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With the most people jumping, Rider High School students jump together for the Polar Plunge on Jan. 28. Photo by Cortney Wood

Special Olympics profits from Polar Plunge success

Cortney Wood February 1, 2017

More than 100 people took on the Polar Plunge Jan. 28 at Bruce & Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center to benefit the North Texas Special Olympics raising over $5,200. “That’s the largest number...

Second Polar Plunge Jan. 28

Kara McIntyre January 18, 2017

For the second year in a row, Special Olympics Texas will host its Polar Plunge at the Wellness Center on Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. Whoever is ready to freeze for a reason can register online — $60 for adults...

The Coyote Softball Team plunges on Jan. 30. Wichita Falls High School held a competition between teachers and whichever teacher had the most money put in their bucket had to jump. Coach Bingham won and the team decided to jump with their coach because they thought it would be a good bonding experience. Photo by Gabriella Solis

60 contestants freeze the day in Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Taylor Warren February 3, 2016

Braving the 61 degree weather to freeze the day, various community organizations and individual participants took the Polar Plunge at the campus Wellness Center in the Special Olympics 8th annual fundraiser...

Polar Plunge benefits Special Olympics

Edward Grisham February 17, 2014

A pool party in February may sound crazy, but it is not as strange as it seems. The Polar Plunge is an annual event that is a fund-raiser for the Special Olympics. Plungers brave the cold water to...

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