Category: Sports

Coach Kwong’s Tennis Tips

When playing doubles, do you mix things up and change the formation? We always play the standard doubles formation of one up and one back and opposite side from each other. The main direction sent back from the receiver is sending the ball back cross court, and many times we lose points using this formation…

Bradshaw/Neu Memorial Tournament Is Always Best of the Season

The Bradshaw/Neu Memorial Tournament is the only tournament of the year open to players from Cottonwood Palo Verde, IronOaks, Sun Lakes Country Club, Springfield, and SunBird. All teams were either Men’s or Women’s Doubles. There are no Mixed Doubles at this event. The week-long tournament began on Sunday, Nov. 7, and concluded with the finals…

Ironwood Lady Niners

Suevonne Negaard, Communications Chair Santa has given away all of the gifts, the holiday season has passed, and Mrs. St. Nick has picked up her golf clubs so that she can return to the course with the 2022 Ironwood Lady Niners League. The membership chair reports that as of Jan. 1, there are 60 returning…

Sun Lakes Pickleball Club IronOaks Happenings

Diane Halpern On Saturday, Dec. 4, nearly 100 club members turned out to mingle and jingle at the holiday social. Each team, made up of players of all skill levels, completed several creative skills challenges to earn points. At the end of the event, prizes were awarded to teams based on total points earned. It…

SLLGA Results

Judy Wegener After a three-week closure due to overseeding, the golf course at Sun Lakes emerged in terrific shape. The league is seeing a return of our Canadian friends after a 19-month lockdown. Hopefully, this is a sign that life is getting back to a new normal. 11/2/21 Scram a Sham 1st Penny Nowicki, Valerie…

Hits & Misses Bowling League

Pat Smith The Hits & Misses got off to a great start in October. Fewer in number than previous years, but not without enthusiasm and camaraderie. Newly elected officers are Bob Welch, president; Hank Mathias, vice president; and Pat Smith, secretary/treasurer. Team Thunderstruck with Cece Carson, Roman Abundis, Walt Griffen, and Pat Wilson has been…

Men’s Niners November Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity There was no organized Niners League play on Thursday, Nov. 25, Thanksgiving Day. We hope you all enjoyed the day with family and friends. Winners: 11/4/21 Scramble Sonoran: 1st (tie) Frank Pender, Bill Lacey, Greg Gustafson, Dennis Clark and Lloyd Schaeffer, Bill Flinn, Carl Burnham, Jr., Butch Bosselli; 3rd (3-way tie) Jim LaBarge,…

MOGA New Year Highlights

If you are new to the community or would like to spend some time on the golf course, why not join Mens Oakwood Golf Association (MOGA)? Our Thursday games are a good way to meet some new friends. You don’t have to be a resident of IronOaks to join our group. We have over 388…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club Is Back

The Sun Lakes Tennis Club is back and happy to be in the sun. We did a Welcome Back tournament in November and a Holiday tournament on Dec. 11. It was great fun to see everyone back without COVID-19. President Ed Campion hosted a great party at his home in November. We will start playing…