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Greater New Orleans Senior Olympics

NEWS UPDATE! 7/24/17

GNOSO Archery Coordinator Claude Matherne announces that the West St Charles VFW Post 3740 and Outdoor Express will Present their "2nd Troops for Youths" Archery Trurnament 2017."  This Tournament will be held August 12, 2017, at 140 Angus Dr in Luling, LA 70070.  He further states, "if they preregister by August 1st, please give their T-Shirt size.  The Shoot is 20 yards indoors."

There will be three Categories to Shoot in - "Youth, Adult and Bow Hunter."

Click HERE to DOWNLOAD a Flyer advertising the Tournament.  NOTE THAT THIS LINK will initiate the Download process.  You should see a BLUE ARROW in the upper right-hand corner of your Browser.  You may be shown a box which asks what you want to do with the file.  Click on their suggested application for type to use in downloading.  Then Click on that arrow will open the Flyer as a .tif format file.  You may then PRINT the flyer from there.

LSOG SCHEDULE UPDATE 7/22/17

Louisiana Senior Olympic Games (LSOG) Landry Camardell announced that MOST of the 2017 Games Schedule was finalized at their Friday, July 21, 2017 Board meeting.  Here is a LINK to view a PRELIMINARY copy of their Schedule.  This LINK will open the schedule as a .pdf file in a separate WINDOW.  Alternately, you may click THIS Link to view the Preliminary Schedule as listed in Event Alphabetical Order.  NOTE that users MUST use the LSOG Web-site in order to REGISTER for any of these Events.  Thanks, President Camardelle.

July 3, 2017: Longtime GNOSO Shooting Coordinator Skip Blanchard is Honored for his Service to Country.

An article in The Times-Picayune newspaper on Sunday July 2, 2017, honored Air Force veteran and Shooting Co-Coordinator, Skip Blanchard for his military service. The newspaper article and the accompanying photos were a well-deserved tribute to his heroic service to our country. It is great to have him involved in a leadership role in the GNOSO. Read the Article on the NOLA.com blog by clicking on THIS LINE.
(Web-master's NOTE: We - GNOSO AND the world - are truly blest to have heroes like Skip in our midst, and to have had as well as the three Senior Olympians identified below.)

July 2, 2017: Sadly we report that two long-time Senior Olympians were both called Home on June 26, 2017

They will be missed by all.  The pages behind the "In Memoram" Menu Link has been updated with stories of their passing.

Rosemary Ruello, one of the oldest Senior Olympians, was passionate about playing Bridge.  She participated in the 2017 Olympiad, winning a medal for her efforts. Her Obituary notes that she played Bridge socially just 10 days before passing. 

Gladys DeLaune, who played Horseshoes, Shuffleboard and Washer Pitch was 91.


Iconic Senior Olympian and Sports Legend Lou Reicke Passed Away May 31, 2017

GNOSO extends to the family of Lou Reicke our deepest sympathy on his passing.  Lou was well-known to not only GNOSO, but to Athletics from every walk and level from High School, to City Competition, to College Competition, to International Olympics, to Professional football at the Championship Level. He was an acrobat, a weight lifter and a Coach, earning four Superbowl Rings with the Pittsburg Steelers.  Beyond all those formidable accomplshments, Lou was a genuine pleasure to know.  A quet man - a man of dignity - respected by all he came into contact with.  For more, see the Menu Tab below at left, "IN MEMORIAM."

Meantime, the 2017 GNOSO Senior Games have been completed.

RESULTS from ALL the 2017 Senior Games have been Received and Posted.  Photographs from the Games have been posted as received; however, only no Photos have been received from the Beanbag Baseball, or from the Team Dance Events.  PHOTOS WILL BE POSTED TO THE WEB-SITE IMMEDIATELY AFTER BEING RECEIVED.

EVENT RESULTS may be reviewed by visiting the Event's Web Event Page, or by using the Main Menu Tab "Results - All."  (The "Results - All" Menu Tab was conceptualized as a service to those athletes who prefer rapid "year-to-year" comparison of Results.  A SIMILAR approach is under consideration to provide year-to-year viewing of Event PHOTOS.)

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GREATER NEW ORLEANS SENIOR OLYMPICS

GREATER NEW ORLEANS Web-Site is designed for easy access to all things GNOSO and the Senior Games.  Use the applicable "Menu Tab" at left to any Event Page of interest.

If you are unable to find the answer to your question pertaining to GNOSO, please contact our web-master by clicking on this THIS LINE.


Bernice Bordelon has set 10 GNOSO Track & Field Records, more than any other woman of any age. Robert Baker has WORLD Records!

GNOSO is an organization devoted to "over-fifty" individuals; enjoy a HEALTHY LIFESTYLE and have FUN! You don't have to be a Super-Jock to participate in GNOSO Events. Oh, the Games have super-athletic events, but GNOSO serves ALL SENIORS - NOT JUST ATHLETES. We have an event to fit your life-style. Regardless of whether you are a Vince Breaux, who can Bench Press 450 pounds (as a 69-year-old) or are a 90+ year-old participant who does Washer Pitch plays Bridge, does Team Dancing or does Track & Field, we have something for you. GNOSO's goal is to get Seniors off the couch, out of the doctors offices, and into a Healthy Lifestyle, whether for the exercise, or for the social values of being around other Seniors. We are an all-volunteer staff (except the Program Director), dedicated to presenting the best that Louisiana has to offer in Senior Olympics.

UPDATES:
FOR A COMPLETE EXPLANATION of the Status of the Site, see the Menu Tab at left, "Site Status." 

 

Remember, Life Begins at 50!

MISSION: GNOSO's Mission is to provide seniors over the age of 50, quality venues to participate in a variety of athletic, recreational and social activities, all of which promote wellness and an active lifestyle.

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