Sports Scoreboard Fun Time Pinochle Club winners July 7: Al Bellizzi,12,700; Oscar Moya,11,440; Marilyn Allred, 11,390; Gene Smith, 11,010.Games begin at noon, Mondays, in Clubhouse 1. For more information, call Diane Van Wasshnova at 430-6590.
– Richard Van Wasshnova
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Burning Tree Duplicate Bridge Club (ACBL) winners of the pairs session July 5: NS: First in Strat A: Bee Kinman-Eileen Nelson; second in Strat A and first in Strat B: Cooie Dampman-Judy Johnson; third in Strat A, second in Strat B and first in Strat C: Cookie Pham-Chuck Cutchshaw. EW: First in Strat A: Eileen Niesen-Marilyn Christy; second in Strat A and first in Strats B and C: Joyce Basch-Stan Blitz; third in Strat A: Ron and Marilyn McClintlock; second in Strat B: Jean Byer-George Koehm. Winners of the pairs session July 4: NS: First in Strat A: Bee Kinman-Howard Smith; second in Strat A: Sharon Beran-Jaye Woodington; third in Strat A: Ruth Kaller-Linda Carter; first in Strat B: Jean Byer-George Koehm; second in Strat C: Joyce Basch-Verna Becker. EW: First in Strat A: Diane Sachs-Marilyn McClintock; tied for second second in Strat A: Jerry and Jane Reed and Ron McClintlock-Bob Lofstrom. Second in Strat B and first in Strat 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 Fridays and Saturdays, call Jaye Woodington, 799-1089. After noon, call Clubhouse 1, 431-6586, ext. 381. Club championship games will be played Friday and Saturday. Friday director, Bud Parish; Saturday director, Emma Trepinski.
– Sharon Beran
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Leisure World Duplicate Bridge Club winners July 3:NS: First in Strat A: Ruth Kaller-Eileen Nelson; second in Strat A and first in Strats B and C: Rhea Scharf-Midge Dunagan; third in Strat A and second in Strats B and C: Cole Sachs-Louise Sperr; fourth in Strat A and third in Strat B: Sue McHale-Jean Byer. EW: First in Strat A: Bill Linskey-Larry Slutsky; second in Strat A and first in Strat B: Joan and Ted Wieber; third in Strat A: Sibyl Slutsky-Marilyn McClintock; fourth in Strat A and second in Strat B: Jane and Tom Gibbons; first in Strat C: Nancy Lichter-George Koehm. Winners June 30: NS: First in Strat A: Diane Sachs-Hank Dunbar; second in Strat A: Bee Kinman-Verna Burns; third in Strat A: Bill Linskey-Eileen Nelson; fourth in Strat A and first in Strat B: Fred Benedetti-Simone Chottin; fifth in Strat A and second in Strat B: Joan and Ted Wieber; second in Strat B and first in Strat C: Cooie and Jack Dampman.EW: First in Strats A and B: Julie Mills-Marjorie Holmes; second in Strats A and B: Jane and Tom Gibbons; tied for third in Strat A: Joan Tschirki-Bud Parish and Chie Wickham-Judy Percer (also third in Strat B and first in Strat C); fifth in Strat A: Joyce Henderson-Howard Smith. Games are played Mondays and Thursdays in the Clubhouse 3 Lobby beginning at 12:30 p.m. Players are asked to arrive by 12:15 p.m. to confirm their reservation or by noon without a partner. To get help finding a partner or to make or cancel a reservation Mondays, call Midge Dunagan, 594-9698; Thursdays, call Cookie Pham, 431-6453. To cancel a reservation on game day or to report running late, call 481-7368 between noon and 1 p.m.
– Gene Yaffee
– Jim Kaspar
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Tuesday Bridge Club
games from June 30: Lorna Binger, Beverly Bennington, Emily Moubassaly. 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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Monday Bridge Club winners from July 1: Tie between Mary Nell Clark and Ethel Orris; Carol Olsen. 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
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Friendly Pinochle Club games from June 26: Oscar Moya,12,390; Chuck Cutchshaw, 11,110; Julia Troise, 10,880; Anthony Scutti, 10,520.

