CELEBRATION AND AWARDS CEREMONY

2022 CELEBRATION AND AWARDS CEREMONY: We started the day with the Awards Ceremony. Award winners for 2022: Volunteer of the Year-MARY PRICE, Ken Howard Spirit Award-SHELLY QUARLES, Female Athlete of the Year-Annette Burch, Male Athlete of the YEAR (tie) ROBERT BATES and DAVID GRAY. Distinguished Service Award-GANDY-BROWN VFW POST 4588. Distinguished Service Award-JACKIE CONNER (26 years of service to the NORTHWEST LOUISIANA SENIOR GAMES), Hazel Gay Memorial Torch Award-FRED WALTERS. Congratulations to all our award winners. You helped make this 30th year a big success  We finished the day with a DELICIOUS lunch 0f pulled pork sandwich, variety of baked beans, potato salad and dessert. Thanks to preparers Marilyn Creswell, and Linda and Lionel Brangham. We’ve never had a let-down when these guys bring food! I want to thank everyone who helped me this year. Duane

ARCHERY

ARCHERY was held at RED RIVER BOWMEN ARCHERY CLUB; INC. Medal winners as follows: FEMALE Compound Release GOLD-Tammy Rose. MEN Compound Release 50-54; GOLD-Jody Maxwell (835), SILVER-Brian Shows, BRONZE-Michael Graves. 65-69 GOLD-Robert Miller (863) high score for the day, SILVER-Randal Hatten. 85-89 GOLD-William D Brown (831). Barebow Recurve GOLD-Emite Rose (745).

ACCURACY THROWS

WOMEN 65-74 GOLD-Paula Hadwin (165) High score for the day, SILVER-Debbie Newman, BRONZE-Shelly Quarles. 75-79 GOLD-Teresa Lambert, SILVER-Joyce Smith, BRONZE-Pat Bearden. 80+ GOLD-Juanita Tucker, SILVER-Mildred Reeves, BRONZE-Betty Johnson. MEN 60-74 GOLD-Johnny Lonadier, SILVER-Wayne Bamberg, BRONZE-Bobby Bearden. 80+ GOLD-Markey Rogers, SILVER-Duane Chilton, BRONZE-Ryan Self.

WASHER PITCH

WASHER PITCH: Held at Mike Wood Memorial Park in Bossier City. MALE 55-79 GOLD-Johnny Lonadier, SILVER-Doug McDaniel, BRONZE-David Gray. 80-94 GOLD–Robert Bates (top scores of the day), SILVER-Markey Rogers, BRONZE-Bob Taylor. FEMALE 55-64 GOLD-Penni Campbell, SILVER-Shelly Quarles. 65-69 GOLD-Debi Singleton, SILVER-Gell Boles, BRONZE-Debbie Newman. 70-74 SILVER-Eloise Hawkins (no gold/bronze awarded). 75-79 GOLD-Willie Joyner, SILVER-Priscillia McGee, BRONZE-Faye Scroggins. 80-89 GOLD-Merle Butler, SILVER-Betty Johnson, BRONZE-Juanita Tucker.

CORNHOLE

54 Players. Male 50-64 GOLD-David Salter, SILVER-Johnny Lonadier, BRONZE-Bobby Bearden. 70-74 GOLD-David Gray, SILVER-Wayne Bamberg, BRONZE-Michael O’Connor. 75-79 GOLD-Dennis Bamburg, SILVER-Doug McDaniel. 80-84 GOLD-Duane Chilton, SILVER-Ted Harden, BRONZE-Markey Rogers. 85-95 GOLD-Gary Price, SILVER-Robert Bates. FEMALE 85-89 GOLD-Jo Jernigan, SILVER-Dot Young, BRONZE-Pauline Zeller. 80-84 GOLD-Merle Butler, SILVER-Annette Burch, BRONZE-Mildred Reeves. 75-79 GOLD-Theresa Lambert, SILVER-Elaine Ingersoll, BRONZE-Margie Bamburg. 65-74 GOLD-Paula Hadwin, SILVER-Debbie Newman, BRONZE-Lori O’Connor. 50-64 GOLD-Angel Salter, SILVER-Shelly Quarles.

