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Athlete of the Week: Warren Girle

Athlete of the Week: Warren Girle

February 1, 2012

Warren Girle has been a Longboat resident for 37 years. He came here from Australia at 19 to be a tennis pro at The Colony Beach & Tennis Resort. He was also the Cedars Tennis Resort tennis pro for 24 years and has been a charter boat captain and fishing guide for 16 years.

Bridge Bites: It pays to count

Bridge Bites: It pays to count

February 1, 2012

Before seeing the auction, imagine that you are South, playing in 2♠. Looking just at the N-S hands, how would you tackle the trump suit? The percentage play to avoid a second loser is to cash the Ace (a precaution against West having the singleton King), then cross to Dummy and lead toward the Queen.

Athlete of the Week: Hallie Schiffman

Athlete of the Week: Hallie Schiffman

January 25, 2012

If Hallie Schiffman could sail seven days a week, she would. The 11-year-old's father, Mark, works at Sarasota Sailing Squadron as the maintenance technician, and she has grown up around boats.

JUST THE STATS

JUST THE STATS

January 25, 2012

12:59:21 — The finish time for first place West Florida Performance Handicap Racing Fleet Non-Spinnaker boat Necessary Evil, skippered by Dave Olson, in the Snowbird Regatta.

Bridge Bites: Wake-up call

Bridge Bites: Wake-up call

January 25, 2012

On defense, when leading a suit, we follow certain conventions such as 'top of a sequence' or 'fourth best,' all the better to help partner figure out our holding in the suit.

JUST THE STATS

JUST THE STATS

January 18, 2012

1 — Place Sandra Ceshker and Karen McClure came in at the monthly mixed doubles round-robin tennis match Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Longboat Key Public Tennis Center. With the win, the team captured the Sarasota Yacht Club tennis ball burgee.

Athlete of the Week: Joan Lieberman

Athlete of the Week: Joan Lieberman

January 18, 2012

Joan Lieberman plays golf three to four times a week at the Longboat Key Club and Resort for the 9-hole Ladies Golf Association.

Bridge Bites: The power of tens

Bridge Bites: The power of tens

January 18, 2012

Put yourself in the South chair. Your partner opens a 15 to 17 1NT, and you have to decide whether to invite game, or whether to bid 3NT all by yourself.

Athlete of the Week: Betty Rosenthal

Athlete of the Week: Betty Rosenthal

January 11, 2012

Betty Rosenthal has been practicing yoga for 36 years.

JUST THE STATS

JUST THE STATS

January 11, 2012

6,7,10 — Sally Jaret picked up a 6,7,10 split Tuesday, Jan. 3, at the Bird Key Yacht Club bowling league.



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