Participants win medals at McDowell Senior Games 2022 | Local News

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According to staff reports

Recently, senior athletes, performers and entertainers competed in the 2022 McDowell Senior Games and walked away with medals for their accomplishments.

These were the first Senior Games since 2019. Events did not take place in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Senior Games 2022 kicked off the last week of April with the SilverArts Showcase and Follies. It continued for the next three weeks with all sporting events and ended on May 26 with the awards ceremony. Gold, silver and bronze stars and a medal were distributed.

Here are the results for the 2022 Senior Games. They are listed with the participants first, followed by their age group, sport, performance or craft and ranking.

Betty Anderson: age group 75-79, quilting (hand sewn) 2.

Randy Barts: age group 65-69, singles pickleball 2, doubles pickleball 1, mixed doubles pickleball 2.

Joe Borg: 75-79, softball throw 1, football throw 1, bocce 2, 50 yards 1, standing long jump 1, long jump 1, single table tennis 1, cornhole 2, horseshoes 1 , shuffleboard 2

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Kathleen Borg: Age Group 70-74, Softball Throw 3, Football Throw 3, Standing Long Jump 2, Running Long Jump 3, Singles Pickleball 1, Doubles Pickleball 1, Mixed Doubles Pickleball 1, Tennis single table 2, cornhole 3, horseshoes 3, shuffleboard 1.

Dean Buff: age group 80-84, basketball shot 1, 200 yards 3, cornhole 2, 100 yards 3, 50 yards 3, shot put 2, discus throw 1, golf 1, badminton singles 1.

Anne Burnette: age range 90-94, shuffleboard 1.

Johnny Burnette: age group 60-64, single bowling 1, double bowling 1, mixed double bowling 1, horseshoes 1, shuffleboard 3, cornhole 2.

Steve Burns: age group 80-84, table tennis singles 2, ladies 1, line dancing small group 1.

Gary Carter: age group 55-59, single bowling, double bowling, mixed double bowling 2.

Faye Conner: Age Group 75-79, SilverStriders Fun Walk 1, Petanque 2, Table Tennis Singles 1, Ladies 2, Nustep 3, Small Group Line Dancing 1.

Ruby Foster: age range 80-84, oil 2.

Marcia Freeman: age group 70-74, double bowling 1, single bowling 1, mixed double bowling 1.

Frances Greene: age group 80-84, SilverStriders fun walk 1, softball throw 1, football throw 1, petanque 1, checkers 1, nustep 1, shuffleboard 1, double badminton 1, croquet 1, single bowling 1 , double bowling 1, cornhole 2.

Beth Hall: age group 55-59, throwing softball 1, singles pickleball 1, doubles pickleball 1, mixed doubles pickleball 1, singles table tennis 1.

Michael Harrison: age group 70-74, pétanque 1, golf 1.

Jean Honeycutt: age group 70-74, watercolor 2, poem 1, solo comedy/drama 2.

Tamara Houser: Age group 60-64, digital photography 1.

Timothy Ivy: Age Group 60-64, Coloring 1, SilverStriders Fun Walk 1, Basketball Shooting 1, Softball Toss 1, Football 1, Bocce Ball 1, Croquet 2, Cornhole 1, Horseshoes 3, Game of pallets 2.

Joyce Jacobs: age group 75-79, ladies 3, dance solo 1, small group line dance 1.

Cathy Laws: 60-64, softball pitch 1, football pitch 1, bowls 1, basketball shooting 1, table tennis singles 1, checkers 1, cornhole 1, horseshoes 1, shuffleboard 1, nustep 1, croquet 1, bowling singles 1, bowling doubles 1, billiards 1, bowling mixed doubles 1.

Ruth Laws: age group 90-94, petanque 1, checkers 1, nustep 1, croquet 1, single bowling 1, double bowling 1, cornhole 1, horseshoes 1, shuffleboard 2.

Jerry Ledford: age group 80-84, softball pitch 1, football pitch 1, cornhole 3.

Marie Ledford: age range 75-79, cornhole 3.

George Lipe: age group 80-84, billiards 1.

Dale Lloyd: age group 70-74, sculpture 1.

Paul Lloyd: age group 75-79, golf 1.

Lora Loftin: Age group 60-64, digital photography 3.

Gerald Lyons: age group 70-74, single bowling 1, double bowling 2, mixed double bowling 1.

Bobby Martin: age group 65-69, golf 1, single bowling 1, double bowling 1, mixed double bowling 1.

Sharyn Matson: Age Range 65-69, Solo Comedy/Drama 1.

Diane Meyer: Age group 70-74 years old, digital photography 2.

Linda Moore: age group 70-74, acrylic 1, oil 3, watercolor 1, pastels 1.

David Myers: age group 60-64, chess 1, single pickleball 1, single table tennis 1, checkers 1, croquet 1, cornhole 3, horseshoes 2, shuffleboard 1.

