Monthly Archives: October 2015

Throwback Thursday 10/29/15: 1972-1973 Rock Island Bowling Association

Pictured above are members of the Rock Island Bowling Association for the 1972-1973 season. The back row consists of Dave McCall, Glenn Jump, Noda Nielsen, Lou Hudson, Carter Nicholsen, Jim McCorvey and Bob Merrideth. Herb Casperson, Dave Neal, Al Nesseler, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 10/22/15: “Town & Country Owner Vows To Rebuild After Fire Destroys Bowling Alley”

“He’d been going to that bowling alley for decades — as a student, as a coach and as a family man — but early Tuesday, he watched that part of his life be devoured by flames. “I’ve been telling people … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 10/15/15: “Family Fun Center Here To Stay

“The Family Fun Center has a new manager and plans to put the family emphasis back in the entertainment center, owner Ken Auker said Friday. Mr. Auker was one of three original owners who transformed the former Plaza Central Bowl … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 10/8/15: “Peterson, Whitmore Cop City Bowling Titles on Last Day”

“Harold Peterson took over the top spot in the singles and Cal Whitmore bowled into first place in the all events division in the final rolling of the Moline City Bowling association’s tourney yesterday at LeClaire alleys. Yellow Cab held … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 10/1/15: “Colman Florist Wins Booster Team Title; Modern Woodmen Second”

“Larry Lichstein of Hartford, Conn., won the all-events, and finished third in the singles and doubles in the classic-or pro-division of the 66th annual American Bowling Congress Tournament. Rock Island was well represented in the tournament as Colman Florist grabbed … Continue reading

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