Tag: tennis

Cottonwood Tennis Club’s Mix Doubles Tournament was fun for all

Penny Petersen Cottonwood Tennis Club’s Mixed Doubles Tournament began Sunday, February 10, in rainy conditions and ended Saturday, February 16, in great weather. First, Second and Third Place winners in four different ability levels emerged by the end of the week-long tournament. There were 74 players participating. Most teams played three matches prior to the…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club enjoys Hot Dog Tournament

Jerry Vance March 2 was finally warm and sunny for the club’s annual Hot Dog Tournament. We had the courts full of players and lots of competitive matches. The best thing was the hot dogs that Wayne Taylor and Ed Campion cooked for the members. Baked beans and chili spiced up the food. Yes, there…

Canadian vs. American Tennis Social colorful and fun

The American team parades to the court.

Penny Petersen The Canadian-American Tennis Social was held Saturday, January 26, at the Cottonwood tennis courts. Participants numbered 120, with 36 Canadians and 73 Americans. Lots of friendly rivalry filled the day, complete with a parade down past the courts and onto Court 1, where Canadians were positioned on the south side of Court 1…

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…

IronOaks Tennis Club’s Gender Doubles Tournament results

Rick Kenney and Lloyd Yanke - Division III Men’s Champions

John Brasch Athletic excellence, high drama, grit, blood and the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat… it was all there in the IOTC Gender Doubles Tournament three weeks ago. Tension ran high as three divisions battled over five days to crown the reigning doubles champions for both men and women. Early Saturday morning, Edith…

National champions for Sun Lakes

Left to right: Zev Yardeni, Marv Jensen, Bill Cunningham, Tom Snider, Mark Heth, Mario Dominguez, Captain Ken Stanley, Jerry Geiszler, Hal Davis, Phil Messer, Jake DeMoss, Jim Utter; missing from photo are Gary Porter and Tim Shum.

The IronOaks Tennis Club (IOTC) 7.0 Men’s team captured the National Championship title at the rain-shortened United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) 2018 League National Invitational held at the Surprise Tennis Center February 1 through February 3. Annually, the USTA invites the 17 league winners from their respective sections from around to country to compete in…

Are these great odds, or what?

Thom Tschetter Yes… the rumor is true. The IronOaks Tennis Club is raffling off a $7,995 custom E-Z-Go golf cart with all net proceeds going to Neighbors Who Care. Only 500 tickets will be sold… so don’t wait! Sales will run only until the 500 tickets are sold or until the drawing on March 23,…

Triple “T” a fun team endeavor at Cottonwood

Penny Petersen Cottonwood Tennis Club held its Triple “T (Team Tennis Tournament) December 5 to 8. There were four teams competing for the number one rating. First place was won by “The Racqueteers” with 59%. Their captain was Mary Park. The “Lovers” with Sandy Casale as captain and “the Aces” with Susie Dunn as captain…