Category: Card Games & Sports

Pickleball News

Christina Riley The courts are closed until the HOA resumes normal operations. Look for summer hours to be published once the courts are opened up for our use! Hours will be available in the glass case and in the kiosk found in the copy room of the clubhouse. If you are a new resident and…

The Bocce Ball Marathon

The 2020 Bocce Ball Marathon is complete. The competition was amazing, with SunBird residents showing skills they didn’t even know they possessed. From the second week of January through mid-March, 78 SunBird residents participated in almost 1000 games of bocce. The marathon participants were divided into four leagues, and each competing team played each team…

Water Volleyball News

Water Volleyball Club Board (left to right): Dale Ludwig, vice president; Doug Dieroff, vice president; Deborah Cassidy, secretary; Tim Aschleman, treasurer; and Dirk Close, president

Christina Riley SunBird has an official Water Volleyball club! Our mission is to be inclusive and have fun. In order to play, each person is required to complete a membership form that includes a waiver, emergency contact, rules and regulations, and the SunBird Code of Conduct. All those who play, whether resident or guest, will…

Bridge Results

SunBird Duplicate Bridge Lois Schmidt 2/06. 1st Helen Goheen and Lois Schmidt, 2nd Lil MacPherson and Jackie Huyghebaert, 3rd Dianna Wreford and Tor Thorsen 2/13. N/S: 1st Dianna Wreford and Brian Turner, 2nd Rose Brown and Dorothy Sykes, 3rd Helen Goheen and Lois Schmidt; E/W: 1st Larry Schoenborn and Lennie White, 2nd (tie) Lil MacPherson…

Couples Mixed Gross Shootout Results

Our winners of the Couples Mixed Gross Shootout are (left to right): 3rd Place: George Jones and Sue Koslofsky, 1st Place: Gary Hall and Cindy Vig, 2nd Place: Gary Hodges and Trish Carrel.

Our winners of the Couples Mixed Gross Shootout are (left to right): 3rd Place: George Jones and Sue Koslofsky, 1st Place: Gary Hall and Cindy Vig, 2nd Place: Gary Hodges and Trish Carrel.

Other Card Results

Euchre Harry Smelser We meet in the Lakeview Room, which is located on the second floor next to the Pro Shop, on Sunday evenings. Doors open at 6 p.m., and we start at 6:30 p.m. Buy-in is 50 cents. If you have any questions, please call Harry Smelser at 480-532-3235. Euchre scores for March 2020,…

Congratulations Cindy Vig

Cindy Vig

Cindy Vig is our Club Champion this year. She led off with a 65 and followed it up the next week with a 71 to win our Championship tournament by eight strokes. Cindy is a great champion and an ambassador of women’s golf at SunBird.

Ordinary Grace Book Review

Violetta Armour Ordinary Grace is a touching coming-of-age novel set in the fictional town of New Bremen, “somewhere in the broad valley of the Minnesota River.” It is the Summer of 1961, a time of innocence and hope for the country with a new, young president. It’s the first year the Twins played in Minnesota…