Category: Sports

Pickleball is a family affair

Ed Mandler, consumate pickleball player and SPA member, shares his love of pickleball with his great grandson, Vinny. Vinny Oliveri turned one year on September 28. Vinny and his parents, Cambria and Vincent Oliveri live in CA. Judy and Ed Mandler can’t wait for Vinny to visit and stop by the SaddleBrooke pickleball courts for…

Alan Mansker finally takes a seat on the train

Bob Edelblut I bet most of you have forgotten about the Hole-in-One Train. No reason to fret for it is running smoothly and thanks to Alan all the seats in the second car are now taken. Management is contemplating the addition of a third car. What do you think? Does anyone know about a “Monday…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners celebrate 2018 and look to 2019

On December 11, the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners celebrated the season and the year with their annual holiday luncheon. Following a fun round of golf, the ladies adjourned to the Vistas Dining Room where they enjoyed another delicious luncheon served by our outstanding Food and Beverage staff. As they entered the dining room, they were met…

SBWGA-18 news and results

Marsha Camp Before we close the diary on 2018, let’s remember some of the fun from December. The days leading up to our Holly and Ivy Tournament were icy cold. But December 4 surprised us with blue skies and no wind! The two best balls of the foursome format was fun, even though I made…

Rick Cole brings the total to sixteen

Bob Edelblut I am sure that most of you have forgotten how many holes-in-one members of the Men’s Club recorded in 2016. The number was 20 and at that time it set a record. All of a sudden, thanks to Rick Cole, that record has a realistic chance of being surpassed. On Tuesday, November 20,…

An evening to remember

JD Davis In some respects, it’s like a costume ball; you find yourself starring, trying to identify your friends without their shorts, tennis skirts, hats and sunglasses. The phrase you hear throughout the evening is, “Goodness, you look so different, I didn’t recognize you with clothes on.” And I must say, the ladies, in their…

Picklemania by day – Glittermania by night

Ann Lange SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) rallied at the MountainView Ballroom to catch up on the pickle pipeline, celebrate the season and spend a night doin’ da dink on da dance floor at the holiday party December 4. The Court Chums let their hair down, grabbed their high-heeled sneakers and gave a show of some…

Table Tennis Club open house, Sunday, January 27

The SaddleBrooke Table Tennis Club (SBTTC) will hold an open house for any resident who would like to stop by and play some table tennis at the Mariposa Room in the DesertView Sports Complex from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Paddles and balls will be provided. You may have played ping…