Archives for 2014

Christmas Greetings from Arizona

Four Oak Bay bowlers recently competed in a major Bowls USA tournaments.  Henriette Ballinger (skip) and Marg Machan finished second in the 2nd Flight of the Cy Stephan Women's Pairs, while Jeff Machan (skip) and Eric Ballinger won the 4th flight of the Bill Weaver Men's Pairs.  The … [Read more...]

Duplicate Bridge Pot Luck Christmas Lunch

Photos taken at our duplicate bridge Christmas pot luck lunch last Thursday 11th December, enjoy!. Linda Cowie   Pot luck lunch photos … [Read more...]

Christmas Short Mat Tournament Results

Day two of the Christmas shortmat tournament proved to be very interesting. Svend Klausen and Garry Anderson won both of their scheduled games and were able to claim top spot in the tournament. In the end each team finished with a record of 2 wins and 2 losses. Points were awarded as follows win … [Read more...]

Bridge Players WANTED

                                "WANTED" New bridge players to join the Social Bridge Group on Monday's at 1 pm. in Carnarvon House. Some knowledge of the game is required.  Join us for some fun and laughs and see your game improve - no partner needed.  We will resume play on Monday Jan. 5th, … [Read more...]

Update on Short Mat Tournament

With 10 players for the Christmas tournament we decided to default to a pairs tournament and the format will be Australian pairs. There are now only two days Wed. the 17th and Fri. the 19th. Games will run from 9:00 - 3:00 each day. Six 10 end games will be played each day. All teams play 4 … [Read more...]

Christmas Party at Oak Bay Bowling Club

Hard to believe it's Christmas already. Oak Bay Bowling Club enjoyed a Christmas Dinner at Carnarvon House Saturday Night. While I was unable to attend I understand everyone had a good time with great food (as usual), games and carol singing (I understand the Welsh contingent were in fine … [Read more...]

Winter short mat enrollment has begun

Enrollment commenced December 1 and will close December 15 for short mat players in the A, B, C and D leagues for the upcoming January-April 2015 session. (See the Short Mat Entry form in the footer of every page of this website.) Personal schedules for league players will be distributed by … [Read more...]

Attention all short mat bowlers!

There will be a Christmas Indoor Team Cutthroat Tournament being played on Tuesday December 16th, Wednesday December 17th and Friday December 19th. All club members interested in shortmat bowling are encouraged to register. Games will be played during the day. Time slots will be announced … [Read more...]

Maui Babes

Aloha to all our Oak Bay Lawn Bowlers--thinking of you-- from "Those Awesome Maui Babes""   … [Read more...]

Notes from the other side – 100 mile house

A report from Barrie and Anne Bolton     Hi fellow bowlers We just woke up from a long winter's night nap. The chickadees are chickadee-ing and the lake, sky, and trees, blue and white with frost. Another couple logs on the fire, and we are set to enjoy the bright sun, warm … [Read more...]