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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…

Tennis Club Update

Jack Barber

Kenneth R. Nelson, Sr. Hello tennis fans: Federer, the Williams sisters, Nadal, and the other professionals all practice exceptionally long hours! That, my friends, is the reason they get paid the big bucks! We, on the other hand, are no superstars; therefore, when you see one of us alone or there is just one or…

Tennis Club News

Hal Reimer

Kenneth Nelson This week, I want to highlight Mr. Hal Reimer. I moved in March 2019, and during the spring and summer, I worked out on the tennis courts as we began to realign for the season. The pandemic and its side effects kept some away vis-à-vis, the Canadians could not get back, and others made…

Tennis News from SunBird

Kenny and Rhonda Nelson

Kenny and Rhonda Nelson Once again, as Jen reminded us last month, we cannot decide how to play if this COVID-19 does not get covered, distanced, and hand-wiped! Our numbers at the Tennis Club are down by COVID-19, but also the governments of our two countries are keeping our neighbors from the North away until…

Tennis Club Update

Jen Walden It feels great to be back on our beautiful sport courts playing with our SunBird tennis buddies! Our season is now in full swing but, unfortunately, we are down quite a few members. Our Canadian friends cannot join us at this time but, hopefully, we will be seeing some of them return to…

Tennis Club is Back In Action

Jennifer Walden It was a long, hot, summer for some of our members and residents in the Valley of the Sun. Many of you continued to play tennis in the extreme heat! Phew! We all welcome the cooler, more manageable temperatures of fall and winter. Our organized Tennis Club activities will commence the first of…

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…

2019 Cottonwood Tennis Club Season Ends with Two Events

Penny Petersen Two events closed out the 2019 tennis year for Cottonwood Tennis Club. The Triple T (TTT) closed tournament was held Dec. 4 through Dec. 7. The SunBird/Springfield Social took place Dec. 14. The Triple T (Team Tennis Tournament) pitted four “teams” against each other. Players signed up individually, and then the four team…