In Your Community: Duplicate Bridge

Published 6:47 pm Friday, June 21, 2024

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Duplicate players gathered at the Mower County Senior Center on Tuesday and Wednesday starting play both days at 11:30 a.m. Eleven teams were seated each day and players came from Albert Lea, Rose Creek, Mason City, Iowa and Austin.

Tuesdays winners were:

• First place, John Leisen and Rick Stroup

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• Second place, Jim Fisher and Dave Ring

• Third place, Theresa Baldus and Joyce Crowe

• Fourth place, Lorraine Quinlivan and Barb Rofshus

• Fifth place, Larry Crowe and Bill Momsen

•Sixth place, Joyce Kogel and Paul Hanson

Wednesday winners were:

• First place, Norm Blaser and Mike Leidal

• Second place, Barb Rofshus and Paul Hanson

• Third place, Larry Crowe and Jim Fisher

• Fourth place, Tom Flaherty and Stan Schutz

• Fifth place, Theresa Baldus and Joyce Crowe

The May issue of ACBL magazine reports the Jump Start Bridge clubs are inspiring schools across the country to introduce this game to gifted students. We would love to see that happen in Austin. Supplies are offered as incentive and we are open to ideas from players and teachers toward this program.