Tag: Pickleball Club

Pickleball Players Head to the Hills

Ellen Enright, Lynn Banks, Karen Kattar, and Karen Weldon hiking at Skyline Regional Park

Cynthia Schwartz For those who love pickleball and play several times a week, the shutdown of the courts has been an opportunity to explore other kinds of physical activity and fun. A group of women in PebbleCreek have kicked off their court shoes, found their hiking boots, and headed to the hills. Ellen Enright decided…

Pickleball Club Members are Fundraising

Jo Comstock’s window decal

Cynthia Schwartz Members of the PebbleCreek Pickleball Club overwhelmingly voted last year that the club would raise $500,000 to defray some of the costs for building 16 additional pickleball courts in our community. To date, the club has raised $290,000 through a variety of fundraising efforts. Tony Wells, chair of the fundraising committee, announced that…

The Greatest Show On Courts

Pancho Epstein To launch the fifth annual PebbleCreek Pickleball Tournament (Feb. 12-14), Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord will deliver a welcoming address to the 500 participants from the USA and Canada. Then the country’s National Anthem will be sung and The Greatest Show on Courts will blast off. Singing the National Anthems will be Ken Porter,…

Pickleball Club has been busy

The Pickleball Club was busy in October and November. Pickleball players have a new pony wall outside Court 17, safeguarding eager players from rolling down the hill when retrieving balls that were hit over the fence. Players on courts 9-12 are happy to see more canvas shades helping to block the setting sun that was…

Pickleball Club begins winter season

On October 5 the Pickleball Club began its winter schedule of events by starting with this season’s first TGIF Night Social Play. Every Friday from 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. club members bring snacks to share and several of the courts are open for social play. Players at all levels play together. It’s a great way for…

Kathy Hubert-Wyss wins gold

Kathy Hubert-Wyss is the winner of the Dr. Pepper mountain bike and helmet donated by our new neighborhood Burger King on McDowell. Kathy had just been presented with her Gold Medal for her win in the Women’s Doubles Skill Group 2.5, then her name was drawn in the raffle on the last day of the…

Pickleball Club elects new officers and plans events

Outgoing 2015 President Mike Crabtree and wife Sandy. Both are tournament players and Sandy is co-captain of the Ladies’ Ladder.

Pancho Epstein At the October 11 annual Pickleball Club meeting the membership voted in a new Executive Committee for 2016. Elected were Pat Murphy, president, Fred Biancardi, vice-president, Ann Faber, officer-at-large, Bonnie Relic, secretary and Renee deLassus, treasurer. The meeting took place in the Tuscany Falls Ballroom with approximately 150 members attending. The members often…

Third Annual PickleBall Club Welcome Back Dinner & Concert

Singing Pickleball Club members, WeRockToo, left to right: Jill Lewis, Sandra Nielson and MJ Fenoglio

Pancho Epstein You’ll jump and shout to the music of Bill Haley, Roy Orbison, Ricky Nelson, Glen Campbell, Beach Boys, Beatles, Chubby Checker, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, the Everly Brothers and, of course, Elvis at the third annual PebbleCreek Pickleball Club Welcome Back Dinner Concert from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 25. Performing…