Archives for 2014

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Snowbirds in Arizona

The first snowbirds from Victoria have arrived in Sun City, Arizona and are preparing their nests for the coming winter. Jeff & Marg Machan hosted a soiree at their home on October 22, attended by the small group of friends shown in two photos. They are (left to right) Henriette Ballinger, … [Read more...]

Fire – Quick action saves Anderson House

Harnam Grewal and Louise Mason discovered an acrid hazy odour throughout Anderson house this morning. They called the Oak Bay Fire Department. After searching the building and checking the electrical system, the culprit was found. On top of the bowling boxes by the window lay a yellow mat. The boxes … [Read more...]

Short Mat Bowling gets underway

Short bowling gets underway in Anderson House. The short mat was positioned by the team of Harnam, Marilyn, Garry and Andrew this Tuesday morning. As you can see Harnam bowled a ceremonial to get our game of pairs underway. Everybody was glad to get some practice in before the season starts. The … [Read more...]

Oak Bay Bowling Club wins Cameron Cup

Cameron Cup Oak Bay Bowling Club wins the Cameron Cup......well done to all Oak Bay bowlers that participated in the BSI tournaments over the 2014 bowling season All events played in the Bowls South Islands Association count towards a trophy which is awarded to the club accumulating the most … [Read more...]

A Perfect way to end the Season

I have it on good authority (Marilyn Turpin) that Jon Magwood achieved a perfect end in his social triples on Friday afternoon. I understand that he took out one opponents bowl to get a nine ender. I have no photograph of this achievement.....but well done Jon. The first nine ender that I have heard … [Read more...]

Bowl for the Cure

The final tournament of the Lawn Bowling season is the Bowl for the Cure. The weekend was a great success due to the much better weather and lots of enthusiasm. There were no prizes for outfits, but several Oak Bay teams wore “fun” team gear, although few other clubs did. There were lots of good … [Read more...]

Nominations for Bowls BC

Would all Clubs please bring this call for nominations for Bowls BC to the attention of their members.  All nomination forms should be sent to Keith Terlson at before November 3, 2014.  Thanks  Diane Fulton, Secretary Nomination Form -- Regards, Gail Baxter, … [Read more...]

Short mat coaching

Coaching sessions for short mat play will be available in the first ten days of October for members who wish to take up or learn more about this fascinating form of bowling. If anyone would like to do so, please contact Dolores Troyer (250-472 1971) or Harnam Grewal (250-598 9988). Morning, … [Read more...]