Category: Sports

MOGA September schedule and update

Your MOGA board is looking for someone to take over the Publicity Chair position. This is a key position in MOGA. What you read in the Sun Lakes Splash is prepared and written by the Publicity Chairman. This is important newsprint for us, as it tells the community what we are doing and for new…

Niners July golf results

Jim Wegman, Publicity We are seeing some hot mornings, and an Arizona summer golf outing can be dangerous if you are not prepared for it. Remember to hydrate before you go out to the course and bring along a few extra containers of liquid. Skip the alcoholic beverages, or save them for after golf. Sport…

The Strike Zone

Prime Timers Bowling League The Prime Timers Bowling League will hold its first meeting of the season on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at McRay Lanes, located at Ray and McClintock Roads. There will be FREE bowling available after the meeting. The official season will begin on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 1:00…

Think Sisk Park Bocce and Grappa

Gary Vacin Hey, Sisk Park bocce ball players, now that it’s September, cooler weather is on the way. So, it’s time to start thinking about the club’s 2019-2020 tournament season. It doesn’t start until November 3, so you have plenty of time to plan to register. In the meantime, my thoughts go back to Irene…

Tip of the month

Kwong Young We have all heard the phrase that sometimes in the tennis game “less is best.” From day one when a player begins their tennis journey, one would get their racket back and take a full swing and remember to follow through. We get programmed in this, but many seasoned players don’t work or…

Cottonwood tennis players celebrate Bastille Day

Judy Grefsheim, Kathy Malitar, and Nede Mead like the tennis food, and especially the beverages.

Penny Petersen Cottonwood Tennis Club turned French for a day when they held a Bastille Day Social on the evening of July 14 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. They “stormed” the courts and “revolutionized” traditional tennis. About 40 people attended, but not everyone played, as the weather was scorching. Both men and women participated in…

Softball Player Profile: Tom Koshar

Larry Wolfe This article could have been entitled “Tales of the Hollywood Shoe Shine Boy,” because Tom Koshar could fill a book with stories about his teenage days as “shoe shine boy to the stars.” He worked on the set of various TV programs at Allied Artists, Columbia Pictures, and Paramount, among others, and shined…

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka Last month we introduced Hall of Fame inductees Robert Lanius, Earl Hill, and Fran Myer. This month each one of those inductees is sharing their personal pickleball tips with us. These tips are paraphrased from a video they created. Robert Lanius – Be patient on the court. Wait for the right time to…

SLLGA results

Judy Wegener The dog days of summer continue, and Sun Lakes Ladies 18 Holers continue to brave the heat and humidity! 7/02 Flag Tournament: 1st Dang Parker, 2nd Mary Bish, 3rd Marylou Claypool 7/09 Best Nine – Flight 1: 1st Dang Parker, 2nd Judy Wegener, 3rd Jan Fletcher; Flight 2: 1st Judi Kilgus, 2nd Cat…

PVLGA hot in July

Liz DeMichael Golf was tough to play in the July heat, but the Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA) took on the challenge. Check it out… 7/02. Low Gross. The ladies with the lowest gross score were the big winners on this hot, muggy day. The winners were Flight 1: Mary Nelson (65), Cindy Bosch…