SaddleBrooke Nature Club visits lavender farm

Much to our surprise and delight, the SaddleBrooke Nature Club became aware of the Oracle, Arizona treasure known as “Life Under the Oaks” lavender farm. This family friendly venue has…

MountainView Lady Putters Moonlight Madness

Moonlight Madness Winners from left to right: Ginny Jackson, Jean Liske, Pam Brown, Raye Cobb, Pat Brothers and event chairwoman Annette Moyle. The MountainView Lady Putters held a Moonlight Madness…

MPWGA President’s Cup Tournament

2014 winner Donna Barnard accepting trophy from Pros Ken Steinke and Mike Jahaske with 2013 winner Ann Martin

Ann Martin The MPWGA held its annual President’s Cup Tournament on March 17 and 18. The first day action was at the MountainView Golf Course. In keeping with the St. Patrick’s Day date everyone was decked out in green. In addition there were buttons, necklaces and lots of Irish for the day. The day was…

Verde Sputters news

First Place Winners: Pauline Guarino, Chris McFadden, Sharon Wyles, Julie Brown, Winnie Clay and Buck Wyles

Trudy Rossi The theme of the April 7 Fun Day was Butterflies, but even the birds and the bees along with the butterflies had a tough time getting around that windy morning. Five of the 18 holes putted, or attempted, were trick holes! We sincerely thank the Fun Day Committee of Marie Schmidt, chairperson, and…

SaddleBrooke Swim Club wins state championship

SaddleBrooke Swim Club wins State Championship again.

Edward Thompson The SaddleBrooke Swim Club, very proud of their very first US Masters Swimming (USMS) State Championship won last year, set their sights on a repeat performance in 2014. Last year’s championship was won in the Oro Valley Aquatics Center so SaddleBrooke had a definite home field advantage over the stronger Phoenix area swim…

The putting green turns pink

Team 1 from left: Daphne Ruggiero, Sharon Groth, Lori Goldstein, Terry Barringer and Ellen Victor

Shannon Martinell and Linda Shannon-Hill There is no shortage of events this spring for the members of the MountainView Lady Putters. On March 30 we participated in the Susan G. Komen Walk to raise money and breast cancer awareness for the local Komen chapter. On Wednesday, April 9 the MountainView Lady Putters travelled to SaddleBrooke…

Financing the third base seating project, part 2

Fans filled every seat at the 2013 Thanksgiving Tournament.

Joe Lestingi In a companion story, Financing the Third Base Seating Project Part 1, we recognized the players and companies who financed the construction of the Third Base Seating Project. SaddleBrooke Softball is also pleased to recognize the sponsors who have been instrumental in providing outstanding support of its activities: A Closer Look Real Estate…

Table Tennis Club, a prime amenity at SaddleBrooke

Sam Benjamin As summer fast approaches and our beloved snowbirds fly the coop for cooler pastures, the remaining approximately 60% of residents need constructive outlets to beat the heat at times. One of the great amenities provided by this glorious place is our renowned Table Tennis Club which has been growing like Topsy. Table Tennis,…