Category: April 2018

Spring Softball seasons underway

Larry Wolfe The spring seasons for both the Sun and Lakes Divisions are underway. The seasons run through mid-April and culminate with a three-day double elimination tournament. Go to our website (www.sunlakessoftball.com) for up-to-date team standings, statistics and other news. At the conclusion of league play, our recreational summer program will commence. See the website…

NWC big winners in Tennis Club’s charity dance

Ed Rockland The evening of March 9 saw the culmination of countless volunteer hours of preparation by members of the IronOaks Tennis Club, led by chair Carol Mellinger and co-chair Vivian Guimond. Over 150 lively folks turned out for the gala event at the Oakwood Clubhouse. One feature of the evening was the chance to…

CMGA news and scores

Rick Nelson Results of recent events: Club Championship – February 17-18, 2018 Championship Flight: Club Champion Mark Higgs, 2nd Steve Bennett, 3rd Paul Brauer; Senior Flight: 1st Cliff Mattson, 2nd Tim Healy; Super Senior Flight: 1st Ed Frees, 2nd Larry Frink; Master Flight: 1st Dave Tjosvold Low Gross Low Net – February 24, 2018 First…

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka, USAPA rating committee member “You’ll be seeing more than tennis on the Tennis Channel. You’ll soon be seeing pickleball.” Last month at the start of the BNP Paribas tournament, the decision to host the USAPA National Championships for the next five years was announced on television by the mayor of Indian Wells, California,…

Hot Dog Tournament

Jerry Vance The Sun Lakes Tennis Club got together on March 3 at 9:00 a.m. to play the annual Hot Dog Tournament. Members engaged in heated competition while Club President Ed Campion and Peter Hall cooked the hot dogs. Afterwards, lots of good food was enjoyed. The winners will be presented their prizes at the…

Time, patience, sense of humor required of Tournament Director

Penny Petersen Ever wonder what it takes to be a tournament director for a tennis club of 264 members? Time… lots of time, organizational skills, the ability to recruit helpers, patience and the ability to scramble at the last minute. For the past three years, Ernie Soczka has been TD for Cottonwood Tennis Club. Every…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners news

Verla Matuschka Golfers! Lady Niners need you! We are a league with a group of friendly ladies who golf on Tuesday mornings. Please join us. For information, contact President Celeste Dorsey at 707-242-7890. Recent winning net scores are as follows: 1/09. Rosie Raisanen 28, Faye Belt 30, Donna Sullivan 31, Liz Tollefsen 31, Susan Geis…

Ladies Chit and Chat Group breakfast set for April 4

Rose Pachura The Ladies Community Chit and Chat Group Breakfast will be meeting at Oakwood Country Club in the alcove of the Stone & Barrel Restaurant on Wednesday morning, April 4, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. All women in the greater Chandler community are invited to attend. We want to learn about you and you learn…