You’re the cure

Sue Schwartz I know how things can kind of blur together during the start of a new year, and I don’t want you to miss this. The reason I’m so…

NAIL celebrates 20 years

Mikell Rhoades (left) and Lita Swanson (right) welcome fellow members and guests to New Adventures’ 20th anniversary celebration. (Photo by Kirk Tuey) Catherine Hammond New Adventures in Learning recently marked…

Pickleball Winners’ Corner

Dianne Zimmerman and David Zapatka won the Bronze medal in the 5.0 Mixed Doubles division at the Venture Out pickleball tournament. Jerry Strom and Keith Ori of Cottonwood placed second…

Softball player profile:

Tom Schneider Larry Wolfe A Bay Area native, Tom Schneider was born in San Jose and grew up in the Santa Cruz area where he was a star athlete at Soquel High. (I guess he knows the way from San Jose!) Tom played football, basketball and baseball for the Knights and was All-League in baseball…

Spanish Conversation Group

  Do you speak Spanish? Are you looking for a fun, friendly and lively environment in which to practice? This group is for you! Our conversational Spanish group meets every Wednesday from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. in the Ocotillo Room of the Arts and Crafts building at Oakwood Country Club. Topics and backgrounds are varied…

Pickleball clinic

Janet Myrick The Sun Lakes Pickleball Club of IronOaks invited champion pickleball player Helle Sparre to our courts to give a clinic for our members. Helle Sparre had an elite tennis career and competed in all four major grand slams – The Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open. She was once…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club outing

Jerry Vance and Les Schick enjoy the food after their match.

Jerry Vance The Sun Lakes Tennis Club had a great tournament with Springfield and SunBird at Springfield on January 26. From 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the courts were full of competitors. Sun Lakes did not win but had lots of fun and good tennis. We are looking forward to competing against SunBird again on…

MOGA Club Championship results

D. Bogaard (left) Douglas Stodgel (right)

Bob Greene, MOGA Publicity On January 24, the second round (18 holes) of the MOGA Club Championship was played on Oakwood’s Lakes/Sonoran Courses. At the same time, the “Super Seniors” (80+ years) were competing for their trophy. Douglas Stodgel is the new Club Champion, finishing with a 36-hole total of 156. Second place was Arthur…

Celebrating MLK Day

Stand back and prepare to be amazed by this new artist in town. She sings, she plays piano and has the ability to transport you into another world. On Sunday, January 20, at Unity Church of Sun Lakes, Francine Alexander sang two old and familiar hymns, “Amazing Grace” and “Up to the Mountain,” in celebration…