Women’s Golf

by Linda Herman
LW contributor

Forty-six members of the Ladies Golf Club and one coyote showed up at the local course Feb. 4. The animal was spotted at about 7:40 a.m. on the hill near the third green watching the ladies tee off.
He ran north but was seen again about 20 minutes later going south across Golden Rain Road.
Members thought he wanted to play golf, but it was ladies morning on the course.
Play for the day was low gross and low net.
Winners:
Flight A: Low gross: Kay Joo, 27. Low net: Ann Tran, 22.
Flight B: Low gross: Sheila Neon, 29. Low net: Mary Lancaster, 21.
Flight C: Low gross: Laura Garcia, 34. Low net: Joan Meyer, 25.
Flight D: Low gross: Phyllis Goyette, 35. Low net: Kathy Gupton, 24.
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Members held a meeting Feb. 3 that was well attended..
Ace of the year winners were Kay Joo, low gross, and Lori Owensby, low net.
The next meeting will be March 3 in Clubhouse 3, Room 1.
A social gathering is planned at 10 a.m., followed by the meeting at 10:30

Sports Scoreboard

Fun Time Pinochle Club winners from Feb. 10: Marilyn Allred,14,690; Fred Claveau,11,860; Alma Zamzow, 11,280; Curly Janus, 11,070..The club meets Mondays in Clubhouse 1, starting at noon. For more information, call Diane Van Wasshnova at 430-6590.
– Richard Van Wasshnova
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Best Time Bunco Club Monday night results from Feb. 10: Most buncos: Tie between Angie Rother and Rickie Dubbin. Most wins: Peggy McKendrick. Most babies: Cheryl Richardson. Most losses: Gail Levitt. Door prize winner: Marilyn Moody. The next meeting will be held Feb. 22 in Clubhouse 3, Room 1. The club meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month in Clubhouse 3, Room 1 at 6 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call Gail Levitt, 596-1346. – Gail Levitt
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Jolly Time Pinochle Club winners from Feb. 8: Julia Troise, 12,710; Pat Witt, 11,360; Cynthia Choate, 9,450; Mary Skelcher, 9,330. Games are played from noon-4 p.m., Saturdays, in Clubhouse 1. For more information, call Peg Kaspar, 799-0433.
– Peg Kaspar
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Saturday Social Bunco Club results from Feb. 8: Most buncos: Tie between Isabel Hamilton and Jay Whitehead. Most wins: Tie among Suzanne Frank, Pauline Ciccarelli and Ann Ell. Most babies: Tie between Julie Milburn and Joseph LaRoche. Most losses: Bobbie Straley. Door prize winner: Linda Messer. The club’s next meeting is at 1 p.m., Feb. 22, in Clubhouse 3 Lobby. Signups begin at 12:15. Due to the demand for tables, a 12:30 arrival is advised. The club meets the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. For more information, call Mary Milhone, 430-4114.
–Doris Dack
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Burning Tree Duplicate Bridge Club (ACBL) winners of the afternoon pairs session Feb. 8: First in Strat A: N/S: Sharon Beran-Dorothy Favre, second, Bee Kinman-Howard Smith, third in Strat A, first in B: Joe FioRica-Jeanette Estill; second in Strat B and first in Strat C: Cookie Pham-Chuck Cutchshaw. EW: First in Strat A: Joan Tschirki-Verna Burns, second, Verna Baccus-Bob Mault; third in Strat A, first in Strats B and C: Betty Scharf-Rufo Robinson. Winners of the afternoon pairs session Feb. 7: Strat A: First EW: Bee Kinman-Joan Tschirki, second, Sue Fardette-Dorothy Favre, third, Ruth Kaller-Linda Carder. Fourth in Strat A, first in Strats B and C: Betty Scharf-Rufo Robinson. Second in Strat B: Bob Lofstrom-Ron Yaffee. EW: First in Strats A: and B: Judy Johnson-Joyce Henderson, second, Pat and Bob Adam, third, Howard Smith-Verna Burns, fourth, Tom and Jane Gibbons. Second in Strats B and C: Cookie Pham-Chuck Cutchshaw. Games are played at 12:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in Clubhouse 1. Players are requested to arrive by 12:15 p.m. or if a partner is needed by noon, and every effort will be made to find one. For reservations or cancellations on Friday or Saturday, call Jaye Woodington at 799-1089. After noon, call Clubhouse 1, 431-6586, ext. 381. Saturday director, Emma Trepinski; Friday director, Gene Yaffee. – Sharon Beran
