Brazos Valley Senior Games In Full Swing

By: Michael Oder Email
By: Michael Oder Email

BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION The 2014 Senior Games are underway!

Events kicked off early Saturday morning with a 5K run that started at the Scott & White Clinic on University. Events are scheduled all weekend long.

Some events started earlier this week. On Thursday, swimming and dominoes events started the games. Friday saw golf, bowling and Pickleball, a unique event for the games.

According to the city of College Station, the number of athletes participating in this year's games have more than doubled from last year. 401 athletes between the ages of 49 and 88 scheduled to compete in track and field, swimming, basketball, cycling, golf, volleyball, tennis, a road race, pickleball, disc golf, horseshoes and washers. Among the competitors are 348 out-of-towners — including one from South Dakota — and 133 women.

Here's a complete schedule of Saturday and Sunday's events:

8 a.m. - 5K - Start at Scott & White - University Dr.
8 a.m. - Horseshoes - Sue Haswell Park
8 a.m. - Tennis - Brian Bachmann Community Park
8 a.m. - Pickleball - Doubles - College Station Middle School
9 a.m. - Cycling - 5K Time Trials - Start at corner of Cobb Rd./FM 2038
10 a.m. - Cycling - 10K Time Trials - Start at corner of Cobb Rd./FM 2038
11:30 a.m. - Cycling - 20K Road Race - Start at corner of Cobb Rd./FM 2038
12 p.m. - Washers - Sue Haswell Park
1 p.m. - Archery - Texas A&M University PEAP Building
1 p.m. - Basketball - Free Throws & Skills - Lincoln Recreation Center
3 p.m. - Basketball - 3-on-3 Competition - Lincoln Recreation Center

8 a.m. - Disc Golf - Southern Oaks Parks
8 a.m. - Pickleball - Mixed - College Station Middle School
9 a.m. - Track Events (rolling start) - College Station High School
9 a.m. - Cycling - 40K Road Race - Start at corner of Cobb Rd./FM 2038
11 a.m. - Field Events (rolling start) - College Station High School

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