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NEWS!

Quigley Captures 8th Lawn Bowling Singles Title
Sunny skies and spirited competition greeted the lawn bowlers at the 2008 Maryland Senior Olympics event Sept. 7-8 at Leisure World in Silver Spring. Many of the same folks who competed in shuffleboard were back to face each other in lawn bowling, albeit with a slightly smaller field due to the one-day rain delay.

For Catherine Quigley, 87, of Silver Spring, winning the 85-89 age group singles was very old hat. It was her eighth lawn bowling singles gold medal, dating to 1999. She also has four doubles golds along with two silvers and a bronze in triples.

Susan Habig of Laurel added to her precious medal count of the weekend, capturing her second straight gold in the women’s 60-64 singles. She paired with D. Carlene Jarbo of Mechanicsburg for her third straight doubles title. Ms. Habig also won two gold medals in shuffleboard.

Perhaps the big upset of the tournament came in the men’s 75-79 singles, where Bert Conger of Kensington moved up to the 75-79 age group. Holder of six prior singles golds, he was defeated by Douglas Worthing of Rockville. Mr. Conger had defeated Mr. Worthing for the 70-74 gold in 2006.

Other repeat winners from 2006 were George Izumi (65-69), William Herndon (80-84), Enid Williams (80-84) and the doubles team of Izumi and Gloria Hong (65-69).

2008 Lawn Bowling Results
Results of the 2008 Maryland Senior Olympics lawn bowling competition, held Sept. 7-8 at Leisure World in Silver Spring. The first three in each age group qualify for the 2009 National Senior Games in San Francisco:

SINGLES
55-59 Men
Gold—Malcolm Gross, Wheaton

65-69 Men
Gold—George Izumi, Rockville

75-79 Men
Gold—Douglas Worthing, Rockville
Silver—Bert Conger, Kensington
Bronze—James Kline Jr., Derwood
4th Place—Edgar Guillette, Silver Spring
5th Place—Victor Smigel, Montgomery Village

80-84 Men
Gold—William Herndon, Silver Spring
Silver—Roy Rosfeld, Silver Spring
Bronze—John Supinski, Silver Spring
4th Place—Fred Olson, Silver Spring
5th Place—Victor Smigel, Montgomery Village

60-64 Women
Gold—Susan Habig, Laurel

65-69 Women
Gold—Gloria Hong, Rockville

70-74 Women
Gold—Nancy Callan, Silver Spring

75-79 Women
Gold—Elsie Whitten, Silver Spring
Silver—Cornelia Ruygrok, Silver Spring
Bronze—Sue Retterer, Silver Spring

80-84 Women
Gold—Enid Williams, Silver Spring

85-89 Women
Gold—Catherine Quigley, Silver Spring

DOUBLES
60-64
Gold—Susan Habig, Laurel/D. Carlene Jarbo, Mechanicsburg

65-69
Gold—Gloria Hong, Rockville/George Izumi, Rockville

70-74
Gold—Nancy Callan, Silver Spring/Bill Herndon, Silver Spring
Silver—Cornelia Ruygrok, Silver Spring/Douglas Worthing/Rockville
Bronze—Martha Taylor, Silver Spring/Ed Guillette, Silver Spring

75-79
Gold—Lois Brown/Victor Smigel, Montgomery Village
Silver—Frances Simons and Herbert Simons, Upper Marlboro
Bronze—Marie Seebode/Sue Retterer, Silver Spring
4th Place—Patricia Patton and Emory Patton, Silver Spring
5th Place—Elsie Whitten, Silver Spring/Harold Parker, Silver Spring

80-84
Gold—Laura Rosfeld and Roy Rosfield, Silver Spring
Silver—Catherine Quigley, Silver Spring/Fred Olson, Silver Spring
Bronze—Enid Williams, Silver Spring/Lem Beall, Silver Spring

TRIPLES
70-74
Gold—Nancy Callan, Roy Rosfeld, Ed Guillete, Silver Spring
Silver—Catherine Quigley, Martha Taylor, Marie Seebode, Silver Spring

75-79
Gold—Bill Herndon, Silver Spring; Bert Conger, Kensington; John Supinski, Silver Spring
Silver—Douglas Worthing, Rockville; Patricia Patton and Emory Patton, Silver Spring
Bronze—Lois Brown, Elsie Whitten, Lem Beall, Silver Spring
4th Place—Enid Williams, Laura Rosfeld, Harold Parker, Silver Spring

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