Category: Sports

Softball Player Profile: Dan Melosi

Larry Wolfe A Detroit native, Dan Melosi graduated from Notre Dame High, a Catholic all-boys school in suburban Harper Woods. However, that isn’t as bad as it sounds, since the all-girls Regina High was right next door! Dan played on the baseball, basketball and football teams and played the trumpet in the Fightin’ Irish band,…

Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association news

  Results of recent events: Two Clubs and a Putter, July 14, 2018: First Flight – 1st Gross: Walt Nowicki, 2nd Gross: Paul Brauer First Flight – 1st Net: Ken Pearson, 2nd Net: Jim Curran Second Flight – 1st Gross: Stan Gross, 2nd Gross: David Marcus Second Flight – 1st Net: Russell Grgich, 2nd Net:…

Sliding into September softball

Larry Wolfe At press time, the Young Realty Team had opened up a four-game lead in the Summer League race for the pennant. Manager Rick Oien’s squad sported a 20-10 record with Manager Doug Friesen’s Farmers Insurance team at 16-14. Robson Ranch (15-15), A-1 Golf Carts (12-18) and State Farm Insurance (11-19) were struggling to…

SLLGA July golf results

  Kimberly Myers Hope all golfers are enjoying their summer play and having fun. Soon it will be cool breezes and 80-degree temps. The unfortunate part is you will have to travel from Sun Lakes to get them. For now, endure! July Stats: July 4 Flag Tournament: 1st Marci Koppelmaa, 2nd Iris Cannaday, 3rd Cat…

Join the Lady Niners this fall

  Ernest Matuschka Have you been thinking about golfing in the fall? The time will be here before you know it! A suggestion is to join the Lady Niners for 9 holes of golf on Tuesdays beginning in November. This group welcomes and provides encouragement, support and camaraderie to all women golfers, both new and…

PV Ladies golfers bright as fireworks

  Liz DeMichael The scores posted in July by the Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA) lit up the course each week like fireworks on July 4. Look how explosive they were… 7/03. Low Gross. A tough game to play in the heat, but the members of the PVLGA were up to the challenge! The…

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka Last month, we answered questions from reader, friend and Cottonwood Pickleball President Irene D’Alosio. Since these questions were on the minds of many Sun Lakes residents, we’re continuing to answer her questions about balls this month. People have been under the impression that the USAPA/IFP list of approved balls is all “quiet” balls.…

Niners July results

  Jim Wegman, Publicity Many golfers are already receiving up-to-date information regarding golf events, sales, course closings and the progress of maintenance on our courses this year. It is informative and comes directly to your computer as The Golf Connection on the third Wednesday of each month. If you are not signed up, check it…

CLGA news

Mary Nelson The July 12 results of the Total Putts with a Twist event are 1st Place Nancy Gahn, 2nd Place Mary Anne Lofquist and 3rd Place Virginia Diers. The July 19 results of the Criers’ Tournament event are 1st Place Mary Anne Loftquist, 2nd Place Mary Nelson and 3rd Place Sherri Butler. The July…