By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Weeden sets national records at Deaflympics
Monroe swimmer Jess Weeden shows off two bronze medals she earned at the 2009 Deaflympics in Taiwan.
MONROE - About 35 Monroe High School swimmers and residents turned out at Recreation Park Saturday to welcome home Jess Weeden, who won two bronze medals and set six U.S. records at the Deaflympics.Weeden, a senior at Monroe High School, took bronze medals in the 50-meter breaststroke and 800-meter freestyle relay with times of 35.79 seconds and 9:00.45, respectively, setting records for both events at the Deaflympics in Taipei, Taiwan.