Category: Sports

Lady Sluggers Nearing End of Season

Larry Wolfe Our Lady Sluggers senior softball squad is nearing the end of its season. Doubleheaders are scheduled for every Monday and Wednesday through March 10. The first pitch is at noon each day. This has been a “different” year (I refuse to say “unprecedented!”) due to COVID implications. The number of teams in the…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club

Jerry Vance We are still on hold with COVID-19; can’t believe it is almost one year. The Sun Lakes Tennis Club is still playing tennis though. Each Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning, you will find members playing at the courts. There are no meetings or tournaments to enjoy, but we have a good time with…

Niners January 2021 Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity 2021 is well under way, and so is the Niners 2020 Championship Tournament. The play will be net scores, best two games out of three on the three Oakwood courses. Winners: 1/07/21 2 Best Net Balls Palms. 1st Larry Munson, Greg Sutton, Bruce Henderson, Roger Rusche; 2nd Jerry Richards, Larry Swanson, Pete…

Tennis Tips from Coach Kwong

Kwong Young, USPTA Professional Your racket can assist or hinder your performance and may determine if you win or lose. Some of the factors may depend on who you are partnered with (doubles) or merely your skill level and consistency. But other factors players overlook is simply their strings and grip. After a period of time,…

Oakwood Couples Golf League

Susie La Salvia The Oakwood Couples Golf League 18-hole (OCGL2) enjoyed a swinging good time at the Member/Member 4 ball C-O-D Chapman on Jan. 15. This outing provided some extra potential stress on friendships and marriages, as the couple alternated shots and switched partners for six holes. Thankfully, most couples appeared to reconvene, happily, at…

IMGA News and Events

2021 Ironwood Cup Winner Ted Osborne (trophy presented by IMGA President Bob Clark and Tournament Director Dan Smith)

Mike Willinger Congratulations to Ted Osborne, the 2021 Winner of the Ironwood Cup. He finished the event with a net nine under par. The event was played every Tuesday for three weeks and concluded this week. Congratulations also to the other flight winners: Flight 1: Bill Beltz, Flight 2: Russell Cauffman, Flight 3: Dennis Schwehr,…

Oakwood Ladies Golf Association

Kathy Burns Oakwood Ladies Golf continues to use tee times starting on #1 and #10 weekly. On Jan. 12, the Play of the Day was Mutt and Jeff. Winners were Flight 1: Leanne Durham and Dang Teater tied for 1st, and Glo Malmberg was 3rd; Flight 2: 1st Connie Hughes, 2nd Barb Anderson and Julie…

IMGA March Golfer of the Month

Wayne Karp, March IMGA Golfer of the Month, with his wife Janet at Machu Picchu

Mike Willinger Wayne loves his golf, playing several times a week. He and his wife Janet love to travel, having visited every continent except Africa which, hopefully, will be visited this year. Wayne was born in Aurora, Ill., March 15, 1950, the oldest of four siblings. He was raised in Montgomery until high school when…

Ironwood Lady Niners

Suevonne Negaard Zoom, Zoom, Zoom: The Ironwood Lady Niners Board started “Zooming” with President Rachel last summer, and we will continue to Zoom through 2021, with President Judy at the controls. The first item of business was self-introductions and responsibilities for elected members. President: Judy Thompson, and we look forward to her leadership. Welcome back,…

Spring Softball Sessions Start March 2

Bill Maxwell prepares to unload a pitch, while first baseman Wayne Newman (NOT Newton) intently looks on. (Photo by Perfect Pitch Studios)

Larry Wolfe The Spring Sessions for both the Lakes and Sun Divisions are about to begin. Play begins March 2, and will continue through late April. As of press time, the Winter Sessions were still underway with the Brenden Financial Planning team leading the Lakes Division with a 7-3 record. In the Sun Division, the…