Category: Sports

Pool players of the Brooke 8-ball Tournament results

Left to right: Joe “Fast Eddie” Giammarino, Randy “Thin Man” Smith, Dominic “The Doctor” Borland, Jim Kauffman

Joe Giammarino and Dominic Borland Pool Players of the Brooke want to thank our sponsors, It’s Greek to Me and Temperature Control Inc. On July 29, 2017, SaddleBrooke Ranch hosted an 8-Ball Tournament. Tournament Directors were Dominic Borland and Joe Giammarino. The following field of 16 players gathered to play competitive 8-Ball: Jim Kauffman, Tom…

Sputters land on Gilligan’s Island

Verde Sputters on the Minnow at the Gilligan’s Island Revue at the Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley

Elaine Stamm The Verde Sputters set sail on the Minnow along with the delightful cast of the Gilligan’s Island Revue on August 3 at the Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley. Walter Fritz, husband of new Sputter member Brigitte Fritz, invited the Sputters, and about 20 of us hopped on board. Walter Fritz is multi-talented, and…

Three ways pups can improve seniors’ health

(Family Features) Furry friends can play a significant role in pet owners’ lives. The old saying goes, “dogs are man’s best friend,” and research shows they may be more than that. In fact, they just might be the key to keeping seniors active. According to a study conducted by the University of Lincoln and Glasgow…

MPLN recognizes Judy Hendricks, MPLN secretary

Judy Hendricks, secretary, MPLN

Carolyn Brinkley The MountainView/Preserve Lady Niners (MPLN) is honored to recognize all of the members who volunteer their time to make the club run smoothly and to ensure that all of the members enjoy regular league play, special events and tournaments as well as making sure that the club is successful. It takes an enormous…

Pathfinders Bowling League

Blake Napper Applications are now being accepted for the Pathfinders Senior Bowling League starting October 9 and ending April 16. We bowl Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. at Fiesta Lanes. Teams are made up of five bowlers, including one member of the opposite sex. Cost is $9.00 a week for 24 weeks. Subs will bowl…

STC welcomes new members Linda and Mike Oberski

Linda and Mike Oberski

Jay Clayton Wilson SaddleBrooke Tennis Center welcomes two new members to our club. Linda and Mike moved here from Escondido, California. Linda was a native Californian, born in the San Fernando Valley area, otherwise known as a “Valley Girl” and Mike was originally a “Jersey Boy.” Before they married eight years ago, Linda was a…

SaddleBrooke Niners ready for fall

Barbara Johnson Now that we’ve weathered the triple-digit days and monsoon rains of August, the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners look forward to a busy and fun-filled fall. On September 24, we will enjoy our annual LAGOS Tournament. For anyone who doesn’t know, LAGOS stands for Ladies Amalgamated Golf of SaddleBrooke (the name was created by the…

Saturday Morning Bridge Clinic

Paul Shalita This clinic is a practice and critique session designed for players at intermediate and advanced levels who desire to improve their Bridge. No partner is necessary. There is no time commitment; come late, leave early. Meet potential new partners. Sessions run from 9:00 a.m. until noon on Saturday mornings at 37901 S. Arroyo…

Pickleball lesson information

The SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association Introductory Lesson will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, September 19, 20 and 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on pickleball courts 7, 8 and 9 at the Preserve. The cost is $10, payable on the day of the lesson in cash (exact amount) or by check made payable…