Category: Sports

Sun Lakes Pickleball Club

  Karl Eberle, Club President Beginning July 2, the Sun Lakes Pickleball Club will host free pickleball clinics on Mondays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Sun Lakes Country Club (HOA1). They will be held on courts C and D. The first and third Mondays is an “Introduction to Pickleball” for players wanting to…

SL Lady Niners news and scores

  Verla Matuschka League play has ended as of May 31. If you wish to continue golfing throughout the summer, you must make a tee time. Get a group together and make an early tee time so you can enjoy the game throughout the hot summer months. There is more information about the Lady Niners…

Softball Player Profile:  Cyndy Hilby

  Larry Wolfe In trying to come up with one word to describe Cyndy Hilby’s impact on Sun Lakes softball, I settled on the word “pillar.” Webster defines the word as “a supporting, integral or upstanding member of a group.” Cyndy is all of that and more. She’s a member of our Lady Sluggers team…

PVMGA Tournament results

  Bob Armstrong, Publicity The “Spring Pro Showdown,” a new format for the Palo Verde and Cottonwood Professionals’ competition/exhibition spring match, was held at the CWCC golf course at high noon on Tuesday, May 8, with a large flotilla of golf carts following the action! The temperature was as hot as the action! (29 degrees…

Brenden Financial wins Sun Division Tourney

  Larry Wolfe The top-seeded State Farm Insurance team, managed by Ron Carmichael and sponsored by the Ralph Vasquez Agency, hosted the number four seeded Young Realty squad in the opening game of the Sun Division’s Spring tournament. The Realtors were managed by Mike Gloyd and sponsored by Terry & Susan Young. The Insurance Men…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters results

  Susan Gottschalk Our Lady Putters season has ended just as hot weather approaches. We look forward to next season starting the last week in October. Watch for the new season news in the October Splash. Monday Flight April 9: (tie) Kathi Bobek, Sue Core, Susan Gottschalk, Camille Jasien and Mary Armour, Jean Cohen, Annie…

IronOaks Breakers Pool League

  Larry Stadler Tournament Director Ed Allen came up with an idea to have a “Scotch Doubles” 8 Ball Tournament. The Breakers Board and league members thought this was a good idea, so the tournament logistics were developed. Sign-up was from May 2, 2018, through May 15, 2018. Format: When the sign-up period ends, Tournament…

Lucky Shot Pool Club news

  Gary Vacin Jerry Cisneros was crowned champion in both 9-Ball and 8-Ball in the Lucky Shot Pool Club playoffs. Cisneros defeated Jack Hill in 9-Ball and won by forfeit from Michael Dalsanders in 8-Ball. It was only the second time the same player won both championships. Jack Hill accomplished the feat several years ago.

Ponchos win Southwest Softball Tourney

  Larry Wolfe The Sun Lakes Ponchos won the Major Division of the Southwest Senior Softball Championships held last month in Las Vegas. In addition to southwestern-based teams, the Major Division included squads from Colorado, Florida and Hawaii. After losing their first two games by close scores of 15-13 and 19-18, the Ponchos battled back…