Tag: SaddleBrooke Table Tennis Club

Spring Fling Tennis Social A Success

Mike Oberski Yeah, yippee, we were finally able to have our first tennis social this year! If you recall, our New Year’s and Valentine socials were cancelled due to rain. Therefore, the flute playing legend of Kokopelli may be true because we felt the transition from winter to spring with a gentle breeze and warmer…

The Best Sport For A Longer Life

H.V. Topspin Playing tennis on a regular basis is now a verified way of living longer! According to the newspaper of record, the New York Times, (no political snarling out there) in an article by Gretchen Reynolds this past September, “Playing tennis and other sports that are social might add years to your life, according…

Table Tennis open house

  Greg Hlushko The SaddleBrooke Table Tennis Club is holding an open house for any SaddleBrooke residents who would like to drop by for a game and/or to get some information on the club. The event will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 20 in the Mariposa Room in the DesertView…

Revitalizing STC

  Jay Clayton Wilson Many successful businessmen have led corporations to tread new paths that led to great accomplishments. They were appreciated and well compensated for their efforts. Not so much with those who have devoted their retirement years to a tennis club in a desert community. Compensation is nonexistent. But appreciation overflows in great…

SBTTC dazzles at Tucson Senior Olympics

Left to right: Tom Sacra, Ed Mandler, Dan Plattner, Bob Rubenstein, Beverly Rich, Joe Macher, Ilona Martin, Gunter Pawlowski, Greg Hlushko

Bob Rubenstein Once again, the SaddleBrooke Table Tennis Club flexed its ping pong pectoral muscles at this year’s Tucson Senior Olympics by taking home an array of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. The perennial men’s doubles powerhouse duo of Greg Hlushko and Tom Sacra pulled off a Patriots-like comeback by winning Gold after being two…