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Special Olympics Colorado In the News

MAY 2018

Colorado Rapids Announce 2018 Unified Soccer Team Roster
Burgundy Wave

Denver Broncos Team Up With Special Olympics Colorado for Play 60 Event
Denver Post

Special Olympics Athletes Race to Finish With Smiles on Their Faces at Western Regional Competition in Craig
Craig Press

Hundreds Cheer on Special Olympics Colorado Athletes
Western Slope Now

APRIL 2018

Comets to Scrimmage with Northeastern Junior College Soccer
Journal Advocate Sports

Athlete’s Courage in the Face of Cancer Earns Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Honor
Denver7

Fountain First Responders Compete in Dodgeball Tournament for Special Olympics Colorado
Fox21

Team Colorado Training for 2018 USA Games
Fox21

 

MARCH 2018

“I Love To Play”: Smoky Hill Hits Court For Special Olympics State Basketball Tournament
CBS4

Special Olympians Take to the Ice for Championships 
Highlands Ranch Herald

Taking the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics 2018
The Gazette

High School Students Take Frigid Plunge in the Name of Special Olympics Colorado
CBS4

Denver7, Law Enforcement Torch Run raising funds for Special Olympics Colorado 
Denver7

Springlike Polar Plunge Raises Money for Special Olympics Without the Freezin’
The Gazette

Annual Polar Plunge Benefiting Southeast Special Olympics Team
Fox21

Denver Police Recruits Take Polar Plunge
CBS4

Greeley Bowling Tournament Raises 28,000 for Special Olympics Colorado
Greeley Tribune

FEBRUARY 2018

Special Olympics Colorado Winter Games Returns to Copper Mountain
Summit Daily

Athletes Shine in Special Olympics Winter Games
KOAA News 5 Colorado Springs

Bowling Tournament Set To Raise Funds For Special Olympics Colorado
Greeley Tribune

Denver7 Takes the Plunge for Special Olympics Colorado
Denver7

Annual Polar Plunge Kicks Off In Sub-Freezing Temperatures
CBS4

Special Olympics Supporters Fearless in Taking Aurora’s Polar Plunge
Aurora Sentinel

Hundreds Take and Icy Bath in Annual Polar Plunge
Fox31

Legend Unified Takes down the Parker Police Department…Again
Parker Police Department

Special Olympics Colorado TriRegion Winter Games
Eldora Mountain Resort

Montrose Hosts Special Olympics Colorado Basketball Game
KJCT8 News

In It For the Athletes – Denver Region Skating Championship
Columbine Courier

Sheriff’s Department Seeks Teams to Participate in Annual Polar Plunge
Pueblo Chieftain

Colorado’s Top Youth Volunteers of 2018 Selected by National Program – Savannah Rock
PR Newswire

JANUARY 2018

Tad Boyle Once Again Participating in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge
Buffzone.com

XGames Special Olympics Athletes Announced!
ESPNmediazone.com

DECEMBER 2017

Sheriff’s Office Hosts Tip-A-Cop Event to Benefit Colorado Special Olympics
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

Broncos’ Jamaal Charles Shares Story of ‘Outcast’ Childhood
Colorado Springs Gazette

Top 5 My Cause, My Cleats Stories You Need to Know About
Buffalobills.com

NOVEMBER 2017

Eagle County Law Enforcement Works Together to Aid Public Safety
Vail Daily
Durango Police Department Doesn’t Want You to Shave Your Face
Durango Herald

OCTOBER 2017

Orchard Mesa Lanes Hosts Special Olympics Bowling Tournament
KJCT 8 News
Western Colorado SOCO Athlete Training For Special Olympics Nationals
KKCO 11 News

SEPTEMBER, 2017

Behind the Scenes – Colorado Rapids vs Houston Dynamo Unified Match
Colorado Rapids
Special Olympics Colorado Rapids Unified Team Match Report
Colorado Rapids
Smiles Rule at Second Special Olympics Unified Flag Football Game
Colorado State University
Special Olympics Blog: Alie Goldblat’s MLS All-Star Experience
Colorado Rapids
Denver Police Department Participates in the Plane Pull
Denver Police Department

