Monthly Archives: April 2015

Throwback Thursday 4/30/15

This will be the final Throwback Thursday of the 2014-2015 bowling season. The Throwback Thursday posts will begin once again in August. Below is a picture of the Quad Cities bowling scene circa 1948. Advertisements

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Throwback Thursday 4/23/15: 1948-1949 Rock Island Industrial League

Below are the final standings for the Rock Island Industrial League from the 1948-1949 season. The league bowled at the Topspot Alleys in Rock Island. At this time, weekly league fees were $1.50 per bowler. As with league fees, scoring … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 4/16/15: “The Retirees bowling up a storm”

“The Retirees team in the Jolly Boys League at Town and Country Lanes recently posted a 675 game, a very good figure for a three-man team. This is especially true when considering the age of the team’s members. Walt McDonald, … Continue reading

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Around the Lanes 4/10/15

The Greater Rock Island County USBC recently held the 2015 Youth Championship Tournament at Milan Lanes. The tournament consisted of four divisions: Bantam, Prep, Junior and Major. Brylie Davis won the Bantam singles division with a 392 three game handicap total. The … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 4/9/15: “Two 300s for Masters”

“Mike Einfeldt and the rest of the Highland Masters bowling league had just finished watching Chris Bauman roll a perfect 300 game, when he began stringing  the strikes himself. Minutes later, the league was watching him complete the second 300 … Continue reading

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Around the Lanes 4/7/15

Highland Park Bowl in Moline has seen several big series rolled in recent months, the highest being an 848 bowled by Rob Genz in the Rock Island County VFW League. Genz started with a 248 game then threw 24 strikes … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 4/2/15: “Wruck’s 300 a first”

“Nancy Wruck’s perfect 300 game Sunday on the final day of the Dispatch Handicap Singles Bowling Tournament at Highland Park Bowl was the first perfect game ever by a woman in an Illinois house in the Quad-Cities – and the … Continue reading

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