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NH Senior Games Off to a “Lucky” Start

Posted on Sunday, June 25th

NH Senior Games Off to a “Lucky” Start

Area athletes ring up some solid scores in annual Horseshoe Tournament

Nashua, NH:   Greely Park was the scene as the 30th annual NH Senior Games kicked off with the annual Horseshoe tournament on Sunday, June 25th.

A dedicated group of athletes competed in singles and doubles with several stand-out performances.

89- year-old Gloria Benjamin captured a gold medal in the 85-89 singles division. The Goffstown resident, who has been taking part in senior sports for many years, says she not only enjoys the competition, but also the camaraderie that comes with sports.  “You are able to meet the nicest people at the events,” she shared.  “Sports really bring people together.”  Ms. Benjamin also competes in Pickleball and Shuffleboard, both of which are competed later this summer as part of the NH Senior Games.

Paul Yankowskas, a sturdy 60- year old from Londonderry, struck gold twice with a gold medal in the 60-64 singles division and a gold medal in the 60-64 doubles division...