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Summer Fun Tournament Honored Founders

Once again, Tom Stanar ably organized and managed the annual Summer Fun Tournament and Pot Luck Breakfast with help from his wife Linda, Jerry Veazey, an injured Richard Bloom, and Barb and Marnie Chisholm.  Artist Nancy Bowerman topped her previous custom prize creations.  Richard Sullivan and Wendy Tilden snagged our first-ever tournament sponsor, Dillon’s Einstein Bros Bagels.  And Rick Bell and Mike and Karen Miller provided logistical help. Upper men’s: Dennis, Mike, Jim and Paul While Thursday’s mixed doubles competition was rained out, 56 members competed in men’s and women’s doubles on Wednesday.  The winners were: Men’s upper division:  Paul Jones (more…)
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SCPA “Cleans Up” at Vail Western Regional Tournament

SCPA members took home eight medals in the Vail Western Slope Regional Pickleball Tournament, August 15-19!  Congratulations to: Junior Serenel for Gold in 4.0 Men’s Singles (in his first tournament ever) Lori and Chuck, Gold 4.0 Lori Miller and Chuck Maish for Gold in 4.0 Mixed Doubles Julie Worthington and Linda Bush for Gold in 3.5 Women’s Doubles Rich Garcia and Ruthie Kimmons for Gold in 3.0 Mixed Doubles (in Ruthie’s first tournament) Junior and Senior Serenel for Silver in 3.5 Men’s Doubles (in their first tournament) Chuck Maish, with Vail-based partner Mike Leigh, for Silver in 4.0 Mens Doubles 60+ Julie and Bob Worthington for Bronze in (more…)
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SCPA Finishes Strong in First-Ever Colorado Pickleball Open

Mike Miller & Bill Clark All Summit County Pickleball Association (SCPA) members who competed in the inaugural Colorado Pickleball Open, a USAPA-sanctioned tournament on June 22-24, 2018, finished with medals!  Congratulations to: Lori Miller and Wendy Markley for Gold in 4.0 Womens Doubles 55+ Jim Shultz for Gold in 3.5 Mens Singles 65+ Lori Miller and Bill Clark for Silver in 4.0 Mixed Doubles 55+ Wendy Markley and Jim Schultz for Silver in 3.5 Mixed Doubles 60+ Linda Bush and Mike Miller for Silver in 3.5 Mixed Doubles 55+ Chuck Maish, with Vail-based partner Mike Leigh, for Silver in 4.0 Mens Doubles 60+ (more…)
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April 2018 Fun Tournament

On April 11, 2018, SCPA held a fun tournament at the Breck Tennis Center in honor of USPA’s “April is Pickleball Month.”  Ten advanced and ten intermediate competitors each played four games with various assigned partners. The top five players in each of the advanced and intermediate brackets then played four games for all the marbles, while the other five competitors in each bracket played a consolation round. The winners were: Mike Miller, winner, advanced overall; Junior Sirionel, winner, advanced consolation round; Linus Zumberge, winner, intermediate overall; and Marty Solomon, winner, intermediate consolation round. The winners then paired up to (more…)