Tag: bocce

Bocce and Vino Team Dine Together

Jackie Ford The Bocce and Vino team is one of the 100-plus bocce teams at Robson Ranch. Team members Jackie and David Ford, Mel and Nancy Gierhart, Renee Smith, Jan Scott-Harris, Sharon Heidebrecht, Tiffany Ramzy, Sandy Meador, Billie Connell, Dawn Walker, and Elmer Summers, have fun playing other teams on Tuesday evenings. After playing, we…

Spring Bocce Season in Full Swing at Robson Ranch

Lorraine Wilson As the spring bocce season marches on, players at Robson Ranch are embracing the game with enthusiasm, despite occasional weather challenges and cancellations. The camaraderie and joy of playing under open skies has been heightened by the welcoming atmosphere at The Turn where refreshing beverages, including alcoholic options, are served during all bocce…

Rain Kickstarts First Week of Spring Bocce Season

Lorraine Wilson The bocce season commenced with gusto during the week of March 11, with matches scheduled for Tuesday through Friday. However, the unpredictable Texas weather threw in its share of challenges, making for an eventful start to the games. On Tuesday and Wednesday, matches proceeded smoothly without any interruptions. Thursday’s 6 p.m. Capone Division…

Bocce begins 2nd half play

John Humphries Halfway through the spring bocce season there are still four teams with perfect records. Rat Pack, Forgitabocce, Total Debocchery, and Bocce Amici have yet to lose a single match. Two teams (to remain nameless) are still working to win their first matches. All 40 teams remain mathematically in the race to reach the…

Here we GROW again!

John Humphries The Robson Ranch Bocce League has grown again! Because of the popularity of our game, the league has opted to add a third division, the Capone division, which rolls on Thursday evenings. Capone joins the two existing divisions of Corleone and Soprano. With the addition of those ten new teams and more than…

Ragazze finishes in top 5

Mary Ornberg The sport, which involves rolling the four-inch bocce ball as close as possible to the pallino, a smaller target ball, is now surging in popularity. According to the World Bocce Association, it is currently the second most popular participatory sport in the world – and women are driving the charge. Here is a…

Spring Bocce League

John Humphries Spring Bocce League play is nearing completion. Thanks to mother nature, we experienced two Wednesdays of severe weather, causing postponement of scheduled matches. A marathon Bocce day will allow all the teams to complete the missed weeks and complete the nine-week season. As in the fall session, the top four teams from each…