Tag: SunBird Tennis Club

SunBird Tennis Club: Wimbledon Is Coming!

Jen Walden The Championships Wimbledon is coming! This year, the Wimbledon Tennis Grand Slam runs from June 27 through July 10 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London. The first Wimbledon Tennis Championship was held in 1877 on one of the croquet lawns of the club. In 1884 a women’s championship was…

SunBird Tennis Club News

Jen Walden The Palm Creek Tennis Club visited SunBird on March 12 for a rousing match of Men’s, Women’s, and Mixed Doubles. Christine Terechenok and Sharon Van Greunsven coordinated the chicken and salad luncheon for the day. Thanks so much for everyone’s help! We love our volunteers. On March 19 we put up a valiant…

SunBird Tennis Club Newsletter

Jen Walden One of our most skilled and seasoned members, Hal Reimer, celebrated his 92nd birthday last month. We shared his special day with him by munching on cupcakes and treats at the courts—after he had played an hour and a half of tennis! It is so great to see him out there with all…

SunBird Tennis Club is Back in Action

Every 30 days or so, I have the distinct pleasure of putting together words of encouragement for the members of our community with any interest in the game of tennis. I give the times and days we meet and schedules for any socials or local tournaments, etc. The month of October is upon us, and…

SunBird Tennis Club

Kenneth R. Nelson, Sr. Ladies, we are going to all mixed doubles play for the summer, and this submission should suffice for all of May, June, July, August, and September. 10-S-N-E-One? Now that we have lost some players and the heat is back, and you are interested in the summer tennis play schedule for May,…

SunBird Tennis Club May Update

John Schlenker and Brenda Kullick

Kenny Nelson Hello tennis fans: Things are still moving here at the SunBird Tennis Club, not fast, and if you blink, you might still miss something. Moving right along, we have had some winds to kick up lately, and our skills (or lack thereof) have been tested. With a windy condition, most of us who…

SunBird Tennis Club News

Brian Turner and Dianna Wreford, you will be missed!

Jen Walden The month of March was our last month of scheduled social tournament play for the season. On March 14, we travelled to Palm Creek to play at their beautiful facilities, and on March 21 we got to play on Springfield’s new tennis courts! And our Farewell in-house tournament and picnic this year on…

SunBird Tennis Club News

Jenifer Walden We all gathered together on Feb. 17 on the clubhouse patio to join two of our longtime members and dear friends, Hal Reimer and Ivan Shaffer, celebrate their 90th birthdays! Both fellows are respected veterans and seasoned SunBird Tennis Club members. We’ve all enjoyed our time with them on and off the courts…

Courtside with the SunBird Tennis Club

Jenifer Walden We had a great time hosting our tennis buddies from Robson Ranch on Nov. 9. Barb Wallace and Pam Tiffany coordinated the scrumptious sloppy joe luncheon for this event. Thanks, girls! And kudos to all who volunteered their time and efforts to make this such a successful competition. We are hosting another event…

New concrete on courts 1 and 2

Jenifer Walden Summer is almost over, and the fall tennis season will soon begin. We’re ready for all our club members to return for the season! It has been hot these past three months, but some of our men players have been sticking it out and playing Tuesday and Friday mornings. Go Guys! Our first…