Taylor seniors earn 45 medals in 2010 Downriver Senior Olympics

Twenty-eight seniors representing the City of Taylor's William D. Ford Senior Activity Center combined to win 45 medals during the 2010 Downriver Senior Olympics. Patrick Wooley won six medals to lead Taylor seniors. Mary Krzeczkowski won four medals -- the same four two years in a row -- and three of them were gold. Elinor Shanley also won four medals.

The City of Allen Park hosted the 25th annual games, which rotate annually. Taylor hosted competition in darts, ping pong and golf. Most events took place in Allen Park. Others were held in Riverview and Wyandotte.

Taylor medal winners included:

  • Andres Carlos, gold in ping pong
  • Betty Hodges, gold in ping pong; silver in euchre
  • Carm Anderson, gold in golf longest drive
  • Christie Stamper, gold in golf best ball scramble
  • Dyanne Gendron, silver in golf best ball scramble
  • Elinor Shanley, silver in pinochle; bronze in euchre, golf best ball scramble and bowling
  • Elizabeth Cody, silver in golf best ball scramble
  • Ginger Abramczyk, gold in tennis
  • Iris Howell, bronze in euchre and pinochle
  • Jim Hodges, silver in euchre
  • John Sterbenz, silver in basketball shoot; bronze in tennis
  • Judy Koths, silver in bowling
  • Mary Krzeczkowski, gold in softball throw, football throw and bocce ball; bronze in ping pong
  • Mary Stitt, gold in ponochle
  • Melinda Hylton, gold in bowling
  • Patricia Johnson, silver in shuffleboard; bronze in bowling
  • Patrick Wooley, gold in golf longest drive; silver in softball throw; bronze in football throw, soccer kick, ping pong and golf best ball scramble
  • Ray Johnson, golf in golf best ball scramble
  • Rick Goodlow, bronze in soccer kick
  • Robert Holder, silver in ping pong
  • Robert Reynolds, silver in ping pong; bronze in darts
  • Russell Shuryan, gold in ping pong
  • Russell Turner, bronze in billiards
  • Shirley Doom, gold in bocce ball
  • Sue Fobar, bronze in shuffleboard
  • Thomas Barbour, gold in ping pong; silver in darts
  • Valinda Pudelek, silver in golf best ball scramble
  • William Daniels, gold in ping pong

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