Monthly Archives: January 2015

Throwback Thursday 1/29/15: “Newman Perfect in City League”

“Willie Newman and the Rock Island City League picked the coldest night of the winter to record their hottest night of the bowling season last night at Town & Country Lanes. While the temperature outside was sinking to 17 degrees … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 1/22/15: 1961-1962 American Bowling Congress Awards Program

During the 1961-1962 season, the American Bowling Congress issued awards for 638 perfect games, 478 299 games and 271 298 games. The various awards that were available for each accomplishment during the 1961-1962 season can be seen below.

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Throwback Thursday 1/15/15: “Last frame for bowling column”

“One day, probably in August 1977, I was visiting the sports department of what was then The Moline Daily Dispatch. Just before I left the area, the late Paul Carlson, who was then the sports editor, asked me if I … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 1/8/15: “Remy, 64, rolls incredible 877”

“When Harv Remy of Moline took to the lanes for his season-opening session of the Senior Travel League this past Monday, he had little idea of what lay ahead. However, 90 minutes later, the right-hander had laid claim to one … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 1/1/15: “Fires 780 With 299 Final Game”

“Jim Thomas set a Rock Island Bowling Association three-game mark last night when he ripped Town & Country Lanes apart for a 780 series and a 299 game in the Rock Island City League. The mark, believed to be the … Continue reading

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