Category: Sports

PVLGA prepares for annual Golf Fore Life tournament

  Liz DeMichael, Publicity The Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA) is again sponsoring the annual Golf Fore Life Tournament to be held at the Palo Verde Golf Course on November 13 to raise funds to help end cancer. All donations are tax deductible and will be donated to the University of Arizona Cancer Center…

CLGA news and scores

Mary Nelson Come join the CLGA for the 2018/1019 Golf Season! We are very excited that our members voted in April to use the forward (gold) tee boxes twice each month and the mixed (green) tee boxes twice each month. This allows all members to be able to play from the tees they prefer and…

Cottonwood Lady Niners ready to go

Lorri Morgan, Publicity November 1 is just around the corner, and we can’t wait. Thursday, November 1, at 12:30 p.m. will be our first day of play. But don’t wait – get your application at the Pro Shop, fill it out and cough up the $60 for the Niners’. This applies to old members and…

CMGA news and playday results

  Results of recent events: ABCD 2 Gross + 1 Net, August 11, 2018: 1st Jim Curran, Hank Clausen, Jim Rahilly, Blind Draw; 2nd Jim Grube, Bob Schaedel, Bill Irwin, Tim Fettis; 3rd Dave Butler, Jim Rumpler, Steve Martz, Tom Rhea Cross Country, August 18, 2018: 1st Craig Christensen, Jack Wortley, Jeff Sedlack, Jim Crandel;…

Softball player profile:  Mike Lebet

Larry Wolfe A true Arizona native, Mike Lebet was born in Phoenix and has lived in the Grand Canyon State his entire life. Mike graduated from Cortez High where he played baseball and football and was a key member of the wrestling team. In his senior year, he finished fifth in the state in his…

Young Realty Team nears summer title

Larry Wolfe With two weeks and four games remaining in the Summer Softball season, the Young Realty team, managed by Rick Oien, had a four-game lead over Manager Doug Friesen’s Farmers Insurance squad. Young Realty sported a 25-13 record, while the Farmers were at 21-17. One more win would catapult the Realtors to the title.…

OLNGA is looking for a few good women

  Want to go golfing with a great group of ladies plus have a lot of laughs and, hopefully, a few great shots? How can you say “no” that offer? Oakwood Lady Niners play golf every Tuesday morning. Membership does not mean mandatory attendance; come when you can; come when you can play golf/lunch after…

Relishing Pickleball

  David Zapatka The USAPA National Tournament scheduled for November 3–11 is just a month away. The Indian Wells Tennis Garden near Palm Springs, CA, is hosting our national tournament for the next five seasons. They are providing 40 fully-painted, cushioned, Plexipave courts and one beautiful stadium court. The buzz in the pickleball community has…

MOGA news

  In Oakwood, all the courses are recovering nicely and once the overseed is completed in October/November, we should see a great improvement over last year at this time. Great work by our IronOaks golf course maintenance staff! Volunteers Needed: It’s that time again when we ask our members to step up and volunteer to help…

PVLGA golfers hot in August

  Liz DeMichael, Publicity Not everyone left Sun Lakes in August, and it paid off with some great golf from the Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA). Check it out… 8/7. Front Nine. In the Front Nine Tournament, only the shots made on the front nine holes counted toward the final score. The winners were…