1 on 1 Tournament Recap

Our annual 1 on 1 tournament is the first leg of the bocce triple crown, and how we determine who the best bocce player in Syracuse is.  So, what does it mean to be named the best bocce player in Syracuse?

I wanted to find out so I took a poll. Not just any poll though, I stuck to the experts . . . according to L.L. Cool J, Cool Moe Dee, Coolio, and Cool and the Gang there’s nobody cooler than the best bocce player in Syracuse, and that’s a fact.

                          I’m gonna knock you out . . . of the 1 on … Read More »

Week 8 Recap

Did you know that the word bocce is derivative of the Italian word baci, meaning kiss? I feel its appropriate, because bocce, at its core, is about contact. The most satisfying moments come when you touch the pallino or knock out the other team’s shot. One way or another we are all trying to earn that kiss when we play, and like a romantic kiss, bocce is can feel so simple yet so complicated.

This guy knows what I’m talking about.

Aint no particular sign I’m more compatible with, I just want your extra time and your, Kiss.

Things are pretty intense in the Turbo Bocce world right now. Eight weeks into the season (plus a make up … Read More »

Week 5 Recap

WARNING: 5 Weeks of Turbo Bocce will make you unspeakably awesome. Side affects include being able to: win a game of connect 4 in only three moves, cut through a hot knife with butter, count to infinity – twice, and start a fire by rubbing two ice cubes together. Houston will start calling you when they have a problem. You won’t be able to walk on water, but you will be able to swim through land.

A Dave Matthews related blip in the schedule made for a rather low turn out, but the 50 or so that did show up (even a few smarties who used bocce as a way to tailgete for the concert) were … Read More »

Week 5 Recap

We are built wrong. We have noses that run and feet that smell. Yet somehow we cope, and sometimes we even thrive. In this recap I will be focusing on those times in which people thrive, and congratulating them for it.

A perfect weather day lead to 100 people turning out to play bocce, and lots of fun times. But before I get into all that, I want to talk about a special tournament. If you are not traveling this 4th of July weekend, perhaps you want to kick your holiday weekend off right with a blind-draw, all you can drink, sand bocce tournament. We are going to be playing in the sand at Sharkey’s at … Read More »