Throw Back Tourney Recap

Breakfast of Champions won what is already being called the most sensual bocce ball victory of all time by people around town (mostly me).

Black Jesus playing SMACzilla by the water.

Black Jesus playing SMACzilla by the water.

Here is how it happened:

Lets start with a “turbo” question and answer round:

Was it cold? Yes. Did it snow? Kind of – maybe something that someone from Florida would consider snow – I personally wouldn’t call it snow. Did we play Christmas carols? Yea, for a while, it was fun. Did we have a keg? Yes – Syracuse Pale Ale – nothing but the best thanks to Andrew … Read More »

Turbo Bocce’s Creation (Part 4)

In anticipation of the tournament we have coming up Saturday October 17th, at the site of Turbo Bocce’s first ever championship, I want to chronicle the early days of Turbo Bocce, and the people who invented it.
This part will detail the road to Strathmore. I’m going to title it:

Strathmore

With the rules set and the teams set, we had our very first day of competitive league bocce at Phil Martino’s parents house. Here are some pictures.

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Turbo Bocce’s Creation (Part 3)

In anticipation of the tournament we have coming up Saturday October 17th, at the site of Turbo Bocce’s first ever championship, I want to chronicle the early days of Turbo Bocce, and the people who invented it.

This part will detail the nitty-gritty of creating Turbo Bocce. I’m going to title it:

Boobs

Fun fact, Turbo Bocce was not always called Turbo Bocce. It was originally called the Bocce Organization Of Beer Swillers – or B.O.O.B.S.

A second fun fact, we were not always mature adult people.

The decision to create a bocce league was agreed upon as detailed in part 2. Now it was time to execute.

The bulk of this execution was done by three people – Phil Martino, myself, and a new … Read More »

Turbo Bocce’s Creation (Part 2)

In anticipation of the tournament we have coming up Saturday October 17th, at the site of Turbo Bocce’s first ever championship, I want to chronicle the early days of Turbo Bocce, and the people who invented it.

This part will detail the exact moment that lead to the creation of Turbo Bocce. I’m going to title it:

Finding Lightning in a Bottle

I like to think that we are a smart group, but innovation requires something more than intellect, it requires a spark of inspiration. It requires that something of the divine be bestowed upon you.

Though it might not seem very divine, our muse came in the guise of bocce and beer.

After three years of experiences similar to the ones depicted in … Read More »