A

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August 20, 2015
Last weekend, Greater Houston and Heart of East Texas--area Special Olympics Texas athletes were recognized by a pair of local professional sports teams in the city. On Friday, Aug. 14, the Houston Astros invited 1,800 SOTX athletes to its game against th

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July 14, 2015
Alan Hirshman began coaching with Special Olympics shortly after his son, Steven, got involved as an athlete about 20 years ago. For the last 10 years, Alan and Steven play golf together, a sport Alan has become very active in with Special Olympics Texas.

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June 16, 2015
Neil Stortz got the chance of a lifetime on Monday night. To recognize CITGO's official fuel sponsorship for Special Olympics' Unified Relay Across America, he was invited to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Minute Maid Park before the first-pl

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September 04, 2014
Greater Houston Area athlete Marcus Gary is featured as "Memorial's Memorable" in the September 2014 issue of Absolutely! Memorial Magazine.

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June 06, 2014
"It means meeting new people, having team mates, trying new sports"

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March 20, 2014
SOTX athletes and the Deer Park HS basketball team up for annual game

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November 18, 2013
Thank you, for going Over The Edge in Houston.

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November 06, 2013
Meet Janelle King

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October 03, 2013
Meet Noah Volkmann

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September 20, 2013
Go Over the Edge in Houston

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September 11, 2013
Meet David Thibodeaux

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September 04, 2013
Meet Sean Hickey

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August 12, 2013
Meet Clay Shrock

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August 02, 2013
Meet Ethan Brillon

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July 29, 2013
Meet Carley Prusak

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July 26, 2013
Meet Elyss Augustine

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June 05, 2013
Deng Wei: An Extraordinary Inspiration

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May 14, 2013
SOTX and HISD Host Inaugural Field Days

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April 26, 2013
SOTX Coach to Appear on "Live with Kelly and Michael"

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November 08, 2012
When Caroline Young’s parents asked her what she wanted for her 12th birthday, she didn’t give them a typical pre-teen answer.  She didn’t want brand name clothes, the latest sneakers or the newest pop CD; she wanted money… to support people in her ...

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September 24, 2012
Dueitt Hosts EKS Day

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August 23, 2012
Kim and Don Richards have been putting on the Match Point Tournament in Houston for 5 years growing a fan base of unified partners and competitive tennis players.

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July 12, 2012
It's been about 18 years since Ben Amos joined SOTX. Today, the 23-year-old basketball, softball and bowling athlete is an honored member of the Katy Wolfpack delegation and manager of Cinco Ranch High School's varsity football team.

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