Friday, January 4, 2013
Lyons earn $500 towards their next event with the Heller's Angels.
The Wheaton College women's basketball team has won the NCAA Division III Spotlight Poll for the month of December as its partnership with the Heller's Angels Special Olympics Team received 5,947 votes. The Lyons have earned $500 dollars towards their next Special Olympics event with the Heller's Angels for winning the Spotlight Poll. In addition, Wheaton and the Heller's Angels will have their story shared in the NCAA Division III Monthly Newsletter and on the NCAA Division III Special Olympics website. "When we hosted the Heller's Angels on December 7 for our game against Babson, the athletes and their respective families were so elated to be nominated," said women's basketball head coach Melissa Hodgdon. "I am so pleased our community …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Your Patch Facts for the day.
Things You Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1. Meat raffle The American Legion will be having a meat raffle at 7:30 p.m. put on by the Women's Auxiliary Unit 222. 2. Vote for Wheaton College in the Special Olympics Spotlight Poll Earlier this week, the Wheaton College women's basketball team was chosen for this month's NCAA Division III Special Olympics Spotlight Poll. Their work with the Heller's Angels Special Olympics Team is currently being featured, along with two other schools, on the NCAA Division Special Olympics website. The winner of the Spotlight Poll will …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Lyons work with Heller's Angels highlighted by NCAA
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The Wheaton College women's basketball team's partnership with the Heller's Angels Special Olympics Team has been chosen for this month's NCAA Division III Special Olympics Spotlight Poll. To vote for the Lyons and the Heller's Angels clickhere. Voting runs through Tuesday, Dec. 25 with the winner receiving $500 dollars towards its next Special Olympics event. The winning story will also be recognized in the NCAA Division III Monthly Newsletter and the NCAA Division III Special Olympics website. Wheaton's story can be found by clicking here. The Lyons will host the Heller's Angels basketball team on Friday, Dec. 7 against Babson College in Emerson Gymnasium. The Heller's Angels team will play a game at halftime during the Lyons matchup …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of May 27, 2012.
Brockton Man Arrested for OUI Thursday Night Easton Police received a call at 11:30 p.m. on May 31 from a woman who said her husband was intoxicated while driving and she was in need of assistance. Police located the vehicle, and after an investigation, arrested John Pierce, 46, of Brockton, for operating under the influence. His wife, who was also intoxicated, was taken into protective custody. Read more by clicking here. *** Former Stoughton Business Owner to Bring Mediterranean Taste at Sharon Beach for Second Summer Season Sharon's Veteran's Memorial Park and Beach concession stand will offer a taste of the Mediterranean for the second straight summer. Sharon Selectmen voted on May 29 to exercise the option on Said "Felix" Safai's …
Monday, May 28, 2012
Three Norton students get the gold.
Norton students grabbed three gold medals in the Special Olympics at N. Attleboro High School Wednesday. Olivia Lefebvre received gold for the softball throw and 100m run. Iverson Smith received the gold for his 100m run. Lindsey Lach from Norton High School received the silver for the 100m run. There were 23 athletes who participated in the events. They included Norton High School students Nick Carusone, Kayla Dumont, Wilmer Fernandez, Lindsey Lach, Sean Lussier, Markcaya Mobilia, Chanel Shumate, Norton Middle School students Daniel Bortolotti, Joey Carroll, Matthew Cobb, Olivia Lefebvre, Sarah Martin, Tyler Darrah, Cameron Farrand, Ryan Gaudino, Brandon Keefe, Tyler Russell and Yelle students Sarah Bates, Juliana Corcoran, Tyler Furtado…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Olympics to take place Wednesday.
Twenty-three Norton students were sent off in style during the Special Olympics pep rally at Henri A. Yelle Elementary School last Friday. All students of Yelle were invited to the Yelle gymnasium to support their Olympians at the pep rally. “They were very well behaved,” said Yelle principal Lisa Farrell. “They cheered the olympians on.” Norton Middle School principal Michael O’Rourke and Norton police officers patrolman Scott Sweeting and Detective James Franco also supported the athletes. Sweeting even did the YMCA. Superintendent Dr. Patricia Ansay and soon to be retired fourth grade teacher Debby Soares distributed the special hats and tee-shirts to the athletes. “It was really something to see how the Norton School Community …
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Special Olympic athletes awarded for performance.
A Champions Breakfast to honor the eight Henri A. Yelle Elementary School Special Olympians and their families was held Wednesday morning. Among those participants were Sarah Martin, Matthew Cobb, Joey Carroll, Olivia Lefebvre, Bryan Holmes, Daniel Bortolotti, Dee Dee Sheehan and Iverson Smith. "All of them have brought home the gold to the Yelle Elementary School," said Karen Duross, event coordinator at Yelle. The event began with Yelle principal Lisa Farrell handing out roses and photos to the athletes and recognizing all the volunteers that helped, including Norton police officers and firefighters. The party then moved to the cafeteria, where they were served donuts, bagels, fruit and other items. And to top it all off, Norton …
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Henri A. Yelle Elementary kids participate in the Special Olympics.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Eight Henri A. Yelle Elementary students participated in the Special Olympics May 19 at North Attleboro High School, and all had a great showing. Among those participants were Sarah Martin, Matthew Cobb, Joey Carroll, Olivia Lefebvre, Bryan Holmes, Daniel Bortolotti, Dee Dee Sheehan and Iverson Smith. They participated in the softball throw and the 50 yard dash. "All of them have brought home the gold to the Yelle Elementary School," said Karen Duross, event coordinator at Yelle. Tomorrow, Wednesday at 8:45 a.m., there will be a Champions Breakfast to honor Yelle Olympians and their families. There will be guest police officers and firefighters.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Heller's Angels will have the uniforms and equipment needed to compete in the Special Olympics.
Wheaton College in Norton played host to the Heller's Angels Special Olympics team as they held their second annual Spring Fling fundraiser Saturday night. Althletes, parents and friends attended the Spring Fling to give Heller's Angels of Attleboro much needed support. Heller's Angels is the Attleboro district Massachsuetts Special Olympics Team that participates at the state level in many sports throughout the year. The team competes in soccer, flag football, cheerleading, basketball, ten-pin bowling, track and field and volleyball tournaments. "Money raised at the Spring Fling fundraiser helps cover costs for training, uniforms, registration, transportation and other costs associated with competition," said Local Coordinator Caron …