"Lilly Fever" has swept the city of Evansville in the wake of the Reitz High School graduate's gold medal win Monday night in the 100 meter breaststroke at the Rio Olympics. On Wednesday, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke provided a small update on what the city plans to do once she gets back home in a series of tweets.
Evansville native, and Reitz High School graduate, Lilly King will begin her quest for Olympic gold this weekend when the 2016 Olympics get underway in Rio de Jainero, Brazil. Here's where and when to find Lilly on your TV so you can cheer her on from home.
Reitz High School graduate, Lilly King punched her ticket to Rio de Janeiro as a member of the U.S. Olympic Swim Team with a dominating performance in the Women's 100 Meter Breaststroke Final at the Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska Tuesday evening.
I've done a lot of things in my radio career, and met a lot of people, but today was a first as I got to hang out with an actual Olympic medalist, and I even got to hold her medal. Kelci Bryant won the silver in London for Synchronized Diving, and she was in Evansville at D-Patrick BMW celebrating BMW's Drive For Team USA.