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Recocd, Repofler Wednesday, May 9, 2001 1B Bm rUB Inside Section B Arts & Entertainment O Opinion & Perspective Letters to the Editor Vitals 192 contestants from all over gathered once again M the Plumas-Slerra County - , FJlrlKouncl seeking a chance to win the ' i! i :ii ii!i coveted title of World Champion. cribbage player in country streak by adding world's title Woods has done with joy." Langley, of Red is doing for crib- High Nevada qualifier Larry Williams, of Reno, Nev., is leading the won the Kozlowski Award for m ster points, won the Nevadan who finished World Chain- highest in the main tourna- Tourna. ment. held May 4, 5, This annual award, a plaque ze Plumas-Sierra and $i00 cash, was presented Saturday night for the 18th the third consec- consecutive year bye Casey Ko- won by Lan- zlowski on behalf of the Ko- weeks. He zlowski family. It is in memo- having just ry of the late Gene Kozlowski, titles at the Lake who, family members say, Calif., tour- loved the game of cribbage and always looked forward to com- al best of seven peting in the Quincy tourna- round, Langley ment. Hansberry of to win theConsolation in prize money. Paid $800, but be- Bruce Forbes, another for- began, the two mer Quincy resident now Uv- and equally ing in Chico, won the nine- game consolation tournament held on Sunday, besting a field of 60 contestants and pocketing $300 for his efforts. Consola- tion prize money totaled $1,050. Forbes was also the only contestant to have played in all 30 WCCT contests and is still chasing that elusive world's title. A1 Logan of Meadow Valley also placed in the money. a contest for cards were were the three-day $15,000 in cash won by contes- ting to Mike Smith, co-di- Rotary County resi- resident Loyalton, were 25% of the 192 the a share of the cals, Quincy World Windle went 16 to pocket and Gene Nor- Steve Hard- and former resident Ron also and shared in ) Won the Robert Award, a check from for being the resident with to qualify for was the co- director was also a of Plumas Doubles Eighty teams took part in the doubles contest Friday evening, with 20 pairs sharing in the $2,700 purse for this event. The team of Stan Thompson and Mike Johnson from Susanville finished on top, winning $500 for their ef- forts. Another Susanville-area resident, Peggy Scalley, of Janesville, came in third split- ting $300 with her partner. Local money winners in the doubles included the team of Cindy Schwartz and Britt Burkholder, of Crescent Mills, who placed fourth and won $200. Winning $100 teams were Quincy resident John Cullen and his partner Bill Kemp from Chester; Bill Sevtz and Gary Pini and Rick Thurman and Bob Bierman. High Roller Quincy resident A1 Llbby won the High Roller satellite tournament Saturday evening, topping 22 players to pocket $350 of the $1,100 purse. Photos by Mike Talx~i Jim Langley, right, dofeated Frank Hansberry in tho final Fonnor Quincy reoidont Bruco Forbes may not hold tim roundo of a toughly fought contost to win the 30th mmmd tie of World Champion yet, but he holds the title of being the only crib player to have played In all 30 WCCT coen- Woatd Chamtpiomddp. tests. He did take first place this year in the consolation toumamont Sunday. Crichton won first place and $350. Thirteen players shared $1,140 in prize money. perfect 'ZS' hand. The final event, the Cry Ba- by Twenty-two contestants competed in Sunday after- noon's final event, the six- game Cry Baby contest. Art Kaai, of Costa Mesa, Calif., topped the field, winning $120, while local resident Pam Garey placed third to win $30. In all, the top four shared in role in the fund-raising suc- the $220 cash fund. cess of this tournament by do- nating gifts for a raffle held Nearly perfect hands during the tournament. Over the course of the three Proceeds from the three-daY day tournament, Ron Chris- event are used to fund the tensen of Quincy, Beverly Hol- Quincy Rotary Club's commU- stead, Heidi Glasham and nity service projects. Dave Pauison each had a near. Sponsors The WCCT is not only the oldest tournament in the coun- try, but one of the largest as well. It is sponsored by the Quin- cy Rotary Club. Corporate sponsors include the Quincy Division of Gold Cities Bever- age, U.S. Playing Cards and Safeway. Local merchants play a big Ikraeagle resident Steve Kardind the Ct. Moon Award and a chec:k from phumls Bank for being tlw , this award is Barbara, A trophy of the annual at the of Plumas inscribed Zd's favorite r this day Saturday Night Special The Saturday Night Special, another satellite tournament which is played at the same time as the High Rollers and the first two rounds of the main tournament playoffs on Saturday evening, drew 58 players. Stockton resident Bill All N Jmm In tim lmmi lem mat u4mUve towaaments lin as many Weeks. tooee if ho oould go on t win an taw