Category: Sports

Here’s What’s Happening on the Pickleball Courts

Mimi Blythe Ka-boom it’s hot, Batman! Summer exploded with a vengeance, and we are experiencing higher-than-average temperatures. Please watch out for each other to avoid heat stroke or heat exhaustion. Please review the signs of overheating posted around the courts. Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate! Court Resurfacing Court resurfacing has been postponed a bit and will now…

Billiard Club June Tournament Winners

The Tuesday AM 8-Ball tournament winners were Rene Lefebvre (two times), Lynn Warren, and Bob Macy (two times). Friday AM 9-Ball tournament winners were Gino Ranelli (two times), Al Vence, and Butch Schoen. Players of the month are Rene Lefebvre, Bob Macy, and Gino Ranelli, all with two wins each.

Relishing Pickleball: The Lob

David Zapatka Continuing our study of Pickleball Fundamentals: Master the basics and compete with confidence by Mary Littlewood, “The lob is a lofted shot hit off a bounce that can be either offensive or defensive in nature. The object of lobbing is to force your opponents, who are in a strong position at the non-volley line,…

Senior Softball Pickup Games Now Being Played

Fred Dresser It would seem logical that after playing 60-plus games during the fall/winter and spring seasons that the PCSSA softball players would want a break from softball. Apparently, there are not many logical softball players because after a two-week hiatus from the diamond, there were players who couldn’t wait to play some good old…

Bocce Club Introduces Two New Events

Caela Casarino PebbleCreek Bocce Club is pleased to announce two new participation events with the start of our fall season. The Bocce Club is striving to be more inclusive and welcoming to all players of all skill levels, and feel the following events will allow for training, socialization, and, most importantly, fun! First up is…

A Shout Out to Our Nonagenarian Tennis Players!

Donna Gillen Nonagenarian: A person between the ages of 90-99. It was with awe to discover that here in PebbleCreek there are 90+-year-olds still actively playing tennis. Upon interviewing each of these amazing men, it was deemed important to recognize their astounding achievements. Our youngest is George Bohl, a mere 91 years young. He started…

Tennis Memories by Incognito Octogenarians

Donna Gillen Last month we named many of our seasoned tennis players in PebbleCreek (PC). This month we will highlight those still actively playing, but would like to add their memories and words of wisdom to those who still have the courage and drive to keep active here in our community, but not share their…