Category: Sports

Hits & Misses Bowling League

Pat Smith, Secretary/Treasurer Time to be thinking of something to do in the fall. How about bowling for fun and a chance to win some money? The Hits & Misses bowling league will start up Oct. 4, with a membership meeting on Sept. 27 to form teams, elect officers, and approve the league rules. We…

SLLGA Results

Judy Wegener Happy 4th! It was time again for our annual “Plant Your Flag” Tournament. 7/5/22 Flag Tournament 1st (tie) Candy Bain and Debra Emerick, 2nd Kathy Schneider, 3rd Judy Bray 7/12/22 Best 9 Flight 1: 1st Kathy Schneider, 2nd (tie) Judy Wegener, Judy Bray, Jan Fletcher, Julie Hamlin, and Karen Kolis Flight 2: 1st…

Niners Results

Gentlemen, the year is half over, and we are in the midst of the preparation for a full overseed. Some courses will be closed for a week to allow the grounds crew to get the job done. Keep checking our weekly schedule for any last-minute changes. We hope you all had a great weekend and…

Tennis Tip from Kwong Young

Kwong Young How do you control a “Baseliner”? With good groundstrokes and lobs and getting them out of their comfort zone is how. There are two specialty shots that will take care of that matter, and they are 1) the Drop Shot and 2) the Drop Volley. The Drop Shot is when you hit the…

PVLGA Summer Play Is Hot

Susan Lamb The Palo Verde ladies are hot to keep playing their best throughout the summer heat and occasional monsoon. They joined other players from SLCC and Ironwood for a fun Summer League Tournament in July, at Ironwood. The August tournament was played at SLCC, and the final one will be played in September at…

Great Things Happening at Cottonwood Tennis Club This Fall

Penny Petersen It’s time to start thinking and planning for the upcoming competitive season offered by Cottonwood Tennis Club (CTC). There’s something for everyone and lots of opportunities for members to enjoy, including tournaments and social events. Become a CTC member and you’ll have plenty to do all season long. The following activities require membership…

Relishing Pickleball: The Real Pickleball Story

David Zapatka Many people believe pickleball was named after founder Joel Pritchard’s dog who was named Pickles. Not true! Joel Pritchard’s son, Frank, recently came clean about the real reason the sport was named pickleball. It was a hot July afternoon on Bainbridge Island, Wash., in 1965 and 13-year-old Frank Pritchard was bored. He whined…

Last Chance to Register for Bocce!

John Terranova, President Registration for the 2022-23 season will begin on Sept. 1 online at our club’s website, www.sunlakesbocceclub.com. Also, be aware that the final day of registration this year is Oct. 23, one week prior to our Wine and Cheese Kick-Off event. Those interested can complete a registration form and pay the $25 registration…

Sizzling Summer Softball Winding Down

Larry Wolfe You probably know that in the Internet world “www” stands for World Wide Web; however, in the world of Sun Lakes Senior Softball, “www” stands for Warm Weather Warriors! While many of our members head north for the summer or just take it easy around here, about a third of our guys continue…