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Road Bowling

The basic premise is the same as golf's.  Get the 28oz cannonball from point A to point B in the fewest number of attempts.  Our course is 2 miles from Ireland to Duffy and the Snake Chase map would include this course.  It is not as easy as it sounds however.  When the ball chooses to take a bad bounce and go off the road, it still must be retrieved.  Retrieval is hazardous since there is a cold flowing stream adjacent to a portion of the course, soft ditches where one can easily sink to the knees are all along the route.  But the most dreaded difficulty along the course is  a very soft and juicy barn lot whose mud contains a toxic percentage level of bovine excrement while guarded by a 1500 pound black angus bull. You don't have to be a he-man to be good either  One of our best bowlers was a 90 pound-soaking-wet sophomore, Becky Posey.  Our Road Bowling was probably the first in the U.S. and was aired on The Outdoor Life Cable Channel in 1996.  This program is often replayed in the spring as a novel broadcast.

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