State Summer Games

Thu, Jun 27th, 2024

This is Ohio State Summer Games week!  State Games June 28, 29, & 30, 2024

The Opening Ceremonies, which will be held on Friday, June 28th, at 7pm, will include the Parade of Athletes, guest speakers, and the Final Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run, which will bring in the Flame of Hope to ignite the cauldron and officially start the Games.   

Over 3,300 athletes, Unified partners and coaches will participate in Traditional and Unified Sports competitions at the State Summer Games presented by The OSU Wexner Medical Center. The Games, held June 28-30, include athletics (track & field), bocce, bowling (off-site), gymnastics, powerlifting, soccer, tennis, and volleyball for athletes, as well as Unified Sports® and Healthy Athletes® programs.

Congratulations to Carroll County athletes competing at this year’s Summer Games:
Karen Bross – bowling
Matt Crough – bowling
Morgan Edmonds – bowling
Mitchell Imhoff – bowling
Wanita Lewis – bowling
Thomas Meagher – bowling
Carrie Crowl - Athletics
Noah Hinkle - Athletics
Randy Stacy - Athletics
Jayden Hahn – Bocce
Alex Weaver - Bocce

Keep an eye on the news this weekend. Several news outlets in the state will be covering the summer event. You may even get to spot one or more Carroll Co. Cougars! Also, you can follow Special Olympics Ohio on Facebook and Instagram!