Category: Sports

Cottonwood Tennis off and running

Jack be nimble! Jack be quick!

Rod Hayward November is upon us again and the Cottonwood Tennis Club is revving its engines to begin another season of blistering forehands, laser-accurate lobs and just plain tennis fun. On October 26, Dave and Sherri Butler, hosts of the Kickoff Dinner, welcomed back returning members at the Palo Verde Dining Room where everyone enjoyed…

Softball player profile:  Mike Levine

Larry Wolfe Mike Levine’s Dad always said, “Don’t say you don’t like something unless you’ve tried it.” Well, as you’ll realize after reading this profile, Mike certainly has tried a lot! Born in Portsmouth, Virginia, Mike was a Navy brat as a youngster, moving from Virginia to Japan to Houston to Hawaii and finally to…

OLGA 18 begins anew

The late tee time gals: Beth Ebmeier, Glo Malmberg, Carol Jones and Barbara DeNapoli,

Glo Malmberg, Publicity The Oakwood Ladies Golf Association (OLGA) was suspended during the month of October while the courses were over seeded. The early tee time gals and the late tee time gals will come back together as one when OLGA reconvenes on November 3. The league will have one tee-time at 10:00 a.m. The…

2015-2016 CWPV golf rates

Annuals – CWPV homeowners: CWPV combo $1,725; CW only $1,525; PV only $1,225 Phase 1/3 homeowners: CWPV combo $1,925; CW only $1,725; PV only $1,325 Gender Day only membership – CW $700; PV $550; no preferred tee times; must join appropriate club(s) Play Cards – CWPV homeowners: 25-play card CWPV $1,325; 25-play card PV only…

The Strike Zone

Sun Lakes Prime Timers Joyce Anderson and Mary Lou Mathrusse 9/16. Women – Scratch Game: 1st Carole Sinicki 195, 2nd Joyce Anderson 177; Scratch Series: 1st Carole Sinicki 563, 2nd Joyce Anderson 471 Men – Scratch Game: 1st Marc Vallecorse 255, 2nd Gary Price 222; Scratch Series: 1st Marc Vallecorse 690, 2nd Reg Reese 591…

Cottonwood Ladies Golf

Marylu Esget

Judy Onken Late breaking news! Marylu Esget got another hole-in-one on our October 8 play day. She isn’t sure of the number of holes-in-one she’s made but does know she is two in front of her husband, Jerry. C‘mon, fella, buckle down. Summer golf is officially over for 2015. Several faithful club members displayed extraordinary…

Lucky Shot Pool Club summer tournament results

First Summer Tournament: 9-Ball: 1st Jack Hill, 2nd Michael Dalsanders, 3rd Sam Gillman 8-Ball Pocket One: 1st Steve Colby, 2nd Brian Claffin, 3rd Al Moore 8-Ball Pocket Two: 1st Gordon Roen. 2nd Bob Beck, 3rd Patrick Schindele Second Summer Tournament: 9-Ball: 1st Dave Williams. 2nd Bill Moore, 3rd Michael Dalsanders 8-Ball Pocket One: 1st Jeff…

IronOaks Tennis Club hosts 2015 USTA Court Slam

The USTA Clay Court Slam Tournament went off without a hitch in September. With Tournament Director John Radcliffe at the helm, the tournament brought in 80 athletes ages 35-85 years old. Players came from Yuma, Tucson, Sedona, Prescott, Scottsdale, Tempe, Buckeye, Phoenix, Mesa and Chandler and provided spectators with some great matches to watch. Results…

ILGA Membership Drive

Susan Utzinger The Ironwood Ladies’ Golf Association (18 hole league) will hold its annual membership drive on Thursday, December 10. Ladies who are seriously considering joining a golf league are most welcome to join us for a round of golf that day. Green fees are complimentary and you will be paired with other ILGA members.…

Season underway for Sun Lakes Lady Putters

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Susan Gottschalk The Sun Lakes Lady Putters have started the 2015-16 season, our 19th year. Plans are already under way for the Christmas luncheon scheduled for December 4 at the San Tan Ballroom in Cottonwood. Lunch choices are traditional Cobb Salad or Greek Salad with Grilled Salmon. Raffle drawings will be held as our organization’s…