Category: Sports

Tennis Tip of the Month

Coach Kwong Young In life, we all have decisions to make. Young adults choosing the college of their choice. What items to purchase at the grocery store, along with your finances—how to make it and how to spend it. Players on the court, besides having shot-making skills, must have good decision-making skills as well. This…

Hits & Misses Bowling League

Ruth Andersen Our starting season has changed! Kyrene Lanes will no longer be open on Mondays. Our meeting for this league will be Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m. Our starting date for league bowling will be on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 10:30 a.m., with practice at 10:15 a.m. Please call or email Rick Bell,…

Free Tennis Clinics at Cottonwood Begin in October

Penny Petersen For years, Cottonwood Tennis Club sponsored free lessons for beginners and others who wanted to work on their game. Last year, the lessons were canceled early in the season due to COVID-19 and then reinstated later in the year. This year, the lessons will begin on Monday, Oct. 11. The idea of the…

Niners July 2021 Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity The high heat is here, and the Niners are playing through it. Frozen water bottles and sunblock should be stocked in every cart. A frozen washcloth or Frog Towel is always welcome in this heat for a mid-round wipe down. Don’t forget to pre-hydrate the evening before play, drink water or a…

SLLGA Results

Judy Wegener July has brought heat and the much-needed monsoon showers. The golf course is greening up and in great shape! The Ladies league kicked off our patriotic month with the annual Plant Your Flag event. 7/6/21 Plant Your Flag: 1st Nancy O’Donnell, 2nd Julie Hamlin, 3rd Unni Foster 7/13/21 Best 9 Front or Back:…

Sizzlin’ Summer Softball

Larry Wolfe As we anxiously (and hopefully) look forward to cooler temperatures and our fall softball season, quite a few brave souls play throughout the entire summer at the Field of Dreams. We have a recreational program that never shuts down, even during the sizzlin’ days of our Arizona summers. The field is open on…

PVLGA News

Mary Nelson July 13 Front 9 Results: Flight 1: 1st Mary Anne Lofquist, 2nd Jan Nelson, 3rd Tammy Visser; Flight 2: 1st Rose Hames, 2nd Wanda Wiggins, 3rd (tie) Karen Bailey and Diane Ridd July 20 Back 9 Results: Flight 1: 1st Mary Nelson, 2nd (tie) Bonnie Moore and Tammy Visser; Flight 2: 1st Rose…

Relishing Pickleball: Is Pickleball a Good Bet?

David Zapatka The Pickleball Players Association (PPA) and Genius Sports, a publicly-traded sports data and tech company, recently announced a “long-term” deal that sets the stage for sports betting in pickleball. Can you imagine walking into one of our local casinos, hearing raucous cheers, and seeing a pickleball match on the big screens in the…

OLGA News and Scores

Kathy Burns Our numbers are few this summer because of the heat, but the quality of play is top notch. Our tournament chairman Mary Perry is keeping the enthusiasm in high gear for us to continue to participate. Thank you! On July 13 POD was a criers tournament. In Flight 1, Eun Yoon was 1st,…

Attention Bowlers

Carol Biales Attention bowlers: The Prime Timers Bowling League is gearing up for another fun season. We will begin the season with a meeting at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8, where teams will be formed and bowling will start at 1 p.m. This non-sanctioned league lasts for 26 weeks, ending with a banquet in…