Category: Sports

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka The Volley Continuing our study of Pickleball Fundamentals Master the basics and compete with confidence by Mary Littlewood, “A volley is a shot hit in the air before the ball bounces. It is used as a return of a ball that travels close to the top of the net and that is usually hit…

ILGA Club Champion

Sharma Goodwin The ILGA Club Championship is played in three days. On the last day, there was a tie for first place, and after three additional holes were played, E.J. Yoon was the winner. Congratulations, E.J.!

OLGA News

Kathy Burns On Feb. 15 the POD was Evens. In Flight 1, Mary Dyrseth was the winner and Eun Yoon was second, followed by Leslie Smith in third. Flight 2 was won by Julie Hastings, and tied for second were Dang Teater and Mary Donlea. Linda Thrash won Flight 3, Terry Jung was second, and…

Ironwood Lady Niners Stay Active

Who would believe that the official 2021-2022 golf season is about to come to a close? But that doesn’t mean the Ironwood lady golfers pack away their clubs. They simply change their schedules, hop out of bed as the sun rises, and gather at the Ironwood course for summer golf. There are no chits, no tournaments,…

Softball Player Profile: Jerry Giesinger

Larry Wolfe Born and raised in Rugby, N.D., the geographic center of North America, Gerard “Jerry” Giesinger attended Cardinal Muench Seminary for two years prior to transferring to Rugby High where he was a member of the Panthers football and wrestling teams, graduating in 1966. He then earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration at…

PVLGA Presidents Cup Results

Susan Lamb The Palo Verde Ladies played their Presidents Cup (low net) tournament on Feb. 15 and 22. Everyone had a great time trying for a low net victory. Refreshments were served after the March 22 round to congratulate the flight winners and Presidents Cup Champion Diana Ridd. Flight winners were as follows: Flight 1:…

Lady Niners Update

Sheila Barton Golf may be a seasonal sport in some areas, but not in Arizona. The northern part of the United States has a season from April to October, and in some rare cases of weather, can have play in March or November. When you are talking about the southern states in the USA, such…

MOGA Upcoming Events

If you are new to the community or would like to spend some time on the golf course, why not join 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 380 active and handicap-only members…

Men’s Niners Results, February 2022

Jim Wegman, Publicity The Club Championship Tournament began on Feb. 3. Winners: 02/03/22 Low Net Lakes. Flight 1: 1st Tom Reale, 2nd (tie 4) Bill Pender, Jerry Richards, Lloyd Schaeffer, Erich Tiepel; Flight 2: 1st (tie) Jim Campbell, Bill Flinn, 3rd Jordy Primack; Flight 3: 1st Renny Vowell, 2nd Bill Slattery, 3rd Jim Wegmank; Flight 4:…