Category: Sports

Sun Lakes resident receives numerous medals

Barbara Osterhoudt Arizona State University Professor Emeritus Dr. Robert “Bob” Osterhoudt of 25223 S. Saddletree Drive, Sun Lakes, has finished second in the M75 (men 75-79 years of age) 80 meters high hurdles (the national silver medalist), second in the M75 weight throw (the national silver medalist) and third in the M75 hammer throw (the…

Sizzlin’ summer softball

Steve Hilby coordinates a summer pick-up game. (It’s kind of like trying to herd squirrels or feral cats!) Photo by Core Photography, LLC

Larry Wolfe As the temperatures continue to exceed 100 degrees, our summer softball program continues to sizzle. Our “experimental” summer league was such a success that we continued the program through September. Our full program now includes batting and fielding practice on Mondays, summer league play on Tuesdays and batting practice and pick-up games on…

Breakers Pool League holds inaugural Handicap Tournament

IronOaks Breakers Pool League

Larry Stadler To even the playing field and encourage more participation, the IronOaks Breakers Pool League began its Inaugural Handicap 8 Ball Pool Tournament in July. The tournament ends August 30. Twenty-two players signed up to play. This represents about 50% of our members. We are encouraged by this turnout because it’s summer. Several seasoned…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners news

Verla Matuschka Perhaps you’ve been thinking of playing a little golf this fall and meeting new people in the community. There is a special place for you to golf, have fun and socialize with a group of friendly ladies. It is the Sun Lakes Lady Niners Golf League. This league is a smaller group, including…

Ladies Billiards Club news

Michelle Behanna, Club President The Ladies Billiards Club will be represented at the annual Oakwood Activities Open House scheduled for Saturday, October 7, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The club is seeking substitute players for the upcoming season which begins in mid-October. The club is open to lady residents of Oakwood and Ironwood who currently…

Niners July golf results

Jim Wegman Wow, the heat is on here in Sun Lakes, but that has not kept our golfers away from our Friday play-days. Winners: 7/07/17 Low Net Lakes. Flight A: 1st Jerry Richards, 2nd Bob Pender, 3rd Paul Bobko, 4th Phil Hotchkiss, 5th (tie) Ed Allen, Bruce McCorkle; Flight. B: 1st (tie) Dennis Clark, John Gaudioso,…

ILGA summer league winners

Left to right: Kathy Jones, Julie Curran, Penny Nowicki (all three from Palo Verde) and Ironwoods own Randi Rex

Marcella Brown, Publicity Chairperson Here is our lineup of excellent golfers who won the July Summer League played at Ironwood: Kathy Jones, Julie Curran, Penny Nowicki (all three from Palo Verde) and Ironwood’s own Randi Rex. All you members who are far and wide this time of the year, it’s time to think about finding…

The Strike Zone

Guys and Dolls The Guys and Dolls Monday afternoon Bowling League will have its annual meeting at 1:00 p.m. at the McRay Bowling Center on Monday, September 18. Bring your ball for some free practice after the meeting. The first day of bowling will start Monday, September 25. Warm-up begins at 12:45 p.m., and league…

Sun Lakes Lady Golfers 18 Holers results

Nancy Field Red, White and Blue: Flight 1: 1st (tie) Dang Parker, Terri Mandt, 2nd Julie Hamlin, 3rd Linda Hillyard; Flight 2: 1st Debbie Martin, 2nd Judi Kilgus, 3rd Dori Winchester Best Nine Net Holes: Flight 1: 1st (tie) Dang Parker, Jan Fletcher, 2nd (tie) Debra Emerick, Iris Cannaday, Joyce Switzky, Kelly Dennis, 3rd (tie)…

IWLN meet for breakfast

IWLN staying cool at the Stone & Barrel Restaurant

Nancy Davis, Publicity On July 19, we changed our play day golf routine from social time on the Ironwood patio to a cool social time “Annual” breakfast at the Stone & Barrel Restaurant at Oakwood (previously held at the Poolside Cafe). Ladies who joined in this event were Deb Burns, Nancy Davis, Rachel Enloe, Denise…