Archive for the "Softball Sidenotes" Category

24.Feb.2012 Get involved: Join a team, volunteer

It’s not too late to join one of the sports teams, offered by Special Olympics West Hawaii. Head out the the field, gym, and pool to play or volunteer. TEAM PRACTICES: Softball and T-Ball is 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Mondays and  Thursdays at Old Kona Airport’s fields on the north, with the lights. Powerlifting is […]

02.Jun.2011 SOWH won 30 Summer Games medals

Special Olympics West Hawaii traveled Memorial Day weekend to Oahu, where 52 athletes, coaches and unified partners from Ocean View to Waimea competed in the State Summer Games. They brought home seven gold, 12 silver and 11 bronze medals. At the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus, they were among the approximately 850 athletes who […]

17.Mar.2011 Batter Up: Special Olympics hosts softball tournament

Special Olympics West Hawaii is hosting a softball tournament from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Old Kona Airport fields, located behind the Kona Community Aquatics Center. Kona, Honokaa and Hilo softball and T-ball teams will compete for spots at the State Special Olympic Summer Games held in late May on […]

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24.Jan.2011 Special Olympics hosts barbecue, holds sign-ups for Spring sports

Special Olympics West Hawaii hosted its annual Kick-Off barbecue from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at Kahaluu Beach Park. Athletes and volunteers signed up for the various Spring sports, such as softball, T-ball, swimming, track and field, and powerlifting. There were also be games, music, food and awards. Anyone interested in finding out […]

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21.Oct.2010 Coaches, assistants need for Spring sports

Special Olympics West Hawaii seeks coaches for swimming and track and field for its Spring season. It is also looking for assistants to help softball coach John Ruiz. The organization will train coaches as needed. Special Olympics is founded on the belief that people with disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoy and […]

06.Jun.2010 Scenes from 2010 Summer Games

Please enjoy the following photos taken during Special Olympics Hawaii’s Summer Games. held at the University of Hawaii over Memorial Day weekend. This event features 3 days of competition for more 700 athletes in Track & Field (Athletics), Swimming (Aquatics), Powerlifting, and Softball (includes Unified® Softball, Coach Pitch, T-Ball, and Individual Skills). The Summer Games […]

05.Apr.2010 Grand slammin' photos of softball tourney

Please enjoy the following photos taken during Special Olympics West Hawaii’s annual softball tournament, which took place March 28 at the Old Kona Airport fields. Six Big Island softball and T-ball teams competed for spots at the State Special Olympic Summer Games held in late May on Oahu. To view the entire album, click here. […]

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16.Mar.2010 Special Olympics West Hawaii to host annual softball tournament in Kailua-Kona

Special Olympics West Hawaii is hosting a softball tournament from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 28, at the Old Kona Airport fields, located behind the Kona Community Aquatics Center. Six Big Island softball and T-ball teams will compete for spots at the State Special Olympic Summer Games held in late May on Oahu. […]

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17.Jun.2009 Summer Games photos and video

Special Olympics West Hawaii participated in the Summer Games held at the University of Hawaii-Manoa from May 29 to May 30. Summer Games marks the end of the Spring season. Mahalo to the athletes, coaches, volunteers, families, friends and supporters. You are valued highly and important to the success of the Special Olympics program. Long-time […]

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