Billy Habermann earned a couple gold medals this week, but it's about what he's gained along the way that's important to the tennis player.
A magical opening ceremony for the Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games celebrated 50 years of Special Olympics with lots of awards and lots of confetti.
Dee Sturgeon has been involved with the Special Olympics for 35-plus years, and she's not slowing down anytime soon.
Special Olympics has become a place to make life-long friends.
Day one of the Special Olympics Summer Games is in the books.
The Summer Games, taking place on Iowa State's campus May 25-27, began Thursday morning with cycling.
Strekal has been in charge of the cycling competition for 20 years.
ISU football coach Matt Campbell chose Iowa State because of the fans. Last weekend, he and his football team, were able to give back to the fans and the community.
The Special Olympics began as a dream of giving children and adults with disabilities the chance to prove that having a disability doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to compete.
His message was clear during the introductory speech of the opening ceremonies of the 2015 Special Olympics summer games.
An individual who is a wheelchair-bound athlete has never won the Special Olympics Iowa Athlete of the Year Award. That all changed in 2015.
The annual Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games will take place at Iowa State Thursday through Saturday, and will feature multiple athletic events, award ceremonies and camps.
Marissa Yessak reached for the worn yellow baton hanging from a rope at the edge of the track on the morning of May 5. Her teammates held the rope, and her coach, Tammy Zimmerman, stood at her side. Yessak moved leisurely down the lane.