Region VI News 2010-2011

2011 NorCal Mixed

CHRISTI HAYS
MARCH 7, 2011
ROSS, CA

2011 NorCal MixedFourteen teams battled it out on a perfect paddle day in March in Ross, California. Former San Fran residents Jill and Bobby Feher travelled in from New Jersey to give the event a true national flavor. It was a great tune-up for our Region 6 participants in the upcoming Nationals in Chicago.

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2011 Arapahoe Invitational

MARCH 4, 2011
DENVER, CO

2011 Arapahoe InvitationalThe Arapahoe Tennis Club hosted an impressive 110 participants for this year's Arapahoe Invitational, including players from New York, Toronto, Cincinnati, Bozeman, San Francisco, Chicago and Boulder. The fantastic turnout has tournament director Cary Hodges already looking at next year's schedule to work out how to best accommodate the numbers with the available courts. It's no wonder this tournament draws big numbers. It's been played since the 1960s!

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The Border War – A Colorado Tradition Is Born

FEBRUARY 15, 2011
DENVER, CO

2011 Colorado Border War CaptainsIt was a dark and starry night, 5280 feet above sea level at the Arapahoe Tennis Club (ATC). You could hear the yelping of nearby coyote’s and the hum of the court lights as players began to filter out onto the courts. Before long, the thin air had balls flying summer fast in spite of the below freezing temperatures. This was not just another night of paddle; this was the beginning of the Colorado Border War.

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2011 Lagunitas CC Invitational

JANUARY 26, 2011
ROSS, CA

Victory - How sweet it is!All kinds of records! It was the first time in about 7 years that we had a clear weather weekend. It has been uncanny and a bit unlucky that it seems to rain every year on the Friday of the tourney. But not this year - and “Ladies Flight” Last Chance winner Sarah Puckett claims the credit as it was her first time participating. We hope she plays for many years to come if that is the case.

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Region VI Flexes Some President's Cup Muscle

CHRISTI HAYS
NOVEMBER 14, 2010
ROSS, CA

2010 NorCal Women's WinnersOnce again the Lagunitas CC was the stage for a fabulous weekend of paddle for locals and out of towners alike. It wasn’t too long ago that Region 6 couldn’t field full President’s Cup teams. Now spots on Region 6’s President’s Cup teams are becoming more coveted every year. So the NorCal paddle contingent, lead by Paddle Committee head Tom Mayes and Head Racquets Professional Christi Hays, decided to add their first annual PCQ tourney to compliment their NRT Invitational held in January every year. It adds another opportunity for Region 6 players to test their skills and gather those all important PCQ points.

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