Cheering on Powerlifting Champion Luke Leohner at the State Summer Games!

June 28, 2013

“He had the whole gym cheering for him…‘Luke! Luke! Luke! Luke! It was just amazing,” said Jeff Leohner proudly reflecting on his son Luke’s hefty achievements at the Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) State Summer Games. Loud and excited fans packed...


Donald Driver Charity Softball Game Raises $10,000 for Special Olympics Wisconsin

June 27, 2013

More than 9,000 fans packed the Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton for the 2013 Donald Driver Charity Softball Game on Sunday, June 16. Among the crowd were Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) athletes Nick Smithback and MaCayla Best who accepted a...


Wisconsin Knights of Columbus Commits to be a 2014 USA Games Partner

June 27, 2013

“Any person who has attended the State Summer Games Opening Ceremony understands why we support Special Olympics Wisconsin. The enthusiasm of the athletes is tremendous,” said John Benisch, Knights of Columbus State Coordinator. For years, the Knights of Columbus have...


Coach Receives Award for Community Service

June 24, 2013

“Athletes have come up to me after winning a gold medal saying that it was the greatest day of their life! I think I can speak for all Special Olympics coaches in saying that we get a whole lot more...


2013 Summer Games Results & Photos

June 12, 2013

Nearly 2,000 Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) athletes participated in the 2013 State Summer Games on Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Coaches, volunteers and fans traveled from across the state to cheer on...


Athlete Keeps his Eye on the Ball After Special Olympics Healthy Athletes® Volunteer Discovers Rare Corneal Anomaly

June 12, 2013

Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) athlete, Daniel Janulewicz, 22, is like many young men his age. He’s a baseball junkie, a basketball fanatic, a team player, and doesn’t make medical appointments a priority. “He is stubborn and doesn’t like to go...


Athlete Keeps his Eye on the Ball After Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Volunteer Discovers Rare Corneal Anomaly

June 10, 2013

Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) athlete, Daniel Janulewicz, 22, is like many young men his age. He’s a baseball junkie, a basketball fanatic, a team player, and doesn’t make medical appointments a priority. “He is stubborn and doesn’t like to go...


This is the one I screwed up… sorry.

June 3, 2013

Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) athlete, Daniel Janulewicz, 22, is like many young men his age. He’s a baseball junkie, a basketball fanatic, a team player, and doesn’t make medical appointments a priority. “He is stubborn and doesn’t like to go...


Special Olympics Wisconsin Athletes Go for the Gold at the State Summer Games!

June 3, 2013

Nearly 2,000 athletes will compete in aquatics, athletics (track & field), soccer and powerlifting at the 2013 Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) State Summer Games. The event officially kicks off on Thursday, June 6 at the new time of 6:00 p.m....



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