Monthly Archives: November 2014

Throwback Thursday 11/27/14: “BLAZE DESTROYS LOWER FLOOR OF EAGLES’ BUILDING”

“Early Sunday Morning Fire Smolders Probably Hours Before Discovery. ESTIMATE LOSS AT $9,000 Crossed Wires or Cigar Stump on the Oiled Floor Cause – Equipment Is Ruined A peculiar blaze early Sunday morning did damage to the extent of $9,000 … Continue reading

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Around the Lanes 11/22/14

The men’s division of the 14th Annual Leatherneck Classic collegiate bowling tournament was recently held at Highland Park Bowl in Moline on November 8th and 9th. Qualifying consisted of six five-player team games on Saturday and four sets of four … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 11/20/14: “New Town & Country synthetic lanes can’t slow down scoring”

“Have you seen the new Town & Country Lanes? That center is still in the same building, located at 3636 11th Street, Rock Island. And, yes, there are still 48 lanes on which their leagues compete. The lanes, however, recently … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 11/13/14: “Nichols a whippersnapper on lanes”

“Bob Nichols may be 69 years old, but he has been bowling some fine scores of late that would be the envy of anyone half his age. The veteran right-hander blasted games of 279, 278 and 256 for a huge … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 11/6/14: “Cosper Wields Magic”

“Bob Cosper is one bowler who takes his sport seriously. He bowls five nights a week in the best leagues around, and his composite average of 202 is the best of any Quad-City bowler this year. Weekends find the husky … Continue reading

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Around the Lanes 11/3/14

Three more honor scores have been recorded in recent weeks at Sam’s Highland Park Bowl. Greg Hockett strung twelve strikes in a row for a 300 game in the Rock Island County VFW League. He finished the night with a … Continue reading

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