Archives for July 2015

Slide 260 14 spider

A "spider" is a ten-second lawn bowls event. The players stand around the edges of the green, each ready to deliver one bowl. The jack is placed in the centre of the green.  On command, all the bowls are delivered simultaneously. Closest to the jack wins … [Read more...]

Greens blog post #2

Test #2 Greens Blog … [Read more...]

Greens blog post #1

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Dore Cup

The Dore Cup tournament was held on the weekend of July 25th and 26th. Unfortunately, the final games were rained out on the Sunday afternoon. Pictured here are the A, B, and C finalists who split the prize money. … [Read more...]

Newcomers Bowl and Pizza Party – Friday, July 31st

NEWCOMERS BOWL and PIZZA PARTY FRIDAY JULY 31st (tags in by 6:15pm) EVERYONE WELCOME Partake in a friendly game then retire to the clubhouse for Pizza & Refreshments Newcomers and their guests free pizza All other bowlers $2 a slice Signup sheets are in Anderson House Please … [Read more...]

Joan Price Quaddie

Oak Bay took the top two places in the BSI Joan Price Women’s Quaddie played at Juan De Fuca LBC on July 21. First: Norma Alison (S), Linda Carswell-Bland (3rd), Helen Kempster (2nd) and Mary Forster (L) Second: Betty Walker (S), Louise Mason (3rd), Joan Firkins (2nd) and Karen Evans (L) … [Read more...]

McEwan Cup Mens Pairs

Winners of the McEwan Cup tournament held on Tuesday, July 21. 2015. Champions Rod Armitage & Ken Downing. Runner-up Mort Nelson & Robert Game. 3rd. place John Cossom & Mike Antolin 4th. place Garry Anderson & Mel Jones Art Antrobus. … [Read more...]

Cruise Holidays Mixed Triples Nanaimo

“The team of Brent Merchant (skip), Henriette Ballinger (vice) and Eric Ballinger (lead) won the B Event of the Cruise Holidays Mixed Triples. This North Zone tournament hosted by Nanaimo LBC enjoyed sponsorship which made for relatively lucrative prize monies. The tournament included teams from … [Read more...]

2015 Novice Championships

The Club's men's and women's novice competition took place during the evenings of 15 & 16 July. It was played in a round robin format for both genders. The weather was ideal and the play at a very high level. The competing novices had obviously paid close attention to the training provided by … [Read more...]

2015 Findlay Mixed triples

Findlay Mixed Triples second place team of Eric Ballinger (skip) Henriette Ballinger (vice) and Linda Carswell-Bland/Joan Roberts (shared lead). The tournament was won by the team of Don Allan, Kiyoshi Sekiguchi, and Angelina Flath of Victoria LBC. … [Read more...]