SUMMER GAMES

Special Olympics ND Summer Games Kick Off With Parade, Opening Ceremony

Over 600 athletes are participating

FARGO, N.D. — The Special Olympics North Dakota Summer Games kick off, and it’s all smiles for the six hundred plus athletes who will be competing. One athlete, Billy Pyfer, says the Special Olympics is basically his entire life. He trains five to six times a week, and competing has given him an outlet to meet many like-minded athletes. “You get…

Officers Help Ignite the Opening Ceremony for Special Olympics in North Dakota

Athletes and law enforcement officers from many parts of the state step into the 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of families ran with officers from the far reaches of North Dakota to light up the state’s Summer Special Olympics. They’re celebrating 45 years of giving North Dakotans the opportunity to become athletes. “When you talk to our athletes, what they talk about is having an opportunity to participate just like an NDSU athlete, a Fargo/Davies…

Special Olympics North Dakota Needs You for the 2017 Summer Games

They are currently seeking volunteers interested in serving on the organizing committee for the event

  FARGO, N.D. — Special Olympics North Dakota is looking for a few good volunteers. The summer games will be held in Fargo for the 20th consecutive year on June 8, 9 and 10. They are currently seeking volunteers interested in serving on the organizing committee for the event. If you are able to share your time or organizational skills,…