Category: Sports

CMGA news and events

  Results of recent events: Beat the Pro October 27, 2018 Only a few teams beat the pro at Palo Verde, earning $21 each. ABCD Assigned Hole November 3, 2018 Tie First: Larry Frink, Ron Sarnicki, Tom McLeos, Jim Crandal Tie First: Rick Skitt, Larry Mullins, CW Rollins, Blind Draw Tie Third: Gary Hunnel, Bill…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club is up and running

Jerry Vance The Sun Lakes Tennis Club is starting to get busy as members return to the sun. Our first tennis dinner with great food was enjoyed by all on on November 14. We also had a successful Welcome Back tournament on November 17. December 1 will be the Holiday tournament, and December 15 will…

PVLGA Even-Odd Tournament in October

  Liz DeMichael The Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA) were happy to get back to playing golf after the course was closed for the first two weeks of October. Some of us didn’t know what to do with that much free time – we had to talk to our husbands! But we got after…

Fall softball season is underway

Larry Wolfe The Sun Lakes Senior Softball Association opened its fall season in late October, and it will continue through December 21. There are four teams in each of two divisions. The Lakes Division’s team sponsors and managers are A-1 Golf Carts (Mgr. Chris Jensen), Core Photography (Mgr. Randy Rothenbuehler), Wolfe & Associates (Mgr. Tom…

Ironwood Lady Niners get around

Vickie Mendenhall and Beth Zdeblick, Publicity Making sure the IWLN are represented at all functions, Judy Thompson and Denise Fleshner work the table at the October 27 Open House at Oakwood. The Niners also had Judy Thompson and Judy Frink available to disperse information at the November 7 Golf Expo at the Oakwood driving range.…

Softball Player Profile: Paul Gayer

Larry Wolfe A lankier version of Hall-of-Famer Ted Williams, Paul Gayer has that same sweet swing that connects for both average and power. In his rookie debut in our Sun Division last year, Paul finished third in average (.737), had a 1.069 slugging percentage (a measure of both average and extra-base power) and smashed 17…

Ladies, start your engines!

The Cottonwood Lady Niners’ were off to another great year. November 1 was first day of play with fabulous weather supplied by Mother Nature, especially for us. That’s our story… With only some of the Snow Birds back to join the Stay Birds, we still had 17 new members! The word is out that we…

OLNGA holds welcome coffee

Molly Bergesen OLNGA issued an invitation to all prospective golfers to come to our “welcome” coffee on Monday, November 5. Our turnout for our Welcome Coffee was beyond our expectations. There were about 17 “new to the Niners” ladies who showed up for our coffee/cookies. Some are brand-new to Oakwood, some lived here for a…

Pickleball Club social – fun on and off the courts

Pickleball players don’t just have fun on the courts, we also have fun social events. October is our Halloween social. Through the years, we have had so many outstanding costumes; a caveman and giant dinosaur, Mr. and Mrs. Big Head Trump and, of course, many witches and goblins and especially treats and prizes. JoAnn Zapatka…