Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Four State Pool Tournament

Pictured left to right: 1st Place: J. D. Pippins - Owasso; 2nd Place: Cecil Jones - Owasso; 3rd Place: Ken Griffin - Owasso

At the Owasso Community Center on Thursday, December 20, a total of 30 players participated in the four state pool tournament. Joining the 24 players from the Center were 2 players from Joplin, 1 player from Miami, 1 player from Bentonville, 1 player from Neosho, and 1 player from Baxter Springs.
Congratulations to:

1st Place: J. D. Pippins - Owasso

2nd Place: Cecil Jones - Owasso

3rd Place: Ken Griffin - Owasso

4th Place: Don Webb - Owasso

5th Place: Ron Payne - Owasso
Bud Johnson - Baxter Springs

7th Place: Paul Shireman - Owasso
Ace Richardson - Owasso

Two players made the 8-ball on their break. Bud Johnson selected a chalk holder for his award and Bob Lewis chose a red glove.

To the many wonderful people who take care of all the little details necessary to have such a tournament, we express our gratefulness and are especially appreciative to the adult program at the Center for their support, the pool players who set up the room and polished balls for the tournament, to Wanda McCune for scoring; Kathy Dahl for the delicious cranberry bread; Jane Reynolds for the assorted candies, chips and dip; and to Linda Elsberry and Kathy Jensen who prepared our noon meal.

The adult program welcomes area adults to inquire about the program at the Center that includes bridge, canasta, exercises, line dancing, mahjong, quilting, scrapbooking, sign language, tai chi, yoga as well as nutrition lunches for individuals 60 years and better Monday - Thursday at 11 am and a Pot Luck Fun, Food and Fellowship Luncheon every Friday at 11 am.

For further inquiries please contact us at 918-272-3903 or visit the Community Center's senior page at

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