AUGUST, 2017

Special Olympics Colorado Improves Quality of Life for People with Intellectual Disabilties
CBS4
Falcons Participate in Special Olympics Soccer Clinic
Air Force Falcons
Rapids Special Olympics Unified Team vs DC United
Colorado Rapids
Law Enforcement Officers are the Lifeblood of Special Olympics Colorado
Denver7
Folks Pull a Plane at DIA for Special Olympics Colorado
9News
Volunteers Lining Up For a Chance to Pull a 164,000 Pound Plane for Special Olympics Colorado
Denver7

JULY, 2017

Honorary ESPY Given to Special Olympics Athlete Battling Cancer in the Hospital
Denver7
Special Olympics Athlete Jason Horton Receives ESPY
Colorado Rapids
Colorado Rockies Host Fantasy Camp
KDVR
Tip A Cop Fundraiser Helping Raise Money for Special Olympics
KJCT8
Craig Special Olympics Swimmers Take Gold
Craig Daily Press

JUNE, 2017

Special Olympics Colorado Torch Run 2017
Denver Police
Law Enforcement From Across Colorado Coming Together for Torch Run
Denver7
Law Enforcement Runs for Special Olympics Colorado
Centennial Citizen
Colorado Rapids Unified Squad Also Celebrate Win Over Columbus
MLS Soccer
Colorado Rapids Partner with Special Olympics Colorado for the 6th Year
Burgandy Wave
Colorado Rapids Special Olympics Unified Team Open Their 2017 Season Against Crew SC
Colorado Rapids
Opening Ceremony Kicks of 2017 Special Olympics Colorado Summer Games
NBC 11 News
Special Olympics Colorado Summer Games: Grand Junction Team Wins Gold
Western Slope Now
Special Olympics Colorado Summer Games
Western Slope Now

MAY, 2017

CSU Special Olympics College Hosts First Unfied Flag Football Tournament
Rocky Mountain Collegian
DPS Elementary Students Take Part in Special Olympics Track and Field 
Denver7
Special Olympics Colorado Track Meet Made Possible by Thousands of Volunteers
Denver7
Christine Noel Shows us Special Olympics Colorado
9News
45th Annual Grand Junction Track and Field Meet
Western Slope Now
Jamaal Charles, Broncos Teammates Host Special Olympics Football Clinic
The Denver Post
Jamaal Charles Participates in Play60 Kids Event
9News
Special Olympics Colorado Craig Spring Games Help Athletes Win in Multiple Ways
Craig Daily Press

APRIL, 2017

SOCO Athlete Amanda Bammann and Aurora Police Department’s Cassidee Carlson Carry the Torch to Austria 
Aurora News Weekly
Taking the Polar Plunge
Colorado Springs Gazette
Joy MacLeod Representing Special Olympics Colorado at World Games in Austria
Denver7
A Special Person Becomes a Hometown Hero After Bringing Home the Gold
CBS Denver
Special Olympics World Games Reward Steamboat Springs Residents in Different Ways
Steamboat Today
Tournament brings March Madness to Front Range Unified Basketball Teams
Denver7
Special Athletes Shine on the Ice
Highlands Ranch Herald
Smoky Hill High School Unified Team’s Latest Championship Win Sums Up Spirit of Teamwork
Cherry Creek School District
Thousands of Volunteers Keep Special Olympics Going
Denver7

MARCH, 2017

SOCO Benefits from University of Denver Analytics Challenge
Daniels College of Business
Cherry Creek Aquatics Dives Right In
Denver7
Denver Nuggets Basketball Clinic
9News
Colorado Avalanche Floor Hockey Clinic
Altitude TV
Special Olympics Gives Steamboat Athlete Opportunity of a Lifetime
Steamboat Today
SOCO Celebrates 29 Seasons at Copper Mountain
Summit Daily
Bowling Team Raises Money for SOCO
The Tribune
Special Olympics Colorado Winter Games at Copper Mountain
Denver7

FEBRUARY, 2017

Legend High School Unified Team Challenges Parker Police Department
9News
Sterling Police Department Wins State Award
Sterling Journal-Advocate
Polar Plunge Helps Thousands of Athletes
Denver7
Greeley Bowlers Ready for SOCO Fundraiser
The Greeley Tribune
Team Rallies Around Special Needs Player
9News
Bead Team Makes Bracelets for Special Olympics World Games
Denver7
Miss Amazing Pageant
Denver7

JANUARY, 2017

Warm Up To The Polar Plunge
9News Colorado & Company
Teaching Kids To Be Kids Through Sports
9News
Parker Police Department Wins Tip-A-Cop Top Fundraiser
Parker Chronicle