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Local seniors bring home medals from the State Olympics

Local seniors bring home medals from the State Olympics

Posted: Friday, August 20, 2010 3:00 pm

Local seniors bring home medals from the State Olympics | State Senior Olympics,

Mary Vowell
The State Senior Olympics was held in Franklin on July 23-29. Senior from the Northwest area brought home Gold, Silver and Bronze. They represented our area with pride and enthusiasm.
Local winners included Mary Vowell winning gold in the 200-yard breaststroke, 100-yard breaststroke, 50-yard breaststroke, silver in 100-yard freestyle, 100-yard IM and 50-yard freestyle. Sandra Davis won gold in the 20K and 5K race. Phillip Davis won silver in the 5K and 20K race.
Terry King won silver in basketball 3-point and hot shot. Donald Taylor won gold in racquetball. Marion Riggs and Donald Strickland won silver in bowling doubles and bronze in shuffleboard singles and doubles. Joyce and George Armstrong won gold in shuffleboard singles and bronze in shuffleboard doubles. Jacky Gullett won fourth in racquetball and David Hawks won fourth in golf. This still qualifies them to go to Nationals, which is scheduled for June19-July 5, 2011, in Houston. wcp 8-19-10

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