Stories tagged with: olympics

May 30, 2014 - 6:17pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

A pep rally was held at Starlight School to celebrate nine special Olympic athletes who will be going to states this June.

To make this happen, area masons donated $600 to help fund their big trip to Columbus where they will compete at the Ohio State University.

" All that money basically helps to fund state events and it costs $140 per athlete and per person. So we have coaches going also as well as volunteers and so nobody pays a thing so we have to fund all that stuff...

November 1, 2013 - 7:55pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Employees at Zandex Healthcare participated in team building exercises at this year's Nurse Aide Olympics.

For the past six years nurses have put together the competition as a way to educate and say thank you to their aides. This year seven teams from different Zandex care facilities participated.

"They celebrate their profession and relate it to how they care for our patients," said Clinical Services Director, Peggy Kish. They take a little bit of a test, they do some...

July 30, 2012 - 9:33am
3 years 51 weeks ago

We're not going to give any results away, but we want to let you know how Olympians from Ohio are fairing during the London games.

Jacob Wukie is an archer from Oak Harbor. He has a silver medal as part of the archery team event.

Lebron James from Akron is part of Team USA basketball they face Tunisia on Tuesday.

Terrell Gausha is from Cleveland. He boxes August 2 to see if he can advance to the round of 16.

Rau'Shee Warren of Cincinnati is also a boxer. He...

February 13, 2010 - 2:14pm
6 years 23 weeks ago

Even though the 2010 Winter Olympics are thousands of miles away this year, Ohioans are still excited to to follow Team USA.

Jerry and Holly Callahan have a few favorite sports they plan to watch.

"Skiing, skating, the luge," they said. "Things like that."

"I'm hoping to catch some of the figure skating, I enjoy that," said Cheryl Wilson. "The couples skating, I like that real well."

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