Category: Sports

Oakwood Couples 18 Hole Golf League news

Please welcome your new treasurer for 2019. His name is Duane. He is married, but his wife will not allow us to use her name. Our first two events have turned out to be a big success. We are averaging around 100 golfers per event. Also, our weather guy has come through for us both…

Brenden’s Planning captures Sun Division title

Larry Wolfe The Brenden’s Financial Planning team, sponsored and managed by Ken Brenden, won the Fall Sun Division championship with a record of 12-6. They finished three games ahead of the Real Estate Rustlers, sponsored by Jim Leckner’s Century 21 Agency and managed by Doug Freisen. The Rustlers finished at 9-9. They were followed in…

Wolfe’s accountants cruise to Lakes Division title

Larry Wolfe The Wolfe & Associates squad, managed by Tom Erpelding, rolled to an impressive 14-4 record to clinch the Lakes Division Fall title. They outpaced the second place Young Realty Team by five games. The Realtors, managed by Gary Hillabolt, finished at 9-9. The third place A-1 Golf Carts team, managed by Chris Jensen,…

The Strike Zone

  Hits and Misses bowling league Ruth Andersen High Scratch Game: 12/03. Men: Bob Mersino 214, Eldon Drenthe 204; Women: Joan Houchen 191, Pat Schmeckpeper 172 12/10. Men: Pat Wilson 234, Hal Newton 202; Women: Ruth Andersen 180, Phyllis Kreglo 173 12/17. Men: Chuck Caruthers 232, Jerome Schultz 195; Women: Pat Schmeckpeper 202, Kathy Wilson…

USTA team wins

The IronOaks USTA 7.0 Men’s team won the sectional tournament at Surprise, AZ, December 7-9, 2018, and advanced to the National Championships, also to be held in Surprise, AZ, February 1-3, 2019. Team members include Ken Stanley (captain), Phil Messer, Hal Davis, Mark Heth, Zev Yardeni, Jerry Geiszler, Marv Jensen, Mario Dominguez, Jake DeMoss, Jim…

Relishing Pickleball

‘Pickleball Rocks’ founder, Rodney ‘Rocket’ Grubbs David Zapatka Have you seen those really cool-looking pickleball shirts that say, “Pickleball Rocks, Let’s Play,” on them? You probably have and if you haven’t, you will likely see one soon. They’re the marketing genius of Rodney “Rocket” Grubbs of Brookville, Indiana. Here’s his story. In 2008, Rocket was…

State Medallion winners

C. Reed On January 5 and 6, the State Medallion was played at PebbleCreek Golf Course in Goodyear. The two-member golf teams represent their clubs throughout Arizona, including four teams from Sun Lakes. These excellent golfing ladies qualify for this tournament through their play throughout the season and are then invited to play in the…

IronOaks to host tennis social

Come join us for a tennis social and potluck. Meet friends, enjoy some great tennis and then relax, visit and nosh on some great food. The IronOaks tennis players get together each month to challenge each other’s tennis prowess and catch up on how their game is going. Plan to join us February 16 from…