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(Left to right) Freshmen CC Southerland and Cecily Johnson help with event.

Athletes compete in Special Olympics event

Taylor students help with basketball tournamentBy Harli Broge | Contributor The Special Olympics basketball tournament “Take it to the Hoop” holds a special place in sophomore Maddy Martinson’s heart. “A girl on my floor, the former co-director (of “Take it to the Hoop”), she saw that . . . I […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Students volunteer with Special Olympics

Students volunteer with Special Olympics

College students swim alongside people with intellectual disabilitiesBy Kamryn Koble | Echo Each week students from the universities in Grant County volunteer with Special Olympics, where they swim alongside athletes whose different circumstances give them unique stories and experiences. “Grant County Special Olympics is a not-for-profit organization that provides year-round […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
(photo by Natalie Nohr)

Communities come together in Take it to the Hoop

Taylor hosts Special Olympics basketball tournamentBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor The KSAC bustled with the energy of 350 athletes and their families, supported by approximately 150 Taylor student volunteers at Take it to the Hoop, an annual Special Olympics basketball tournament. The tournament ran for over 13 hours, with the help […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Grant County Mayhem celebrate their 40–18 win.

Taylor Hosts Annual Special Olympics

Teams packed into the KSAC SaturdayBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Squeak, squeak, swish. The sounds of vigorous games of basketball reverberated off the walls of the KSAC on Saturday. Flashes of red, black and blue jerseys wove around stationary volunteers clad in neon orange t-shirts. It was the day of […]

by · February 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Basketball, Local/Indiana, News