Tag: pickleball

Pickleball Club elects new board members

Sherrill Mercer The PebbleCreek Pickleball Club recently elected new board members for the term May 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019. The newly elected board members are John Angus, President; Bob Chester, Vice President; Maureen Dolan, Treasurer; Martha Urbin, Secretary and Sherrill Mercer, Officer at Large. The new board was formally introduced at the club’s…

2018 PC Pickleball Championship!

Pam Smith The 2018 Club Championship for PebbleCreek Pickleball Club was held on March 23, 24 and 25—Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Men’s Doubles. It was three beautiful days of great playing. Skill levels ranged from 2.5-5.0. There was a tremendous turnout from our members and volunteers, referees and spectators. Special thanks to Alex Potapoff…

PebbleCreek Pickleball is golden!

Vicki Carter This is true not only because of the many medals won by our club members at the recent USAPA sanctioned pickleball tournament but because of the tremendous turnout and support of our member volunteers. Within 17 different categories, there were a total of 213 volunteers over the three days of the tournament. They…

Pickleball Club holds annual Chili Cook-Off and Food Drive

Pam Smith Despite the cold weather on January 20, the 2018 Pickleball Chili Cook-Off was well attended. Thanks to Gary Williams, Hillary Coltman and Mike Sausser for hosting this year’s event. Competitive and social play along with mofia pickleball videos for personal enjoyment. Canned goods were donated to the Aqua Fria Food Bank and there…

Playing Pickleball Jamaican Style

Cindy Watty A group of 56 PebbleCreek and other pickleball enthusiasts enjoyed a week of play on the pickleball courts at the beautiful Sandals South Coast resort in Jamaica this past December. They also spent a lot of time on the beach, kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, snorkeling, zip-lining, dining and tasting a wide variety of…

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America

Vicki Carter “Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America,” declared NBC News last summer. Just a short time ago, everyone was asking, “what the heck is pickleball?” In ten short years, the PebbleCreek Pickleball Club has grown to a membership of about 1,400 and from one converted basketball court to 20 dedicated courts. Now is…

Picklegals celebrate Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

Karen Bush Saturday morning Picklegals were at it again this year with their annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, It was a perfect cool morning for wearing our ugly Christmas sweaters, playing pickleball and celebrating with brunch. Sheri Sears won the prize for ugliest overall outfit and Dalonna Cooper won for ugliest sweater. A great time…

PJ’s for a great cause

Karen Bush One fun Saturday morning in November Picklegals brought children’s pajamas; to the courts and played in their pajamas, it brought some interesting looks and comments like, “Gee did you over sleep this morning?” Meanwhile, for a month Unit 51 and friends collected pajamas and books for a grand total of over 100 pairs…