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Community Bridge Club under new leadership

Community Bridge Club under new leadership

Alan Yngve has assumed the directorship of the Community Bridge Club, which meets for games Wednesdays and Saturdays in Calumet Township.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am
Bridge comes with different options - and in many colors

Bridge comes with different options - and in many colors

With a lunch of corned beef and cabbage and Guinness beer and "the lilt of Irish laughter," bridge players are into the "wearing of the green," at a St. Patrick's Day session, front row from left, Vicki Windmiller, Helen Miller, Ruth Westberg, Helen Thiros, Barbara Graegin, middle row, Barba…

April 30, 2014 12:00 am
Bridge comes with different options - and in many colors

Bridge comes with different options - and in many colors

A team game of duplicate bridge generates a lot of interest - averaging 17 tables a game for clubs that meet in Highland and Calumet Twp.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am
Bridge players reach 70 percent success rate

Bridge players reach 70 percent success rate

Top 70 percent duplicate bridge game winners for the year just ended in Highland and Calumet Twp. games are, from left, Don Valiska (3), of Highland; George Roeper (3), of Homewood, Ill.; Ruth Westberg (6), who plays 10 times a week, of Tinley Park, Ill.; and Joe Chin (4), of Highland.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
Mid-year high five goes to the best bridge players

Mid-year high five goes to the best bridge players

Top duplicate bridge players for the first half of the year from weekly games in Highland and Calumet Twp. include, from left, Al Simmons, of Chicago; Yuan Hsu, of Hammond; Dave Bigler, of Hobart; Zafar Khan, of Crown Point; Barbara Graegin, of Dyer; and Lou Nimnicht, of Crown Point. Not pic…

September 04, 2013 12:00 am
Four players score big in Silver Point Games

Four players score big in Silver Point Games

Roger Sokol, standing, and David Mitzit, seated, placed second in a recent district-wide duplicate bridge event featuring 88 tables. They each earned 10.07 masterpoints.

May 01, 2013 12:00 am
Four players score big in Silver Point Games

Four players score big in Silver Point Games

Janice Custer and Chuck Schultz teamed up to place first in a district-wide duplicate bridge event that boasted 97.5 tables. They each earned 13.89 masterpoints.

May 01, 2013 12:00 am
Men edge women in duplicate bridge scoring for January

Men edge women in duplicate bridge scoring for January

Top scoring bridge players for January at Highland and Calumet Twp. games are, from left, Zafar Khan, of Crown Point, first in C Class (0-500 master points); Dave Bigler, of Hobart, first in B Class (500-1500 mp); Dee Marshall, of Portage, first in Novice Class (less than 100 mp); and Barbar…

February 22, 2013 12:00 am
Problem solving is the essence of bridge

Problem solving is the essence of bridge

The top five scorers for November at duplicate bridge games in Highland and Calumet Twp. are, from left, Lou Nimnicht, of Crown Point (14.29 master points); Barbara Graegin, of Dyer (13.96); Joseph Chin, of Highland (10.50); Steven Watson, of Munster (11.45); and Zafar Khan, of Crown Point (10.94).

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
Bridge play warms up during long winter

Bridge play warms up during long winter

Among the top five bridge players for December are, from left, Lou Nimnicht, of Crown Point; Steve Watson, of Munster; Barbara Graegin, of Dyer; and Joe Chin, of Highland. Not pictured is Jim O'Connell, of Valparaiso.

February 04, 2012 12:00 am
Bridge play warms up during long winter

Bridge play warms up during long winter

The top five masterpoints scorers at Highland and Calumet Twp. games for the month of November are, from left, Dave Bigler, of Hobart, in fourth; Trudi McKamey, of Ogden Dunes, in fifth; Jim O'Connell, of Valparaiso, in second; Barbara Graegin, of Dyer, in first; and Lou Nimnicht, of Crown P…

February 04, 2012 12:00 am
Bridge players pile up the points playing favorite game

Bridge players pile up the points playing favorite game

The top five scorers in Highland and Calumet Twp. bridge play for October were, from left, Barbara Graegin, of Dyer, Lou Nimnicht, of Crown Point, Trudy McKamey, of Ogden Dunes, Barbara Walczak, of Munster, and Dave Bigler, of Hobart.

November 17, 2011 12:00 am
Newcomers find success at the bridge table

Newcomers find success at the bridge table

Steven Watson, from left, of Munster; Joseph Chin, of Highland; and Zafar Khan, of Crown Point, are the May champions for the Highland and Calumet Township Duplicate Bridge Clubs.

June 27, 2011 12:00 am
Veteran bridge players top high scorers list

Veteran bridge players top high scorers list

Top four masterpoint winners for October are, from left Steven Watson, of Munster; Paul Graegin, of Dyer; and Lou Nimnicht, of Crown Point, the top point scorer in October and November. Not pictured is Joe Chin, of Highland.

December 07, 2010 12:00 am
Veteran bridge players top high scorers list

Veteran bridge players top high scorers list

Three top bridge players for September from Calumet Twp. and Highland games are, from left, second-place scorer Lou Nimnicht, of Crown Point; third-place scorer Ruth Westberg, of Tinley Park; and top scorer James Angell, of Munster.

December 07, 2010 12:00 am
Trio lead the way for local bridge players

Trio lead the way for local bridge players

Lou Nimnicht, center, the reigning champion with the most monthly top scores, and Paul and Barbara Graegin, a virtually unbeatable husband-wife partnership, all scored in double digits to lead in most masterpoints earned in July for all the duplicate bridge players who compete in the Calumet…

August 19, 2010 12:00 am
Bridge scores heat up this summer

Bridge scores heat up this summer

Three of the four players who scored in double digits at Highland and Calumet Township games in June get together for a round of duplicate bridge, from left: Howard Schmid, of Merrillville; Bob Kellstrom, of Chesterton; and Barbara Walczak, of Munster. Not pictured is John Chmielowiec, of Mi…

August 03, 2010 12:00 am
Trio earn masrterpoints as top competitive bridge players

Trio earn masrterpoints as top competitive bridge players

The top three scorers for the month of May among bridge players in Highland and Calumet Twp. are, from left, Lou Nimnicht, of Crown Point; Barbara Walczak, of Munster; and Steve Watson, also of Munster.

June 18, 2010 12:00 am
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