News
Wabash County Special Olympic Bowling team competes in regionals, prepares for state

The Wabash County Special Olympic Bowling Team competed in the Area Five Regional Tournament in Logansport on Nov. 2 and 3.

The following athletes competed: Blade Christle, John Cox, Allen Davis, Steven Downey, Reggie Flitcraft, Miranda Hahn, Wilma Hinkle, Richard Hundt, Amber Hunt, Marion “Buddy” Ireland III, Charles Kreider, Kim Krom, Lee Lambert, Kenith Larrowe, Sean Larrowe, Jodi Lowdenslager, Kristin Leming, Darlene McCarty, Kathy McCarty, Gwen Mankey, Grace Parker, Blake Parrett, Michelle Pell, Tracy Riddell, Karen Ridenour, Linda Sands, Chester Shenfeld, Carla Stellar, Debora Stoffer, Steven Straitiff, Gabe Teems, Heather Thrope and Alley Traver.

Buddy Ireland led the athletes pledge at the Saturday games and Grace Parker led the pledge at the Sunday games. Several counties are represented at the Area Regional.

Advancing to state finals are: Blade Christle, John Cox, Allen Davis, Steven Downey, Reggie Flitcraft, Buddy Ireland, Charles Kreider, Kim Krom, Lee Lambert, Sean Larrowe, Jodi Lodenslager, Darlene McCarty, Gwen Mankey, Blake Parrett, Tracy Riddell, Karen Ridenour, Chester Shenfeld and Alley Traver.

Chester Shenfeld and Gwen Mankey will represent Wabash County ramp bowlers and the rest will represent single bowlers.

The Wabash County Special Olympic Bowling team bowls Sunday afternoons at Cannonball Lanes September through February. Bowling is open to qualified athletes age 8 and up. Qualified individuals wishing to participate on the bowling team may call Pay Lynn at 260-563-5469 for information.

Posted on 2013 Nov 12