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
Evansville native, Lilly King, along with other Olympians from across the state of Indiana who participated in the Rio Games, were recognized for their accomplishments before and during Sunday's Indianapolis Colts' game at Lucas Oil Stadium.
The Evansville Otters will welcome home Evansville native and two-time Olympic gold medalist, Lilly King, with an appearance at Friday night's home game against the Southern Illinois Miners at Bosse Field.
"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.