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2018 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, Comes to A Conclusion in Clearwater

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Photo Gallery Results CLEARWATER, Fla. — The 2018 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, came to a close on Sunday at 7:02 p.m., at the North Greenwood Recreation Center when Bob Gill, of Weeki Wachee, and Michael Goodrich, of St. Joseph, Mich., defeated Steve Arlen, of Kissimmee, and John Trafalski, of Hernando, 11-5, 11-5, to […]

Florida Sports Foundation Adds Experienced Executive to Board of Directors

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Sports Foundations announces the appointment of Kim McDougal to its board of directors. McDougal’s appointment expands the board to 24 directors. A seasoned education policy expert with almost three decades of experience, she has served in multiple leadership roles at the Florida Department of Education, including Governmental Relations Director and Senior […]

Fast Riders, Quick Pickleballers and Celebration of Athletes Highlight Day Six of the 2018 Florida Senior Games

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Photo Gallery Results CLEARWATER, Fla. — On the sixth of nine days at the 2018 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, found cyclists on finely engineered bicycles riding for top times at one of Florida’s top beach destinations.  Also at two Clearwater locations, the first of four days of Pickleball began with 343 athletes in […]

Mixed Doubles Tennis Spotlights Competitive Nature and Sportsmanship of Senior Athletes

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Photo Gallery Results CLEARWATER, Fla. — The 2018 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, Mixed Doubles Tennis 70-74 age group featured an interesting match-up on its opening day Wednesday at Innisbrook Resort and Spa. Multiple gold medal winners, Judi and Aubrey Whitaker, of Lake Wales, were paired on the courts against Michelle and Julian Rainwater, […]

Over 175 Golfers Tee It Up Tuesday at the 2018 Florida Senior Games

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Photo Gallery Results CLEARWATER, Fla. — The fourth day of the 2018 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, started wet and cloudy at Countryside Country Club for the Golf competition. The clouds cleared by midday for the 177 golfers and then returned in late afternoon with a drop-in temperature. By 5:15 p.m., light was fading […]

Florida Senior Games Table Tennis Welcomes Well-Traveled Paralympic Athlete on Day 3

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Photo Gallery Results CLEARWATER, Fla. — A Paralympic Athlete who has competed in Table Tennis competitions all over the world in destinations such as London, Venezuela, Slovenia and Brazil, only had to drive 40 miles to compete in the 2018 Florida Senior Games, Presented by Humana. Tara Profitt, of Apollo Beach, competed in the 1984 […]

First Weekend of 2018 Florida Senior Games concludes with epic finish in Swimming Pool and Perfect Game in Bowling

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Photo Gallery Results CLEARWATER, Fla. — Over the first weekend of competition in the 2018 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, over 800 athletes competed in eight sports in various locations in Clearwater and Pinellas County.  Over nine days of competition, the 27th annual Olympic-style Sports Festival for athletes age 50 and over will see […]

Six Sports Kick off Opening Day of the 2018 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana

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Photo Gallery Results CLEARWATER, Fla. — First-time Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, athlete, Ginger Barbacovey, from Cantonment, had a big day at Seminole Lanes winning a Women’s Doubles Gold Medal with partner Theda Hicks, of Pace, and a had a fourth place Mixed Doubles finish with partner Lawrence Draeger. In the Women’s Doubles 60-64 […]