Tahlequah Daily Press


May 25, 2013

Bea the best

Local Special Olympics coach Bea Dougherty picks up Coach of the Year honors.


Tahlequah Outlaws — results at 2013 Special Olympics Summer Games

Bocce: Unified Partners – Vickie and Brandan Henson, 2nd.

Singles: David Kirk, 1st

Doubles: Ryan Watson/Sarah Clinton, 2nd; Bobbie McLemore/Mashell Haddock, 2nd; Ronnie Reese/Brian Moore, 3rd.

Bowling: Cassie Rhodes, 1st; Mary Carlson, 3rd; Brian Crume, 2nd; Debra Jordan, 3rd; Eddie Jordan, 2nd.

Unified Golf: Matthew Pence/Brian Kennedy, 3rd; Bill Smock/Jessie Martin, 1st.

Star of The Future: Samilynn Rene’e Dodd

Turbo Javelin: Leonard Ballou, 4th; David Haddock, 2nd; Ryan Hosley, 5th; Darren Kirkendall, 4th; Wayne McDowell, 3rd; Joe Murphy, 1st; and Gilbert Vann, 3rd.; Troy Thomason, 4th.

Shotput: Leonard Ballou, 1st; David Haddock, 2nd; Wayne McDowell, 3rd; Joe Murphy, 3rd; Gilbert Vann, 1st, Amber Thomason, 2nd.

Softball throw: Paula Brasel, 2nd; Lisa Clem, 2nd; J.D. Ford, 2nd; Kyle Girdner, 3rd; Michael Hand, 2nd; Roger Hitchcock, 3rd; Callip Hughes, 1st; Charleston Hughes, 1st; Veronica Kirkendall, 3rd; Allen Moad, 4th, Jordan Robertson, 2nd.

400 Meter Walk: Kendal Davis, 1st; J.D. Ford, 2nd.

25 Meter Wheel Chair: Charleston Hughes, 1st.

25 Meter Walk: Lisa Clem, 4th; Roger Hitchcock, 1st; Allen Moad, 5th.

50 Meter Run: Ryan Hosley, 4th; Troy Thomason, 1st.

100 Meter Walk: Paula Brasel, 2nd; Kyle Girdner, 3rd; Veronica Kirkendall, 5th; Amber Thomason, 2nd.

100 Meter Run: Michael Hand, 7th; Darren Kirkendall, 5th.

200 Meter Run: Kendal Davis, 2nd; Jordan Robertson, 2nd.

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Do you think "blue laws" related to Sunday alcohol sales in Oklahoma should be relaxed? Choose the option that most closely reflects your opinion.

Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars, and liquor stores should be open.
Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars only; liquor stores should stay closed.
Liquor stores should be open Sundays, but drinks should not be served anywhere on Sundays.
The law should remain as it is now; liquor stores should be closed, and drinks should be served on Sundays according to county option.
No alcohol should be sold or served publicly on Sundays.
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