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Bridge Bites: An afternoon nap

Bridge Bites: An afternoon nap

May 23, 2012

East's 3♠ bid was preemptive, showing a long suit (usually seven cards) and a weak hand, its purpose being to make life difficult for the opponents.

Athlete of the Week: Phil Couture

Athlete of the Week: Phil Couture

May 16, 2012

Longboat Key resident Phil Couture is Sarasota Yacht Club fleet captain and organizer of the members' bocce ball games. Bocce is one of the earliest games known to mankind.

JUST THE STATS

JUST THE STATS

May 16, 2012

7 — Number of boats that participated in the 2011/12 SBYA Sailmonster BOTY Series: Race No. 8 May 13, at Sarasota Sailing Squadron

Bridge Bites: Counting the hand

Bridge Bites: Counting the hand

May 16, 2012

This week we start a series of hands where the key to success is counting the opponents' distribution; in each case turning a guess into a sure thing.

Athlete of the Week: Jean Goetze

Athlete of the Week: Jean Goetze

May 9, 2012

When Jean Goetze isn't teaching French at the Arts and Community Enrichment Center in Sarasota, she is active

JUST THE STATS

JUST THE STATS

May 9, 2012

2012 — The first year Joan Kelly has been named Captain of the Year at the Longboat Key Public Tennis Center. Pictured are Marsha Thompson, Manager Kay Thayer, Fanny Younger, pro Claudiu Retean, Kelly and pro Eric Hinchman.

Bridge Bites: Voyage of discovery

Bridge Bites: Voyage of discovery

May 9, 2012

Forgive the grandiloquent title: We are not talking here about Lewis and Clark, nor the HMS Beagle, nor even Christopher Columbus.

Athlete of the Week: Alex Lancaster

Athlete of the Week: Alex Lancaster

May 2, 2012

St. Armands Key resident Alex Lancaster is a workers compensation and personal-injury lawyer.

JUST THE STATS

JUST THE STATS

May 2, 2012

1 — Place Jim and Ann Johnson took in couples bridge Tuesday, April 24, at Sarasota Yacht Club.

Bridge Bites: The power of deduction

Bridge Bites: The power of deduction

May 2, 2012

This is not the most swashbuckling auction ever to appear in Bridge Bites, but the deal does provide a test for Declarer's powers of deduction. Cover up the E-W hands if you would like to test your own powers.



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