Local Senior Olympic Games: Week 2 Results

Senior Olympic athletes, from left, Laura McClellan and Ann ReVelle compete in Disc Golf 2015. Courtesy photo
Senior Olympic athletes from left, Don Dudziak, Susan Krohn and Jackie Peckham are the first place winners March 27 in shuffleboard singles. Courtesy photo

SPORTS News:

In the second week of Senior Olympic Games, Jackie Marr and Susan Krohn qualified on the women’s side for Swimming.

Bob and Carmen Gill qualified in bowling for singles and mixed doubles. Ted Williams for singles. Ann ReVelle and Darla Thompson qualified in 8-ball pool.

Qualifiers in shuffleboard singles were Don Dudziak, Susan Krohn, Jackie Peckham (first place in 65-69 age group) and Ann ReVelle (2nd place). In doubles the team of Jackie Peckham and Don Dudziak came from 8 points behind in the final frame to beat the team of Ann ReVelle and Susan Krohn by a 12 point margin, a swing of 20 points.

Senior Olympic athletes Ann ReVelle. left, and Susan Krohn take second place in Shuffleboard doubles March 27. Courtesy photo

Saturday saw the first time Los Alamos has participated in Disc Golf. A match was played on the North Mesa course. Qualifying were Ann ReVelle and Laura McClellan. McClellan had the best score with a 47 for 9 holes. CB FOX sells the equipment needed for this sport including discs and bags so go play and if 50 or older, come out and play with the seniors olympians next year!

The local competition is open to the public so come and cheer your favorite Senior Olympians! For information contact Assistant Coordinator Ann ReVelle at 505.662.3526 or laseniorolympics@gmail.com.

Competition Continues Wednesday

Talent, Dance, Airgun, Huachas, Horseshoes and Track and Field is scheduled for the final week of local senior games.

Wednesday, April 1 at noon at the Betty Ehart Senior Center the public is invited to come and support the Senior Olympians who will be qualifying for Talent and Couples Dance.

Last year, Teresa Goodwin and Selmo Jaramillo competed in the Dance competition at State for the first time and came back with two gold medals. This year they will perform seven dances in four categories (Ballroom, Latin, Tango and Swing). They will perform the Waltz, Foxtrot; Rumba, Cha Cha Cha;  American Tango; Jitterbug and West Coast Swing.

Inez Ross has been competing in the Talent event for many years and has many medals to prove it. She will perform songs and tell the story of Senior Olympics for her Talent entry.

The Air Gun competition is Tuesday. The Huachas and Horseshoes competition is Wedesday morning and the games officially end with the track and field events Saturday morning at the Los Alamos High School track.

Senior Olympic athlete Selmo Jaramillo and Terry Goodwin win two Gold Medals in Dance. Courtesy photo

Senior Olympic athlete Ted Romero receives a gold medal in a 2012 running event. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Senior Olympics 2014 coed relay team, from left, Ted Romero, Bob Weeks, Sheryl Bailey, Margaret Ellis. Courtesy photo

Senior Olympic athlete Inez Ross receives a gold medal for talent in 2012. Courtesy photo

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