June 21, 2013
The annual Texas Police Games concluded Friday, June 14, 2013, and the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office’s Daryle Ryan is heavy with medals.
Ryan is the Fleet Coordinator for the Sheriff’s Office, but he is a certified Texas police officer and has previously worked with the San Antonio Police Department.
The Texas Police Games is an annual event conducted by Texas Police Athletic Federation, and this year the week-long event was held June 10-14 and was hosted by the City of Nassau Bay.
Events in the Games range from Archery to Volleyball. Team sports include basketball, flag football, soccer and softball. Individual sports range from Powerlifting to Track and Field.
For additional fun, there’s a bass tournament, salt water fishing, golf, dominoes and Texas Hold’em.
Ryan’s efforts were geared toward Track & Field where he came home with one bronze medal, six silver medals and one gold medal. The bronze medal was for the 400-meter dash. The silvers included the 5K run, 10K run, high jump, 800-meter run, the 200-meter run and the 1,500-meter run. The gold medal was for winning the long jump competition.