Category: Sports

January CMGA results

Mark Higgs Gross Champion and Jim Werlinger Net Champion

Steve Martz January Tournaments 1/07. Afternoon Ace of Aces qualifier Flight 1 Gross: 1st Bruce Beelman, 2nd Ed Frees, Jack Goyer, Jim Curran and Kim Barnes Net: 1st Jim Curran, 2nd Bruce Beelman, Jack Goyer and Jerry C Conner Flight 2 Gross: 1st Richard Haug, 2nd Rafael Take, 3rd Gary Hunnel Net: 1st Richard Haug…

IronOaks Ladies Billiards Club welcomes new members

The IronOaks Ladies Billiards Club welcomes Gayle Cullom and Cyndy Sivonen as new club members.

Michelle Behanna The IronOaks Ladies Billiards Club has been working hard to recruit new members. Gayle Cullom, Cyndy Sivonen and Lorene Roberts were voted into the club as members in January. These ladies were attendees at the Activities Open House at Oakwood last October. If you are new to IronOaks, read about our club in…

Oakwood Couples 18 hole golf league notice

Left to right: Vice President Carole and Dick Schmidt, President Dave and Stephanie Higgins, Secretary-Treasurer Fred and Linda Smith

Linda Smith We’re just like the Phoenix Open; setting attendance records in 2017! We had a full field of 128 golfers on January 28. Even in the bitterly cold wind, there were no cancellations and every couple finished. Congratulations to the Executive Committee for doing a wonderful job of promoting our league. We golf as…

Softball Player Profile:  Reyes Gonzales

Larry Wolfe Normally, describing someone as “selfish” would be negative, but with Reyes Gonzales, “S-E-L-F-ish” is all positive. “S” stands for Softball player extraordinaire, “E” is for Educator, “L” is for Likeable and, “F” is for Family man. Those are his main focuses and attributes. Reyes, an “almost native” Arizonan, moved from Watsonville, California, to…

OLGA news and scores

OLGA Cup Champion Shirley Weaver

January was a busy month for the OLGA Ladies with a three-week Low Net tournament for the OLGA Cup. The overall champion was Shirley Weaver. The flight winners were Flight l: 1st (tie) Mary Figgis and Sharon Bowdich, 3rd Anne Annis; Flight 2: 1st Pat Mattz, 2nd (tie) Barbara Anderson and Dari Akin; Flight 3:…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners news

The February 28 Home & Home at SunBird was well attended, and our thanks go to the ladies for an exceptional day of golf, food and friendship. The month of March is full of special events. Our regular scheduled play on Tuesdays is at 9:00 a.m. except on the second Tuesday, March 14, when we…

IWLN 2017 Valentine Event

Pictured left to right are Lorene Roberts, Don Froom and Mary Swanson.

Nancy Davis, Publicity Valentine Partners Event: The Ironwood Lady Niners held their 2017 Valentine Partners Event on Wednesday, February 8. Members asked their spouses, a gentleman or lady friend and/or a significant other to join us in a round of golf. The following guests participated in this event: Lou Blas, Bill Brudvik, Tom Burns, Ken Collier,…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club Sunshine Tournament recap

Winners Carol Roser, Lil Bailey (subbing in for Bill Bailey) and Bob Dunn

Jerry Vance Saturday February 10 the members of the Sun Lakes Tennis Club gathered for the Sunshine Tournament to enjoy good tennis and food. Twelve teams of three persons per team played the round robin seven point scoring system for an hour and 15 minutes. This fast moving game keeps you busy with lots of…

Dedication to Don Neu at IronOaks Tennis Social

Sandy Neu cuts ribbon on dedicated bench as project coordinator, Bruce Stead, looks on

Denise Lott Our community still feels the gap left by the sudden death of Don Neu, an avid tennis player and involved member of the community. In remembrance of Don, the IronOaks Tennis Club collected funds to install a bench with a memorial plaque. The plaque reads, “In Memory of Don Neu—A Dear Friend—2/11/2017—From Members…