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Local Special Olympic bowlers claim the "Gold" at State tournament

...of balloons to the celebration and said they had made everyone in Kenai proud of their achievement. Local Special Olympic athletes will now move into the swimming and basketball season. Anyone with special needs can learn about participating in...
Local Special Olympic bowlers qualify for State Tournament

...truly love it. We make accommodations for anyone who wants to come out and bowl. We do this to have our Special Olympic athletes be part of the community and we encourage everyone to get involved, come out and watch, support and cheer us on...

...months.The ruling was prompted by testimony by a psychiatrist on behalf of the defense that the double-amputee Olympic athlete has generalized anxiety disorder and that this may have influenced his judgment when he fatally shot Reeva Steenkamp...
Bob Franken: Costly games

...some sort of contrivance.It actually was easy to see this one coming. It was hitting the fan in Kiev while the Olympic athletes were hitting the slopes in Sochi. It was obvious that Mr. Putin would delay provocative action till his expensive...
Rockin' the 2014 Winter Olympics

...unfortunately resulted in an embarrassing clarion call for a medic and a subsequent skipolectomy.These great Olympic athletes revel in limelighting their exceptional talents and the comradeship the games bring and they'll continue to do...
USOC to name training center for Ted Stevens

...brand in the United States and paved the way for national governing bodies to run the individual sports and choose Olympic athletes.Stevens died in a plane crash in 2010 and was posthumously inducted into the USOC Hall of Fame last year.The...
'Stronger for it'

...a lot better." Hakkinen echoed a similar sentiment Saturday morning as he discussed how he trains. He said the Olympic athlete has to be his own boss, find the best help and trainers and develop training cycles to break the body down and build...
Around the Peninsula

...Marydale in Soldotna. The cost is $6 per person or $20 per family. The money raised will help support Special Olympic athletes from the central peninsula. For more information, call Retha Williams at 260-9469 or e-mail her at rethawilliams...
Here is a rundown of Alaska's Olympic athletes as compiled by the Anchorage Daily News:

Overview of Alaska's Olympians
Molloy, Marquis win in Kenai; Soldotna elects Bagley, Czarnezki, Eoff to council

...Rowell, 46, is happy with his results."It looks like I came in a solid third," he said. "There's a lot of Olympic athletes that would have been proud to make that spot, so I can't make myself out to be better than them."He said he...


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