Monthly Archives: August 2018

Russ Jacobsen; A Most Significant Contributor to Shuffleboard!!

Russ Jacobsen:**  He helped organize the Rio Grande Valley Shuffleboard Association and wrote the constitution and By-Laws. He was also Chairman of the committee charged with the task of writing the rules of play in Texas. Those rules as amended … Continue reading

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Glenn Monroe Sends Along Results for the Betmar Event

Betmar – August 27, 2018 Pro – 28 Players 1. Earl Ball – Betmar 2. John Houghtaling – ZSC 3. Al Dronsfiled – Leesburg T4. Erik Hahmann – St. Petersburg T4. Ron Nurnberger – Bradenton Ams – 18 Players 1. … Continue reading

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CANADA 55+ 2108 Shuffleboard Results!! by Ellie Crowell

From left to right:  Bronze- Jim and Ellie Crowell, Bluenose Club NS; Silver- Ed MacKay Saltwater club NS and Rose Irwin, Bluenose NS and Saltwater NS; Gold Cheryl Clarke and David McMurphy, Team Yukon (recent residents Of NS) Jim and … Continue reading

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Great Story by Al Dronsfield!! “Lift Lock Plus!!”; this time in Scotland!!

Al Dronfield Speaks:  Stan’s latest article about locks and canal’s, etc. brought to mind a cruise that Jan and I took two years ago. https://theshuffler.net/2018/08/26/the-falkirk-wheel-is-a-rotating-boat-lift-in-central-scotland-connecting-the-forth-and-clyde-canal-with-the-union-canal/ It was a Princess cruise, the British Isle’s to be exact. Leaving out of Southampton … Continue reading

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The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift in central Scotland, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal

Al Dronsfield has written to me, sharing with me a completely different device to transport a boat UP or DOWN.  As it was an entirely new term for me I went to Wikipedia.  Here  is their explanation: “The Falkirk Wheel … Continue reading

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GERALDINE IS ALL BUBBLY AGAIN!! (As in Geraldine STRONG!!)

GERALDINE IS ALL BUBBLY AGAIN!! As many of you know, Geraldine Strong had another operation last Tuesday and I’m hear to tell you it was a great success! We’ve talked to Henry everyday this week and Geraldine the last two … Continue reading

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Tang & Biscuit – Richmond’s first social shuffleboard venue – opens in Scott’s Addition

RICHMOND, Va. — A fresh alternative to bowling alleys and barcades, Richmond’s first social shuffleboard venue will open its doors to the public this Sunday. Tang & Biscuit is the latest entertainment bar to open up in Scott’s Addition. It’s … Continue reading

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The CNSA President and Wife Marlene Introduce Shuffleboard to Scarborough, ON

CNSA President Jim Corbeil and wife Marlene Report. More Pix at end of article!! Thanks to the Malvern Family Resource Centre, Thiviyaah and her Staff for inviting us to the  Malvern Family Resource Centre to demonstrate Shuffleboard!! We arrived at … Continue reading

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More on the Trent Severn Waterway. This Time, A Lift-Lock; The Peterborough Lift-Lock!

August 1993, Peterborough, Canada A common misconception is that the Peterborough Lift Locks are the biggest lift locks in the world. With a vertical lift of almost 20m, these locks were the largest when built. But there are now much … Continue reading

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FERRY/LIGHTNER WIN SHUFFLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS. Mingles/Singles

FERRY/LIGHTNER WIN SHUFFLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS The Zephyrhills Shuffleboard Club hosted a summer Singles/Mingles Tournament on Friday, August 24th.  Two Club members won the Championships. Ron Ferry finishing up his 1st year as a Pro took the Pro Championship while Karon Lightner … Continue reading

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