Thursday, February 24, 2011

Rich brings home the GOLD

On February 11th and 12 the Collier County Senior Games were played at the East Naples Community Park in Naples, Fl.

More than 90 players competed in the two day event which included Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles. This was a double elimination tournament, best two out of three games in the winners bracket and gold medal matches, and one game to 15 in the consolation bracket.

Rich partnered up with Gary Shinderle from Avon Park and Linda Kramer from Sebring. He competed in the 60-64 age bracket in the Doubles and took first place. In the mixed doubles competiton the age bracket was 60-69.....and he and Gary also took first place.
Rich will be playing again for Meadow Pointe on February 26th and 27th, with the same partners in Ft. Myers for the Lee County Senior Games.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Hiedi- Hi-Ho takes 1at place

Pickleball players....................and their pets are #1.....

Message from Ruthann.........
Hi, Thought you would get a chuckle from this picture. We were at an RV rally and show in Brooksville Florida this past week. We were in a parade and the theme was "Go Western". AND I HAD A GRRREAT TIME!!

Love ya,
Heidi Hi ho.
Heide won 1st Place.........I think Mom, Ruthann deserves honorable mention, don't you?

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Meadow Point Picklers Sweep Mixed Doubles!

On Saturday, January 29th, MP Picklers, Chris, Karen and her son Zachery and Rich and Donna participated in 5th Annual Winter in Paradise Pickleball Wing Ding at Kings Point in Sun City Center.

Above are some pictures of Rich and Chris who partnered together in the men's doubles competitive draw.

Above are pictures of Chris and Karen who partnered together in mixed doubles, and of Zachary.......YES ZACHARY! He went with his mom to watch the games, but one of the ladies was in need of a partner in the recreational draw of the competition - so Zachary got to compete!

All of us came home winners! Karen and Chris took 2nd place in the mixed competitive, Rich and Nadine took 3rd. Zachary and his partner, Val took 3rd place in the recreational draw, and Donna and her partner Dean took 1st place in the mixed doubles competitive draw.
It was a long day. We started at 8:00 am and didn't finish until after 4:00 in the afternoon. But we all had a great time representing Meadow Pointe in the tournament.
There is going to be another one in April - so practice up- and let's get a bigger representation!