Category: August 2016

IronOaks clay court winners

Wayne Newman and Len Paulson

70 plus 85 = 155. This was the combined ages for the winners of the “ageless” 3.5 clay court men’s doubles tournament held at IronOaks Tennis Club. Wayne Newman and Len Paulson defeated Burt Hustad and Mel Terechenok in the annual IronOaks Open Clay Court Tournament finals held on June 17. This beat-the-heat early morning…

It’s coming, it’s coming: IronOaks Breakers Pool League annual championships

David “The Godfather” Mork, Chairman of the IronOaks Breakers Pool League The league’s fifth annual Championships are planned for November 8-12 in the IronOaks Billiard Room, which hopefully will be completely remodeled concurrent with the remodeling of the Oakwood Clubhouse restaurant, bar and lobby. There will be 16 players vying in the 8-Ball Championship, and…

CMGA posts scores

Results of recent events: 6/04. Ace of Aces – Flight 1 Gross: 1st Paul Brauer, 2nd Kim Barnes, 3rd Jim Dubow and Steve Schneck; Flight 1 Net: 1st Paul Brauer, 2nd Gerry Rooney, Kim Barnes and Jim Dubow; Flight 2 Gross: 1st Dennis Bockelman, 2nd Bill Mazejko and Paul Graebke; Flight 2 Net: 1st Bill…

PVMGA playday results

Bob Armstrong, Publicity Our intrepid competitors at Palo Verde continue to tee off on Saturday mornings despite having to face, day after day, the relentless sunshine of the Arizona summer! They all deserve recognition, but we have to report the victors – and they were: On June 11, a Three Net Best Ball event was…

In Passing

Donald J. Donatt Donald J. Donatt was born to Joseph and Helen Donatt, December 28, 1931, in their home in Oglesby, Illinois. Don attended a two room parochial grade school Oglesby, graduated from the LaSalle-Peru Township High School in 1949. Don joined the U.S. Navy in June 1951. He attended the electronics school in Memphis,…

Never too hot for SLPCC Pickleballers

Bob Sedgley and Betty Joseph

Not even Arizona’s heat can stop the Sun Lakes Pickleball Club Cottonwood (SLPCC) members from having fun! The summer social was held in the evening on July 6 at the Cottonwood pickleball courts and a good time was had by all. The social was a blind draw, round robin. The winners: 3.0 Level, Gene Nelson…

The Hot Spot

Deputy Chief Rob Helie smiles as Allie, wife of new engineer Adam Flynn pins his badge

Sun Lakes Fire District promotes two engineers Brian Curry What is an engineer as it pertains to the fire service? An engineer is the person who drives the fire engine and is responsible for the safe operation of the apparatus when responding to an alarm and the fire crew within. They must know the placement…

Players wanted for Tom’s Poker

Seeking poker players for friendly dealer’s choice high and low poker game with no wild cards. Betting $.10, $.20 a pair or last card. Three raise max per betting round. Play Monday and Thursday from 5:30-9:00 p.m. in the Cottonwood A-3 Card Room. Call Tom at FurnServe 480-883-8811.