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2017 March – Tournament

Our 2nd Club tournament of 2017 was attended by 24 players, in a double-round robin, 6 team, 33 game match. We had 4 non-member guests. A special welcome goes out to our newest members who played today, Jack, Scott, Andrew, Joe, Brandon.  Almost half the games went 21-to-17 or closer, and there was a good spread of overall games won. Congratulations to 1st place team Mark, Andrew, Kosal, Jamie, and 2nd place team Brandon, Quan, Emily, Kay.


2017 January – Tournament

Our first Club tournament of 2017 was attended by 24 players, in a double-round robin, 6 team, 33 game match. We had 7 non-member attendees. We had 2 players who found out about us through MEETUP.COM. Almost half the games went 21-to-17 or closer, there were tight playoffs. Congratulations to 1st place team Phong, Joel, Robert, Jamie, and 2nd place team Brandon, Erica, Edgar, Rey.


2017 January – Annual Membership Meeting

1. Meeting was called to order by Tom.
2. Voted to allow it when a serve is received open-hand and doesn’t go forward. We will no longer call it a fault.
3. Voted for this year’s officers:  President Mike; VP Renee; Secretary Sandy; Treasurer Gary; Equipment Peter; Internet Joel.
4. Voted to make Saturday a Club Day, starting February 4 at 10am.


2016 November – Tournament

Our fifth and last Club tournament of 2016 was attended by 24 players, in a double-round robin, 6 team, 33 game match, with 21 games going the distance 21-to-17 or closer. Congratulations to 1st place team Claudia, Joel, Justin, Rey, and 2nd place team Aina, Thad, Paul, Pepe.   Special thanks to Dulce for subbing in, and Shane for getting lunch.  And THANK YOU to our 6 guests today Aina, Angel, Ben, Dan, Justin, and Rey.


2016 September – Tournament

Players had perfect weather for a fun, competitive day, 20 players, in a double-round robin, 5 team, 23 game match, with half the games going the distance 21-to-17 or closer, and 3 teams tied for 1st place after pool play. Congratulations to 1st place team Luis, Gary, Claudio, Odilon, and 2nd place team Paul, Jaime, Kosal, Claudia. Special thanks to Mike for lunch, Dave for the camper, Susan for help signing in players, Beth for sub’ing in, and our guests Edgar, Luis, Odilon.

Over the past 2 years, 60+ people have played in club tournaments, including 40 members, and many have played multiple times. We would like to acknowledge the die-hards who played in 4 or more in that time: Joel, Mike, Brian, Gary, Jaime, Kay, Claudio, Susan, Tom, Kosal, Pepe, Edgar, Jolinda. Hope to see MANY more of you in future tournaments! 
 

2016 July – Tournament

The warm weather was accompanied by enough cloudy shade and windy breezes to make for a fantastic day for a tournament!  Congratulations to 1st place finalists Renee, Edgar, Lee, and Tom, as well as 2nd place finalists Kosal, Joel and Gary.  We had 18 players, in a double-round robin, 5 team, 23 game contest, with almost half the games going the distance 21-to-17 or closer.  Special thanks to Mike for lunch, Dave for the camper, Kay for the ice and help signing in players, and our guests Jaycee, Preston, Lee, Angel, and Edgar!


2016 May – Tournament

Thanks go out to the participants in another fun, competitive MBVA Club Tournament! Congratulations to 1st place finalists Jamie, Pepe, Joel, Preston, and to 2nd place finalists Susan, Brian, Edgar, Mike.  We had 4 non-member guests, Edgar, Johnny, Prasad, and Preston, and we welcomed in one new Club member, Dave.  We had 20 hard-working players, in a double-round robin, 5 team, 23 game contest, where almost half the games were 21-to-17 or higher.  Special thanks to Mike for lunch, Afsaneh for scorekeeping, and Tom for sub’ing in!


 2016 May – Annual Membership Meeting

1. Meeting was called to order by Tom.
2. REPORTS: Violet reported the club treasury, Peter reported on equipment, Gary reported on Internet updates and our member drive.
4. NEW BUSINESS: The following items were addressed and approved by members.
The random TeamPick program can be used to save time making teams.  Fault for the ball traveling backwards upon open-hand receive of serve will be retained.
5. ELECTION OF OFFICERS:
All incumbents were reelected.


2016 March – Tournament

Congrats to 1st place winners Phong, Brian, Ted, Jeff, and to 2nd place Paul, Tom, Afsaneh, Susan. We had 24 people, double-round-robin, six teams of fours. Played a total of 33 games, of which 22 were 21-17 or higher. Thank you for playing, very competitive games!


2015 December – Tournament

Congrats to 1st place winners Mike, Jamie, Jaime, Brian, and to 2nd place Joel, Gary, Edgar, Kay.   Another great turnout, 5 teams, double-round-robin, four teams of fours and one team of threes. Thank you everyone for playing, special thanks to the non-members and last-minute players for joining us, and to everyone who helped keep things running smoothly today!


2015 October – Tournament

Congrats to 1st place winners Bartek, Jaime, Tom, Jolinda, and to 2nd place Kirk, Mark, Rick, Brisa. We had a great turnout, 28 players, 7 teams again, single-round-robin, randomly computer generated teams. It was a fun and very competitive day of volleyball!


Labor Day 2015

Nets will be up from 12 to 6 on Monday at De Anza Cove!  Bring your own grillables and drinks plus a dish to share!  A BBQ grill will be available for your use.  Come and enjoy volleyball on this last weekend of the summer!


2015 August – Tournament

Congratulations to first place team Joel / Afsaneh / Jaime / Pat, and second place Larry / Dulce / Mike / Claudio!   We had a great turnout with 7 teams, perfect weather, sandwiches/drinks and lots of fun play.  Good times!


2015 May – Annual Membership Meeting

1. Meeting was called to order by Mike McSorley.
2. REPORTS: Jolinda Kramer reported the club treasury.
3. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Reimbursement to Mike McSorley for purchase of Tri-net was approved.
4. NEW BUSINESS: The following items were addressed and approved by members.
It was agreed to purchase 1 new net and to buy the necessary replacement items to complete the other 4 nets. Fault for the ball traveling backwards on a serve will be retained. Fault for incidental contact with the net will be retained. There is no penalty for traveling under the net if it does not interfere with play. A ball may be struck palm up as a clean smack. Lifts are illegal. Open hand dinks are illegal. Fingers must be together if redirecting the ball.
5. ELECTION OF OFFICERS:
President: Tom Kaufeld
Vice President: Susan Tremeling
Secretary: Sandy Scott
Treasurer: Violet Macias
Equipment Mgr: Peter Berens
Website Gary Wachs


2015 March – Tournament

The club held a co-ed fours tournament. Congratulations to the finalists, captain Mike, Afsaneh, Susan, and Rick. The runner-up team was captain Joel, Kay, Ralph, and Gary. We would like to thank everyone who helped make the tournament a success.