Category: Sports

Triple “T” a fun team endeavor at Cottonwood

Penny Petersen Cottonwood Tennis Club held its Triple “T (Team Tennis Tournament) December 5 to 8. There were four teams competing for the number one rating. First place was won by “The Racqueteers” with 59%. Their captain was Mary Park. The “Lovers” with Sandy Casale as captain and “the Aces” with Susie Dunn as captain…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters results

Susan Gottschalk Monday Flight: 12/10. Susan Gottschalk, Bea Hadsell, Camille Jasien, Nikki Staggs 12/17. Sharon Darnell, Susan Gottschalk, Linda Meylink 12/24. Bea Hadsell, Vickie Smith, Nikki Staggs 12/31. No Play Holes-In-One: 1st Phyllis Schager, Jane Wagner, Annie Hall; 2nd Camille Jasien, Bea Hadsell; 3rd Lori Becker, Nikki Staggs, Linda Meylink Tuesday Flight: 12/11. Laurie Burke,…

SLLGA holiday party highlights

SLLGA had its annual Christmas Party on December 11 at Mulligans. The theme was “Roaring ‘20s,” and Brenda Icenogle and her crew should be proud of their efforts. The food was great and live entertainment was incredible led by Betty Ulrich and Judy Kilgus. The girls were definitely strutting their stuff. This party was well…

Pickleball Winners’ Corner

If any Sun Lakes resident has won a medal in a pickleball tournament and would like it to be added to the “Pickleball Winner’s Corner,” please send photo, name of the tournament and division to Janet Myrick at Cmyrick111@aol.com.

Softball Player Profile:  Bob Wicks

Larry Wolfe A graduate of Royal Oak High School in Covina, California, Bob Wicks was a star wide receiver for the Romans, earning an athletic scholarship to Utah State. Bob was a three-year letterman for the Aggies, hauling in 124 passes and scoring 10 TDs in his collegiate career. His 58 receptions in his senior…

SLWA Golf-o-Rama

  Ellie Clark For its ninth year, the Sun Lakes Women’s Association is sponsoring “Golf-O-Rama.” This co-ed event will be held on March 3, 2019, at Palo Verde, 8:00 a.m. sign in and 9:00 shotgun start. The $50.00 entry fee includes: coffee and donuts; lunch on Palo Verde Patio; prizes and gift bags; raffles sponsored…

Niners December golf results

  Jim Wegman, Publicity The league is growing again as Lloyd Schaeffer sponsored new member Virgil Einck. Thanks, Lloyd, and welcome, Virgil. Let’s welcome Tom Marschel, a former Niner, sponsored by Bruce McCorkle. Welcome, Tom, and thanks, Bruce. Winners: 12/6/18 Cha Cha Cha Lakes. 1st Jim Mendenhall, Jack Cook, Larry Johnson, Bob Deken; 2nd Tom…

IMGA news and events

Bruce McCorkle New IMGA Executive Board – We congratulate (and thank) our newly-elected board for 2019: Joe D’Amore, president; Tom Hewitt, vice president; Ross Serold, secretary; and Dan Jonker, treasurer. This is Dan’s eighth year as treasurer! Wow! Thanks, Dan! Retiring – After 21 years of volunteering with IMGA in many different capacities, Don Dinkleman…

OLGA news and results

Carol Smith We are all very proud of two ladies who represented OLGA in the State Medallion Tournament. E.J. Yoon and Mary Dyrseth won first place in their flight. That is quite an accomplishment. Other winners in the Low Net plus Putts – Flight A: 1st Lois Foerster, 2nd E.J. Yoon, 3rd Anne Annis; Flight…