Category: Sports

MOGA November calendar

MOGA President Doug Braun and Vice President Craig Annis

Bob Greene, Publicity MOGA President Doug Braun and Vice President Craig Annis are looking for “a few good men” to participate on the MOGA Board in 2018. Assistance is needed in “Pairings,” Tournament Development and Finance/Budget and other positions. If interested, please contact Doug Braun or Craig Annis. A new simplified MOGA registration form has…

Palo Verde Ladies enjoy September golf

Liz DeMichael, Publicity The weather finally started to cool off a bit in September. But the ladies at the Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA) were still playing pretty hot golf. Read on… 9/5. The PVLGA started the month with a fun Select-a-Drive tournament. They picked the best drive on each hole and played their…

OLNGA begins season

Molly Bergesen If you’re interested in joining a women’s league — a group of fun ladies who enjoy the friendships, good golf (if only!) and just having a good time – Oakwood Lady Niners (OLNGA) is for you. We have been in existence for 35+ years, and our membership totals about 75 members. If you…

Hits and Misses bowling

Pat Wilson Hits and Misses is an unsanctioned bowling league that emphasizes the enjoyment of bowling. We are looking for new members to add to our number of teams. We bowl at Kyrene Lanes on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Our season runs until early April. Don’t worry about how well you bowl. We have members…

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka, USAPA rating committee member The Super Senior International Pickleball Association, SSIPA, became a reality last year when a group of us met at last November’s USAPA National tournament. SSIPA formed in 2016 to promote pickleball among our active senior (60+ years of age) population in this country and internationally. Our generation continues to…

IronOaks Breakers Pool news

The Breakers Board of Directors (left to right): Joe Petkus, Ed Allen, Randy Bryan, Willie Foster and Larry Stadler

Larry Stadler On September 28, the IronOaks Breakers Pool League elected three new members to serve on the Breakers Board of Directors. League members voted to elect Ed Allen, Randy Bryan and Willie Foster. Ed, Randy and Willie will join existing board members Joe Petkus and Larry Stadler. Special thanks to Albert McCabe and Mike…

SLCC Pickleball season begins

Mary Eberle, Secretary SLCCPC Sun Lakes Country Club Pickleball Club is starting its exciting new season of pickleball, and we are inviting Sun Lakes Country Club (HOA1) residents to come to our “Introduction to Pickleball.” On November 18, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, our club members will be at the courts to explain and demonstrate…

Fall softball season is underway

Reyes Gonzales and Randy Rothenbuehler gather softballs at summer batting practice. Now it’s time for the real thing! (Photo by Core Photography)

Larry Wolfe The fall softball season will open in late October with four teams in each of the Sun and Lakes Divisions. This year’s team managers in the Sun Division are Ken Brenden, Ron Carmichael, Mike Gloyd and Tom Kasunic. The Lakes Division managers are Dave Rinaldo, Randy Rothenbuehler, John Seigla and TJ Tjernlund. Team…

IWLN at Activities Open House

Judy Thompson and Denise Fleshner with ILWN at the Activities Open House

Nancy Davis, Publicity On October 7, Denise Fleshner, Judy Thompson and Rachel Enloe worked the IronOaks Activities Open House, spreading the word about our wonderful Ironwood Lady Niners Golf League to recruit new members. They described our Nine-Hole League and the annual events we host and answered questions from interested and/or potential members. Our league…