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Special Olympics

Kids, adults participate in Special Olympics Fall Games

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videoKids and adults of all ages were having a ball at this year's New Hanover County Special Olympics Fall Games. Full story...
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Special Olympians hit the hardwood

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videoMore than 200 students from across New Hanover County participated in the Special Olympics Basketball Tournament today at UNCW's Trask Coliseum. Full story...
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Even after two ice storms, hundreds take a Polar Plunge

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Some go to great lengths in support of the New Hanover County Special Olympics for this year's tenth annual Polar Plunge. Full story...
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Athletes gather for Special Olympics fall games

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videoSpecial Olympics athletes kicked off their fall games this morning. From bocce ball and races to soccer and tennis, athletes from around the region worked on honing their skills and making new friends. Full story...
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Local Law Enforcement Officers Run for Special Olympics

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Law enforcement officers from the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office ran from Wilmington to Hampstead Wednesday to raise awareness and money for the Special Olympics.video Full story...
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Hundreds take a cold dip for a good cause

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videoHundreds of people took a chilly, winter swim off of Carolina Beach this weekend for the 9th Annual Polar Plunge. Participants young and old, clothed and bare, lined up to sponsor New Hanover County's Special Olympic Program. Proceeds will benefit over 500 athletes, providing them with year-round sports training and games. Full story...
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Polar Plunge and 5K Run-N-Plunge benefit Special Olympics

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videoThe 9th Annual Polar Plunge kicks off this weekend, with a new event in the mix. The 5K Run-N-Plunge gives the community another opportunity to have fun, while they show support for the New Hanover County Special Olympics. Full story...
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Special Olympians gather for fall games

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videoSpecial Olympics athletes kicked off their fall games this morning at Wilmington's Legion Stadium Complex. From bocce ball and races to soccer and tennis, athletes from around the region worked on honing their skills and making new friends. Full story...
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Law enforcement takes Special Olympics torch on the road

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Local cops put on their running shoes this morning for a good cause. The runners set off to carry the Special Olympics Flame of Hope from the Wilmington Police Department to the Pender County line, where they handed it off to another team. Full story...
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NC Special Olympics hosts 'Celebrity Night' tonight

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North Carolina Special Olympics is hosting a special "Celebrity Night" tonight to help raise funds for the organization. The event will be held at the Golden Corral on New Centre Drive from 6-8 p.m. Full story...
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