It was a good time for all once again at the District 1A Senior Games held here last Tuesday and Wednesday.
Staged every two years, the games focus on promoting an active lifestyle in an atmosphere of fun, fellowship, and friendly competition.
It is open to residents of the Kenora, Dryden, and Rainy River Districts who were age 55+ as of Dec. 31, 2018.
The games are designed for all to take part in regardless of skill level.
Les Barker nabbed gold in billiards, followed by David Jorgeson in second and Gerald Mosher in third.
Anna Wilson and Ed Wilson claimed top spot in Euchre while Janice Eger and Grace Hendricken took second place.
Eleanor Allan nabbed bronze.
Brenda Whalen and Bob Armit finished first in Cribbage, with Renee Pinette and Duncan Bragg second and Rhoda Dickson and Betty McTavish placing third.
“The Oltimers, comprised of Nancy Noonan, Len Noonan, Betty McTavish, Robert Paterson, and Carol Booth, captured gold in the five-pin bowling event at Plaza Lanes.
“Bowling Bellies” (Shirley Scofield, Irene Laing, Sandra Wepruk, Lorna Robinson, and Shirley Jenssen) took silver, with “Crazy Ladies” (Millie Bedard, Betty Robinson, Mary-Beth Tkachuk, Sylvia Beadle, and Rita Bagacki) nabbing the bronze.
Sharon McGregor was tops in bid Euchre, with Renee Pinette finishing second and Anna Wilson third.
Clint Barton was first in floor shuffleboard, followed by Brenda Whalen in second and Sylvia Beadle taking the bronze.
In golf action at Kitchen Creek, Earl Klyne garnered first in the men’s first flight while Terry Dolk was second and Harold Klyne third.
Kerry Westlund earned top honours in the second flight, with Dwayne Sinclair second and Ken Noble third.
On the women’s side, Dawb Brigham was first, Rita Woodland second, and Kris Krag third.
Judy Witherspoon finished first in Contract Bridge, with Helena Pattison nabbing second place and Eloise Camirand third.
Lydia Sharp and Dalton Taylor were tops in Smear.
Denyse DeCaire and Eloise Camirand nabbed silver while Helen Pattison and Shirley Ross settled for bronze.
Offical results were not recorded for table shuffleboard due to a problem with the surface of the table.
Each gold-medal winner qualified for the Ontario 55+ Summer Games slated for Aug. 10-12 in Mississauga.