Category: Sports

Fall events for PVLGA

  Liz DeMichael, Publicity November was an enjoyable month for playing golf for the Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA). Read on… 11/7. Low Gross. A beautiful day for the ladies to play such a tough game, and they were up for the challenge! The winners were Flight #1: Terry Gaube and Tracy Rice (tied…

OLGA news

Carol Smith On December 4, we had a wonderful luncheon to install our new board for 2019; President Debbie Horner, Vice President Mary Dyrseth, Secretary Julie Hastings and Treasurer Colleen Ritter. They have a hard act to follow. We gave our thanks to Jan Skibo for her great work this year. We also played our…

Upcoming schedule for MOGA

  Bob Greene, MOGA publicity It’s time to renew your MOGA membership! This year, new and renewing members of MOGA have the opportunity to pay their membership online using a credit card. Members can log in to their profile page on the AGA website at www.azgolf.org and click on the “Renew” button. (More detailed information…

Softball player profile: Frank Rouse

Larry Wolfe A “farm boy” from Dickens, Iowa, Frank Rouse graduated from nearby Terril High where he was a member of the Tigers’ baseball, basketball and track teams. He was also in the school band and chorus. Guys down at the field might be surprised to learn that Frank was a distance runner rather than…

Pool tournament winners

Gary Vacin Jack Hill and Jerry Cisneros came out on top in the Lucky Shot Pool Club’s fall tournament. Hill defeated Cisneros to win Pocket 1 in 9-Ball, while Cisneros topped the field to capture the title in 9-Ball. Both players qualify for the club’s year-end championship playoff. Top three finishers in the fall tournament…

Pickleball Winners’ Corner

  Pickleball roundup Janice Golden, Sun Lakes, and Jamie Noblit, Sun Lakes, won gold in the Pickleball Roundup, Sun City, ladies doubles 4.5. Mixed Doubles 5.0 Janice Golden, Sun Lakes, and Doug Kelton, Phoenix, won the gold medal in the mixed doubles 5.0 at the Pickleball Roundup Tournament, Sun City. Mixed Doubles 65 4.0 Larry…

Cottonwood Lady Niners playday results

Lorri Morgan, Publicity Two months into our new season, and already two luncheons! December 6 was our Christmas feast with beautiful decorations and fabulous food supplied by Cottonwood Bar & Grill. Santa couldn’t make it, but he sent Mrs. Claus and a large elf to greet the Niners. The weather didn’t cooperate, with wet stuff…

Relishing Pickleball

  Promoting pickleball to hundreds of Chinese sports enthusiasts David Zapatka Yangzhou China – Dear friend, fellow pickleball player and International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) board member Carolyn Stevens presented pickleball to hundreds of urban department leaders, entrepreneurs and industry elite at the 2018 Chinese World Sporting Events & Tourism (WSET) Summit. The IFP was…

IMGA news and events

Bruce McCorkle IMGA Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast The old saying that many hands make light work holds true for any organization. It certainly is true for our wonderful Ironwood Golf Men’s Association. An appreciation breakfast was held on December 5 for all IMGA volunteers at the Stone & Barrel Restaurant in Oakwood. We greatly appreciate all…

CMGA news and scores

  Results of recent events: Ace of Aces Qualifier, November 10, 2018 First Flight: 1st Tom Baker, 2nd John Stromstad Second Flight: 1st Martin Oerter, 2nd Craig Christensen Third Flight: 1st C.W. Rollins, Gene Kivi Fourth Flight: 1st Dan Paxton, Ray Osborne Home and Home with Leisure World, November 15 and 17, 2018 Cottonwood won…