My Son Ooozes with Confidence

Before a baby arrives, parents talk about endless possibilities.  They plan ahead and they make sure everything is perfect.  Parents dream about a bright and beautiful path for their child, and that path is paved by their own experiences because, naturally, to that point, that’s all they know. The day arrives that they’ve been waiting…

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Young Athletes Spotlight – Sadie Fiedler

Sadie Fiedler is a well-rounded 7-year-old from Rochester who is a social butterfly and loves to be surrounded by friends. Although she’s only in first grade, Sadie has already had a lot of opportunities with Special Olympics and beyond! She started her sporting career with gymnastics by practicing at CheerZone in Springfield at the age…

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Young Athletes Spotlight – Bo Gill

Bo Gill is a caring and lovable 7-year-old from Morton.  He attends Lincoln Elementary and has been participating with Morton School District for the past two years. His favorite activity is the 50-meter run. Really, any time he gets to run, he loves it! “This program is awesome!” says Christine Bo, Gill’s mother. “We have…

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Young Athletes Spotlight – Henry Galvanoni

Henry Galvanoni is an engaging 4-year-old who is always happy to give you a handshake, a hug or a high five! Most people who meet Henry for the first time recognize his smile and beaming expression that instantly warm your heart. The Young Athletes Program has not only helped improve and develop Henry’s skills, but…

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