Category: Sports

Keeping the home fires burning at the SBWGA

Ret Convey The time has come to wish bon voyage and happy trails to our pals who are departing for either their other homes or a summer vacation. We will miss all of you and promise to keep the Tucson home fires burning until you return. Of course, it’s no secret that keeping the home…

SPA participates in Adopt-a-Highway program

Mark Van Matre, VP of SPA SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association members participated in cleaning up a portion of Edwin Road on May 22, 2018, as part of Pinal County’s “Adopt-a-Highway” program. Front row left to right: Gail Bouffard, Henriette Kraut, Ken Powers, Dale Leman, Sandy Mayer, Vennie Fernandez, Robert Perez and Donna O’Shea. Back row: Charlie…

5 Ways to Step Up Date Night Without Breaking the Bank

  (Family Features) Most relationship experts agree that making time for date night is important, whether it’s the early days of a blossoming romance or decades into a comfortable marriage. Spending that valuable time together doesn’t have to be expensive as long as you take the time to make it special. Plan your next date…

Horseshoes, anyone?

Jim Ryan Four members of the SaddleBrooke Horseshoe Group recently pitched in and upgraded the horseshoe courts. Our thanks and appreciation go out to Joe Fiorito, John Sorenson, Don Stone and Gary Zellinger. These four guys worked to improve the two horseshoe courts for your playing pleasure. They wanted to let you know that you’re…

Word of the Month: Hoedown

  David Zapatka Listening to classical music this morning as I do every morning and evening, I heard Aaron Copland’s familiar Hoe-Down classic. I’ve always thought a hoedown was a country-style social gathering with dance and music. Right on track, the upbeat and catchy Copland tune comes from his score to the ballet Rodeo, which…

Bill Grow’s Ace makes number seven

Bob Edelblut April is almost over and thanks to Bill Grow the Men’s Club has now recorded seven holes-in-one this year! Yes, if you are asking, this is a lot for a four-month period. Keep it up, gentlemen! On Saturday, April 21 Bill was playing the Preserve with his regular Saturday group. John Cleghorn, Larry…

Conservation Corner

  Pauline Lee In 2000, Terry Wahls, a young, athletic doctor, began to develop multiple sclerosis (MS). Even with proper medical attention, she became wheelchair bound within four years and appeared destined to a limited life. However, she researched modern nutritional studies dealing with the brain, nerves and muscles, experimented on herself by taking added…

The Remodeling Corner

  Janet Cook In the days before Pinterest and Houzz, to get an idea for remodeling, one either had to buy magazines or travel around to model homes and take photos. Social media makes gathering ideas and images easy. We can do it right from home! Blog articles that synthesize what professional journals are reporting…

Bob Johnson takes his seat on the train

Bob Edelblut All of a sudden, the MPMGA Men’s Club Hole-in-One Train is overcrowded! Bob Johnson brought the total for the year to eight and forced our engineer to add a second car to his train. Hard to believe that some are beginning to think that we can best our 2016 record of seventeen. On…