BEANBAG BASEBALL

What a great tournament this year. seventeen teams, 202 players. GOLD-ROAD RUNNERS 1 (Annette Burch, Joyce Martin, Mildred Reeves, Patsy Reeves, Markey Rogers, Joyce Smith, Wilma Thrasher, Dot Young). SILVER-DIAMONDS 2 (R C Tatum, Steve Murray, Donna Gray, Glenda Gray, David Gray, Nancy Dusang, Sylvia Barnwell, Robert Bates, Rita Bates, Mark Bates, Martha Bates). BRONZE-MAVERICKS (Tommy Digilorno, Danny Morgan, Tommie Hyson, Peggy Chilton, Jeanette Kohlnhofer, Betty Tatum, Mary Ann Brownsberger, Phyllis Kirsch, John Castanes, Andrea Josey).

TEAM BOWLING

TEAM BOWLING: 50-64 GOLD-HAS BEENS-Robert Washington, Red Fletcher, JoAnn Henderson, Willard Allums. SILVER-GOOF TROUP-Michael Foisy, Mary Foisy, Diane Jobe, Fred Walters. BRONZE-JR WILD BUNCH-Ricky Gipson, J R Morse, Sharon Davis, Shelby Kautz. 65-74 GOLD-NO NAMES- Jim Rivers, Cindy Johnson, George Patton, Janet Lanclos. SILVER-OLD FOLKS-Sally Moody, Jane Pace, George Levesque, Ray Smith.

9-PIN NO TAP

MALE 60-64 GOLD-Ricky Gipson (760), SILVER-Willard Allums, BRONZE-Michael Foisy. 70-74 GOLD-George Patton (705), SILVER-J R Morse, BRONZE-Curt Drayden. 75-79 GOLD-LD Nash (765 high score of the day), SILVER-Robert Washington, BRONZE-Jim Rivers. 80-89 GOLD-Fred Walters (708), SILVER-Gary Price. FEMALE 55-64 GOLD-Marilyn Creech (454), SILVER-Judy Person, BRONZE-Melissa Rutherford. 65-69 GOLD-Sharon Thompson (403), SILVER-Sharon Davis. 70-74 GOLD-Cathy Etheridge (577), SILVER-JoAnn Henderson. 75-79 GOLD-Sally Moody (600), SILVER-Jeanette Kohlnhofer. 80-89 GOLD-Red Fletcher (655 high female score for the day), SILVER-Brenda Beck.

MINATURE GOLF

MINI GOLF FEMALE; 65-74 GOLD-Sharon Davis (56) SILVER-Fredda Huckabee & Jane Hudson (58). 75-79 GOLD-Elaine Ingersoll (52), SILVER-Jeanette Kohlnhofe, BRONZE-Wanda Cunningham & Peggy Chilton. 80-84 GOLD-Kay Aldrich (48) Tie for female low score, SILVER-Sally Vaughn, BRONZE-Juanita Tucker. 85-89 GOLD-Doris Carter (48) Tie for female low score, SILVER-Red Fletcher. MALE; 50-69 GOLD-Ricky Hall (50), SILVER-Jesus Equia, BRONZE-Danny Morgan. 70-74 GOLD-Gerald Kent (45), SILVER-Tommy Hyson (46), BRONZE-Steve Pinkley (47). 75-79 GOLD-John Castanes (49), SILVER-Garland Williford (50), BRONZE-George Levesque. 80-89 GOLD-Harold Harvell (47), SILVER-Bob Taylor, BRONZE-Ted Harden. Congratulations GERALD KENT (45) with the low score of the day! 

SCOTCH DOUBLES BOWLING

50-79 GOLD-Mary &Michael Foisy (549 tie for high series), SILVER-Sharon Thompson/Willard Allums, BRONZE-Judy Person/Judy Cory. 65-79 GOLD-Gaila Clark/Jim Rivers (489), SILVER-Lori & Michael O’Connor. 70-84 GOLD-Diane Jobe/Fred Walters (549 tie for high series + a 202 game), SILVER-Cathy Etheridge/George Patton, BRONZE-Jane Pace/Ray Smith. 80-89 GOLD-Red Fletcher/Gary Price, SILVER-Sally Moody/James Banks.

