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Introduction: Special Olympics 2015

SIMEON LAM Sports Editor No matter what culture, every country brings a sense of pride to the Olympics. The competition, the support and the united nations come together to compete in multiple events. These world games don’t occur every year, which make them even more intense than other seasonal athletics. …

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History

ERIC HUANG Staff Writer Every two years the Special Olympics occur, bringing together 165 nations and over 6,000 athletes to celebrate athletic accomplishment, unity and dignity. It all started in the 1960s when Eunice Shriver noticed the unfair treatment of children with intellectual disabilities. From a young age, she quickly …

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Mission/Goals

BEN LANGE Staff Writer The Special Olympics is an international non-profit organization that is dedicated to the empowerment of individuals with intellectual disabilities and is fully invested in seeing that the athletes are physically fit, productive and respected members of society. The Special Olympics’ mission is to give all competitors …

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Competitions

ALEX LIN Staff Writer The most recent summer Special Olympics offered over 20 sports for athletes to compete in. Some of the sports included basketball, volleyball, soccer and many more. Others interesting events were sailing, bowling and powerlifting. In basketball, the teams were split up into many divisions to ensure …

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Personal Experiences

JOSHUA MORELION Staff Writer The Special Olympics is an outstanding event that shows that a disability cannot stop one from dreaming big and doing astonishing things. These special athletes jumped over their obstacles and went for the gold. “After being a part of this event, I consider these the best …

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Disabilities

VIVIANNE LAM Staff Writer There are a lot of people with intellectual disabilities that like to play sports. It is a condition when people learn and develop things more slowly. It is very common worldwide; about 6.5 million people in the United States have some sort of this disability. This …

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Varsity Baseball Looks To Finish Strong In League

SIMEON LAM Sports Editor For the first time in a decade, the boys’ varsity baseball team will not be Almont League Champions. However, the Moors currently still own a league record of 11-4, only behind the Montebello Oilers. With their final games, the team found a way to be consistent …

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Varsity Girls’ Softball Bats Their Way Through Season

BRIANA THAI Staff Writer With two games left in the Almont League season, the varsity girls’ softball team continues to accomplish goals. Last year, the girls placed third in the league and qualified into the second round of California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) preliminary games. The girls’ goals this year were …

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Badminton Serves Rivals in Preparation for Finals

BRIANA THAI Staff Writer As the spring season comes to an end, the varsity coed badminton team works hard to achieve their season goals. They aspired to strive for victories, play more aggressively and develop their newer recruits into superior athletes.The team did so by focusing on new members individually …

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