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Y-Rollers Yahtzee Club winners from Feb. 7: Most Yahtzees: Cheryl Richardson. Highest score: Joyce Ingram. The next game will be played from 1-4 p.m., Feb. 21, in Clubhouse 3, Room 6. Games are played on the first and third Friday of the month. For more information, call Cheryl Richardson at (951) 488-8219.
– Cheryl Richardson
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Leisure World Duplicate Bridge Club games Feb. 6: North/South: First in Strat A: Bill Linskey-Betty Jackson, second in Strat A and first in Strats B and C: Ted Wieber-Bob Strathman, third in Strat A, Bee Kinman-Joan Tschirki, fourth in Strat A and second in Strats B and C: Melanie and Jerome Smith, fifth in Strat A and third in Strat B: Judy Carter-Johnson-Gene Yaffee. East/West: First in Strat A: Sibyl Slutsky-Marilyn McClintock, second in Strat A: Ron McClintock-Harshard Vora, third in Strat A: Dorothy Favre-Verna Becker, fourth in Strat A and first in Strat B: Jane and Tom Gibbons, fifth in Strat A and second in Strat B: Jeanette Estill-Joe FioRica, first in Strat C: Howard Smith-Joyce Henderson. Correction from Jan. 30: Second in Strat A: Sibyl Slutsky-Marilyn McClintock, third in Strat A: Diane Sachs-Ron Yaffee. Feb. 3 winners: North/South: First in Strat A: Ruth Kaller-Bill Linskey, second in Strat A and first in Strats B and C: Ted Wieber-Bob Stratham, third in Strat A and second in Strat B: Frederick Benedetti-Simone Chottin, fourth in Strat A: Bee Kinman-Verna Burns, fifth in Strat A and third in Strat B: Sue Fardette-Joe FioRica. East/West: First in Strat A: Fern Dunbar-Rob Preece, second in Strat A: Diane Sachs-Hank Dunbar, third in Strat A: Marilyn and Ron McClintock, fourth in Strat A: Dick Sands-Tad Galardos, fifth in Strat A and first in strat B: Lavonne McQuilkin-Emma Trepinski, first in Strat C: Bobbi and Brent Johansson.Games are played Mondays and Thursdays in the Clubhouse 3 Lobby, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Players are asked to arrived by 12:15 to confirm their reservations or by noon without a partner. To make or cancel reservations Mondays call Midge Dunagan at 594-9698, on Thursdays call Cookie Pham, 431-6453. To cancel a reservation on game day or report you are running late, call 481-7368 between noon and 1 p.m. A cherry pie and ice cream social will be held Feb. 17 before the game in honor of Presidents’ Day. There is no charge for the social, but those who attend must sign-up and pay bridge fees to Howard Smith, treasurer, by today, Thursday.
– Gene Yaffee
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Friendly Pinochle Club games Feb. 6: Tony Dodero, 12,960; Angie Rother, 12,910; Marilyn Allred, 12,660; Gracie Finnegan, 10,960. Games are played from noon-4 p.m., Thursdays in Clubhouse 1.
–Peg Kaspar
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Progressive Bridge Club games Feb. 4: Evelyn Smith, Carol Olsen, Paul Orris. Games begin at 4:45 p.m., in Clubhouse 1. All bridge players are invited and should plan to arrive between 4:30-5 p.m., with or without a partner. For more information, call Dave Tubbs, 342-9807.
– Dave Tubbs
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Mid-Day Bridge Club games Feb. 3: Bob Priest, Phyllis Kale, Dorothy Krauss. Games begin at 11:45 a.m. in Clubhouse 1. All bridge players are invited and should arrive between 11:45-noon, with or without a partner. For more information, call Dave Tubbs, 342-9807.
– Dave Tubbs
Cribbage Club

