Category: Sports

ILGA preparing for annual charity event

Shelby Larson and Iris Cannaday from Sun Lakes and Kathryn Burns and Jimmie Maramonte from Ironwood were the first place winners of the annual Home and Home event.

Marcella Brown One game was played at each course. This year a sumptuous chili dinner was provided by the Sun Lakes ladies after the second play day, to the enjoyment of all! February is the month to start thinking about our annual charity event, Swing for Hope. It will be held Thursday, March 30, and…

Charity begins at the Cottonwood Pickleball Club

Our favorite elf, Patricia (PK) Koepp, is checking her list of toy donors to see who’s been naughty or nice.

It’s time for Valentine’s Day, but the Sun Lakes Pickleball Club Cottonwood wants everyone to know what a great and giving time they had at their December ‘Tis the Season Pickleball Social. It was an all-day affair with outrageous holiday outfits and loads of fun on the courts. It was worth a trip to the…

Bocce Ball Finals for Sun Lakes Country Club

Bill Townsend We concluded the fall season on Friday, February 6. We had three sessions on Wednesday, two on Thursday and one on Friday. They were all very competitive and fun-filled. The following were the winners for each session: Wednesday at 9:00: (3-way tie) Team 3 – Mary Longmire, Diane Kugel, Randy Costa, and Bill…

MOGA update

Bob Greene First and foremost, the Dominic Vega family and the MOGA Officers want to express their sincere appreciation for the donated funds by the MOGA players to the funeral expenses for Dominic’s son. Thank you all! The officers and Committee Chairman for 2017 are Jim Hooyman, treasurer; Craig Annis, vice president; Rich Castro, Membership;…

Cisneros wins Pool Club 8-Ball and 9-Ball tourneys

Jerry Cisneros won playoffs in both 8-Ball and 9-Ball in the Lucky Shot Pool Club’s Fall Tournament.

Gary Vacin Jerry Cisneros walked off with both 8-Ball and 9-Ball tournament titles in the Lucky Shot Pool Club Fall tournament. Cisneros won both round-robin competitions, then defeated 9-Ball Pocket 2 winner Jerry Vickery 7-3 and 8-Ball Pocket 2 winner Kevin Beausejour 5-3 in playoffs to determine his place in the year-end championships. Top three…

Cottonwood Lady Niners celebrate the season

Cottonwood Lady Niners celebrate the season with a luncheon.

Diana De Pree The Christmas party was a huge success with many Cottonwood Lady Niners in attendance. Served was a wonderful steak salad followed by a short meeting. We finished up year 2016 with the following winners for the past several weeks in December: 12/8. Played Even Holes: First Flight: 1st Gail Woolridge; 2nd Bette…

PVLGA news and results

Wanda Wiggins, hole-in-one on January 3, 2017

Kathy Jones, Historian In December, the Palo Verde Ladies collected $2,100 for five needy families. Colleen Mitchell spearheaded this drive and did a wonderful job. Congratulations to both Hole-In-One winners pictured above. The 2017 executive officers were installed: Susan Lamb, president; Linda Reber, vice president; Florence Wright, secretary and Jan Stuckey, treasurer. The most improved…

Ladies Pitch ‘N Putt

Arlene Fletcher The Pitch n’ Putt Golf League of Sun Lakes is a great way to have fun and make new friends. Players range from beginners to experienced golfers, and the group encourages and supports each other. We meet every Thursday morning from the first Thursday in January to the last Thursday in March at…

Softball Player Profile: Randy Rothenbuehler

Larry Wolfe It’s a good thing we don’t put names on our uniform backs ‘cause Randy Rothenbuehler’s wouldn’t fit! He has the “honor” of having the longest unhyphenated surname of anyone to ever play Sun Lakes softball! A native of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Randy graduated from Lincoln High, then went directly into the workforce.…