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  • ‘It is amazing’

    And although she may not have had an opportunity to watch many events, her interaction with the athletes provided lasting memories. “It is ...

  • Final preparations in full swing for Canadian softball championship

    The 2015 Tri-Tech Services national under-21 fastpitch championship is scheduled to begin at Queen Elizabeth Park on Wednesday morning. “We are ...

  • Building resumé

    The 25-year-old from Ellerslie was swimming with a friend when she received a Facebook message from Special Olympics Canada. The daughter of ...

  • Moment to remember

    Athletes John Paynter of Freetown and Jenna Smith of Ellerslie, along with mission staff member Charity Sheehan of Covehead, will parade into the ...

  • Total experience

    For example, there’s the friendship and camaraderie. “I have met a lot of new friends through my time with Special Olympics,” said the ...

  • A special welcome

    The Canadian squad, including P.E.I. athletes Jenna Smith of Ellerslie and John Paynter of Freetown, arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday for the ...

  • Athletes arrive for 2015 Special Olympics World Games

    Special Olympics P.E.I. executive director Charity Sheehan of Covehead is a member of Team Canada’s mission staff for athletics, and athletes ...

  • First-time winners

    Aron Croken of Kensington was the overall winner in 40 minutes 52 seconds (40:52) while Stephanie Barry-Benedik of Stratford was the top female ...

  • Accident in open mares’ final

    As the field in the $8,250 Governor’s Plate open mares’ final went behind the tote board for the second time, the Mark Bradley-driven Willow ...

  • UPDATED: Barrieau makes history

    Veteran driver and New Brunswick native Gilles Barrieau won his fourth straight Governor’s Plate on Saturday night, driving DG’s Camme to a ...