2019 Dink-in-the-New Year Tournament
On December 28th and 29th, seven OMG Club member, participated and medaled in the Dink-in-the-New Year Tournament held in Belleville, Illinois. They are Bob Biarkis, Vickie Marcuzzo, Lisa McDonald, Cindy Ostrander, Tom Paoli, Kathy Schoenleber, and Keith Schoenleber. Congratulations to all!
2019 Huntsman World Senior Games
Cindy Ostrander, an OMG Club member, participated and medaled in the Huntsman World Senior Games. Cindy and her partner Sue Ernhout won Gold in the 3.5 skill group in the 55-59 age division. Cindy and Sue played four 2 out of 3 matches winning all four matches. Cindy and Sue also earned Bronze in the 3.5 skill group open division (where all ages participated). The 2019 Huntsman pickleball tournament was held in St. George, Utah. It is a 6-day event with over 1,000 participants. Congratulations, Cindy and partner!
Gold 3.5, Age Division
Cindy Ostrander (middle left); Sue Ernhout (middle right)
Gold 3.5, Open Division
Cindy Ostrander (2nd from left); Sue Ernhout (far left)
2019 OCI Pickleball Tournament
On September 28th & 29th, 2019, OMG Club members participated and medaled in the OCI Pickleball Tournament in Chatham, Illinois. Congratulations to all! Enjoy these photos of the OMG medalists and other OMG participants!
2019 Wolfe St. Louis Invitational Pickleball Classic Tournament
Steve Horrell and Tammy Boudin earned the Silver medal in the 2.5/3.0 Mixed Doubles field. Tammy Boudin and her partner earned Gold in the 2.5/3.0 Women's Doubles Field. Congratulations, Tammy and Steve!
2019 Illinois Senior Olympics
On September 12th-14th, the 2019 Illinois Senior Olympics was held in Springfield, Illinois. We are pleased to announce that 11 OMG members medaled in the tournament, earning a total of 16 medals. Congratulations to all! Enjoy these photos of the medalists!
2019 OMG Pickleball Club Medalists in Scheels Tournament
Bob Biarkis, Lisa McDonald, and Cindy Ostrander were medalists in the July 5th-7th, 2019 Scheels Tournament in Springfield, Illinois. Bob Biarkis and Cindy Ostrander earned Gold in the 3.5 Mixed Doubles division. Lisa McDonald and Cindy Ostrander earned Bronze in the 3.5 Women's Doubles division.
Middle left: Cindy Ostrander
Middle right: Bob Biarkis
Left: Lisa McDonald
Right: Cindy Ostrander
2019 OMG Champions in MoCo Summer Classic Tournament
Bob Biarkis, Lisa McDonald, and Cindy Ostrander earned medals in the June 2019 MoCo Summer Classic Pickleball Tournament in Hillsboro, Illinois. The tournament had a round robin format with playoff brackets. Bob Biarkis and Cindy Ostrander took Bronze in the 3.5 Mixed Doubles category. Lisa McDonald and Cindy Ostrander took Gold in the 3.5 Women's Doubles category. Congratulations, Bob, Lisa, and Cindy!
Far right: Cindy Ostrander, Bob Biarkis
Center: Lisa McDonald, Cindy Ostrander
2019 OMG Champions in Y's Real Dill Tournament
The Champions of the March 8th, 2019, Real Dill Pickleball Tournament sponsored by the Edwardsville Meyer Center YMCA are listed below. To view more photos, click here.
From left to right: Carol Crews, Janet Hunter
From left to right: Ken Grebel, Dan Paoli
From left to right: Larry LaFond, Paul Mitchell
2019 OMG USAPA Tournament Medalists
Three OMG Pickleball Club members took medals in two Arizona USAPA sanctioned tournaments that were held in January and February 2019.
1st Annual Pueblo El Mirage Kokopelli Klassic tournament in El Mirage, Arizona
Julia and Marco Biggs earned Silver in Mixed Doubles in the 4.0 skill level, 50+ age group.
Tim Sullentrup and Marco Biggs earned Silver in Men's Doubles in the 4.0 skill level, 50+ age group.
USAPA Southwest Regional tournament in Surprise, Arizona
Tim Sullentrup and partner John Lemma earned Bronze in Men's Doubles in the 4.0 skill level, 60-64 age group.