Category: August 2022

Softball Season Stats for Dummies

Larry Wolfe For the first time in several years, there were no new individual batting records set during the 2021-22 softball season, at least that we know of. We track only “traditional” or “standard” statistics, not the new, advanced metrics. Maybe somebody set a record for one of those metrics, but we’ll never know! Look…

Fun Lakers Club News

Bob and Vickie Bybee It’s summer in Sun Lakes for sure! Hope everyone is keeping cool and staying safe in their summer adventures! The Fun Lakers Dance Party information is now available for the 2022-23 season. Dances will be held in the San Tan Ballroom in Cottonwood. There will be six dances: Thursday, Oct. 27,…

SLCT Returns to Elementary Schools

After COVID-19 prevented Sun Lakes Community Theatre (SLCT) from entertaining elementary children, the group is preparing to make their return with the Children’s Theatre’s production of Horton Hatches the Egg. SLCT has long been keeping smiles on the faces of students of Chandler elementary schools with their costumed characters. Actors have missed playing for the…

Time to Register for Bocce!

John Terranova We hope everyone is enjoying their summer, wherever you may be spending it, but most of all, that you have remained safe and healthy! Registration for the 2022-23 season will begin on Sept. 1 on-line at our club’s website, www.sunlakesbocceclub.com. Those interested can complete a registration form and pay the $25 registration fee,…

Cottonwood Tennis Club News

Toni Reider This spring at Cottonwood Tennis Club, the ladies played in the yearly Extended League, which ran two weeks longer (nine weeks), beginning March 21 through May 16. We had a lot of interest and enthusiasm with a roster of 18 ladies, including Adriana Michael, Susan Aparicio, Gwen Lucas, Maryann Sinerius (club president), Ollie…

In Passing

Robert (Bob) Harper Robert Edwin Harper was born May 23, 1946, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, the first son of Edwin W. Harper of Piedmont, Calif., and Mabel Whitehead of Dean Bridge, Hepworth, Yorkshire, England. In being named Robert, he continued the Irish Harper family tradition of naming the first son Robert, which had been the…