Agassiz athletes excel at Seniors Games

Badminton, cribbage, cycling and floor curling round out games

Approximately 25 local senior athletes traveled to Kamloops to participate in the BC Seniors Games, and came home with an impressive array of medals.

On the badminton court, Marg Hicks won a gold, silver and a bronze, Sally Duncan won a bronze in doubles, and Rick Bradburn teamed with Mar Hadden for a silver.

Three couples participated in bridge and they all came home with medals: Jane Simmons and Pauline Considine won silver, Maud Graham and Joyce Admundsen won bronze and Bob and Mary Ann Affleck picked up a bronze as well.

Jack and Eileen Kramer won the gold in cribbage round-robin play and also picked up a bronze in the playoffs.

Robert Dumalanede took bronze in cycling, while Trevor Bowman teamed with Stu Roper to win a silver in men’s doubles darts.

The floor curling team, consisting of Dick Hopkins, Shirley Hopkins, Don Sciotti and Louine Sciotti, won the silver, while Joan Beaulieu won the bronze in her golf event.

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