Bill Howe, Flo Howe, Lorraine Jarl, Monty Haslam, Barb Patey, Alvin Goetz, Brenda Mounteney, Gordon Mounteney, Vivian Milligan, Dave Mulligan and Al Elliott pose for a photo after competing at the Alberta 55 plus 2019 Summer Provincials on July 25. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Rimbey Review

Local seniors compete in provincial games in Medicine Hat

The Alberta 55 plus Summer Provincial Games featured over a dozen competitions, July 4-7

The region was well represented at the Alberta 55 plus 2019 Summer Provincial Games in Medicine Hat.

The event, held July 4-7, featured a variety of competitions ranging from slo pitch to cribbage to cycling.

Some representatives of Zone 4 gathered at the Senior’s Drop in Centre on July 25 to pose for a photo after the games, some donning the medals they won at the Games.

Bill and Flo Howe participated in golf and unfortunately came out without medals.

Lorraine Jarl, Monty Haslam, Barb Patey and Alvin Goetz competed in floor curling 70 plus.

Brenda and Gordon Mounteney alongside Vivian and Dave Mulligan clinched a silver medal in floor curling 55 plus.

Al Elliott swept four medals in his four various track and field events; discus, javelin, shot put and long jump.

The group competed at the games alongside their fellow members of Zone 4 and seniors from all over Alberta.

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