Athlete Featured on Local News

Athlete, Darryl Robinson, was recently featured on WAFB in Baton Rouge for his accomplishments at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey!  Darryl competed in softball throw at the Games and brought the Gold home to Louisiana.Darryl Robinson

You can watch the full clip here.

SOLA H.E.A.T.

It’s hot outside and its hot inside the SOLA H.E.A.T.!

The latest SOLA (Special Olympics Louisiana) H.E.A.T. (Helping Every Athlete Triumph) newsletter is now available on our website. View the current version here

The SOLA H.E.A.T. is a quarterly newsletter that goes out to all families, coaches and athletes about the latest and greatest events. To sign up to receive this newsletter email us. If you have a story or an athlete you would like to see in the newsletter, tell us about it!

His moment in time

What a difference one decision made. Coach Morales made one decision regarding Mitchell Marcus and the sportsmanship that was seen afterwards is truly heart warming.

See the video below from CBS News or read the article here

Family Support

Recently, one of our athletes, Michael, and his brother Daniel (who is also his coach), were featured in the St. Charles Parish Herald.  The article explains how Daniel and Michael became involved with Special Olympics Louisiana and how it has brought them closer together as brothers. 

“He’s always been interested in sports because of his older brother always being involved in sports,” Connie said. “Both of them are inspirations to each other. Mikey idolizes his brother and Daniel is inspired by some of the things Mikey does.”

“When I walked in the door that night I didn’t really want to be there, but by the end of the night I was hooked.”

You can read the full article here!

Find out where we are in Your Area

Special Olympics Louisiana has numerous events taking place around the state. The next few weeks a lot of areas will be hosting their area spring games. To find out what is going on in your area, click here OR visit our calendar of events.

View the video New Orleans news, WDSU did to spotlight the St. Tammany Parish games this past weekend. St. Tammany Parish High School Hosts Special Olympics – Video – WDSU New Orleans.

Welcome to our Blog!

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We are very excited to debut our Special Olympics Louisiana blog! We will post all the latest news, events, stories, videos, etc.

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