The Spokane Sparx softball team recently won a silver medal in the Summer National Senior Games in Houston. Rebuilding after a bronze-medal performance in 2009, the 50-and-over team contended with 100-degree temperatures, playing three games a day and lost only to a gold medal-winning team from Tennessee. Front row, from left: Shari Deguire, Pam McLeod, Sue Baker, Colleen Dewitt, Becky Nielsen, Denise Adam and Kathy Souhrada. Middle row: Paula Nunnally, Verna Carpenter, Chris Lynch, Lola Lyle and Patty Paulus. Standing in back: Candace Murray, Kellie Stockton, Laurie Lund, Marcia Bertholf (score keeper), coach Gary McGlasson, Peggy Rose.