Randolph County, NC -- The NBA and NHL seasons are winding down, and there are fewer than 100 days until the 2012 Summer Olympics.
But what people in Randolph County are looking forward to the most is a different kind of olympics. Southwest High School in hosted its Special Olympics Wednesday.
There are around 300 athletes from Asheboro and Randolph County Schools that took part. Crews putting the event together said it's all about the kids. Kim Black, the Club Unify Sponsor said, "We want athletes to have the best day of their lives. We want them to be a star. We want them to be the center of attention."
You can learn more about the Special Olympics programs in NC and how you can volunteer here.
WFMY News 2