Category: Sports

Softball player profile:  Tom Bersano

Larry Wolfe “If the game involved a ball, I could play it,” says Tom Bersano. “My whole life has been devoted to sports and competition.” From his high school days in Lockport, Illinois, where he was a three-sport star at Lockport High, to today, Tom has been a “sports nut.” Although he was born in…

IronOaks Tennis social play

During the summer months, come join Coach Kwong every Sunday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. for his weekly tennis social play. Balls are provided, and the cost is $5. This social is open to all in the Sun Lakes community for members as well non-members and is not a drop-in but, rather, the player…

Niners June golf results

  Jim Wegman, Publicity League members voted recently on some changes to our Constitution and By-Laws, and Secretary Bruce Henderson is currently working on a new version of the C&BLs. Thanks, Bruce. Hey, let’s welcome new members Ed Werner and Jim Lankford, sponsored by Lloyd Schaeffer. Welcome, guys, and good work, Lloyd. Winners 6/6/19 Fewest…

Ironwood Lady Niners on the go

A few summer golfers: Judy Thompson, Linda Breitback, Fran Kelly, Sally Dixon, Suzanne Henderson. Other summer golfers not pictured are as follows: Susan Meer, Linda Liberti, Judy Frink, Julia Collier, Barb Hewitt, Denise Fleshner, Carol Knack, Patty Partridge, Denise Weibel, Eileen Moberg, Sandy Krediet, Deborah Greenwood, Rose Wang, Shirley Moore, Chloe Hanken and Margaret Johns.

Vicki Mendenhall and Beth Zdeblick Throughout the golf season, many of the Lady Niners take advantage of the various invitationals held in the Phoenix area. This past March 6, 2019, six ladies went to the Apache Wells Invitational in Mesa. With Diamonds and Denim as the theme, these ladies fit right in with their bling…

Summer softball is heating up

Sunny summer softball. Jack Martin (left) asks Mike Gloyd, “Do you see the ball?” Gloyd: “No, just the sun! Duck!” (Photo by Core Photography)

Larry Wolfe At press time, the Brenden Financial Planning team, managed by Ken Brenden, and the Core Photography squad, managed by Rick Oien, were tied for the top spot in the standings in our Summer League with identical 9-5 won-lost records. Brenden’s Tom Stephens was leading the league in batting average with an incredible .867…