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When it comes to any competition, whether it be driveway basketball, a friendly game of Monopoly or a swim meet, one element is key to ensuring a high caliber of fun: good sportsmanship. “You don’t win silver. You lose gold.” That was the resentful message of a athletic shoe commercial that aired on TV during…

If interested in participating in bowling, athletes and unified partners must attend one of the following call-out practices: Wednesday, September 9th at 5:30 pm at Durbin Bowl in Lawrenceburg, or, Sunday, September 13th at 1:00 pm at Pollard’s Bowl in Versailles. This year we are offering four-person unified teams in addition to the traditional single…

Adequate hydration and fluid replacement is one of the most important nutritional concerns for an athlete. Ensuring that all athletes are adequately hydrated is a critical responsibility for the coach. As small a loss as four percent of body weight (four ponds in a hundred pound person) can seriously affect performance. Adequate hydration is important…

Effective immediately, Special Olympics Inc. (SOI), has enacted a concussion policy.  The policy is for athlete safety.  In addition, numerous states, including Indiana, have new state laws regarding athletics and concussions.  In order to be proactive and compliant, SOI has created the new Concussion Awareness & Safety Recognition Policy. The policy has two parts.  Part…

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