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Throwback Thursday 12/6/18: “Bowling Slants”

“Packed galleries witnessed the second series of events yesterday in the bowling tournament which the Rock Island branch of the Davenport Bowling association is holding at the Central alleys of Rock Island. Bowling started at noon and continued until 11 … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 11/22/18: “BROKE FIVE MEN RECORD”

“Five men broke the alley record at the Harms hotel bowling alley yesterday afternoon for the high five men score. A total of 1035 pins was secured. The bowlers and the scores they made follow: W. H. Aldrich, 224; Oscar … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 11/8/18: “BOWLING ALLEY TO BE OPENED WEDNESDAY”

“The finishing touches are being put upon the new bowling alley built by Peter Pfaff just west of his place of business on the corner of Seventh avenue and Seventeenth street and the date of opening has been set for … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 11/1/18: “Peerless Bowlers Win R. I. Tourney; Grams Rolls 638”

“The Peerless Dairy Co. won the class A championship with a team score of 2,752 in the second annual tournament of the Rock Island Bowling association last night at the Central alleys. A capacity crowd of 200 attended. Carl Grams, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 8/21/14: “Millwork Entry Wins Team Title of City Pin Tourney”

Originally posted on Greater Rock Island County USBC:
“Champs Fire 3,007 Total in Hectic Alley Session. They crowned a new champion last night as team competition in the City Bowling tournament came to an explosive conclusion at the Central alleys,…

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Throwback Thursday 10/4/18: 1957-1958 ABC Association Champion Team

The ABC awarded the patch seen below to the team champions of each association during the 1957-1958 season.

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Throwback Thursday 9/13/18: “For the bowling record”

“When Paul Andrew rolled 1,035 for his four games in the Highland Masters League on Oct. 30, he had games of 289, 266, 234 and 246. The first three add to 789, which equaled the series rolled many years ago … Continue reading

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