In Liverpool, a community of friends who enjoy bocce, beer and bonding

Aug 12, 2015 648

By Emily Nichols

On Tuesday evenings during the warm summer months, Sharkey's Bar and Grill is bursting with activities ranging from volleyball to trivia. The main event at this Liverpool bar, however, is a sport where you and your friends can socialize in an open field while beer gets delivered on golf carts.

It's a sport where the coveted prize at the end of the 10-week season is a keg with a shiny silver man on top. What is this sport? It's turbo bocce, and anyone can join. What started as 16 friends playing two-on-two bocce ball in their parents' backyard has since turned into a three-night event every week with approximately 150 teams.

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