Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A.
|Divas on the
|DIVAS PERFORM AT THE
MID-EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE (MEAC)
The Divas pose for the photographer just before performing at the MEAC Basketball
Tournament at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Divas "brought the
house down" as the crowd cheered and rose to their feet with a rousing standing
ovation. Pictured left to right are Front row: Davesene Lawson (Flyer), Jeanette
Webb, Liz Cofer, Shawnte Wright (Coach), and Louise Gooch (Organizer and
Captain). Second row: Edna Thompson, Bertie Bates, Lillie Cannady, Mildred
McKinney, and Mary Walker. Third row: Etheldreda Guion, Betty Reed, Tina Scruggs,
Edna Titus, Shirley Lassiter, and Ann Gore. Last row (right side of picture) Lucille
Bethea and Vivian Gentry.
Organized in February of 2004, the Divas range in age from 55 to 84. We subscribe
to the Durham Senior Games Motto: " You don't stop playing because you grow old
. . . You grow old because you stop playing."
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|DURHAM SENIOR DIVAS 'N DUDES
|2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016
N. C. STATE
SENIOR GAMES CHAMPIONS
DR. LOUISE GOOCHE, FOUNDER & CAPTAIN,
2011 TORCHBEARER!! (Click here for picture and story.)
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Louise Gooche, Captain
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DIVA LOUISE GOOCHE,
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N.C.State Senior Games
Divas 'n Dudes Won The Gold!
AWARD-WINNING PYRAMID AT THE 2006
NORTH CAROLINA STATE SENIOR GAMES
THE TEAM BROUGHT HOME ITS FIRST GOLD
MEDAL THAT YEAR.
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|Althea Williams, Coach