John Nuttall: 65-69, 50 yard freestyle 1, 50 yard breaststroke 1, 100 yard freestyle 1, 500 yard freestyle 1, pickleball singles 1, pickleball doubles 2, pickleball mixed doubles 1, table tennis singles 1, ladies 1.

Judy Patton: Age Group 70-74, SilverStriders Fun Walk 1, Basketball Shooting 1, Softball Throwing 2, Football Throwing 1, Bocce Ball 3, 1500 Meter Power Walk 2, Croquet 1, Cornhole 1, Horseshoes horseback 2, shuffleboard 3, discus throw 1, singles pickleball 2, doubles pickleball 1, mixed doubles pickleball 2, singles table tennis 1, doubles badminton 1, 200 meters 1, 100 meters 1, 50 meters 2, jump standing long jump 1, running long jump 2, shot put 1.

Charlotte Pike: age group 85-89, SilverStriders Fun Walk 1, softball pitch 1, football pitch 1, croquet 2, cornhole 2.

Clifford Poteat: age group 70-74, woodworking 1, softball pitching 1, football pitching 1, pétanque 2, cornhole 1.

Gladys Poteat: age group 70-74, hook 1, plastic canvas 1, pétanque 1.

Betty Prebor: age group 80-84, oil 1, watercolor 3, life experiences 1, standing long jump 1, running long jump 1, shot put 1, discus throw 1, cornhole 1, irons horse 1.

Larry Ramsey: age group 75-79, golf 2.

Jewell Randolph: Age Group 85-89, SilverStriders Fun Walk 1, Softball Throw 2, Football Throw 2, Bocce Ball 1, Standing Long Jump 1, Shot Put 1, Cornhole 1, Horseshoes 1, Game of shuffleboard 1, discus 1, table tennis singles 1, badminton doubles 1, croquet 1, bowling singles, bowling doubles 1.

Nellie Randolph: age group 75-79, quilt (hand sewn) 1.

Janet Reese: age group 70-74, softball throw 1, football throw 2, bocce ball 2, 1500 meter brisk walk 1, 50 meter run 1, long jump run 1, horseshoes 1, shuffleboard 2, single pickleball 3, double pickleball 1, nustep 2, double badminton 1, croquet 2, cornhole 2.

Patsy Renfro: age group 60-64, quilt (machine stitched) 3.

Teresa Schism: age group 65-69, quilt (machine stitched) 1.

Victoria Searcy: age group 80-84, acrylic 3.

David Setzer: age group 80-84, softball pitch 3.

John Sigmon: Age Group 85-89, SilverStriders Fun Walk 1, Basketball Shooting 1, Softball Throw 1, Football Throw 1, Bocce Ball 1, Standing Long Jump 1, Cornhole 1, Horseshoes 1, Game of shuffleboard 1, long jump 1, shot put 1, discus throw 1, table tennis singles, bowling singles 1.

Brenda Sills: age group 75-79, ladies 1, nustep 2, cornhole 2, horseshoes 1, shuffleboard 1.

Sandra Smith: age group 60-64, acrylic 2.

Floyd Styles: age group 55-59, single bowling 2, double bowling 2, mixed double bowling 1.

Sarita Styles: age group 55-59, double bowling 1, mixed double bowling 1, single bowling 1.

James Tanner: age group 80-84, billiards 2.

James Taylor: Age Group 80-84, Basketball Shooting 2, Softball Throwing 2, Football Throwing 2, Petanque 1, 1500m Brisk Walk 1, 200m Run 1, Shuffleboard 1 , single table tennis 1, checkers 2, nustep 1, croquet 1, cornhole 1, horseshoes 1, 100 meters 2, 50 meters 2, standing long jump 1, running long jump 2, shot put 3, throw of disk 3.

Eddie Toney: age group 70-74, SilverStriders Fun Walk 1, ladies 1, nustep 1.

Richard Tuttell: age group 65-69, short story 1, vocal solo 1.

Eugene Venton: age group 75-79, pétanque 1, croquet 1, cornhole 1, horseshoes 2, shuffleboard 1.

Yonna Venton: age group 75-79, hook 2, petanque 3, croquet 1, cornhole 1, shuffleboard 2.

John Wells: age group 75-79, singles pickleball 1, doubles pickleball 1, mixed doubles pickleball 1.

Opal Woody: age range 85-89, quilting (machine stitched) 2, small quilting 1.

Diane Ylitalo: age group 75-79, softball throw 1, petanque 1, shot put 1, discus throw 1, nustep 1, croquet 2, horseshoes 2, shuffleboard 3.

Jim Young: age group 80-84, football throw 1, 1,500 meter brisk walk 2, 200 meter sprint 2, 100 meter sprint 1, 50 meter sprint 1, standing long jump 2, running high jump length 1, shot put 1, discus throw 2.

Patrick Young: age group 50-54, chess 1, billiards 1.

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