The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


October 24, 2013

Good week for Monday Nite No-Tap League

No special reports, so let’s get right into our league submissions.

George Gouard rolled 87 pins over his average for a 278 game, and a 693 series in the Monday Nite No-Tap League. Others bowling 50 or more pin above their averages were Cal Richards 269 (87), Jimmy Scruggs 253 (67), Albert Syass 210 (57) and McKenna Smith 184 (78). Sue Strong topped out with a 636 series.

The Monday Morning Ladies League in Westville reports that Phyllis Rhutan picked up the 4-7-10.

The Tuesday Nite Go Getters had some great games with the following: Sandy West 177 (61) and 465 series (117), Laura Wright 482 series (117), and Joe Blagg 233 (54). Split conversions: Tracy Smith 3-4, and 6-7-10, and Joe Blagg, 3-6-7-10.

On Danville’s west side, the TLC League at Bulans has recorded the following bowlers with 50 or more pins over average this past week: Stephen Forshier 220, and Don Coan rolled games of 269, 235, and 248 for a 752 series.

High rollers for the Senior League are Jim Thomas 214 (52), Pam Jeffers 195 (64), Joe Stokes 193 (58), John Ramsey 227 (57), Darlene Edwards 158 (52), and Houston Key 215 (52). Split conversions were Dot McDaniel the 4-5-7 and Joe Stokes with the 9-10.

Your writer had the pleasure of subbing with a team on the Friday Nite Mixed League consisting of Rod Golden, and Steve and Tina Zaayre. While there, was told that Dustin Dalby converted the Big 4 split, and Eric Crockett picked up the 2-4-6-10.

In Hoopeston, the Fast Lanes Bowling Center had Marvin Dobkins rolling a high game of 237 and a high series of 647 this past Sunday. Leslie Hardcastle rolled a 195, with a 545 series. Then on Thursday, Chad Bruens rolled a 279 with a 760 series, while Bob Hamilton had a 248 game with a 666 series in the Friday Nite League. Remember, this Sunday, starting at 11 a.m., there will be a Bowlers Choice Tournament. They will also be having a spaghetti fundraiser.

Across the state line in Covington in the Friday Nite League had the following bowlers rolling 50 or more pins over average: Gary Edmiston 200 (57), Judy Gebhart 189 (51), Roger Gossett 213 (64), Jim Hensley 204 (58), Dewaine Bowling 190 (60), Christina Mikel 157 (52), and Katrina Edwards with a 242 (56).

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