All posts by Pat Ryan

27Dec/16

Basketball 2017

Beat those cold winter days with a warm workout at Special Olympics basketball.  All ages and ability levels are encouraged to participate.  We’ll help you polish your shooting, dribbling and passing skills while you have fun and stay in shape.  Basketball practice begins on Thursday, February 2, 6:30p to 7:30p at St. Bernard’s Gym on Festival Way (across the street from Tops Supermarket.)  Bring a pair of dry sneakers to change into before going on to the floor.  Basketball will continue each Thursday evening through March 9 when we will hold our competition and awards night.

27Dec/16

Swimming 2017

Stay in shape and have fun with your friends at Special Olympics Swimming.  Whether you are an accomplished swimmer or just learning to swim, you can participate in our program.

Swim practice begins on Sunday, January 22, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UPB Sports Center on Campus Drive in Bradford.  Practice continues every Sunday through February 26.  If you are unsure if swimming will take place because of the weather, call Special Olympics at 368-9310.  A message will be posted after noon if swimming is canceled for the day.
The season will conclude with the invitational meet on March 3 at the UPB pool.

04Jan/16

Kane Bowling 2017

Bowling for athletes in the Kane area will being on January 1 at the Elks Club on Chestnut St. in Kane.  Bowling will continue each Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.  To register, call Angie Sorg at 594-2660.

30Dec/15

Swimming 2016

Stay in shape and have fun with your friends at Special Olympics Swimming.  Whether you are an accomplished swimmer or just learning to swim, you can participate in our program.

Swim practice begins on Sunday, January 24, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UPB Sports Center on Campus Drive in Bradford.  Practice continues every Sunday through February 28.  If you are unsure if swimming will take place because of the weather, call Special Olympics at 368-9310.  A message will be posted after noon if swimming is canceled for the day.
The season will conclude with the invitational meet on March 4 at the UPB pool.

02Dec/13

Annual Bowling Tournament

The annual McKean County Special Olympics Bowling Tournament was held recently at Byllye Lanes in Bradford, with over 100 special athletes competing.

Capturing gold medals were Jay Furman, Charles Bradt, Jon Palmquist, Rebecca Buccolini, Tracy Carson, Kim Langworthy, Jackie Wolfe, Peggy Sitarchuk, Sharon Petitt, John Currie, David Rose, Patty Price, Amber Mays, George Burton, Julie Boyle, Tommy Rodgers, Kim Daniels, Mary Sostakowski, Joe Sostakowski, Roger Jacoby, Terry Short, Chris Dunn, Pete Estes, Fred Stewart, Zethan Brougham, Stephanie Heffner, Donald Kontz, Harry Gardner, Jon Farnham, Jason Root and Lisa Keech.

Eight bowlers, whose names will be announced soon, will qualify to advance to the western regional Special Olympics competition to be held in Pittsburgh in March.