Tag: Special Olympics
“This year we have 135 athletes who came to do the skills competition. We are having a great day,” said Event Organizer, Carl Michaud. “We have volunteers from Caribou High School, Presque Isle High School and Easton High School. Families, volunteers, friends all having a great time.” The olympians took part in all aspects of […]
It’s an honor Aroostook Snowdogs coach Brian Hamel is excited about. He was recently named the head coach of the Maine Special Olympics Basketball Team. “I was really pleasantly surprised,” said Hamel. “I’ve only had two years worth of experience in Special Olympics and it’s quite an honor for me to be selected.” The National […]
The Aroostook Snowdogs Special Olympics Basketball team is sporting some new hardware! This past weekend, both teams representing the Snowdogs came home with medals, after an impressive showing at the State Tournament. News Source 8′s Jenna Callari has more.
The Aroostook Snowdogs Special Olympics Basketball team played one last scrimmage Wednesday before the State Tournament. The Snowdogs hosted the OHI team from Bangor Wednesday morning- a team they may meet again this Saturday. News Source 8 sports reporter Jenna Callari has more.
It was a busy Wednesday morning at Gentile Hall. The annual Special Olympics skills competition was held Wednesday morning… and it was the largest turnout ever for the event. 166 Olympians from Danforth to Fort Kent converged on UMPI for the event. Organizer Carl Michaud said the number of athletes wasn’t a surprise.