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We Give You The McMillans!! Bill and Vivian.

BEATING THE ODDS!!  Bill McMillan’s Story; As told by Earl Ball!!  Bill McMillan chuckles as Earl announces that “Bill’s doctor has told him on a number of occasions that he won’t be with us much longer!!”  In reality, the doctor … Continue reading

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Wilbur Estes 05 11 16 Series. The Philosophy of Winning. Article 10. Posted 2020 09 21.

THE PHILOSOPHY OF WINNING Until its complexities are identified and understood, Shuffleboard, like Chess and other complex games, appears simple and without challenge or excitement. Uninformed spectators say, “I can’t see any point in it, one person scores a disc, … Continue reading

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We Give You Joycee Piper, a Strong and Dedicated Supporter of Shuffleboard!! (article written in 2015)

Joycee Piper (below)  is a member of The Clearwater Shuffleboard Club and has been very generous to the club in the past few years. Frank Niziolek, West Coast State Delegate Speaks: Joyce Piper celebrated her 90th birthday on June 30, … Continue reading

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All of us that follow comments section are familiar with the name Deb Stuart. I believe she reads every article and comments on almost everyone, soaking up every bit of information she can and now she’s a National Champion! … Continue reading

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We Give You Bill and Velma Prest!!!! (2006 Article)

Bill and Velma Prest Just Never Seem to Stop!! Their summer home is in small town ON, Warsaw, north east of Toronto. Winter home is Lakeland, FL. Both are members of the Lakeland Shuffleboard Club; both District Amateurs; and both … Continue reading

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We Give You the Bryans, Maureen and Bill!!!

Maureen Bryan        OSA HOF                            Elora, Ontario               June 2018 It is an honour for me to nominate Maureen Bryan into the Ontario Shuffleboard Association, Hall of Fame in the Special Awards Category…..she is most deserving of this award. Maureen would often … Continue reading

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Should We Call Jay Fitzpatrick “Mr. Shuffleboard”????

A very unusual thing happened in the National Shuffleboard Championships in Hendersonville this week.  Jay Fitzpatrick was a winner in all 3 events.  Of course, he had assistance of his partners in two of the events.  In the Men`s Doubles … Continue reading

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We Give You Bev Fowler!!!

Presenting Bev Fowler of Coldwater! The pic on the left of Leo and Bev Fowler was taken at Woodstock in 2007 when Leo and Bev placed 2nd in the Amateur Event in 2007.  Bev’s enthusiasm, personality, and shuffling skills earned … Continue reading

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Winning Tips by Earl Ball, Article Article 22.

Sometimes when I see players having distance problems I notice they are lifting their hand as they follow through.  Go get your cue and try this; as you lift your hand the head of the cue slows down, the higher … Continue reading

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We Tell You A Little About Betmar Shuffleboard Facility.

Betmar has 24 covered and enclosed courts and hosts many high profile Tournaments.  Betmar has been host to players from around the nation and around the world.  The club is very successful with membership in the high 200s yearly.  It’s … Continue reading

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