Category: Card Games & Sports

Bridge Results

Monday Afternoon Bridge Karlene Garn 7/05. 1st Chet Howe, 2nd Margaret Eriksson, 3rd Dorothy Sykes 7/12. 1st Dorothy Kline, 2nd Shirley Jackson, 3rd Dorothy Sykes 7/19. 1st Shirley Jackson, 2nd June Preder, 3rd Sue McCutcheon 7/26. 1st Shirley Jackson, 2nd Barb Ott, 3rd June Preder Wednesday Bridge Chris Nechvatal 6/30. 1st Marilyn Klooster, 2nd June…

Tennis Club News

Kenneth R. Nelson, Sr. 10-S-N-E-One? Kenny Nelson here, your roving c(l)ub reporter. Not much has changed, but just to let you know, I’m paying attention. For the rest of the season, the club will be playing tennis as an open mixed doubles format. Give John Schlenker a call at 847-525-7648. Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays at…

Save the Date for Golf Club Community Auction, November 19

Norm Ott Since 2013, a fixture in the SunBird golf schedule and a major fundraiser for the golf course has been the CRAB or Team Championship Tournament and the accompanying auction, typically held in November. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 events had to be postponed and were held last spring. The auction event…

Relishing Pickleball

David Zapatka Is Pickleball a good bet? The Pickleball Players Association (PPA) and Genius Sports, a publicly-traded sports data and tech company, recently announced a “long-term” deal that sets the stage for sports betting in pickleball. Can you imagine walking into one of our local casinos, hearing raucous cheers, and seeing a pickleball match on…

U.S. Military History: U.S. Army—Flag, Song, Motto, and Oath

Ross Dunfee Flag—The Army Seal was used originally during the American Revolution to authenticate documents. It displayed the designation “War Office,” which was synonymous with Headquarters of the Army, and the Roman date MDCCLXXVIII (1778) the first time it was used. It remained unchanged until 1947, when the War Office banner was replaced with “Department…

SunBird Women Niners

Gail Schroeder It has been a pretty quiet summer for the SunBird Niners; however, many of us have continued to golf through the heat, because we love the sport! During the summer, we play more informally; you can play a scramble or your own game. You do not have to be a member of the…

Card Scores

Friday Evening Texas Hold’em Vic Kinser We meet at 6 p.m. every Friday in the Navajo Room. It is a tournament-style Texas Hold’em Poker game with a $5 buy-in. Approximate payout for 1st 60%, 2nd 30%, 3rd 10%. New players are welcome, men and women. Games are hosted by Pat Kelly and Vic Kinser. If…