Category: April 2018

Everyone’s a winner at the 2018 NIT

Sun Lakes Pickleball Club Cottonwood Although not everyone came out in the top three positions, everyone had several wonderful days enjoying the Norris Invitational Tournament put on by the Sun Lakes Pickleball Club Cottonwood – whether they played or watched the exciting games. The weather was glorious, the players spectacular and the matches were fun…

Vitriol and bigotry

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. I am amazed that after the world has endured two world wars, skirmishes that eventually developed into full-blown conflicts, hate that has, and continues to permeate societies, that we still find the ability to foment bigotry on a scale thought unimaginable at this time, in this place. The headlines are filled…

CLGA playday results

Mary Nelson Results of the CLGA 2018 Club Championship held February 8 and 15: Our 2018 Club Champion is Cathy Bass. Flight winners are Flight 1: 1st (tie) Paddy Newton and Nadine Sanders, 3rd (tie) Mikki Rydell, Billie Seiberling and Kathryn Campbell; Flight 2: 1st Patti Hegenbarth, 2nd Nancy Howell, 3rd Julie Curran; Flight 3:…

Sisk Park Bocce players enjoy interclub tourney

Gary Vacin Twenty-four Sisk Park Bocce Club members competed for cash prices and bragging rights at the club’s fourth annual interclub tournament February 26, according to interclub director Sue Donovan. The players were randomly divided into six four-person teams and played matches against three other teams entered in the event. First place went to the…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters results

Susan Gottschalk Mark your calendars – the spring luncheon is Friday, April 6, in the San Tan Ballroom at Cottonwood. Monday Flight 2/12. Mary Armour, Phyllis Nielsen, Vickie Smith, June Wagner 2/19. (4-way tie) Norine Bassett, Sharon Gouthro, MaryLou Murdock and Jean Cohen, Susan Gottschalk, Camille Jasien and Kathi Bobek, Pat Martin, Phyllis Nielsen and…

IronOaks Breakers Billiard League post tournament results

Larry Stadler On February 23, the IronOaks Breakers billiard team played the “Inaugural” Home and Home match against our sister community, Cottonwood’s Lucky Shot Pool Club. The purpose of the Home and Home matches are to develop good fun, yet competitive relationships with fellow pool players and particularly by developing camaraderie with our sister communities.…

Softball Player profile: Rick Oien

Larry Wolfe Rick Oien grew up in the small town of Grenora in northwest North Dakota, just 30 miles from the Canadian border. Grenora was named after the GReat NOrthern RAilway due to its position at the end of a branch line of that railway. Rick’s last name is pronounced Oy-en and is of Norwegian…

IMGA news and events

Bruce McCorkle Ironwood Club Champion and Super Senior Champion At the time of this writing, two rounds have been played in the Club Championship, and there is a heated contest for first place in both Championships. Larry Horner is vying for his second win as Club Champion but is only one stroke ahead of John…

MOGA tournament results

Wayne Karp Golf in Oakwood continues to be the No. 1 favorite pastime. MOGA play is no exception. We have a multitude of events for players of all skill levels. MOGA Club Championship and Super Senior Championship: In February, MOGA held its annual Club Championship tournament. In the end, Garry Loncon was awarded the 2018…