Marion County DD sponsors numerous teams and athletes that participate in a very successful Special Olympics program.

The Marion County Special Olympics Hawks have won 16 state basketball championships and three unified softball championships.

The Hawks participate in Basketball, Bocce Ball, Track and Field, Softball, Soccer, Flag Football and Unified Golf.

In order to participate in Special Olympics, athletes must be at least 8 years of age and have an intellectual disability, cognitive delay, or learning disability requiring special instruction that as been identified by an agency or a qualified professional.

For more information about Special Olympics or to volunteer contact Kevin Foglesong, Manager of Community Services at 740-375-6185.