SINGLES BOWLING

FEMALE 55-59 GOLD-Marilyn Creech (428), SILVER-Lisa Rago, BRONZE-Penni Campbell. 60-64 GOLD-Rhonda Hutchison (430), SILVER-Melissa Rutherford. 65-69 GOLD-Gaila Clark (467), SILVER-Sharon Thompson, BRONZE-Sharon Davis. 70-74 GOLD-Cathy Etheridge (471), SILVER-Phyllis Mason, BRONZE-Becky Keenen. 75-79 GOLD-Shelby Kautz (544 HIGH Female score), SILVER-Willie Joyner, BRONZE-Sally Moody. 80-84 GOLD-Jo Crone (469), SILVER-Brenda Beck. 85+ GOLD-Una red Fletcher (419), SILVER-Bonnie Tennyson. MALE 80-89 GOLD-Don Pruitt (547), SILVER-Gary Price. 75-79 GOLD-Robert Washington (594), SILVER-Mike Berry (593), BRONZE-Jim Rivers. 70-74 GOLD-JR Morse(552), SILVER-George Patton, BRONZE-Curtis Drayden. 60-64 GOLD-RICKY GIPSON (256-245-236=737), SILVER-Michael Foisy, BRONZE-Willard Allums.

DARTS-POOL-TABLE TENNIS

DARTS MALE 50-59 GOLD-Danny Morgan (157), SILVER-Johnny Lonadier, BRONZE-Reggie Coburn. 70-74 GOLD-Wayne Bamberg (158), SILVER-Tommie Hyson. 80-84 GOLD-Duane Chilton (150), SILVER-Markey Rogers. FEMALE 60-74 GOLD-Debra Dehart (141), SILVER-Shelly Quarles, BRONZE-Diane Gray. 75-79 GOLD-Joyce Smith (116), SILVER-Pat Bearden, BRONZE-Joyce Martin. 80-84 GOLD-Annette Burch (56), SILVER-Mildred Reeves, BRONZE-Joann Lonadier. 85-89 GOLD-Barbara Wheeler (139), SILVER-Patsy Reeves, BRONZE-Retta Mathews.    POOL FEMALE GOLD-Ronda Hutchison, SILVER-Debbie Gay, Bronze-Teresa Lambert. MALE GOLD-Fred Walters, SILVER-Ted Hardan, BRONZE-Bob Taylor.    TABLE TENNIS GOLD- Robert Lachman, Ronda Hutchison.

DOUBLES BOWLING RESULTS

FEMALE 55-64 GOLD-Rhonda Hutchinson/Patsy Brittain (949), SILVER-Bonny Tennyson/Lisa Rago. 65-69 GOLD-Mary Foisy/Diane Jobe (978), SILVER-Jane Pace/Sharon Davis. 70+ GOLD-Jo Crone/Shelby Kautz (978), SILVER-Phyllis Mason/Willie Joyner, BRONZE-Paula Hadwin/Una Red Fletcher (one pin difference here between silver and bronze). MEN 50-54 GOLD-Fred Walters/Terry Quinley (1170), SILVER-Reggie Coburn/Danny Morgan. 60-74 GOLD-James Banks/Mike Foisy (1172 HIGH SERIES for the day), SILVER-J R Morse/Ricky Gipson, BRONZE-James Rogers/George Patton. 75+ GOLD-Ray Smith/Larry Hadwin (1068), SILVER-Mike Berry/Don Pruett, BRONZE-George Levesque/Gary Price.

BOWLING MIXED DOUBLES

60-64 GOLD-Sharon Thompson, Willard Allums (948). SILVER-Mary Foisy, Mike Foisy. BRONZE- Ronda Hutchinson, George Levesque. 65-69 GOLD-Gaila Clark, Jim Rivers (1024). SILVER-Sharon Davis, J R Morse. BRONZE-Juanita Smith, Lynn Smith. 70-74 Cathie Etheridge, George Patton (1037). SILVER-Diane Jobe, Fred Walters. BRONZE-Paula Hadwin, Larry Hadwin. 75-95 GOLD-Brenda Beck, Mike Berry (1071 High Total for the day).  SILVER-Sally Moody, Don Pruett. BRONZE-Jane Pace, Ray Smith.

