Posts under ‘Special Olympics’

Law Enforcement Torch Run Coverage

Wednesday night runners, bikers and walkers left from the Law Enforcement Memorial and ended at Somers Fire Station 2 for the Law Enforcement Torch Run. The annual run raises money and awareness for Special Olympics. Some of them will join other members of law enforcement from all over the state, to celebrate the athletes at the […]

Special Olympics Wisconsin Regional Basketball Tournament coverage

The 2013 Special Olympics Wisconsin Regional Basketball Tournament will took place Sunday at Wilmot Union High School. Thirty teams from throughout Southeast Wisconsin competed. Simultaneous games took place in the fieldhouse as well as the Maki Gym. The event is a Western Kenosha County Special Olympics Fund Raiser. There was a concession stand for breakfast […]

Special Olympics Polar Plunge After Five coverage

The Brat Stop and Polar Plunge sponsored a Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce  Business After Five at The Brat Stop Thursday evening. The event served as a preview for this Saturday’s Special Olympics Wisconsin-Southeastern Region 13th annual Polar Plunge at The Brat Stop in Kenosha, just west of Interstate 94 on Highway 50.  Admission of $5 per […]

A word from our sponsors: Special Olympics Polar Plunge is this Saturday; Plunge After Five is Thursday

Special Olympics Wisconsin-Southeastern Region will host its 13th annual Polar Plunge this Saturday, Feb. 11. The vent has been changed up a bit with a new Plunge name and location for 2012…The Southeastern WI Polar Plunge (formerly known as the Pleasant Prairie Plunge) will be held at The Brat Stop, in Kenosha. A giant pool […]

Special Olympics Polar Plunge announces date and new location

Special Olympics Wisconsin-Southeastern Region will host its 13 th annual Polar Plunge on Saturday, Feb. 11  with a new Plunge name and location . The Southeastern WI Polar Plunge (formerly known as the Pleasant Prairie Plunge) will be held at The Brat Stop, in Kenosha. A giant pool will be set up in The Brat […]

Local Special Olympics softball team takes second at state

The Western Kenosha County Panthers took second place in the Special Olympics State softball tournament bringing home silver medals for the whole team. The tournament was held in Eau Claire last weekend. They went 2-1 in the tournament, which had teams through out the state. The event started with arrival on Friday, Aug. 5 and […]

Culver’s hosting fundraiser Monday for Special Olympian

The Western Kenosha Special Olympics team is having a fundraiser this coming Monday, May 16 from 5 to 9 p.m., at Culver’s at 10484 Corporate Drive, Pleasant Prairie. The fundraiser is to help raise money for Chris Mark, who was selected to go to World Games for Special Olympics in Greece for Track and Field. […]

Special Olympics Basketball Tournament coverage

The Special Olympics Area 7 District Basketball Tournament was Saturday at Wilmot High School. Teams included one from Wilmot made up of Western Kenosha County athletes. Here’s some video of the WKC Panthers (red jerseys) in action in their first game:

Special Olympics softball team comes home with gold

The Western Kenosha County Special Olympics softball team came home with gold medals by taking first place in Division four at the Outdoor State tournament in Eau Claire Aug. 6 through 8. Players include Jennifer Spader, Steven Poepping, Walter Volk, David Schmeelk, Jacob Best, Jacob Weber, Dylan Jackson, Chris Mark, Peter Annis, Andrew Geyer, Tommy Cravens, […]

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