Cribbage Club

by Carlene LeCocq
LW contributor

A good showing of Cribbage Club members turned out July 1 for the Fourth of July picnic before the games began.
Paul Pernaud turned in his score with all games of 121, a perfect 847 that gave him the first star on his badge. Carol Kelly was second with a score of 846, followed by Mary Porter and Joe DiDonato, 836; and Ron McClintock, 834.
Sandra deDubovay had six games of 121 to win a consolation prize.
Decorations for the picnic were made by Patti Smith, club president, and Pat Swope. Thanks to several members who arrived early to set up the picnic of potato salad, baked beans, hot dogs, beef patties, watermelon, sodas and water.
Vice President Gene Smith and Bill Barnes tended the barbecue and Margaret Smith and her great crew were in charge of the food.
The club meets at noon Tuesdays in Clubhouse 1.  To be assured of a table, players should arrive by 12:10. Partners are not required, but can be provided if needed.
Residents who want to play or learn the game are invited.
Seven games are scheduled, changing tables as different games are played. 
To learn the game or just brush up, call Patti Smith at 242-4674 and she will have an instructor available at 11 a.m. before the games.



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 23.
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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. Chess is also played at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the swimming pool area. Beginners are welcome for free lessons.
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Solution to this week’s puzzle: Pf6. The white pwn moves from f5 to f6. Any answer by black, the white’s next move is checkmate.


Ladies Golf Club

A field of 51 members of the Ladies Golf Club took on the Leisure World golf course July 1 for the weekly nine-hole tournament.
Play for the day was low gross, low net and a circle hole.
No ball settled in the circle on hole 5.
Flight A: Low gross: Hae Lee, 28. Low net: Bert Thompson, 25.
Flight B: Low gross: Anne Walshe, 27. Low net: Tie between Mary Lancaster and Sun Lee, 23.
Flight C: Low gross: Soo Kim, 33. Low net: Betty Regalado, 25.
Flight D: Low gross: Evelyn Scherber, 33. Low net: Tie among Sandra de Dubovay, Bertha Barragan and Laura Garcia, 27.
– Linda Herman

Saltwater Club

The Saltwater Club of Leisure World will hold its quarterly meeting at 7 p.m. July 12 at the beach at Alamitos Bay. Saltwater enthusiasts are invited to join the group for sandwiches, snacks, drinks and a lot of fish stories.
Free kayak and paddle boarding lessons will be available. Stand-up paddle boarding is one of the fastest-growing water sports in the country.
Kayaks and paddle boards will be available for everyone.
The club is devoted to all things saltwater. Surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, scuba diving, swimming, body surfing, boating, fishing, sailing, windsurfing or just enjoying the sand.
The purpose of the club is to have fun and meet other water lovers.
For more information, call or text Mike Mooney at 233-7060 and email moonkraw@aol.com

Pool and Billiards Club

The Leisure World Pool and Billiards Club now has a challenge table in the Clubhouse 2 pool room. Table number 1 will be available for challenge play seven days a week from 2-8 p.m.
It will be a good opportunity to play for those who haven’t done so for many years or are just inexperienced and want to find a game with another player.
In addition to providing a dedicated table, there will be a sign-up sheet to provide a way to contact like-minded players.
In LW, there are 15 quality pool tables, balls and cue sticks.
There are also between six and 10 tournaments, free quarterly beer busts and a club that offers lessons for no charge.
– Mike Mooney

Shuffleboard Club

A sign-up sheet for players who want to compete in the Shuffleboard Club’s September league is now available at the Clubhouse 1 courts.
Play will be held Friday mornings. To sign up, call Liz Meripol at 537-0318.
Captains for the coming season are Kathleen Morrison, Sally Fowler, Connie Lee and Milly Larsen.
Practice continues at the Clubhouse 1 courts at 2 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. Wednesdays.
New players are welcome to come and learn the game.
– Milly Larsen

Monday Golf Group

by Jim Dickerson
LW contributor

Monday Golf Group players discovered that Riverview course is in great shape during play on the last day of June.
In the first flight, Larry Hillhouse had low round of the day with a 61 to win, and was closest to the pin on the ninth hole.
A stroke back was Bill McKusky, who had a very rare eagle on the fourth hole.
He added to his banner day with low putts of 26, two birdies and closest to the pin on the second hole.
Merle McGee had the only other birdie and Paul Cose and Jim Dickerson rounded out the flight.
Bob Looney continued his solid play with a 71 to win the second flight.
Mike Looney and Lowell Goltra tied for second place with matching 76s. Marv Ballard and Ed Dragan rounded out the flight.
Bob Looney, Marv Ballard and Ed Dragan tied for low putts, 32.
There were no birdies in the second flight.
Next play will be July 14 at the David L. Baker course.
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The club welcomes new members, any skill level.
For more information, call Jim Dickerson at 375-6530