boccie ball


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boccie ball - wooden ball that is bowled in the Italian game of bocce
ball - round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"
References in periodicals archive ?
He built his own boccie ball court, always welcoming friendly competition during winters in Englewood, Fla.
GLENDALE - More than 460 athletes gathered Saturday to compete in everything from tennis to boccie ball at the Tri-Valley Special Olympics competition at Glendale High School.
But this Hamlet wears a finely-tailored suit, and what he holds in his hand is in actuality a sphere - made perhaps of rusting iron or aged rock - which he will, in another moment, roll like a boccie ball across the stage.
The public is invited to participate in as many of the eight tournaments that will be held, including home-run hitting, football passing and punting, volleyball, table tennis, boccie ball, a three-legged race and basketball and golf competition.
2) Others watch as a competitor rolls a boccie ball at Newhall Park during the Special Olympics Spirit Games on Saturday.
No, I stand corrected, Magic just said in a TV interview that the 1911 Italian boccie ball team is absolutely untouchable.
A group of 10 volunteers runs the program's office throughout the year and more than 30 residents coach about 200 athletes between the ages of 8 and 80 in basketball, track and field, swimming, softball, boccie ball (lawn bowling) and floor hockey.