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May 30, 2019
Breakfast of Champions was a success! Matt Bonner, broadcast analysis for Fox Sports Southwest and former player for the San Antonio Spurs, emceed the entire breakfast, and we had the privilege to hear three of our athletes share stories on how the Special Olympics has impacted their lives in tremendous ways.

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May 16, 2019
Thank you to our volunteer photographers.

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July 16, 2018
Tristen's story started on Christmas morning in 1999, where he entered the world in Seattle, WA.

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April 10, 2018
Northeast Lakeview College (NLC) hosted their 2nd Annual Unified Basketball Game on March 27th, 2018. The participating athletes were members of the Northeast Lakeview College men’s basketball team that were paired with SOTX athletes from the San...

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April 12, 2017
Special Olympics Texas would like to spotlight Mrs. Beth Marmion.  Beth is a Special Olympics Texas – Area 20 Coach. She is also on the administrative staff at Cornerstone Christian Schools.  Because of Beth, Area 20 was able to host our 2018 ...

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September 28, 2016
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) has officially announced the winners of its statewide 2016 Outstanding Service awards on Wednesday. Among the four recipients of this award, San Antonio's Gwenda Taggart was recognized with the Outstanding Service for Outre

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September 28, 2016
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) has officially announced the winners of its statewide 2016 Outstanding Service awards on Wednesday. Among the four recipients of this award, KSAT-12 sports director Greg Simmons was recognized for Outstanding Service from a C

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May 05, 2016
At two months old, doctors confirmed that Chantesia Steen was deaf. After getting cochlear implants at age 4 and then moving from Mississippi to Texas, Chantesia found her way into Special Olympics when she was 9 years old. Ten years later, she will compe

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April 11, 2016
Carley Fisk began competing with SOTX in 2013 when her school introduced it to her and is already very involved, as she participates in bowling, basketball, cycling, track and field, soccer, and aquatics. Through her first two years, she has built a colle

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April 05, 2016
San Antonio's Damian Perry has been playing basketball and bowling with Special Olympics Texas since 2014. He is a courageous young individual who claims the best advice he was given is to always try new things. Damian loves that SOTX has given him the op

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May 12, 2015
After competing as a swimmer and on the cross country team back in high school, Jaime Holt, 24, continued her passion for those sports by getting involved with SOTX nearly four years ago after a friend told her about it and encouraged her to try it out.

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March 11, 2015
Matthew Olguin, 24, began participating with Special Olympics when he entered JFK High School in San Antonio about 10 years ago. In addition to being a former Area 20 Athlete of the Year, Olguin volunteers for SOTX in the Young Athletes Program and helps

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January 15, 2014
Jacob Suarez is an athlete in San Antonio that has done great things with SOTX.

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December 18, 2013
As told by Shirley L. Johnson, Ruben's mother

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November 13, 2013
Meredith McBrayer is a San Antonio area athlete who competes in bowling, aquatics and cycling.

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October 21, 2013
Thank you, San Antonio Superheroes!

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October 14, 2013
Meet Quinn Gosdin

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September 17, 2013
Go Over the Edge in San Antonio

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May 01, 2013
Athletes Ride in Cycling Competition

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March 19, 2013
Athletes Participate in Annual Inclusive Riding Event

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November 19, 2012
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November 06, 2012
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October 02, 2012
Athletes Treated to Pro Bull Riding in San Antonio

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September 13, 2012
Athletes Lead Opening Ceremonies for Scorpions Soccer Game

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September 13, 2012
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August 07, 2012
My name is Billy Cade.  I am a sophomore at Johnson High School where I participate in the Army JROTC program.  This year I competed in the first Special Needs Division, Color Guard competition at our annual Skills Meet.  I carry the Texas flag ...

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