REC 1 MILE & 5K WALKS

1 Mile; Female 55-69 GOLD-Gell Boles (17:57), SILVER-Penni Campbell, Bronze-Shelia Hunter. 70-74 GOLD-Glenda Gray (15:48), SILVER-Donna Gray, BRONZE-Eloise Hawkins. 75-84 GOLD-Kay Aldrich (13:40) Fastest female time, SILVER-Faye Scroggins. Male 70-74 GOLD-Wayne Bamberg (14:21), SILVER-David Gray. 80-84 GOLD-Duane Chilton (13:17), SILVER-Fred Walters.

5K; Male 70-84 GOLD-Duane Chilton (40:40), SILVER-Wayne Bamberg, BRONZE-Fred Walters. Female 80-84 GOLD-Kay Aldrich (41:43).

GOLF RESULTS

CROOKED HOLLOW GOLF CLUB. 75-79; GOLD-Don Ashworth (76 low score for the day), SILVER-James Joubert, BRONZE-James Rogers. GOLD-Steve Pinkley & Larry Rowe (Both had 95), BRONZE-Harvis Pullig. Closest to hole on hole 9-Don Ashworth. Special thanks to Crooked Hollow Golf Club staff (Don Graham, Manager) and Marilyn Creswell game coordinator (hard work, prizes & goodie bags). Nice day for golf. See yunz next year.

BOCCE BALL

Bocce Ball at Mike Wood Park. MEN 60-74; Gold-David Gray, Silver-Bobby Bearden. 80-94; Gold-Robert Bates, Silver-Duane Chilton. WOMEN 60-69; Gold-Debra DeHart, Silver-Shelly Quarles, Bronze-Sharon Davis. 70-74; Gold-Donna Gray, Silver-Glenda Gray, Bronze-Diane Gray. 75-79; Gold-Peggy Chilton, Silver-Joyce Martin, Bronze (tie)-Teresa Lambert, Priscillia McGee. 80-84; Gold-Annette Burch, Silver-Juanita Tucker, Bronze-Merle Butler. 85-89; Gold-Retta Mathews, Silver-Barbara Wheeler, Bronze-Dot Young.

LADDER GOLF

Ladder Golf held at Mike Wood Park in Bossier City. FEMALE 60-64; Gold-Shelly Quarles, Silver-Debra Dehart. 70-79; Gold-Joyce Smith, Silver-Donna Gray, Bronze-Rita Bates. 80-89; Gold-Barbara Wheeler, Silver-Annette Burch, Bronze-Dot Young. MEN 60-79; Gold-David Gray, Silver-George Levesque, Bronze-Doug McDaniel. 80-90; Gold-Robert Bates, Silver-Duane Chilton, Bronze-Markey Rogers.

TRACK & FIELD

TRACK: 50METERS: Female; Gold-Diahann Armstrong (7:72) OD. Men; 50-64: Gold-Joey Levesque (9:08) Silver-Isiah Mitchell-Smith. 70-79: Gold-Jack Kelly (7:77) OD, Isiah Mitchell-Smith (8:60), Silver-Mitch Dickson (8:28) OD. 80-84: Gold-Robert Reeder (10:15) OD, Duane Chilton (10:16).  100METERS: Female; Gold-Diahann Armstrong (14:24) OD. Men: 50-64 Gold-Isiah Mitchell-Smith (19:00) Silver-Joey Levesque (19:53). 70-79 Gold-Jack Kelly (14:23) OD, Larry Smith (15:88), Silver-Mitch Dickson (15:54) OD. 80-84 Robert Reeder (17:34) OD. 200METERS: Female; 55-59 Gold Diahann Armstrong (33:22) OD, Jenny Hackman (33:22). Male: 60-84 Gold- Robert Reeder (43:75) OD, Isiah Smith (49:43). 1500METERS: Gold-Jenny Hackman (7:32:84). 800METERS: Gold-Jenny Hackman (3:59:64).  400METERS: Gold-Jenny Hackman (1:47:87).

