Monthly Archives: August 2016

Throwback Thursday 8/25/16: “Old Time Record Still Solid In The Pocket”

“The Maestro Of The Alleys Carries On He took a deep breath, looked into the yawning maw of the bowling alley and at the 10 pins standing far down the shining lane. He considered the score sheet and took a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 8/18/16: “History Proves Ackley’s Count Only 3rd Highest”

“Best way possible to straighten out a bit of history is to record it inaccurately to start with. This happened last Tuesday with the story of Eleanor Ackley’s momentous night at Highland Park Bowl, Moline, when she cracked out a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 8/11/16: “Sands Storms Lanes For RIBA Series Scoring Mark”

“Al Sands, an Eldridge resident who is the bowling manager at the Family Fun Center in Rock Island, set a new Rock Island Bowling Association scoring record last week when he authored a mammouth 856 series in the 4-10 League … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 8/4/16: “ORGANIZATION OF BOWLING LEAGUE IS PERFECTED”

“Last evening the organization of the Tri-City Bowling league was perfected at a meeting held at the Central alleys in this city. There are to be six clubs in the league, two from the Central alleys here, two from the … Continue reading

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