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Special Olympics Sports Expo

Special Olympics shoots and scores

video Although the Wilmington Hammerheads season is over there is still soccer going on around Legion Stadium. Athletes with special needs gathered Saturday enjoying team comrodery, friendship and even a little soccer.

Special Olympics camp kicks off

Some special kids around the Cape Fear are getting a special treat this week Their week is full of soccer, kickball and all sorts of games, and it's all put on by the Special Olympics.

Cops on Top raise money for Special Olympics

If you happened to drive past Chick-Fil-A on Ooleander drive, you might have seen something strange on the roof. The fourth annual Cops on Top fundraiser literally had cops on top of the restaurant.

Local middle school students assist Special Olympics team

videoSome Special Olympics team members in New Hanover County got to show off their basketball skills Tuesday thanks to some local middle schoolers.

Topsail High hosts Special Olympics

Topsail High School hosted Pender County's Special Olympics Friday. Eighty-five kids from special needs programs across the county participated.

Local law enforcement spends the day giving back to the community

The Second Annual Cops on Top fundraiser literally had cops on top of the Chick-Fil-a off Oleander Drive.

Special Olympics held at UNCW

Hundreds of Special Olympians gathered for the annual spring games Wednesday at UNCW. They took part in track and field events like dashes, jumping events, and wheelchair races.

Special Olympic athletes go head-to-head in the pool

One hundred thirty high school and college athletes showed off their stuff by taking a dip in the pool. It was part of the annual Special Olympics competition at the YMCA in Wilmington.

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