Pontoon Crawl 2014 – Don’t Miss It!

Pontoon Crawl 2014 – Don’t Miss It!

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Lake Quivira struts its stuff at the 4th of July Parade

Lake Quivira struts its stuff at the 4th of July Parade

For more LQ 4th of July Parade pictures, go to http://lqpc.smugmug.com/LakeQuiviraPhotos/July-4th-Parade-2014/

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By Becky Johnsohn

Summer Rec Fun Day Scrapbook

For more pictures of Summer Rec Fun Day, go to http://lqpc.smugmug.com/LakeQuiviraPhotos/Summer-Rec-Fun-Day-2014/ and http://lqpc.smugmug.com/LakeQuiviraPhotos/Summer-Rec-Wrapup-Program-2014/

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By Ron Bower

Shutterbugs snap the pops and flash of the fireworks on the 4th

For additional Fireworks by the Lake Quivira Photo Club, go to http://lqpc.smugmug.com/LakeQuiviraPhotos/July-4th-2014-Fireworks/

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Pirates of Lake Quivira Back Row (l to r): Peg-Legged Kris Twigg; Squidlips Randy Treas; Barnacle Breath Joe Biron Front row (l to r): Sea Dog Jake Twigg; Scurvy Drake Zimmerman; Plunderer Eli Kalny; Bilge Monkey Rachel Bingham; Chumbucket Holli Jane Kalny; Sharkbait Grace Logan; Hogeye Clare Taylor. Photo by Vile Hangman Charles Segebrecht

Commodore, aka Vile Hangman, offers crash course in recognizing a pirate

By Charles Segebrecht Real pirates don’t wear Jolly Roger – not even the authentic scurvy Summer Rec pirate troop (see picture) sailing the Lake Quivira high seas! We would have been suspicious of these costumed sailors “gone pirate” and their authenticity if each had a cliché peg leg, was overusing the letter “r” when speaking, [...]

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Quivira in Verse By Jeanne Jones

Quivira in Verse By Jeanne Jones

What’s Bugging Me I asked my dog to walk with me An innocent request We set out happily enough But soon we faced a test. A flying insect zoomed our way A black and hairy beast The buzzing Tabanid attacked, then swerved off to the east. We turned and fled, with stinging hides, Away toward [...]

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Drawing Bored – By Bob Lee

Drawing Bored – By Bob Lee

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Last months assignment was “Vanishing Point,” illustrated by Terry Barnett’s photo. All are welcome to our August 12th meeting—7 pm at the Clubhouse.

A Kodak moment from the Photo Club

Swim buddies Bennett Taylor, front (Big Green Stick winner) and Thomas Pribyl (boys 18U high point winner)

Swim Team is Lake Quivira’s ‘melting pot,’ mixing tots to teens from different schools

By Beth Taylor, Besty Logan and Alison Phillips, Lake Quivira Swim Club volunteer parent sponsors The Lake Quivira Catfish Swim Club wrapped up another successful season this July with a series of meet wins and several new lake records. The goal of our swim team is to create strong, confident swimmers–so important for everybody, but [...]

(l to r) Gold Q Winner, Sarah Bingham; Spirit Stick Winner, Lilly Kalny; Marjorie P Allen Winner, Mimi Simmons; Gold Q Winner, Ryan Borberg (Not pictured Spirit Stick Winner: Liam Delaney)

Summer Rec wraps up another season with a day of fun and recognition

By Bridget Vani, Alison Borberg and Valerie Kalny, QRA parent sponsors Quivira Recreation Association finished out another great year with a kid’s triathlon, fun day and awards, all held on Thursday, July 17. Marilyn Lake’s Center Stage class presented “The Moustache Melodrama.” It was fun and clever and enjoyed by all. The Drill Team/Cheer classes [...]

10 and Under: 1st Place - Sarah & Sam Gay (with Coach Tim)

Youth pair with adults for tennis tournament on July 5th

Story and photos by Shelley Sneed The weather was beautiful and set the stage for a great day of tennis at the annual Youth Adult Tennis Tournament sponsored by the Quivira Tennis Club. It was a great turnout as the youth paired up with an adult for a fun, competitive match complete with trophies. There [...]

Tennis Talk – August 2014

Tennis Talk – August 2014

By Tim Oberhelman, Lake Quivira Tennis Pro toberhelman@yahoo.com It’s Hot, real hot, cook-an-egg-on-the-baseline hot! We have had a great summer so far. Summer Rec had more players this year, and we started a “tiny-tots” class of 4 to 6 year old players. This class is the most fun to watch and teach because of “out [...]

LQ Classic Derby photos by Dieter Kinner

Roy Owans and Cliff Young take top honors in 52nd Lake Classic

By John Carson Congratulations to this year’s Lake Classic winners, Roy Owens and his guest Cliff Young. The runners up were Darrin Karley and his guest John Doull. Third place went to Jay Lucus and his guest Dave Spinner. Congratulations are also in order for this year’s chairman, Kevin Londeen, for a job well done. [...]

QWGA nine-holers have had busy spring and summer

By Ev Bates On July 23 the group held its third formal guest day with a summer theme of “Peaches and Crème.” Winners/scores: 3rd place, 38, Leslie Treas, Terri Thomas, Sharon Cormack and Dana Despain; tied 1st place, 37; Julia Kippes, Mary Beth Smith, Nancy Parenteau, Sharon Handler; and Karen Londeen, Jean Yates, Susan Erickson [...]

QWGA nine and 18-hole groups hold guest days, tournaments

By Linda Cruse July activities for the 18-hole group included a formal guest day on July 8 and a three-woman shamble on July 15. Winners of the shamble were as follows: 1st place, Jolene Held, Connie Sheppard and Ginny McDaniel with a score of 53; 2nd place, Linda Cruse, Betsy Vossman and Dana DeSpain, with [...]

Pontoon Crawl “Jersey Shore” Style is September 6

By Gayle Best Plans are complete for the annual Lake Quivira Pontoon Crawl being held Saturday, September 6 from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Tickets are $40/person.  Our theme this year is “Jersey Shore” which offers so many fun possibilities. Some of you will want to identify with the working class Italian from the recent [...]