Special Friends – N.E. Tarrant County Special Olympics

Learn more about the Special Olympics sports that Special Friends participates in by visiting our Sports pages.

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 Bill Wallis, our friend and leader, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016. We miss him greatly.


Bocce
Practice will start Thursday, 8/9, and will be held from 6:00 – 7:00 pm every Thursday. Practice is at Creek Trail Park, 3925 Airline Drive, Richland Hills, TX 76118. Bring lots of water & bug spray. If a parent, caregiver, sibling, or friend is interested in playing Unified, please join your athlete at practice.

Contact Gayla Altman via email (gayla1161@aol.com) or text (817.975.4555) if you plan to participate so we can ensure we have enough courts.

Competition is scheduled for October 6th.


Flag Football
Flag Football has started. Practices are held every Saturday from 8:00 – 10:00 am. There will be no practice on 8/11 or 9/15.

WE HAVE MOVED! Practices are now held on the field adjacent to FBC Bedford, located at 2045 Bedford Rd., Bedford, TX 76021.

The Greater Fort Worth Area 2018 Flag Football Competition will be held on 9/22 at Keller High School. Contact Coach Jessie Phillips: ‭(817) 609-0038 or email at lghtning38@aol.com. More information will be forthcoming.


Softball
Softball has started! Regular practices are held Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

WE HAVE MOVED! Practices are now held on the field adjacent to FBC Bedford, located at 2045 Bedford Rd., Bedford, TX 76021.

Home Run Derby: We are having a Home Run Derby on Saturday, 8/11, at Hurst Athletic Complex. Additional information is available here.

The Area 11 softball tournament will be held on 9/15 at the Hurst Athletic Complex. Contact Coach Jessie Phillips: ‭(817) 609-0038 or email at lghtning38@aol.com. More information will be forthcoming.


Bingo
The Knights of Columbus will host Bingo at the Knights of Columbus Hall (1319 Brown Trail, Bedford) on the third Thursday of every month starting in September from 6:30 to 8:00.


Please check your athlete’s Application/Medical Release expiration date. Athletes with expired medicals will not be allowed to practice until we receive a completed medical.


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