2022 USA Games excitement starts now

November 10, 2020 Blog, Events

Although it may seem far off, excitement is starting to brew for the 2022 USA Games presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs that will be taking place June 5 – 12, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Let the nominations begin! Here in...


The Youth Activation Committee takes over

November 10, 2020 Blog, Featured

Members of the Youth Activation Committee celebrated October’s National Bully Prevention Month by taking over some of our social media channels on October 27 during the inaugural YAC social media takeover. The Columbus High students posted on Instagram and Facebook...


SOWI athletes get creative in finding ways to inspire

November 9, 2020 Blog, Featured

While COVID-19 has made for a fall with fewer Special Olympics Wisconsin activities than in a normal year, many SOWI athletes were able to find creative ways to stay engaged with the SOWI community and inspire others in new and...


SOWI athlete Bailey Durni takes the crown

November 9, 2020 Blog, Featured

The students of Platteville High School demonstrated their deep commitment to inclusion recently when they selected Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete Bailey Durni as their Homecoming Queen on October 2. It was a fitting way for Durni to kick off her...


Return to Play makes for a special reunion for two athletes

October 1, 2020 Blog, Featured

27 athletes and Unified partners were thrilled to compete in Special Olympics Wisconsin’s first sports tournament in six months when they participated in the Southern State Golf Tournament on Sunday, September 13 at Kestrel Ridge Golf Course in Columbus. But...


Catholic Financial Life members show us what moves them

October 1, 2020 Blog, Events, Featured

Across southeastern Wisconsin this weekend, members of the Catholic Financial Life community will be walking, running, biking or rolling wheelchairs in their neighborhoods, through local parks or around school tracks to help kick off the inaugural Virtual Run Series for...


Ed Kastern interviews Olympic medalist for Virtual Celebration

October 1, 2020 Blog, Featured

Athlete Ed Kastern of Oshkosh Special Olympics had a unique opportunity recently when he was able to to interview Olympic silver medalist Brian Hansen for the upcoming Fall Outdoor Virtual Celebration taking place on October 14 and 15. Kastern’s interview...


Athlete Brittany Wilson shares some of her poetry

October 1, 2020 Blog, Featured

For a decade now, athlete Brittany Wilson of Team Milwaukee has been writing poetry to express her feelings and her art. While she flexes her muscles in Special Olympics sports like basketball, soccer and volleyball, with more than three dozen...


Special Olympics Wisconsin returns to socially distant, safe action with Southern State Golf Tournament

September 19, 2020 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Madison, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – 27 athletes and Unified partners competed in Special Olympics Wisconsin’s first sports tournament in six months when they participated in the Southern State Golf Tournament on Sunday, September 13 at Kestrel Ridge Golf Course in Columbus. The tournament was Special Olympics...



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