Category: Sports

Ironwood ladies enjoy luncheon

Marcella Brown A new season is upon us, a time to renew old friends as the snowbirds return and make new ones during each round of golf. We are quickly approaching our annual Member/Guest Tournament, which is being held on Thursday, November 9. The 10:00 a.m. shotgun will be a two-person hopscotch and a fun…

Lucky Shot Pool Club registration is October 24

Competition begins November 1 in the Lucky Shot Pool Club’s 2017-18 season on four 4-1/2 x 9-foot tournament-quality tables in the Cottonwood Billiards Room. Photo by Gary Vacin

Gary Vacin Sun Lakes residents interested in playing tournament pool in the coming year are encouraged to sign up for the Lucky Shot Pool Club. Now in its 21st year, the organization will host its annual registration meeting beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 24, at the Cottonwood Phoenix Room. Persons unable to attend…

CLGA playday results

Mary Nelson Results of the CLGA Even Holes event on August 17 are as follows: First Place Lucsa Buzbee; Second Place (tie) Nancy Howell and Virginia Diers Results of the CLGA T’s and F’s event on August 24 are as follows: First Place (tie) Rose Hames and Nadine Sanders; Third Place (tie) Billie Seiberling, Virginia…

Oakwood Couples 18 Hole Golf League

Liz Pritchard and Harry Pritchard

Linda Smith Do you want to meet other golfing couples? Oakwood Couples is the league for you! Liz and Harry are a fun couple of golfers and the past presidents in 2012/2013. Generally, we golf twice a month on Friday afternoons. You can play from any tee box, increasing your golf fun. The league starts…

Play Ball! Fall softball season set to open

Billy Kreisman, the “Human Pitching Machine,” throws for batting practice at the Field of Dreams. (Photo courtesy of Core Photography, LLC)

Larry Wolfe The fall softball season will open late this month at the Field of Dreams. We’ll again have two divisions with four teams each, the Sun and Lakes Divisions. Players are assigned to the divisions based upon skill level to ensure a fair and competitive playing environment. Sign-ups began September 25 and will continue…

Pickleball is really fun

Just a few of us who like to have FUN while playing pickleball; left to right: Todd Williams, Ellen Forbes, Kelly Blickenstaff, Patricia Koepp, Tom Blickenstaff, Rick Paradee, Mike Kovalchik, Doug Williams

Doug Williams In short, it’s an exciting, wildly-popular and fast-growing exercise game for active adult communities. A combination of tennis, badminton and table tennis, it’s played on a smaller court (with a slower, “whiffle- like” ball), so you don’t have to run so much! (Perfect for the, ahem, “senior” set.) In fact, nearly 70% of…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters

Lady Putters from the Thursday Flight: Seated (left to right) Rosalie Bowen, Nina Scinto, Faith Missildine and Eleanor Nicolsi; standing (left to right) Lucy Geller, Edite Evans, Marsha Guadioso, Barb Bogar, Penny Angelina and Teddy Cole

Susan Gottschalk The Sun Lakes Lady Putters are looking forward to the start of the 2017-18 season, our 21st year. This is a fun weekly event, and you don’t have to be a golfer to play, nor commit to playing each week. Now that our hot summer is over, it’s time to get back outside…

IronOaks tennis fall schedule

Dave Wilcox, President, IOTC Fun, social and competitive play leads us up to the fall tennis season which began with the annual July 4th Pancake Breakfast Social and was enjoyed by 66 sun-loving folks, 44 desiring to play and 22 more enjoying the social environment and the great pancake breakfast prepared by Carol Mellinger and…

IWLN medallion winners

Left to right: Denise Fleshner and Deb Burns

Nancy Davis, Publicity Medallion Winners: Congratulations! We congratulate our IWLN Medallion winners Denise Fleshner, our Low Net Winner, and Deb Burns, who is our Low Gross Winner. They will represent our Ironwood Lady Niners in January 2018, at the AWGA State Medallion Club Team Championship. Not only are Denise and Deb great golfers, they are…

MOGA news

Bob Greene, Publicity October and a new fall semester of golf will be starting. The three-digit daytime temperatures should be over, and the courses are in great condition. As a reminder, reseeding is scheduled starting the week of October 19 and finishing on November 9. For those who were not present at the HOA board…