Evansville native, Lilly King, has gained numerous fans in the Tri-State after her run (swim?) at the Rio Olympics, but she's also gaining fans across the country, including pop queen and former The Voice coach, Christina Aguilera.
Evansville native, Lilly King is officially an Olympic Gold Medalist, and her alma mater, Reitz High School, has shown its pride in her accomplishment by painting their iconic 'R' on the hill facing Ray Becker Parkway the same color as her newest piece of hardware.
"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.
Not only here in the Tri-State, but the WORLD has their eyes fixated on Reitz High School Graduate and Olympic Gold Medalist Lilly King! Not only have we been talking about her on the radio nonstop, but the celebrities have been tweeting and talking about her incredible victory and feud with Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova.
Lilly King's quest for Olympic gold gets underway this Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and you can help make sure her family is there to see it thanks to the crew at Evansville Print Specialist (EPS) on Franklin Street.
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.