by Carlene LeCocq
LW contributor

Al Goldstein turned in a perfect score of 847 to finish first Feb. 4, in Cribbage Club play.
Fred Claveau was close behind at 845, followed by an 841 by guest Tracy Ambrico. She is President Patti Smith’s daughter and is visiting from Texas.
Sandra Holt, the club treasurer, was fourth with an 838.  Bill Barnes won a consolation prize by winning six of the seven games.
Bob Lindl furnished ice cream in celebration of his Jan. 27 birthday.  Bob plays piano every Tuesday before the games. 
Anita Smart brought home made cookies and Alice Buckle provided a nice change with vegetables and dip. Liz Meripol also furnished cookies and ice cream.
The other guest in attendance was Joyce Pfingston.
The club’s mid-year report and luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m., Feb. 18.  
The club meets at noon, Tuesdays, in Clubhouse 1 and new members are welcome.  
Seven games are played and most players finish by 3:30 p.m. A table is guaranteed to those who qualify and arrive by 12:10 p.m. Partners are not needed.
To learn the game or brush up, people can schedule lessons for one hour at 11 a.m. before the meetings by calling Patti Smith, 242-4674.
Bowling Club

Very Striking won two and one-half games from Just Lucky last week to remain in first place in the Bowling Club standings.
Dave Silva led all bowlers with games of 224 and 204 and a 611 series. Connie Terry had a 177 game. 
The last game ended in a tie when Frank Snee doubled in the 10th and Dave missed a 10-pin.
 The Misfits swept Crazy Eights to move into second place, 5 -/2 games behind Very Striking.
We R The 1’s swept LWWW as Grace Lesher had games of 170 and 174 and Bill Lesher bowled a 195 and 98 and 559 series. 
Hit or Miss won three games with Harold Weinger rolling a 174 and 178. 
Its a JJIP won three games from Keep Bowling despite a 216 game from Ren Villenueva. Judy Nantais bowled a 678 series with handicap. 
Despite missing two players, Shudabin won three games from Keglers Four.
– Dave Silva
Shuffleboard Club

by Milly Larsen
LW contributor

The Shufflers and Raptors played to a 9-9 tie Feb. 7 in Shuffleboard Club play. All- game winners for the Buffalo Shufflers were Keith Clausen and Liz Meripol.
In another game, the Screaming Eagles beat the Aces, 12-6. All-game winners for the Eagles were Nhuong Pham and Al Bonnema.
Members are reminded that the host team on the day of team play is responsible for setting up the lanes for that Friday’s play.
Club members and friends are invited to the Valentine’s Party, Saturday, Feb. 15. Snacks will be provided by the club and members may also add food or drinks.
The left, center, right, game will be played, so members are reminded so bring $3 in quarters and three $1 bills.
The party will be held at Clubhouse 3, Room 6, from 5-9 p.m.
Shuffleboard practice is held at 2 p.m., Mondays; and 10 a.m. Wednesdays, at Clubhouse 1. 
New players are invited to attend learn the game on those days.
For more information, call Liz Meripol at 537-0318.

Monday Golf

by Jim Dickerson
LW contributor

After a night of rain and the Super Bowl, only a handful of the Monday Golf Group turned out Feb. 3 to play Meadowlark.
Bill McKusky won the first flight with a one-under-par 69 and was closest to the pin on the seventh hole.
Merle McGee had two birdies and was closest to the pin on the 16th hole. Paul Cose had fewest putts, 27; and Jim Dickerson had a birdie.
Ron Maddox won the second flight with the low round of the day, a two-under-par 68.
He also collected a birdie and tied Lowell Goltra for low putts, 34.
Bob Munn rounded out the flight.
There will be no golf Feb. 17 due to Presidents’ Day. Next play will be Feb. 24 at the David L. Baker course.   
Chess Club

This week’s puzzle: White moves first and for any answer by black, the white’s next move is checkmate. See answers, page 26.
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Solution to this week’s puzzle: Kf4. The white King moves from f3 tof4 . Any answer by black, the white’s next move is check mate.
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Chess partners are available when the Leisure World Chess Club meets from 2-8 p.m., Fridays, in Clubhouse 3, Room 7. Beginners are welcome for free lessons.