Category: Sports

A story about softball champs

John’s spring season teammates. For those who wonder if ladies play softball, please note there are four ladies on this team; add one more that was missing on photo day; photo by Pat Tiefenbach.

Carol Chiarello and Pat Tiefenbach The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) recently ended its eight week Spring Season. This article usually details the records of the teams and who became the champs. But this time things are a little different. A guy named John Vosper plays softball and he is 85 years young—will turn 86…

Apple Pie and 4th of July at SaddleBrooke Tennis Club

Jay Clayton Wilson Apple pie and ice cream on the shaded SaddleBrooke Tennis Club patio; SaddleBrooke celebrated American Independence Day in classic style. Friendly tennis matches began the festivities. That was followed by a matchless spread of delicious dishes prepared to perfection by our wonderful volunteers. Then came the long awaited main event. Apple pie…

Golfers have been scoring holes-in-one!

Mark Vander Jagt Congratulations to Karen Vander Jagt for her hole-in-one on June 27, 2017. She hit her 7 wood on Catalina No. 8 as Ann Chatham, Brenda Brown and Nan Kartsonis cheered that ball all the way into the hole. Karen is the third member of the SBWGA to have a hole-in-one this year.…

Putter/Niner get together

Left to right: Joyce Sutay, Phyllis Cadden, Roberta Wisniewki, Nancy Claffey

Eileen J. Snearly The MountainView Preserve Lady Niners (MPLN) accepted an invitation to join the MountainView Lady Putters (MVLP)) on Monday, July 10, 2017, dubbed the Red, White and Blue Putting Event, and was hosted by MVLPs. All ladies were dressed in red, white and blue to extend the Fourth of July holiday. All participants…

Pickleballers on the courts despite wind, rain and heat

Andrea Molberg Like the Post Office, neither wind, nor rain, nor heat, nor humidity can keep pickleballers off the courts. While a few of the SaddleBrooke Ranch pickleball courts suffered some damage from a July cloudburst, the courts were soon opened and players gratefully back on them, especially because the SaddleBrooke Ridgeview courts were closed…

Interested in Fantasy Football?

Walter Teike Just loved playing football as a youngster? Still love watching NFL football? You enjoy the banter with other fans? If so, you can become the General Manager of your own NFL football team. SaddleBrooke has its own NFL fantasy football leagues. These are fun leagues for competing against your SaddleBrooke neighbors. If you…

Meet Molly

Photographer Molly Fullerton

Written articles have interest, but what brings those words to life? Pictures! The SaddleBrooke Women’s Golf Association is grateful to photographer Molly Fullerton for the multiple pictures taken at our golf events. She moved to SaddleBrooke five years ago from Seattle and “active” became her middle name. As a police officer for 13 years, Molly…

SaddleBrooke Niners Unite Tournament a great success

First place winners David James, Mary Crooks, Regina Pang and David Kelsey

Barbara Johnson Even during monsoon season the SaddleBrooke Men’s and Ladies’ Niners manage to make a great day of golf and fun! Every year the two groups come together for their annual Niners Unite Tournament and this year had a great turnout! After a record-breaking string of 100 degree days, as well as the first…