Monthly Archives: February 2015

State Tournament P21B at Tropical Haven FL

Remember the posting by Henry Strong??  The posting in which he shared with us HOW WELL Ralph Day and Pierre Beaulieu had performed in the State Tournament 21B at Tropical Haven.  Click to re-read: https://theshuffler.net/2015/02/23/a-super-compliment-from-henry-strong-the-leading-male-shuffler-of-the-fsa-and-his-partner-earl-ball-no-slouch-is-2nd/  Well, it turns out that … Continue reading

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Polk Sr. Games Begin 2015 03 02!! Drop by! A Great Opportunity to Watch or Visit if You are Not Shuffling!

The Polk Senior Games will begin this Monday, March 2nd, 09:00 at the Lakeland Shuffleboard Club, 820 E. Robson St., Lakeland. Lunch is NOT available.  Glenn Monroe will ONCE AGAIN be the Event Manager, AND will be ably assisted by … Continue reading

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10 Yrs. Ago Plus One!! Chapter 1: ENROUTE TO ARIZONA FOR THE 2004 ISA EVENT!!

Lois and I travel from Lindsay, ON to Mesa, AZ in our 5th Wheel!   WE HOPE YOU ENJOY!! AND FOLLOW ALONG!! 11 Yrs. Ago!! Chapter 1:  Your reporter in the company of his first wife Lois, has decided to make … Continue reading

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Fitness matters for Lee County athletes in Senior Games! AND POLK COUNTY TOO!!!

It’s time for Lee County residents to dust off their athletic shoes and start warming up — the Florida Senior Games are here. The theme of the games, which have started and go through March 24, is “Fitness Matters.” The … Continue reading

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We Give You Article #10 by John Brown.

A LITTLE SHUFFLEBOARD HISTORY Browsing recently in PREVIEWS of the Florida Shuffleboard Association from 1954 to 1956, I discovered facts perhaps unknown to most of us. The first issue was in 1952 and is credited to I, McKay Pinkney, a … Continue reading

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10 Yrs. Ago; Article #9 Earl Ball into the FSA Hall of Fame

Earl’s Mother Lucille, Wife Vivian, Earl and Brother. 10 Yrs. Ago!!  Earl Ball will be inducted into the Florida Shuffleboard “Hall of Fame”, Player Category, on January 17th at the HOF Banquet in Sarasota, FL. Earl spent nearly 33 years … Continue reading

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A Super Compliment From Henry Strong, the Leading Male Shuffler of the FSA!! And His Partner Earl Ball, no Slouch, is 2nd!!

Hi Stan. Today Earl (Ball) and I (Henry Strong) played the quarter finals against Pierre Beaulieu and Ralph Day >> and they beat us in three games!!  Ralph played like a Masters player, hardly ever missing a shot against the games … Continue reading

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THE ONLY CONSTANT IN THIS LIFE IS CHANGE

Most of my CANADIAN readers are old enough to remember back 45 to 55 years, and most no doubt flew with Air Canada or CPAir. In those days a Trip by Air was a pleasant and simple experience. Few lineups; … Continue reading

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10 Yrs. Ago: Article #12; Dave Minnich Into the FSA Hall of Fame!!

10 Yrs. Ago!! Dave Minnich will be inducted into the Florida Shuffleboard “Hall of Fame”, Player Category, on January 17th, 2005, at the HOF Banquet at Sarasota, FL. Dave was inducted into the President’s Category at the Hall of Fame … Continue reading

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10 Yrs. Ago: Article #11. Mary Button into the FSA Hall of Fame

10 Yrs. Ago! Mary Button will be inducted into the Florida Shuffleboard Hall of Fame, Player Category, at the HOF Banquet on January 17th in Sarasota, FL. Mary was introduced to Shuffleboard while vacationing in Daytona Beach, Florida and took … Continue reading

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