Category: Sports

IMGA news and scores

  Bruce McCorkle Ironwood Cup Champions The three-week Ironwood Cup Tournament results are in! Dan Strafalace is the Ironwood Cup Champion for 2018. He narrowly pulled out a victory with a two-stroke lead. Flight winners were Flight 1: Mike Scroggins; Flight 2: John Skoworn; Flight 3: Larry Birlin; Flight 5: Ben Brown; Flight 6: Joe…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club takes on SunBird Tennis Club

  Jerry Vance The Sun Lakes Tennis Club took on the SunBird Tennis Club on February 10 at SunBird. Fifty-six members participated in 28 matches from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Great food was provided by SunBird (baked potatoes) plus other goodies. A beautiful day and fun for all. There will be two in house…

Sun Lakes Ladies Pitch and Putt

  Arlene Fletcher The sun was shining on Thursday, January 18, and there were lots of smiles and giggles as the Sun Lakes Ladies Pitch and Putt met and enjoyed a scramble golf game. Winners werethe following: 1st place with a 22, Sheryl Mariotti, Rose Gallagher, Sharon Cook and Mary Eberle. Three teams tied for…

OLGA golf news

  Carol Smith It has been an exciting start to 2018. First, we had the State Medallion tournament here at Oakwood. Dari Atkins and E.J. Yoon made us proud by both coming in second – a great accomplishment. We completed the OLGA Cup Championship after three weeks of competitive play. The winners of each flight…

IronOaks Breakers Billiard League 8 Ball results

  Larry Stadler The Breakers 8 Ball Handicap Tournament ended on February 10, 2018. thirty-two members who participated divided into four pockets of eight players each. The four pocket winners were as follows: Pocket #1: Tom Ritter, first; Mike Buscaglia and Charlie Nerko, tied for second; Pocket #2: Joe Petkus, first; Willie Forster and Larry…

Softball Player Profile: Gordon “Gordy” Hannaford

  Larry Wolfe Gordon “Gordy” Hannaford is the son of a military man, so his family moved around a lot when he was a kid; however, he considers Bellevue, Nebraska, his hometown since that’s where he went to junior and senior high school. He was on the Chieftains’ wrestling team and later was on the…

Relishing Pickleball

  David Zapatka, USAPA rating committee member The final three USAPA Hall of Fame inductees are Arlen Paranto, Mark “Yoda” Friedenberg and Billy Jacobsen. Arlen Paranto – Arlen is a retired Boeing engineer and the head of the cost savings division who went to work for Boeing in the early 1950s. He got involved with…

CLGA news

  Mary Nelson Results of the CLGA Match Play tournament held in January: Flight 1: 1st Mary Lu Esget, 2nd Paddy Newton, 3rd (tie) Cathy Bass and Nadine Sanders; Flight 2: 1st Terry Gaube, 2nd Mary Anne Lofquist, 3rd (tie) Rachel Rainville and Kathryn Campbell; Flight 3: 1st Nancy Gahn, 2nd Judy Onken, 3rd (tie)…

Pickleball in Kauai

  Janet Myrick Mario and Rebecca Domingez, Chuck and Janet Myrick and Karen and Pete Iovin vacationed in Poipu, Kauai, and participated in pickleball play at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center in Kalaheo, Hawaii. Ambassador Jack Hodges started pickleball in the State of Kauai and other Hawaiian communities. He is the brother of Oakwood resident Patsy…