Category: Sports

Vogelsang wins gold at Senior Olympics

Gold Medal winners

Gerry Vogelsang We played singles on Saturday and Doubles on Sunday at the ASU Recreation Center. Gerry got gold in his age group of 80 to 84 and in Doubles in the same age group. In Singles he defeated Dan Banach 2-1. In Doubles he teamed up with Dan and beat John Gailbraith and Joe…

OLGA-18 crowns club champion

Patty Gray, Nancy Gray, Jan Stephenson, Glo Malmberg and Janet Kelleher play in LPGA Legends Tour-Pro-Am on March 6.

Glo Malmberg, Publicity Wow! Congratulations to Sharon Bowditch on winning OLGA’s most prestigious trophy. This is Sharon’s fifth club championship in just six years! Outstanding play, Sharon! A big congratulation to runners-up: 1st Mary Figgis, 2nd Roselyn Hoiby, and 3rd Dari Akin. Other flight winners include Flight 2: 1st Dang Teater, 2nd Barbara DeNapoli, 3rd…

Sisk Park Bocce teams are winners

The first place winners of the second annual Sisk Park Bocce Club Tournament proudly hold their winnings: Tony Racano, Le Knecht, Nancy Vanderslice and Doc Heckler.

Irene D’Aloisio, Publicity Director First things first! As promised, here are the winners of the February bocce tournaments. The first tournament was hosted by the Sun Lakes Country Club Bocce Club at their Oasis courts. Our Sisk Park Bocce Club team took second place. Congratulations to Gary Boss, Doc Heckler, Tony Racano and Terry Sporleder…

Thompson, Ferris wins pool club tournament

Rod “Babe” Thompson and Tom “Pooch” Ferris are the Lucky Shot Pool Club winter 2015 tournament champions. In 9-Ball, Thompson, Pocket 1 winner, defeated Ed Allen, Pocket 2 winner, 7-1. Ferris, Pocket 1 8-Ball winner, edged Roy Partridge, Pocket 2 winner, 5-4. With their wins, Thompson and Ferris qualify for the 2014-15 Club Championship playoffs.…

Jason Morton Tournament results

Jenny Browne The Jason Morton Tournament was held at the IronOaks Fitness and Racquet Club from March 5-8. This is the 13th year that IronOaks has hosted this event and with 97 participants, it did not disappoint. Many of the IronOaks Tennis members held the top two positions in their respective age groups this year.…

Softball Player profile: Jeff Jay

Jeff Jay

Larry Wolfe A true dyed-in-the-wool Iowa Hawkeye fan (or is it dyed-in-the-nest?), Jeff Jay is a Cedar Falls native who graduated from Cedar Falls High where he was a member of both the Tigers’ baseball and hockey teams. He continued his hockey career at Bemidji State University in Minnesota where he earned a degree in…

IWLN out and about

Lady Niners Linda Breitbach, Marcia Gaudioso, Ann Gavin, Barb Pezzute, Leta Polson, Judy Thompson and Catherine Tinerino-Moore at Shalimar

Nancy Davis, Publicity On March 6 Linda Breitbach, Marcia Gaudioso, Ann Gavin, Barb Pezzute, Leta Polson, Judy Thompson and Catherine Tinerino-Moore participated in the Shalimar 9-Hers Mardi Gras Invitational Tournament. Ann Gavin’s team took second place in the tournament and Barb Pezzute won a door prize which was a complementary foursome of golf at the…

SLCCPC holds second monthly social

Competitive Division

The Sun Lakes Country Club Pickleball Club (SLCCPC) held their second monthly social (One Fun Club) on February 22. There were two divisions; a competitive division and a fun social division. Medals were given to the winners in the competitive division and fun gifts given to the social division. Winners in the Competitive group: bronze…

Cottonwood Lady Niners picnic on the patio

A Picnic on the Patio was enjoyed by Cottonwood’s Lady Niners prior to golf action February 12. Chairing the Valentine themed luncheon was Pat Kivi, right, assisted by Kathie Gates.

Lila Ritchie Highlighting February’s golf action was a two-day eclectic tournament, a Picnic on the Patio and the election of Bette Lu Buchanan as president of the Cottonwood Lady Niners. Buchanan assumes the role six months ahead of schedule with Marilyn Jasper resigning due to family obligations. Vice President Karen Kishpaugh has been acting president…

PVLGA news and views

Greg Tokash, Palo Verde Head Pro, presents Jo Ann Hicks with the 2015 President’s Cup Trophy. J. Ann shot a 113.

Janet Baron, Publicity Chairman 2/03. The first play of the President’s Cup took place on a sunny Tuesday afternoon. The participants were geared to play their best and obtain a winning score. The leader board was positioned for all to view and note their flight positions. Immediately following the 1:00 p.m. game the players again…