Papercrafters fun shop

From left to right: Angela Gothard, Kris Holmes, Gloria Stuart, Sharon Scanlan, Natalie Murdock, Marian Stoleson, and Sara Jackson. Carol Thompson Members of the SaddleBrooke Papercrafters attend cardmaking technique classes…

Thank You, Wags and Walkers volunteers!

Wags and Walkers volunteers Marcia Vernon Thank you to the Wags and Walkers volunteers for all your support at this year’s I Don’t Want It Sale. Your efforts on behalf…

SaddleBrooke gift shop featured artist for November

Linda Whitehead This month the SaddleBrooke gift shop is featuring artist Russ Stokes, a published photographer specializing in the Southwest. Russ was born in Seattle and attended primary school in Woodinville,…

Second annual Ladies Ryder Cup Match

Thirty-six smiles sporting almost as many dimples as a golf ball before the start of the Ladies Ryder Cup Match. MPWGA captain Janey Clausen, SBRWGA captain Jean Cheszek, Barb Simms,…

Putting Partners event was a great success

The winners. Back, left to right: Gary Vargas, Ann Cristofani, Lisa Jensema, Deb Adinolfi, Donna Vargas, and John Cobb. Front: Raye Cobb and Dottie Adams. Putting partners action. The committee…

Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Child program again brighten the holiday season

Ken and Ellen Perkins For more than a decade, the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Child program has provided hand-picked and carefully wrapped Christmas gifts to local families and Apache children on the San Carlos reservation. In recent years, the program has grown to annually assist about 90 families and 257 Apache children. SaddleBrooke and…

Senior players still got game

Boys of summer (from left): Jake Jacobson, Al Cangeme, Jack Graef, Harold Norton, and Jerry Cowartt. Not pictured: Brad Adair.

Terry Hurley “You know what we get to do today, Brooks? We get to play baseball.” – Dennis Quaid in the 2002 movie, The Rookie. Jack Graef has been playing softball since the late 1950s, regardless of what it looks like on the field or what others may say, he jokes. On a beautiful early Tuesday…

Pop tennis has come to SaddleBrooke

After the 8 a.m. rotation on Oct. 8. You can see by the smiles that a good time was had by all.

Bonnie Schoenfelder Pop tennis is a century old paddle sport that until recently was called “Paddle Tennis.” Rebranded as pop (for popular) tennis in 2015, people enjoy the game because it’s played on a shorter tennis court (using tennis scoring) but is easier to play because of the composite paddles with memory foam; a slower, depressurized…