Tag: pickleball

Sun Lakes pair score big in Surprise

Sheila Parkinson and Dianne Zimmerman - 4.5 Silver Medalists

Sheila Parkinson and Dianne Zimmerman competed in their second 4.5 Women’s Double’s tournament at SPA No. 1 Pickleball Championships in Surprise on October 30. Sheila and Dianne had a tough match against the No. 1 seeded pair winning 11-8 only to lose the next two games, sending them to the Bronze medal match. In the…

Robson Ranch to host USAPA Nationals Tournament

Whether you’re a seasoned player or just curious about this crazy game that’s sweeping the country, you’ll definitely want to make plans and join the fun November 8-11, when Robson Ranch Arizona hosts the 2015 USAPA Nationals VII. The USAPA-sanctioned tournament is in its seventh year and consistently brings some of the top ranked players…

2015 State Games of America Pickleball championships

David Zapatka and Pat Latta

David Zapatka Over 18,000 participants competed in over 70 sporting events in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska the first week of August. Events ranged from aquatics, basketball, fencing and cycling to hockey, lacrosse, tennis and pickleball. Qualifications for the bi-annual State Games of America are stiff. Only competitors who won gold, silver or bronze medals in…