Monthly Archives: October 2014

Throwback Thursday 10/30/14: “Bateman deserving of Hall induction”

“This past Saturday, Oct. 16, was a memorable day for Rock Island’s Lee “Buddy” Bateman, his induction into the Illinois Bowling Association Hall of Fame. Ceremonies were at the Empress Hotel in Joliet. Bateman is quite unassuming over his being … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 10/23/14: “RI Ladies League celebrates 80th year”

“The Rock Island Ladies League, which bowls on Tuesday at Town & Country Bowl, has been around for a very long time. It was way back in 1926 when the league, then called the Rock Island Girls, first took to … Continue reading

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Around the Lanes 10/18/14

Over the past few weeks there have been several more honor scores bowled at Highland Park Bowl. On October 19th, Randy Creen bowled the first 300 game of his career in the Friday Night Short Crew League. Steve Danay rolled … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 10/16/14: “Oaks Takes Team Lead”

  “Bob Cosper blasted out the fifth 700 series of the 38th annual Rock Island Bowling Association Tournament at Town & Country Lanes last night, leading The Oaks of the Rock Island Classic League into first place in the team … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 10/9/14: “ALLEYS TO SOON OPEN”

“Central to Be One of the Finest Bowling Establishments in West. SECOND FLOOR FOR THE LADIES First to Be for General Public – J. D. Sperry to Be Manager. The Central bowling alleys at 1903 and 1905 Second avenue, are … Continue reading

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Around the Lanes 10/4/14

The 2014-2015 bowling season is just over a month old and there have already been several honor scores rolled at Sam’s Highland Park Bowl, most of which coming from the Highland Park Early Birds League. Dan Waline rolled games of … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 10/2/14: “Bowling era nears end at Sixth Ave. Recreation”

“Sixth Avenue Recreation in Moline, the “senior-citizen” of area bowling centers, will cease to exist after the current season, according to proprietors Lloyd Moseley and Wick Armstrong. Their lease with the Eagles Lodge, will not be renewed when it expires … Continue reading

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