Senior dance planned for Friday…stop by-Friendship Center

Posted August 14, 2013 at 12:00 am

Senior dance planned for Friday…stop by

Time to get back to business -with news from the Center. Tomorrow is the monthly potluck, and we invite you to come and enjoy the potluck meal at noon and visit with friends. Bring a dish to pass or leave a donation in the bowl provided for it. Come join us.

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Friendship Center

Friday is dance night, starting at 5 p.m. with a potluck lunch served about 6:30, and then more dancing until 8 p.m. Music will be by Veryl Hohn of Mitchell.

Cards are played each day as usual, starting about 2 p.m.

Exercises are each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Pool news

Monday, Aug. 5: The 8-Ball Doubles team were Charles Droz and Jim DeGeest against George Mogle and Jesse Hammer. Droz and DeGeest started off with a bang. Before Mogle and Hammer knew what hit them they were behind 3 games to 0. Their lead was short lived, and George and Jesse came roaring back to win four straight games. With the Daily Series tied 6 games to 6, Droz and DeGeest honed their shooting skills to win the 13th and deciding game. With the win they won the Championship of the World game.

Tuesday, Aug. 6: Jim Davis and Charles Droz partnered against the team of Mogle and Hammer. In some closely matched games, George and Jesse won the Daily Series 6 games to 5 over Davis and Droz. This set up the Championship of the World game. Mogle ran 5 straight balls and set up the Hammer to make the 8-Ball to nail down the victory and win both 8-Ball crowns for the day.

Wednesday, Aug. 7: Mogle and Hammer were partnered again. They white-washed DeGeest and Droz for a 7 to 0 lead. Finally, DeGeest had a run to win the eighth game. The Daily 8-Ball Series ended with Mogle and Hammer winning the title 9 games to 2. The ending was as good as the beginning as George and Jesse also won the Championship of the World game. Final score was Mogle and Hammer 10 wins and DeGeest and Droz, two wins. Wednesday night Skinner snooker series: Five players showed up for the combination 8-Ball and Snooker games. The first Snooker game featured Jim Davis, George Mogle and Bob Slunecka. In the end, it was all Jim Davis as he made the 5, 6 and 7 balls for a convincing win. The second game ended in a tie. The score was Jesse Hammer 18, Orval Rogers 15 and Jim Davis 0. Then Jim caught fire and once again made the 5, 6 and 7 snooker balls to tie the game. Same story for the third Snooker game. Hammer had a commanding lead of 36 points. Orval Rogers sat on 21 and Jim Davis, 15. This time Rogers turned the tables on Hammer. Orval ran the 5, 6 and 7 Snooker balls to end the game on an 18-point run and a 39 to 36 victory. The night ended on a high note for the Doubles team of George Mogle and Jesse Hammer. Their competition was Jim Davis and Bob Slunecka. With the score George and Jesse 9 and Jim and Bob 5, George made two red balls and the 6 ball twice for 14 points and a 23 to 5 lead. To end the game, Slunecka made the 7 ball to make the final score 49 to 12. What a great Snooker night we had.

Eight-ball game results: Hammer defeated Rogers in a one-on-one match, 3 games to 0. Slunecka and Mogle were tied 2 to 2 in their match. Slunecka won the tie-breaking game.

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