Tag: pickleball

PickleGal’s Beach Party Fun

Karen Bush The surf was up on the last Saturday of March as the PickleGals enjoyed “A Day at the Beach” theme while playing pickleball. With beach towels and toys in tow the Beach Boys’ Surfin’ USA played as the gals went on to start their round robin. As always, theme Saturdays are a lot…

The greatest show on courts

Sheri Sears and Darlene Walker showed patience in covering the middle of the court; Photo by Dannie Cortez.

                      Pancho Epstein The fourth annual PebbleCreek Pickleball Club USAPA Sanctioned Tier 2 50+ Doubles tournament was a great show. Scheduled to be held February 13-15, 2019, because of meteorological conditions the February 14 mixed play was cancelled. But, the men’s doubles and women’s doubles…

Pickleball Chili-Cook Off

Mike Nadon and his hard-working crew of volunteers. Back row: Greg Sork, Mike, Jay Ward, Sally Ward, Gary Williams, Kathy Sork, Steven Jensen; front row: Rene Chester and Carol Nadon; not pictured: Bob Chester. They kept everyone fed and entertained.

Pancho Epstein More than 1200 personal hygiene items were donated by members of the PebbleCreek Pickleball Club to the Homeless Youth Connection (HYC) during the club’s January 13 Chili Cook-Off social. According to Mike Nadon, who ran the event for the Pickleball Club, the goal of the HYC is to raise awareness and meet the…

Sensational National Pickleball tournament coming to PebbleCreek

Pancho Epstein Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the States. It is the greatest show on courts; fast play and marvelous entertainment. You’ll see pickleball at its finest at the fourth annual PebbleCreek Pickleball Club USAPA Sanctioned 50+ Doubles Tournament. The exciting action occurs over a three-day period: Women’s Doubles, Wednesday, February 13; Mixed…

Pickleballers give to needy kids

Pancho Epstein Giving is what the holiday season is about. And the PebbleCreek Pickleball Club gave Goodyear children more than 400 new toys (including nine two-wheel bikes) during its annual “Toys for Goodyear Kids” social. Admittance to the upbeat event was a minimum of one toy per person. Said PebbleCreeker, club member and Goodyear City…

Gals bring pajamas to pickleball

Karen Bush On November 24 the Saturday morning Picklegals collected over 50 pairs of pajamas at their annual wear your pajamas to play day. The pajamas collected will go to our local Pajama Program Chapter right here in Arizona. They currently have 60 community partners throughout the state consisting of shelters, group homes and foster…

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…

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…