Category: Sports

PC Billiard Club Competes at Vistancia

Billiard Club members Lynn (photographer), Jim, Rene, Jim P., Ken, Brian, and Johnny pose with Vistancia players prior to an inter-community 8-ball match on March 12.

Lynn Warren All Billiard Club play ceased by March 16 with the closure of Tuscany Falls but on March 12, just before the shutdown, players from PebbleCreek headed north on Loop 303 to Vistancia for the first in what was planned to be a series of 8-ball matches between teams from the two communities. At PebbleCreek,…

Team LeClair Takes Silver Medal at Curling Club Nationals

Team LeClair (left to right): Bob LeClair, Greg Gallagher, Jeff Baird, and Tom Danielson

Howie Tiger PebbleCreek resident Bob LeClair and his local curling team took the silver medal at the USA Curling Club National tournament. Nationals took place in Potomac, Maryland on March 7-15. This four-man team consists of Bob LeClair (skip), Tom Danielson (lead), Jeff Baird (2nd), and Greg Gallagher (3rd). Bob’s team competed against ten teams…

PC Pickleball Player’s Stair Challenge

Cynthia Schwartz Members of the PebbleCreek Pickleball Club have come up with many ideas for raising money for the new pickleball courts. One member, Bill Plesha, created a stair challenge. Bill challenged himself to walk up and down the Verrado Stairs as many times as possible. The Verrado Stairs consist of 331 steps that were created…

Something Is Missing

Roxie Forrest We were very content. We could say we were living the perfect life, had the perfect partner, enjoyed our perfect family and friends. But now, something is missing. We can’t go to parties. We can’t go out for social gatherings. We can’t go out for tennis. But we can go out for walks in…

PCSSA Gets Thrown a Curve

Fred Dresser The PebbleCreek Senior Softball Association (PCSSA) was thrown a curve ball by the coronavirus as the 25th season came to an abrupt end. The season marked a milestone that started back in 1995 with just two teams and grew to fifteen teams this year. This season was special to many of the players that…

PC Pickleball Club Elects New Board

Newly elected PC Pickleball Club board (left to right): Lindsay Laven, Judy Parker, Jim Barbe, Martha Urbin, and Lezlee Leonardi

Cynthia Schwartz At the general membership meeting held on March 11, the PebbleCreek Pickleball Club (PCPB) members elected a new PCPB Club board. Martha Urbin, former board secretary, was elected as president. Jim Barbe (vice president) and Judy Parker (officer-at-large) will remain on the board in their current positions. Members welcomed two new board members…

Gimme Girls Celebrate 20 Year Anniversary

Former and current Gimme Girls gather for their 20th anniversary luncheon. Seated (left to right): Evelyn Waltz, Karin Smith, Syd Merserau, Sue Woodard, Emma Mosley, and Irene Bates; Middle row: Pat Smith, Gayle Hubbard, Sharon Smith, Sharon Johnson, Suzan Simons, Kathy Carney, Barb Chilton, Elaine Zdunczyk, Sue White, Cheryl Skummer, Patty Brown, and Virginia Kitchell; Back row: Georgia Jacka, Arlene Cronquist, Diane Galewski, Dede Good, Diana Hull, Jane Wiederhold, Lynn Grice, Lisa Ingraham, Judy Layton, Diana Wolf, Maria Murray, Jayne Dinan, Judi Floyd, Judy Brown, Kathleen Yaremchuk, and Ann Johnson

Sue White On Friday, March 13, 36 current and former Gimme Girls gathered for lunch at the Eagle’s Nest restaurant to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The party was hosted by Emma Mosley, Syd Merserau, and Karin Smith. All three of these ladies are charter members of the group. Sue Woodard started the group in 1999.…

Tennis Player of the Month Randy Welsh

Randy Welsh

Dennis Whitley When you ask someone about their introduction to tennis, you expect to hear about a family member or school program, not Jimmy Connors and Farrah Fawcett. However, that is how Randy Welsh first encountered tennis, while working as a stagehand at the Denver Auditorium Arena in the 1970s where the top men’s players…

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…