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Ginger Cove Hosts Third Annual Maryland Senior Olympics Croquet Tournament

November 11, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Ginger Cove, the area’s premier life-care retirement community, hosted the third annual Maryland Senior Olympics croquet tournament along with West River Wickets club over the September 26-27 weekend. A total of 24 players, aged 53 to 92, came from the Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Rochester, NY areas to compete in the two-day event across two flights – Seniors (ages 53-74) and Masters (ages 75-92).

The competition was played on two facilities, Ginger Cove (which utilizes artificial surfaces) and Wayson Lawn, located in West River, MD, which features grass courts.

In the Masters level, medals were awarded to the following pairs:

  • Bill Krause and Meade Rudasill – Gold Medal
  • Cynthia Chess and Nancy Morgan Krause – Silver Medal
  • Bobby Pittman and Jim Quinn – Bronze Medal

Due to the inclusion of out-of-state players, an additional Seniors medal bracket was included in this years competition.

In the overall Tournament Winners Seniors level, medals were awarded to the following pairs:

  • Byron Hicks and Peter Sherer (Rochester) – Gold Medal
  • Sue Laging (Rochester) and Hugh Collie (Baltimore) – Silver Medal
  • Sue Sherer and Dick Laging (Rochester) – Bronze Medal

In the West River Wickets/Maryland Senior Level, medals were awarded to the following pairs:

  • Hugh Collie (Baltimore) and Peter Stevens – Gold Medal
  • Lee Jorde and Susan Savage – Silver Medal
  • Euugenia Wilkie – Bronze Medal

Awards were presented at a closing ceremony hosted by Ginger Cove.



Founded in 1988, Ginger Cover is Annapolis’ premier life care retirement community. Located on 30 wooded acres along Gingerville Creek, it is home to 350 active residents. For more information about Ginger Cove, visit www.gingercove.com or call (410) 266-7300.

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