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Bocce Ball: Team enjoys friendship and sport

Bocce Ball: Team enjoys friendship and sport

by Katie Roach and Shannon Coggins

January 23, 2019

The Bocce Ball club is made up of 16 athletes in differently abled student pairs. Since the season started in mid November, the team has won two matches and lost one. After just under five weeks of practice, the team had their first match on December 19. The team went to Urbana High School and wo...

Unified bocce places fourth but remains first in friendship: Photo of the Day 1/31/17

Unified bocce places fourth but remains first in friendship: Photo of the Day 1/31/17

by Sydney Rossman, Managing Editor

January 31, 2017

On January 30th our Unified Bocce Ball team went to Tuscarora High School to play in the District Tournament against other Frederick County schools. At the end of the night, the team placed 4th in their heat and will not be advancing to states. The final loss did not negate a successful season...

Unified Bocce ball plays against TJ: Photo of the day 1/22/15

Unified Bocce ball plays against TJ: Photo of the day 1/22/15

by Sydney Rossman

January 22, 2015

The Unified Bocce ball team played their third game at home against TJ High School on January 22, 2015. The contest ended in a tied score,  9-9. TJ had a smaller team from last year, but was able to hold their own. There was a lot of laughter and camaraderie. Sophomore Erin Lafferty said, "It was...

Unified Bocce ball rolls into January season

Unified Bocce ball rolls into January season

by Sydney Rossman, Reporter

January 10, 2015

On January 7, Urbana High hosted the first match of the 2015 season of Special Olympics Unified bocce ball.  Linganore teams won one match and lost three. Amy Angeletti, Alexa Baughman, Joe Morris, Sean Rieffer, Sydney Rossman, John Slaughter, Sara Weber and Michelle Weddle  beat their opponents by a sc...

Unified Bocce Ball Team wins regional title, heads to states

Unified Bocce Ball Team wins regional title, heads to states

by Angelica Burr, Reporter

February 7, 2014

Unified Bocce ball team practice on a Tuesday afternoon definitely has a different atmosphere than any other sports practice. Ms. Susan Delizia, the Bocce ball coach, who also works in the special education department, greets everyone with a warm smile. Everyone knows each other, and there’s no competitive...

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