District 5 Tournament 2021

DESPITE THE WEATHER, DISTRICT 5 SHUFFLERS COMPETE IN THEIR FIRST 2021 TOURNAMENT (Submitted by Shirley Eager, Secretary/Treasurer District 5)

District 5 shufflers were anxious to get back to shuffling after not having any organized competitions the past season due to the pandemic, so it was with great anticipation the 40 men and 24 women assembled in Thousand Palms on December 7 to start the first day of the 4-day tournament.

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Two new inductees into the Hall of Fame

Hi Everyone:

CSA had a (Zoom) meeting in December and two people were inducted into the Hall of Fame. Resumes were submitted to Shirley Eager and voted on by 5 committee members.

Congratulations! to Lynda Goggin from District 7 and Mildred Story from District 5.  Helen Bell will display pictures on HOF wall at Golden Village Palms when the room opens.

As always, presidents, please pass along this information to your club members to keep them informed.

Take Care,

Alice Beers

GENE EAGER Sept. 24, 1937 – Feb. 28, 2020

GENE EAGER

Sept. 24, 1937 – Feb. 28, 2020

Jesse Eugene Eager, 82, passed away on Feb. 28, 2020, at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House, Hughson, CA, with his wife, Shirley, at his side. Gene was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a month earlier. Gene was born on Sept. 24, 1937, in Hughson, CA. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather & Papa who will be missed greatly and forever will be in the hearts of his family and friends. Continue reading GENE EAGER Sept. 24, 1937 – Feb. 28, 2020

2020 DISTRICT 5 ANY DOUBLES TOURNAMENT CONCLUDES

Tuesday, February 4 – Friday, February 7, the District 5 Any Doubles Shuffleboard Tournament was hosted by the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club at their location in Cathedral City. Seventy-six doubles entries shuffled during this 4-day event. A special thank you to Cathy Conran-Smith for filling in for ATMs Marlene Oslie and Shirley Eager who both had emergencies and had to leave the desert prior to the tournament. Cathy was ably assisted by her husband Larry. The tournament went off without a hitch and all the participants were so grateful Cathy was able to fill in. District 5 First Vice President, Gary Adams, presented the awards. Continue reading 2020 DISTRICT 5 ANY DOUBLES TOURNAMENT CONCLUDES

District 7 Rookie Tournament 2020

This year’s rookie tournament was held at Sierra Dawn SE on February 8th and 9th.

Special thanks to the ATM’s Lynda Goggin and Robert Brooks, head referee George Hayner, head scorekeeper Carol Blassingame, and the board crew.

The Winners

Left to right, 4th place Colleen Fitzpatrick (TL@HW), 3rd place Roger Kroger (SDSE), 2nd place DeDe Malone (7-Hills), 1st place Germina Demers (TL@HW).groupfourth.jpgthird.jpgsecond.jpgfirst.jpg

 

Desert Challenge 2020

Every year District 5 & 7 compete with each other in the Desert Challenge. This year it was held at The Lakes at Hemet West in Hemet on January18, 2020. It was good fun playing 16 frame games, with Alice Beers (right) being awarded the plaque for the most wins (21-19) from the tournament director Lynda Goggin (left)

IMG_2562File picture of CSA and District 5 President Gene Eager and Shirley Eager, District 5 Team Captain.

For more pictures go to:

https://www.district-7-shufflers.com/post/desert-challenge-2020