Monthly Archives: September 2014

Throwback Thursday 9/25/14: “Mr. Sponsor”

“Ray Colman nearing 50 years of backing area bowling teams When it comes to supporting local bowling, it’s unlikely that anyone in the Quad-Cities has been more enthusiastically active than Rock Islander Ray Colman, who has been doing business as … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 9/18/14: “Dispatch Tourney Nears Finish”

“Final weekend of bowling in the annual Dispatch handicap tournament at Len’s LeClaire alleys will get under way late this afternoon and continue until 10:15 tomorrow night. With approximately 165 bowlers scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, it is doubtful if … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 9/11/14: “Three 300s bowled in Rock Island”

“The Rock Island City League had one of the best nights in memory in its last session, with such items as two 300 games, ten 700 counts and 23 more scores of 600 or better registered by the league’s bowlers. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 9/4/14: “Wilkens Grabs First In Women’s Pin Event”

“Wilkens Pipe & Supply grabbed first place last night as team action opened in the Rock Island – Moline Women’s Bowling Association City Tournament at Bowladrome Lanes. Wilkens ran off 2495 actual pins and tacked on a 190-stick handicap for … Continue reading

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