Colorado Peaches Make an Impression - Eva Fry
Last night, at dinner, I sat beside two sisters. One age 81, the other age 82. They were sweet older ladies. Both had been teachers and taught, many years ago, in a single room school house with children from the first to twelfth grade. They were sweet white haired grandma’s, like some of the dear ladies you might see at a senior care home except there was something different about them, something you would not know, just by looking at them.
They were participants in The Huntsman World Senior Games held in St. George Utah. These older ladies were athletes participating on a soft ball team, competing for the gold, silver and bronze. You would never guess that they were seasoned ball players, that when they step up to that plate they can hit the ball way out on left field or that they can run around the bases and even catch that fly ball!!! They call their team the “Colorado Peaches.”
They play on a team of ladies from the age ...