FIELD: Javelin: 50-54 Gold-Joey Levesque (84′), 70-74 Gold-Wayne Bamberg (80′). Discus: Wayne Bamberg (72’7″). Shot Put: Wayne Bamberg (27’4.75″). Special thanks to the Benton Middle School and Bossier Parish School Board for the use of their stadium and track, Coaches Frank Trammel and Gene Scroggins, SPTA volunteers Ayanna Ester, Cheyenne Comeaux, Tia Mitchell, Chloe Lawrence and Kristina Evans and Gary Price.

MARKSMANSHIP

Marksmanship was held at DAVTAC range in Bossier City. Pistol; Women: Gold-Tina Webb (214), Silver-Betty Cooley, Bronze-Lori O’Connor. Men: Gold-Michael O’Connor (242), Silver-Ray Webb, Bronze-Wayne Bamberg. Rifle; Gold-Wayne Bamberg (228), Silver-Joey Levesque (223), Bronze-Michael O’Connor (217). Thanks to DAVTAC (great location and service) for the use of their facility and to helper Deputy Mickey Rellin.

2022 SENIOR GAMES

THIS IS OUR 30TH YEAR! We are introducing a new website, “NLSG.org”. It will not be operational until approximately March 1. With the new site you will be able to fill out your entry form online and pay online with a credit or debit card. In the meantime, we are handing out entry forms to most of the Beanbag Baseball captains to distribute and mailing others. We will have T-shirts this year. Cost is $10 for sizes Small-XL, $15 for sizes 2X-5X. If you want to buy a T-shirt your entry form must be in by 1 APRIL. No extra T-shirts are being ordered. Remember, 1 APRIL! Basic entry fee is $10 with extra charges for bowling, golf, mini golf, closing celebration, and t-shirts. The first event 14 April (Marksmanship) 16 April (Track & Field) 20 April (Ladder Golf) 28 April (Bocce ball) 29 April (Golf) 2 May (Recreational walks of 1 mile/5K) 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20 May (Bowling) 10 May (Pool, Table Tennis, Darts) 17 May (mini-Golf) 24,25,26 May (Beanbag Baseball) 1 June (Cornhole) 7 June (Washer Pitch) 13 June (Accuracy Throws) 18 June (Archery) 22 June (Closing Celebration) Assisted Living Beanbag Baseball hasn’t been determined at this time. Cheers, GOD Bless, hope to see you this year. Duane

CELEBRATION

AWARD WINNERS FOR 2021: HAZEL GAY MEMORIAL TORCH AWARD: MARY AND GARY PRICE. KEN HOWARD SPIRIT AWARD: DIANE SMITH. VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR: LIONEL BRANGHAM. FEMALE ATHELETE OF THE YEAR: TERESA LAMBERT. MALE ATHELETE OF THE YEAR: JOHNNY LONADIER JR. DISTINGUISHED SERVICE: GANDY-BROWN VFW POST 4588 BOSSIER CITY, LA. RON DELANEY, COMMANDER. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL AWARDEES. THANKS TO LINDA BRANGHAM FOR THE LUNCHEON, BROOKSHIRES FOR THE CAKES, AND ALL WHO HELPED SET-UP AND CLEAN-UP. A SPECIAL THANKS TO MARILYN CRESWELL FOR THE GREAT JOB ON THE SPONSOR BANNERS WE USED THROUGH OUT THE YEAR. THANK YOU VERY, VERY MUCH TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS WHO HELPED MAKE THIS YEARS NW LA SENIOR GAMES A SUCCESS.

LOUISIANA STATE WINNERS FROM NWLSG

ARCHERY: GOLD WILLIAM BROWN. SILVER: JERRY HARRIS. TRACK: GOLD JENNY HACKMAN 200M, 400M, 800M, 1500M. FIELD: SILVER JULIUS CASSELS HAMMER THROW & SHOT PUT AND BRONZE IN DISCUS. BOWLING: GOLD LARRY HADWIN/JIM RIVERS MENS DBLS. LARRY HADWIN/PAULA HADWIN MIXED DBLS. LARRY HADWIN MENS SINGLES. PAULA HADWIN WOMENS SINGLES AND WOMENS DBLS.SILVER JIM RIVERS MENS SINGLES. CONGRATULATIONS FOLKS.