Local team places fifth in World Series of Bocce

Aug 02, 2022 91

BY: SHANE RHODES

Bocce is an old game, with certain forms dating as far back as the Roman Empire. It also has strong roots in Leominster’s Italian-American community. For more than four decades, people have gathered at the Foggia Social Club on North Main Street to make friends and play bocce. Generations have been raised under the club’s roof, where the game has become a lifestyle.

The club also serves as the home base for “Those Guys,” a four-man bocce squad that recently saw a top-five finish in one of the sport’s largest tournaments: the World Series of Bocce at the Toccolana Club in Rome, New York.

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SOURCE: https://www.sentinelandenterprise.com

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