Greely Park was the scene as the 30th annual NH Senior Games kicked off with the annual Horseshoe tournament on Sunday, June 25th.
A dedicated group of athletes competed in singles and doubles with several stand-out performances.
89- year-old Gloria Benjamin captured a gold medal in the 85-89 singles division. The Goffstown resident, who has been taking part in senior sports for many years, says she not only enjoys the competition, but also the camaraderie that comes with sports. “You are able to meet the nicest people at the events,” she shared. “Sports really bring people together.” Ms. Benjamin also competes in Pickleball and Shuffleboard, both of which are competed later this summer as part of the NH Senior Games.
Paul Yankowskas, a sturdy 60- year old from Londonderry, struck gold twice with a gold medal in the 60-64 singles division and a gold medal in the 60-64 doubles division where he teamed up with Harold Turner of Nashua. A veteran of numerous competitions, Mr....READ MORE >
The Board of Directors for the NH Senior Games is hard at work planning for this year’s event. From left to right:
Back row standing: David Krumenacker, George Tosatti, Jim Eddinger and Jim Morgan.
Front row seated: Eric Bernard, Ronald Bouchard, Glenn Graham and Lucille Potvin.READ MORE >