by Adam Cairns   The Columbus Italian Club held its annual bocce tournament at its headquarters in Grandview Heights on Aug. 19. The annual tournament has been conducted since the courts were built 26 years ago.   Bocce was an ancient Roman sport that dates back to pre-B.C. era and is still popular within the Italian culture. The summ...

Dear President and Members:The Sports Commission of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts will hold its annual Bocce Tournament onSunday, September 22, 2013 at the Methuen Sons of Italy – 459 Merrimack Street – Methuen, MAbeginning at 9:00 A.M. The Tournament will take place rain or shine on Methuen's indoor bocce courts. The entry fee is $90.00 per fo...

Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Department has announced plans to build two new bocce courts. The first, to be completed in mid-summer, will be located in the Jerry Cline Recreation and Tennis Complex (7205 Constitution, NE) at the corner of Constitution and Louisiana.   The second is scheduled for a fall opening at the North Domingo Baca M...

By Mark Bennett Yards and yards of wide open, flat dirt. A batch of hard plastic spheres the size of softballs, and permission to throw them. My preschool-age sons couldn't have been happier. They got a brief taste of the ancient game of bocce ball when our family trekked to the Little Italy Festival at Clinton in the 1990s. The festival fea...

The event celebrates the most popular Italian summer holiday blending friendly competition with good food, wine and lively conversation. The evening will begin with a bocce ball tournament from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. We will have six games running simultaneously in teams of four.   You may sign up individually and will be assigned to a team when y...

By Steven H. Foskett Jr. WORCESTER — Once the sun went behind the community center of Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Ann Church, summer's last gasp of heat let go, and the evening quickly pivoted from oppressive to warm and comfortable on the bocce courts across the parking lot.   Bocce seemed custom-made for nights like that. Neither the peo...

By Warren Rojas   Reps. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., and Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, will attempt to bowl over competitors onJune 1 at the 3rd Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Tournament. The sporty showdown, sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation, is scheduled to take place at Venable law firm at 575 Seventh St. NW from 4 to 6:30 p...

The Italian-American Cultural Organization of the South Shore will host a bocce tournament and cookout on Sept. 20. The event will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at 429 High St., Abington. Lunch will include Italian sausages. Proceeds will support the organization's scholarship fund. Tickets are $10 per person for lunch and cheerleading or $15...

Please make plans to attend the 9th Annual Memphis Bocce Tournament on Jan 11th through Jan 12th 2014. The attachments are the Entry Forms in Word and PDF format for your convenience. Please send Entry form and Check to: Memphis Bocce Club - 4217 East Holmes Road - Memphis, TN 38118   We will keep with the same 'Pool' format. Each...

by Zach Tuggle   A small piece of Italy came to Ferguson Park in Shinnston Saturday in the form of the fifth annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Bocce Tournament. "Get in there!" competitors shouted as their team's ball rolled down the moistened dirt of the court toward a gap in other balls. "Just bounce it off the wall and...