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22.Aug.2011 Basketball, bowling begins next month

Following the Cop On Top fundraiser, basketball practice will begin Sept. 22. Practices will be held Mondays and Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. at the downtown Kailua-Kona gym. Bowling will take place Sundays at noon at KBXtreme in Kailua-Kona, beginning Sept. 25. For more information, call Special Olympics West Hawaii Area Director Dave Ross […]

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20.Sep.2009 Get involved with fall sports seasons

Special Olympics West Hawaii is conducting bocce ball practice from 3 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at Pualani Estates’ fields. Also, SOHW is holding basketball practice from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Kekuaokalani Gym. For more information, call Lona Warner, head of delegation, at 989-2080.

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03.Dec.2008 Taking it to the hoop

When it’s played the way it’s supposed to be played, basketball happens in the air; flying, floating, elevated above the floor, levitating the way people of this earth imagine themselves in their dreams. — John Edgar Wideman Volunteer Nikki Cleintuar wrote the following captions and took the awesome images of Special Olympics West Hawaii athletes, […]

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26.Nov.2008 Important Information for the 2008 Holiday Classic

Special Olympics West Hawaii is participating in the Holiday Classic, held annually in December at both Hickam Air Force Base and the Kaneohe Bay Marine Corps Base. This event includes a multi-division three-day Basketball tournament and Individual Skills Competition, Singles, Doubles and Unified® Team Bowling competitions, and traditional and Unified® Doubles Bocce tournaments. The Holiday […]

03.Sep.2008 Sign-ups, Practices & Competitions Announced

Sign-ups are now underway for the Special Olympics West Hawaii basketball, bocce and bowling leagues. Participants will learn teamwork and skills of relating to the games. Everyone is welcomed, including athletes, unified partners, volunteers and coaches. Basketball is bouncing its way into the season, which kicks off Thursday, Sept. 25. Practices will be held at […]

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24.Jul.2008 Alley Loop! STRIKE!

GET EXCITED. That’s right, sports fans, enthusiasts and budding athletes. Basketball and bowling seasons for Special Olympics West Hawaii is approaching. These sports begin September 28 and last until the first weekend of December, when SOWH will compete at the Holiday Classic at Hickam Air Force Base on Oahu. Athletes interested in competing and showing […]

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