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State Tennis

State Tennis

What is State Tennis? State Tennis is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the final competition for those participating in Tennis, Unified Tennis and Tennis Individual Skills. State Tennis ...

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Truck Convoy

Truck Convoy

What is the World's Largest Truck Convoy? The World’s Largest Truck Convoy is a fundraising and awareness event that creates a unique partnership between law enforcement and truckers to raise funds ...

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Illinois Plane Pull

What is the Plane Pull? The Plane Pull is the ultimate tug-of-war competition as teams compete to  pull an aircraft 12 feet as quickly as possible.  Awards are given to the ...

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Outdoor Sports Festival

What is Outdoor Sports Festival? Outdoor Sports Festival is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the final competition for those participating in Softball and Golf. Young Athletes will have ...

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Team Meade is Prepared for Take Off!

By: Mat Taylor - McCook Fasten your seatbelts, we have a story for you. In anticipation of the 2017 Plane Pull Season, we would like to introduce you to a few ...

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Special Olympics Illinois Athletes Slide Into The 2017 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship

Special Olympics athletes from all over the United States and Canada will travel to Bismarck, North Dakota, on August 17, to compete in the 2017 Special Olympics North America Softball ...

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Flag Football Annoucement

Special Olympics Illinois is excited to announce that flag football will become an official sport beginning in 2018. Flag football has been an emerging sport for 3 years and in ...

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Special Olympics Announces One-Year Countdown to 50th Anniversary Celebration in Chicago

Thursday, June 20th, at Chicago’s Soldier Field, the location of the first-ever Special Olympics Games, it was announced that Chicago will host the Special Olympics movement’s 50th Anniversary global celebration ...

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Graduate Nursing Program Clinical Experience with Special Olympics- Presentation in Ireland

This upcoming month at the end of July, Special Olympics has the amazing opportunity to have their voice heard even stronger across the world, in Dublin, Ireland. Doctors Melissa A. ...

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