Category: Sports

SaddleBrooke Softball Dirt Dawgs

Who is behind all the work that keeps your SaddleBrooke Softball complex looking great and probably the best softball field in Southern Arizona? The answer: Four “Dirt Dawgs” and many volunteers. Our association is self-funded receiving no monetary assistance from SaddleBrooke TWO. Funds collected from our members and sponsors goes back into the facility to…

SBWGA-18 news and scores

Marsha Camp Thank you, Cathe, Ila, Judy and Maire, for the rules seminar in February. And, if there’s a huge demand, these gals just might do another one. Until then, to aid our members, I’ve decided to add a rules question segment for your reading pleasure. I will continue these segments until Judy begs me…

13th annual Autism Walk and Resource Fair

The Autism Society of Southern Arizona has announced that Premiere Wealth Advisors, LLC will be the title sponsor of the 13th Annual Autism Walk & Resource Fair on Saturday, April 6th, in Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium at Kino Park Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, Arizona. Registration begins at 7:30am and the Walk and…

SaddleBrooke Niners on the go

Dian Kupper Our Niners group is keeping busy as usual. In February our major tournament was the Founders’ Cup. This tournament is dedicated to those ladies who founded the 9ers League in 1990. In 1996, they held what was known as the Liz Carlson Tournament, the original salute to the group. Liz was one of…

MPMGA Member-Member Match Play Tournament results

Jim Donat This year’s event was changed slightly with the intent to complete the tournament before everyone moved north for the summer. No longer would there be matches between flights to determine an overall winner. This allowed for better payouts, a shorter timeframe and the elimination of matches between teams with very different handicaps. In…

MountainView Lady Niners play their best hand

Eileen J Snearly Cary Dowell and Joyce Sutay are the MPLN Ace of the Year winners who competed against the Ace of the Month winners on January 8, 2019. These ladies were recognized at the January 15, 2019 Awards Dinner. Caryl Dowell was also named most improved golfer for 2018. These 2018 Ace of the…

Hole-in-one for Eva Langdahl

Ann Lange January 24 was one holy day for Eva Langdahl when MountainView Hole 17 called her name during a round with her weekly Thursday Practice Group. This is “Eva the Acer’s” fifth season of golf and, no doubt, her first of many aces to come. As a member of both MPWGA and SDWGA, she…

Bubba Hawkins 2019 edition

Rennie Temple and Jim Donat This year’s Bubba Hawkins (MPMGA version of the MPWGA’s Sadie Hawkins) golf event took place on Thursday, February 14 at the MountainView Golf Course. Signups started over a month prior so our golfers had plenty of time to seek out a willing Sadie golfer to join in this annual couple’s…

2019 Oro Valley Masters Relay Swim Meet

Karin Bivens On Sunday, February 10 members of the SaddleBrooke Swim Club braved the wind and cold and participated in the Oro Valley Masters Relay Meet. SaddleBrooke Masters dominated the event not only swimming in the relay competitions but also assisting, helping to set up, timing, counting and officiating. Only one other Arizona Masters Swim…

2019 MPMGA Tournament of Champions

Jim Donat Every year the MPMGA recognizes the winners from the previous year and invites them to play in the Tournament of Champions. To gain entry into the tournament, players at a minimum have to win a singles tournament, win two tournaments as part of a two-man team, win four tournaments as part of a…