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Pickleballer

Image of Biloxi Pickleball Team

The eight competitors shown are, left to right, Jerry Hodges, Glenn Bremenkamp, Garfield Adams, Ray Lenaz, Roberta Hults, George Hults, Bud Mevers, and Tom Linenberger.

By Mary K. Gominger
Thursday, July 13, 2017

Eight Biloxi pickleballers won 10 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze medals in the National Veterans Golden Age Games held in Biloxi, Mississippi, May 7-11.  They were awarded medals in track & field, boccia, badminton, and table tennis.  Thirty-one volunteers from the MS Gulf Coast pickleball group provided three days of pickleball clinics to veterans competing in the National Veterans Golden Age Games. Pickleball is scheduled to be a competition sport in the 2018 Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Team Biloxi of the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System will be participating in next year's Games with a large contingency of athletes.

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