Tag: Pickleball Club

SBRPA and SBRTA Join up on the Courts!

Ken Cook was coaching, with (left to right) Wes Hurst, Dean Alfrey, Carol and Bob Henry.

Alastair Stone At a recent newcomer’s session, the Pickleball Club was delighted to see Tennis Club members enjoying themselves on two of the courts! Our reporter liked seeing one of his former tennis coaches, Dean Alfrey, on the receiving end of instruction! And Bo Jessop, it’s okay if you were also trying to recruit new…

When our Ranch rallies for a cure, we really, really rally!

Sandy Jessop It started with a small idea from the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association events coordinator, Sue Cook. “October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so let’s make everyone aware by ‘pinking out the Ranch’!” The goal was to raise awareness and a few dollars while enjoying a lively and fun tennis tournament. That idea has…

SaddleBrooke Ranch vs. SaddleBrooke Pickleball Challenge

On April 11 and 12, 122 pickleballers participated in the SaddleBrooke Ranch vs SaddleBrooke Challenge. Fifty-two players from SaddleBrooke came over to the Ranch courts to test their skills against our players ranging from 3.0 to 4.0+ skill levels. Games were played in men’s doubles, mixed doubles and women’s doubles. Of the 250+ games played…

Pickleball Club update

Left to right: Garry Grasso, Special Events; Raynelle Duhl, Treasurer; Priscilla Wolf, Vice President; Keith Sturdivant, President; Lope Cook, Secretary. Photo by Denis Heck

Janis Duwe The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association (SBRPA) is the largest club at the Ranch with over 200 members. This active and welcoming club has been very busy this past year with many ongoing and new programs and plans to continue the excitement in 2017. Board elections were held in December 2016 with the following…

Pickleball 2016 Festival

Janis Duwe SaddleBrooke Ranch’s Pickelball Club held its third annual festival tournament from April 28 to May 1, 2016. The four-day tournament included women’s, men’s and mixed doubles from the 2.0 to 3.5 skill levels. During the final day of the tournament the ruckus, fun-filled gold medal rounds were competed. The tournament was intra-community and…