Category: Sports

Results for SLLGA

Judy Wegener Hot fun in the summertime? Probably not! Cooling towels and plenty of water is key for summer fun on the golf course. 5/4/21 Water Holes Flight 1: 1st Lynda Smith, 2nd Penny Nowicki, 3rd Dori Winchester; Flight 2: 1st (tie) Jan Fletcher, Judy Mical, and Jan Cobb; Flight 3: 1st Goldie Herberg, 2nd…

Cottonwood Tennis Club Reviews Unusual Season

Penny Petersen The 2020-21 tennis season? Unusual! The best one can say is that playing for one and a half hours a few times a week probably saved us from going stark raving mad. We missed the tournaments and the socials. It seemed as if the world stopped, and a few hours of tennis was our…

Court Report: Extended Monday Women’s Spring League

Susie Dunn Our Women’s Monday Extended Spring League started a few weeks later, on April 19 this year. We played three sets of eight games each, switching players at each set. This format allows us to play for ourselves rather than with a team, and we get to play with a variety of different players.…

Niners May 2021 Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity This is the time of the year when we say “goodbye” to our winter golfers. We hope you arrive safely at your summer destination and have a great time there. Just remember, travel safely back to IronOaks. We will be waiting for you when the leaves start to fall. This month, the…

OLGA Results

Kathy Burns Our Eclectic Tournament was held on May 4 and 11. Results are as follows: Flight 1: 1st Peggy Cooper, 2nd Glo Malmberg, 3rd (tie) Eun Yoon and Barbara Arakelian; Flight 2: 1st Kay Lehmkuhl, 2nd Nancy Cohn, 3rd (3-way tie) Lynda Gibbs, Colleen Ritter, and Dang Teater; Flight 3: 1st (tie) Kathy Burns…

Record-Setting Year for Sun Lakes Softball

Larry Wolfe Ever since Henry Chadwick formulated the first box scores in 1859, baseball fans have had an infatuation with statistics about the sport. True fans know about Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak and the Babe’s original home run records of 60 in a season and 714 for his career, for many years baseball’s “unbreakable” records.…

2020 Pickleball Rocks Players of the Year

David Zapatka 2020 was a crazy year. Many pickleball tournaments were canceled. Public pickleball courts were closed and padlocked. That being said, Arizona pickleball players found ways to safely play, and even through the pandemic, new players found pickleball in record numbers. For 2020, Pickleball Rocks Clothing and Equipment Company recognized a mixed doubles pair…

PVLGA News

Mary Nelson May 4, 11, and Final Round Match Play Results: Flight 1: Champion Billie Seiberling, Runner-up Patti Hegenbarth, Semi’s Mary Nelson and Carole Guild, Consolation Winner Mary Fitzke, Consolation Runner-up Tracy Rice; Flight 2: Champion Jo Crook, Runner-up Jan Nelson, Semi’s Lucsa Buzbee and Diane French, Consolation Winner Pat Tjosvold, Consolation Runner-up Sherri Butler;…

CMGA Results

Buddy Meola The month of May started with a two-day event pitting the Palo Verde Men’s Golf Association against the CMGA. On Saturday, May 1, each team played a two-man best ball format with each team receiving one point for winning the front, back, and total. After the first day of play on the Cottonwood…