Week 6 Recap

Yes, we played bocce during a tornado. About a hundred people didn’t show (and who can blame them?) but that still leaves quite a large number of people who were willing to brave the most extreme weather conditions known to Central New York (except in the winter) for their sport. No pictures exist because, quite frankly, it never stopped raining. But that’s okay because pictures would have been inadequate. Tornado bocce was so epic that it simply must be narrated by that deep voice guy who narrates every movie preview.

The craziest part of the day was when everybodies cell phone went off at the same time with this message.

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Make Up Week Recap

Did a rain storm stop us from playing bocce? No. Did a tornado warning stop us from playing bocce? No. Did the the USA soccer game stop us from playing bocce? Yea, but only for a little while.

It was pretty cool to see fifty or so bocce players all packed into Sharkey’s cheering on the USA. If you missed it, here is a quick recap of all of Tim Howard’s record breaking saves.

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Unfortunately the USA lost, but Belgium had a player named Alex Witsel on their team. How are you suppose to beat a guy with a name that cool?

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Week 5 Recap

Having missed week 5 to go on my honeymoon, I’m sure there are some details I don’t know about, but there are also some things I do know, like who to thank – its a long list.

Greg Griffo stepped up and set up all the bocce equipment (which is not a small job), and then collected all the money.

Josh Griffo, and Jim Whipple (along with Greg) did the lion’s share of the cleaning up at the end of the day.

Julie Gilbert took pictures despite what I hear was quite a torrential downpour, so I could spice up this article with some pics.

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Week 4 Recap

I always love it when guests stop by to visit – mostly because I love showing off the great thing we’ve got going on. In this respect week 4 was a great week, because a ton of cool guests came around to check out what Turbo Bocce is all about.

Our first guest was none other than Turbo Bocce’s unofficial mascot Sanguine French who appeared in full regalia to both entertain and mystify the bocce players he spoke with.

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My personal favorite picture is of Sanguine giving current Turbo Bocce champion Robb Jones bocce advice.

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