Monthly Archives: September 2016

Throwback Thursday 9/29/16: “East Moline Bowlers Form Own City Pin Association”

“Bowlers in East Moline Sunday completed arrangements to pull away from the Moline-East Moline City Bowling Association and form their own city organization in a meeting at Rocket Alleys. Election of officers at the meeting climaxed the move, which has … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 9/22/16: “Two 300s, same ball, seven years apart”

“Pam Petersen quickly caught the attention of those bowling in the Trio Classic League when she tossed strike after strike in the opening line of her Sept. 21 session. When that game ended, the automatic scorer flashed “300” after Petersen’s … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 9/15/16: Moline’s First 300 Game

-The Rock Island Argus March 19, 1919

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Throwback Thursday 9/8/16: “Maher Scores First Quad-City 800 Series”

“John Maher has become the first man in the Quad Cities area to record an 800 three game total. His gigantic series came on October 25 at Abbe Lanes, Abingdon, when he posted 29 strikes in three games for an … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 9/1/16: “Moline Teen Rolls State Record 864”

“Moline bowler Randy Hawk was on strike Saturday at the Family Fun Center.┬áBut instead of holding out for more money like Major League Baseball players, the 16-year-old Moline High School junior was holding nothing back as a huge crowd looked … Continue reading

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