Sports

Cottonwood Ladies Golf Association

Cindy Edwards These past months the intrepid women of Cottonwood Ladies Golf Association (CLGA) braved the chilly mornings in order to participate in both days’ play and tournaments. All agree that they are looking forward to the warmer mornings that will hopefully arrive before too long! We have some catching up to do since our last…

Lady Sluggers Season Is Underway

Larry Wolfe Our Lady Sluggers senior softball team’s 2024 season is well underway. Here is the remaining schedule: Wednesday, Feb. 7, vs. the Stingers at Sunland Village East Monday, Feb. 12, vs. View Point Gems at View Point Wednesday, Feb. 14, vs. Resort Red Sox at Sun Lakes Field of Dreams Monday, Feb. 19, vs. Sunland…

Pool Club Tournaments

Gary Vacin Jeff Michelin and Michael Dalsanders are winners in the Lucky Shot Pool Club fall tournaments. Michelin won in 9-Ball, and Dalsanders took 8-Ball. Both will qualify for the club’s year-end championship. Fall tournament results follow: 9-Ball, Pocket 1: 1st Jeff Michelin, 2nd Jerry Cisneros, 3rd Dennis Chenier 9-Ball, Pocket 2: 1st J. R.…

Cottonwood Tennis Club Annual Championship Results

Jerry Higgins Rain on Sunday morning, Jan. 7, postponed the start of the Cottonwood Tennis Club for 64 players vying for the title of Gender Team Champion in one of the six seeded levels of play. Red-rated 4.0 gentlemen and ladies Green-rated 3.5 gentlemen and ladies 75-year-old senior gentlemen group Blue-rated 3.0 ladies group Despite…

Souper Bowl Scramble

Brrrrrrr is all that can be said for the Jan. 9 scramble and business lunch at Palo Verde. Seventy-two brave and strong football-loving women golfers bundled up in 30-degree weather for a fun scramble chaired by Mary Fitzke and Jan Hawks. We started with game-warming hot chocolate and Baileys in the Palo Verde restaurant at…

Skyview Edges Young Home Team for Lakes Title

Larry Wolfe Manager Dave Kratz’s Skyview Digital Media team edged Manager Gary Hillabolt’s Young Home Team by one game to win the Lakes Division Fall League pennant. Skyview finished with a 12-8 record, while the Young Home Team Realty squad had an 11-9 record. Doug Warwick was the top hitter, batting .783 with a slugging…

Cottonwood Lady Niners December Fun

Bette Lu Buchanan December brought lots of fun to the Lady Niners, including team and individual games of great imagination! On Dec. 7 the game was called “Lagging,” with the winner being Jean Nelson, followed by Mary Lou Jones, Beth Johnson, and Pat Tjosvold. We played “123” on Dec. 14, with the winning foursome being…

Oakwood Lady Niners Golf League

Reggie Wegman Welcome to our new members Anne, Sharon, Patty, Denise, Mary Ann, Connie, Cathy, Dianna, Joni, and Robin and our new social gal Sheila. Some of these ladies are returning members. We hope you enjoy being with a great bunch of ladies, and remember to stop and have lunch with us after golf. Before…

IronOaks Tennis Players Enjoy ‘Sugar and Slice’

Carole Rockland It was a chilly December evening, but the IronOaks tennis players kept warm with some lively tennis, followed by delicious cookies and hot chocolate at the first “Sugar and Slice” event. The best part of the evening was the warm feeling of gathering with friends during the holiday season. Thanks to D.D. Kullman…

SLPCC Hosts #1 Senior Pickleball Player in the World

Keith Ori On Jan. 8 Sun Lakes Pickleball Club Cottonwood (SLPCC) had the privilege of hosting Scott Moore, 2023 Pickleball Hall of Fame Senior Pro, for two clinics and two exhibition matches. Moore earned his Hall of Fame spot by becoming the all-time winningest Senior Pro. He is living proof that great players only get…