Sports

So “futbol” got this “football” fan’s attention

Like most males and many females living America I’m a football fan and always will be. I did not grow up near a major college so my focus has always been on the NFL. Somehow, I recently got settled in front of a TV with a World Cup game on. Not sure how that happened […]

11Jul2014 | Continued

Keeping an Open mind

Glade resident gets up close look at U.S. Open Special to The Vista Fairfield Glade resident Tim Tewalt recently had the unique experience of serving as a volunteer at the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C. Tewalt served as a walking scorer at the event — his third U.S. Open and 17th tournament overall. […]

24Jun2014 | Continued

Helton heads Senior Open field

Murfreesboro pro wins in another close one By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor There is something about this tournament. It seems no one can win by a comfortable margin. In fact, the winner usually has white knuckles when he finally drops the final putt and is declared the winner of the Tennessee State Senior Open. Never […]

20May2014 | Continued

Don’t be crabby, Winston ‘situation’ good for comic relief

We don’t want to downplay shoplifting and petty theft. Both cost businesses and consumers millions of dollars each year. But when Florida State University’s Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston left a Tallahassee, FL-area Publix grocery store last week without paying for $32 worth of crab legs, it left the door wide open for some humor. […]

7May2014 | Continued

There were slim pickings in Bowl contest

For The Vista In one of the most unusual college football bowl seasons in years, the Glade Vista’s annual contest of seven local participants was very close throughout, including the championship game, and ended in a three way 12-8 tie between defending champion Greg Dorton, Geoffrey Fine and Ed Lewis. Three other contestants, Jim Mansfield, […]

15Jan2014 | Continued
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Avalon Bus Trip Planned for January 2

For The Vista The annual Avalon Center’s Lady Vol Bus Trip for the 2013-2014 basketball season is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, which is the beginning of the quest for another SEC Championship. The Lady Vols will host LSU, which is coached by former Lady Vol player and assistant coach, Nikki Caldwell. Some added […]

9Dec2013 | Continued

The NCAA needs some classes in parenting skills to discipline consistently

As our kids grew up, my wife and I tried to be consistent in the disciplining of our children. Not only did we try to make the “punishment” commensurate with the “crime” but we also tried to be fair between the two of them. If our son errored in some way when he was 10 […]

4Nov2013 | Continued

Glade resident oldest runner at Wellness event

65 Runners in Wellness Express 5K Average Under 12-Minute Miles For The Vista A new course for the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Express Fitness 5k run and walk did not slow down the more than 80 participants — including Fairfield Glade’s Hazel Bardash — who was the oldest runner in the event. Bardash, a personal trainer […]

8Oct2013 | Continued

Golfers score hole in ones

For The Vista Five golfers have recently posted hole in ones at Fairfield Glade golf courses. Peggy Lethio used an 8-iron on 12th hole at Heatherhurst Crag. The shot was witnessed by Cheryl Stow and Karen Manes. Ron Fischer used driver for a hole in at the par 4 11th hole on the Crag during […]

17Sep2013 | Continued
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Fisher’s ace highlights festivities between 23 teams competing

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Lions Club 24th Annual Golf Tournament was a big success on Saturday September 7, 2013. All 23 teams enjoyed a fun day and appreciated fantastic weather. One player in particular had a “GOOD” but unfortunately “BAD” day. Ron Fisher was on the winning Team in Flight […]

17Sep2013 | Continued

Children are the big winners at Art Guild Golf fundraiser event

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Art Guild Golf Fundraiser was a huge success. Not only did all have a great time in the recent event, but enough money was cleared from the event sponsors to fund their children’s programs for 2014. In addition to those programs, the Art Guild will be able to give […]

12Aug2013 | Continued

Glade resident wins two gold medals

For The Vista Franklin, TN — Hundreds of seniors came away with gold, silver and bronze medals for their outstanding athletic performance in the Tennessee Senior Olympics state finals, June 21-27 in Williamson County, including a Fairfield Glade resident. The Glade’s Mary Listenberger won gold medls in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle swim events. She […]

30Jul2013 | Continued

Fairfield Glade Rotary Club announces golf tourney winners

For The Vista The results are in! This year’s Rotary Golf Tournament was successful in raising funds for local charities, scholarships, and service projects. In addition to a fun time and good fellowship, several teams and  individuals won prizes for their outstanding performances. There were team prizes for First and Second Places in each of […]

17Jul2013 | Continued

P.O.E.T.S. conclude Spring Invitational

For The Vista The P.O.E.T.S. GOLF  CLUB concluded a most successful Spring Invitational over the past weekend with 72 two-man teams participating over the HeatherhurstCrag and Brae golf courses. The Invitational was sponsored by Cumberland Eye Care and Happy Hound Realty and a good time was had by all. Following are the lucky (or just […]

11Jun2013 | Continued

Wanted: 3,000 “True” golf scores this season

By JIM DRAKE For The Vista By “true golf scores” we mean scores made playing by the rules of golf … golf played by USGA rules … with some exceptions that have been adopted by the Fairfield Glade Handicap Committee. So … if you choose to hit mulligans, don’t putt out, mark your ball on […]

11Jun2013 | Continued

Breen there…and done that

Nashville golfer notches 1-stroke victory at Tennessee Senior Open hosted by Stonehenge Golf Club By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Bill Breen caught fire when he needed to and showed ice in his veins when he had to. The Nashville native got hot on the back nine, shooting a 3-under-par 33 — and then came up […]

21May2013 | Continued

Glade Member/Member Tourney

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Member/Member, a two-day event for men and women open to golfers of all skill levels, is flighted by handicap giving every team a chance to win one of the many prizes. The event is a two-day Best Ball Tournament open to all golfers. Each team will enjoy two days […]

21May2013 | Continued

Member/guest couples tourney events schedule announced

For The Vista The 29th Annual Member/Guest Couples Invitational Golf Tournament is right around the corner. The tournament will be held May 10th and 11th at HeatherhurstGolf Club. This is the schedule of events: Practice rounds have been set aside on the Crag and Brae Courses at Heatherhurst from 8:57-11:12 A.M. on May 9.  You […]

30Apr2013 | Continued

Golf Tournament Roundup: Rotary and P.O.E.T.S to host links events

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary Club’s annual golf tournament will be June 22, 2013 at Heatherhurst Brae Course. The 8 A.M. shotgun start will include many skill competitions, hole-in-one prizes and flight prizes. After a fun filled day of golf, lunch will be served on the patio and prizes awarded. The entry fee […]

23Apr2013 | Continued

Everyone has opinion on Woods’ penalty at Masters

Tiger Woods gave himself an advantage he was not allowed to take. That is the end-all of what happened at the Masters last Friday afternoon. As I write this on Saturday afternoon prior to The Vista going to press for this issue, I am at a disadvantage — because I don’t know if Woods rallied […]

17Apr2013 | Continued