Athlete Spotlight – Trampus Hoover, Charleston
Trampus Hoover, 26, has competed in Special Olympics South Carolina for 15 years. He’s tried many sports but he really enjoys bowling and playing golf. Trampus and his Unified partner, Brad Parker, represented South Carolina at the 2013 Special Olympics North America Golf Tournament in New Jersey. They won the silver in their division.
Not only does he love playing golf, Trampus loves meeting new people. “Special Olympics is important to me because I have a chance to make new friends and play more golf.” Not only did Trampus and Brad get to compete at the national tournament, they have been selected to compete in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in Princeton, New Jersey, June 14-21, 2014.
Thirsty Fellow Bocce Tournament, December 14th
The tournament will be a four-team round robin that moves into single elimination format. Guaranteed three games per team even if you don’t advance. Lunch and beverages will be provided for all tournament players.Team of 4 – $300; register before December 6th and save $50 per team!
The fun begins at Dunleavy’s Pub on Sullivan’s Island where people will gather for food and drink and walk to the beach. PLUNGE is 2pm sharp! CLICK HERE to fundraise for the exceptional athletes of SOSC and for more information, visit www.dunleavyspubpolarplunge.com
South Carolina Delegation Announced for 2014 USA Games
Excitement has been building in the Special Olympics South Carolina community. Since the announcement that the 2014 USA Games would be held in Princeton, New Jersey, our athletes, partners and coaches have been training and eagerly awaiting the selection of the South Carolina delegation. Athletes will compete in aquatics, athletics, basketball, bowling, bocce, flag football, golf, gymnastics, tennis, soccer and power lifting. For a full a list of the South Carolina Delegation, CLICK HERE
Special Olympics South Carolina Announces New Competition Structure
Special Olympics South Carolina has seen widespread success and growth over the past five years. This success has occurred through the hard work and dedication of our volunteers, coaches, unified partners and athletes and their families. To best meet the needs of the 22,036 athletes that train and compete on a local level and those that travel to state competitions, changes have been made in our competition structure that will take effect January 2014. The 2014 State Competition Calendar is now available.