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Eric Ott Named League Leader at PINZ

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer STUDIO CITY – Surprise! It was announced last week that PINZ Bowling Center has a new director of leagues and league operations. What’s the surprise? The surprise is that PINZ has sported a flourishing array of leagues throughout its 60-year existence. That fact is overshadowed by …

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LA WORLD POLICE & FIRE GAMES

Aug 8-11 2017 Pinz 12655 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA 91604 (818) 769-7600 SCHEDULE: Tuesday – Practice day Wed – Singles Thursday – Doubles Friday – Team and medals awards FORMAT: Each event – 5 games Squads: 9am and 1pm You must be a law officer or a fire fighter in order to …

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Just Call Him ‘Miracle’ Martino

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – Do you believe in miracles? Tom Martino does. He lived through one. “He’s so frickin’ lucky. He’s lucky to be alive – and his son too,” said Loree Zeller, one of Martino’s friends. Martino, a veteran bowler who recently smoked a personal-best 267, got …

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2017 Adult Youth Smackdown Results

NLAC QUALIFYING: Saturday, June 3, 2017 1pm & 4pm WINNETKA BOWL 3 games total The top 4 teams in each division/location will qualify to the Finals to be held the next day at Cal Bowl. FINALS: Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 10am CAL BOWL, Lakewood Top 8 in each division qualify to …

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Teammates: Englehart 814, Kurtz 798

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned high-scoring shootout between two bowlers. Sometimes, it happens with a teammate and sometimes it happens against a member of an opposing team. Four years ago, Mike Weekley and Bill Plummer engaged in a high-energy, spirited duel on Lanes …

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Here’s a Couple of Winners

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WOODLAND HILLS – Say what you want about all the negatives about league bowling. And there’s plenty to say. There’s the frequent profanity by bowlers and oftentimes crude gestures. There’s the lack of courtesy with bowlers wandering off when it’s their turn, leaving others to wait …

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It’s a Dramatic Ending for Chris Ivey

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – Seconds after it was over, Chris Ivey addressed the approaching throng of onlookers. “Thanks everyone for not crowding behind me,” said Chris triumphantly. He was beaming after completing his first perfect game in dramatic fashion. Chris appreciated that he wasn’t distracted by a swarm …

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2017 City Championship Results

2017 ADULT CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS DOUBLES/SINGLES – VALENCIA LANES TEAM – WINNETKA BOWL March 4-5 & 11-12 PRIZE LISTING Click here for unofficial results – Handicap Click here for unofficial results – Optional Scratch HONOR SCORES: Charles Kenny 269-279-299 = 847 (Doubles) Jim Harvey 279-278-268 = 825 (Doubles)     Winner of Ladies Team Wine Basket Drawing: …

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