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Ford County Special Olympics Bowling to Begin 2016 Season

The 2016 season of Ford County’s Special Olympics Bowling is ready to roll and practices will begin soon. Each practice will include three to four games.  Each athlete will need to attend practices in order to have a 15-game average … Continue reading

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Ford County Special Olympics Bowling Sets First Practice

The sixth season of Ford County’s Special Olympics Bowling is ready to roll and the first practice has been set. Each practice will include three games. This is how the tournaments will be structured. Each athlete will need to attend … Continue reading

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Special Athletes take Third in State Basketball

The  Ford County Special Athletes basketball team won 49-37 Sunday over NWSRA White Lightning to claim third place in the Senior-14 Division of the Special Olympics State Tournament. The Special Athletes lost 40-30 on Saturday at Illinois State University in Normal to the Gage Gators, … Continue reading

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Special Olympics Seeks Bowling Coach

PBL Special Athletes has an opening for a bowling coach.  PBL Special athletes serves the PBL and GCMS school districts by providing free sporting opportunities for people of all ages with disabilities.  The bowling program has been in existence for five years. The … Continue reading

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Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament

The State Bowling Tournament for Illinois Special Olympics was Saturday, December 6 at Landmark Lanes in Peoria. Jake Nelson of Roberts, a member of PBL Special Athletes, earned a Silver medal in his division. Jake earned Gold medals at both … Continue reading

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Special Olympics Bowling Results

The East Central Illinois Special Olympics Sectional Bowling Tournament was held at Landmark Lanes in Peoria, Saturday, October 11, 2014.  Two Ford County Special Athletes who qualified by earning gold medals at the Area 8 Tournament in Champaign on September 7 … Continue reading

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Ford County Special Athletes at the Area 8 Bowling Tournament

The Area 8 Bowling tournament for Illinois Special Olympics was held in Champaign on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Ford County’s PBL Special athletes had five competitors: Zach Baillie, Gibson City; Taylor Chickini, Danielle Kolakowski, Jake Nelson, and Brendan Schall, Paxton. … Continue reading

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