Unit Happenings

Left to right: Floyd Roman, Steve Bellacuqa and Bob Muise (Pancho Villa) Unit 3-S Brenda Newitter Unit 3-S celebrated Cinco de Mayo at the home of Helen and Steve Bellacuqa…

CCSB supports local children

Left to right: Terri and Pastor Steve Wilson, Kathy and Bill Doran Kathy Doran Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) donated 266 Easter bags for distribution at the Tri-Community Food Bank…

Forget serious – Let’s have fun

The big winners of the Poker Run – April 2017 Bob White After all, isn’t that what living in SaddleBrooke and the Ranch can be all about? We have golf,…

Knit Wits hone computer skills

The ladies put down their knitting needles and listen intently to Linda Hood as she explains use of the knitting website, Ravelry. Carol Chiarello We recently offered two computer classes…

SaddleBrooke Swimmers achieve All-American status

Jack Arnold, Doug Springer, Jeff Eighmy and Ted Pierce

Edward Thompson US Masters Swimming (USMS), the governing organization of nearly 60,000 Masters Swimmers across the United States, has just announced the recipients of All American status for the 2013 swim competition season. To become an All American, the USMS swimmer must have achieved the fastest time either individually or as part of a relay…

SaddleBrooke Hiking Club not just about hiking

Chuck and Shirley Kaltenbach won the recent SaddleBrooke Hiking Club Geocache Competition and were presented with a Summit Hut gift certificate by GPS Workshop organizer Roy Carter; photo by Karen Carter.

Karen Schickedanz The SaddleBrooke Hiking Club is well known for the many hikes it offers throughout the year. But members can participate in other activities as well. For example, 22 members recently completed three half-day GPS workshops. The workshops were organized by club members Roy Carter along with Tim Butler, Ron Franklin, Walt Shields, Maureen…

Sandra Sowell: Matriarch of the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club

Sandra Sowell; photo by Maureen Spence.

Mary Croft and Elisabeth Wheeler Sandra Sowell was hiking the trails of the Tucson area well before the formation of the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club in 1999. She hiked every hike led by a former guide in SaddleBrooke in the late ‘90s. Sandra was influential in getting the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club going and was the chairperson…

MPLN Club Champion

President Louise Bidwell congratulates Club Champion Susan Elliott

Franny Flynn and Shirley Tié The MountainView/Preserve Lady Niners is proud to announce their 2014 Club Champion Susan Elliott! Play started on March 31 on the MountainView back nine and finished on April 1 on the Preserve front nine. Following completion of play Golf Pro Mike Jahaske and Assistant Pro Ken Steinke announced the winners…

2014 STC Tournament Singles Championships

Left to right: Ron Bechky, Stan Schneiderman, John Sochacki and Jim Abrahamson

Jim Abrahamson The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club championships were held the last week of March and the first two weeks of April. The first week was completed with the team of Bob Stocks and Craig McPherson meeting Dick Partridge and Sven Sandblom in the 70s doubles championship match. The match was a clinic in great tennis…

2014 SMGA Match Play tourney

Gary Averett The 2014 SMGA Match Play Tournament was held over a four day period of March 22, 26, 27 and 29 with a one day qualifying round played on March 19. This annual SMGA tournament follows the same format as the Accenture World Golf Championships Match Play Tournament which has been held at Dove…