Since making headlines around the world for winning two gold medals, and her now infamous finger wag in Rio, Evansville's own Lilly King has been celebrated with her own day, received a key to the city, and served as Grand Marshal for the annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival Parade. Now she has the chance to win a few "Golden Goggle Awards" from USA Swimming, and you can help her get
"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.
The 2016 City Swim Meet will be held this Saturday and Sunday, July 16th and 17th, at Garvin Park Pool. All neighborhood pools, with the exception of Rochelle-Landers, will be closed both days in order for staff to help out with the Swim Meet.
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.
Just saying the words belly flop makes you cringe in pain doesn't it. We were watching some video from our recent Florida vacation around the pool and discovered some pretty cool and not so cool belly flops performed completely of course, by accident.