Several local community members participated in the 2017 Huntsman World Senior Games at the beginning of October. This event is designed for avid shooters that meet the age requirement of at least 50-years-old. It is also provides individuals with promotional health approaches such as health screenings for breast cancer and prostate as well as diabetes, high blood pressure, decreased bone density and much more.
An Orangeville citizen, Lynette Tuttle, competed in numerous events at the games. In the sporting clays event, Tuttle received a silver medal as well as placing in the 5-stand, skeet’s and trap handicap events. A grand total of four gold medals were obtained by Tuttle in the trap wobble, trap doubles, 28 gauge and trap 16-yard singles events. Tuttle also received gold overall in the trap wobble.
Gene Wilson form Price competed in the trap 16-yard singles event where he placed bronze. Bliss Mead from Millercreek placed silver in both the trap wobble and trap doubles while also receiving a bronze in the trap handicap. A bronze in the trap doubles and trap handicap was obtained by Jim Horrocks from Price while Gail Raby from East Carbon received two bronze finishes in the trap singles and trap handicap. Representing Green River, Mike Keener took home a bronze finish in the trap singles event. Gordon Ungerman from Huntington received gold in the trap doubles event.
For a full list of results, click here. Next years World Senior Games are slated for Oct. 7-20, 2018.