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Hot Dog Tournament winners

Sun Lakes Tennis Club’s annual Hot Dog Tournament

Jerry Vance On Saturday, March 4, the Sun Lakes Tennis Club held its annual Hot Dog Tournament, so named for president Ed Campion’s great hot dogs. He was ably assisted by Peter Hall and Dick Haynes. Eighteen teams competed for the grand prize which was awarded to Kathy Thorsen, Ron Welde and Tony Horn. The…

Cottonwood Tennis Club Mixed Doubles Tourney results

Cottonwood Tennis Club 2017 Mixed Doubles Champions

From February 13 to 17, Cottonwood Tennis Club held its annual Mixed Doubles tournament. Many thanks to Ernie and his team of Mary Ann Rice, Adriana Michael, Bruce Garman, Kathy Moliter and Edith Tanniru. We would also like to thank Marna Brooks, Susan Garman and their helpers for coordinating the food court all week. Cannon…

Palo Verde tennis players

Cottonwood tennis players enjoying the patio at Palo Verde: Back row (L-R) Bernie Tighe and Linda Vogelaar,; middle row (L-R) Penny Petersen, Barb Bram, Kay Strauman, Penny Rinald and Susan Garman; front row (L-R) Cinda Sue Thorhauer, Roberta Arpan and Sue Thomas

Cottonwood tennis players enjoying the patio at Palo Verde: Back row (L-R) Bernie Tighe and Linda Vogelaar,; middle row (L-R) Penny Petersen, Barb Bram, Kay Strauman, Penny Rinald and Susan Garman; front row (L-R) Cinda Sue Thorhauer, Roberta Arpan and Sue Thomas

Cottonwood Tennis Club matches

Jerry Vance The Sun Lakes Tennis Club played a very competitive match with the Cottonwood Tennis Club on February 25. There were 25 doubles matches contested, and all had a great time. The food and friendship provided by the Cottonwood Tennis Club was excellent. Come join the Sun Lakes Tennis Club each week, as we…

Ernie Soczka: Our wicked Tournament Director

Rod Hayward If there is no rest for the wicked, tournament directors must be a wicked lot. In addition to a fall Bradshaw Tournament, both Gender and Mixed Doubles Championships, in-house competitions and annual special events, the Cottonwood Tennis Club hosts as many as four ‘Socials,’ where members can test their skills against other clubs…

Canadians invade Cottonwood

The first CanAm Tournament of the Cottonwood Tennis Club was held on January 22, 2017.

Rod Hayward On January 22, the sun rose as it usually does over the courts of the Cottonwood Tennis Club. The palm leaves shimmering in the gentle Sunday breeze, gave no indication of the storm to follow. Suddenly, the sounds of approaching footsteps echoed through the quiet streets. They were arriving — the Canadians! First…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club Sunshine Tournament recap

Winners Carol Roser, Lil Bailey (subbing in for Bill Bailey) and Bob Dunn

Jerry Vance Saturday February 10 the members of the Sun Lakes Tennis Club gathered for the Sunshine Tournament to enjoy good tennis and food. Twelve teams of three persons per team played the round robin seven point scoring system for an hour and 15 minutes. This fast moving game keeps you busy with lots of…

Dedication to Don Neu at IronOaks Tennis Social

Sandy Neu cuts ribbon on dedicated bench as project coordinator, Bruce Stead, looks on

Denise Lott Our community still feels the gap left by the sudden death of Don Neu, an avid tennis player and involved member of the community. In remembrance of Don, the IronOaks Tennis Club collected funds to install a bench with a memorial plaque. The plaque reads, “In Memory of Don Neu—A Dear Friend—2/11/2017—From Members…