This year's statewide Torch Run begins Wednesday and leads into a grand ceremony on Friday afternoon. (Photos from the Special Olympics Delaware)

Torch Run unifies Special Olympics, law enforcement, community 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture, Police & Fire

The spirit of the Summer Olympics is here in Delaware, so get the torches lit, the legs stretched and hit the streets and sidewalks to unite with neighbors in a statewide effort to support law enforcement and people with special needs. The 38th Annual Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics kicks off Wednesday and runs through Friday.¬† Organized …

Brian standing by the pool in which he competed with his medal photo courtesy of Christine and Manny Perry

Frederica’s Brian Perry defies odds, becomes an Olympian¬†

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Back in June Brian Perry of Frederica got the call of a lifetime. The Special Olympics informed him that he would be representing the USA in the World Games in Berlin, Germany, this summer.¬† ‚ÄúWe were shocked but also thrilled,” said his parents, Christine and Manny Perry. “It took us months to absorb that we were all going to Berlin.¬† …

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Delaware is sending 29 athletes to Orlando Special Olympics

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Delaware athletes have 281 days to get ready for the national summer games. ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Special Olympics Delaware will send 29 athletes to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Florida next summer. The full contingent will include nine coaches, four staff members and two students from Caesar Rodney High School who will attend as part of the Unified …