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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 annoyingly for their return. How …

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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 of people huddled behind him …

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Siena Cawelti Had ‘Phenomenal Time’ at Golden Ladies

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer LAS VEGAS – came home last week from the 27th National Golden Ladies Classic in Las Vegas – and she returned ecstatic after competing alongside more than 100 of the top women bowlers in the country. She didn’t return from Las Vegas as a conquering hero . . . then again, …

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Look Who Will Be Bowling Again After 4-Year Absence

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com| by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – Big news. Really big news. There will be somewhat of a new face exploding his ball down the lanes in Wednesday’s “Mixed Classic Handicap” summer league at Winnetka Bowl. That will be Mike Willis, who local bowling aficionados might recognize as the efficient and affable longtime general manager at …

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It’s No Snow Job – Winnetka Bowl’s Mike Willis Still Going Strong

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – In 1989, the Ladies Pro Bowlers Tour made a stop at Canoga Park Bowl for one of its national tournaments. “I remember waking up that morning and looking out in the yard and it was all white,” says Mike Willis, who was running the tournament. It was snow. Snow …

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USBC HALL OF FAMER BETTY MIVELAZ DIES AT 86

bowl.com March 6, 2017 ARLINGTON, Texas – Betty Mivelaz of Tujunga, California, a United States Bowling Congress Hall of Famer, died Feb. 26. She was 86. Mivelaz had a banner year on the lanes in 1967, winning the Professional Women’s Bowling Association National Championships and capturing a Classic Team title at the USBC Women’s Championships …

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LASSI St. Patty’s Day Singles No-Tap Tournament at Pinz

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It’s 92 and Counting for Charles Kenny

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer NORTHRIDGE – “I’ve got to get on my horse.” So said Charles Kenny, who is nearing 100 perfect games in his career and is pushing to accomplish that rare feat in a hurry. Kenny would love to hit the 100 mark in the Los Angeles area before he relocates with girlfriend …

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Matador Bowling 2.0 class – Starts March 20

Matador Bowling 2.0 Class Starts March 20 at 6pm 4 week class $20 fee Certified personal coaching Opportunity to join a 12 for 12 Get a Ball League when done.

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Battered ‘Black Beauty’ Shines for 55 Years for Jerry Simmons

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – “Black Beauty” is showing its age and it’s not a pretty sight. After more than 55 years of devoted service, Jerry Simmons’ prehistoric Brunswick bowling ball has fallen on hard times. Through the years, the ball has sustained its share of nicks and bruises. But now . . . …

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For Adam Lew, His First 300 Was Definitely a Merry Occasion

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – Adam Lew is still beaming over his first 300 game. The powerful 34-year-old right-hander nailed his perfecto in his first game of league play in December at Winnetka Bowl, finishing with a flashy 766 series (300, 256, 210). The final shot didn’t come easily for Adam. “Like most people, …

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Look What Beat Out the Bowling Center at Janss Mall

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer THOUSAND OAKS – There was so much optimism when it was announced in August 2013 that a bowling center was planned for Janss Marketplace in the east Ventura County city of Thousand Oaks. And even when it appeared something was dragging out the process, local bowlers clinged to the hope that …

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Mike & Sami Rice Still Going Strong

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – Mike and Sami Rice celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary at Winnetka Bowl last week, doing what they’ve been doing every Tuesday night – serving as league secretaries for the “Guys and Dolls” league. The reports are untrue that the San Fernando Valley couple has worked as “Guys and Dolls” …

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Bowling World Mourns Candy Adams – ‘a Very Sweet Lady’

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com By Fred Eisenhammer A year and a half ago, Candy Adams was asked about her rare bowling feat in which she recorded spares in all 10 frames. “I was really sweating it on the 10th frame,” she said with a smile. She was asked how many pins she knocked down on her final spare, …

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Englehart – This Master Passes Muster When It Comes to 300s

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – If you can’t afford to hire a coach at some point in the New Year, perhaps there are other ways to maximize your bowling talents. One can always read a bowling book and survey all the suggestions – one of my favorite books is Steve Felege’s “The Essentials of …

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For Johnnie Englehart, Bowling Can Wait This Time

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – Elite bowler Johnnie Englehart has racked up another three perfect games in 2016, making it 66 in his career. Just another ho-hum year for Englehart? Not exactly. When Englehart looks back at 2016, he won’t be dwelling on his multiple 300 games. Rather he will be savoring a side …

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Gene Lane Gobbles Up Another No-Tap Title

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer TARZANA – Winning the After-Thanksgiving Doubles No-Tap Tournament is getting to be old hat for Gene Lane. For the second straight year, Lane’s team claimed first place in Corbin Bowl’s handicap no-tap doubles tournament. Lane, who averages 172, combined with a sizzling Jim Harvey to finish with a composite 1,760 for …

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Alyse McCown Wins Top USBC Honor

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer GLENDALE – It was Mission Accomplished for Alyse McCown. A year ago, McCown had told a reporter that she had hoped to win the North Los Angeles County USBC honor for posting the top women’s average for the 2015-16 season. Earlier this month, McCown received that very award in a presentation at Corbin Bowl in Tarzana. McCown fashioned a 221 average at …

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Justin Pluchino Blisters His First 800 Series

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – It didn’t take long before Justin Pluchino got acclimated to the adult bowling leagues. Two months after he graduated from the youth leagues, the 20-year-old Pluchino crushed his first 800 series. Pluchino, a Professional Bowlers Assn. Tour aspirant, rifled scores of 267, 263 and 279 to finish with an 809 during competition in the Men’s Classic Handicap League at Winnetka Bowl. “I …

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OVER/UNDER DOUBLES TOURNAMENT

Saturday, December 3, 2016 1:00 P.M. Entry Fee $40 per team USBC Certified Download Tournament Flyer WINNETKA BOWL 20122 Vanowen St. Winnetka, CA 91306 818.340.5190 www.winnetkabowl.net   One bowler age 50 & above and one bowler age 49 or below per team. One division for all teams. Teams will bowl a 4 game qualifying round. The …

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Lassi November 18-20 Tournament

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Karaoke Singers Take Their Best Shots at Corbin Bowl

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer TARZANA – Bowling centers aren’t just bowling centers. In fact, they’ve been so much more for a very long time. Corbin Bowl in Tarzana, for instance, has showcased a weekly karaoke night for more than 20 years. The program has lured a slew of celebrities who have dropped in unexpectedly. Tennis star Venus Williams reportedly was one high-profile individual who visited Corbin Bowl’s karaoke lounge about five years ago …

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Art Rosenberg Rarin’ to Get Back in the Game

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA — For someone who’s bowled about 50 years in leagues, Art Rosenberg didn’t expect his most memorable achievement in the sport to come at age 65. But on Oct. 13, 2015, Art turned in a performance at Winnetka Bowl that was absolutely striking – and unexpected. Art blasted a 256 game in a …

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Adult/Youth No-Tap Tournament at Buena Lanes

Adult/Junior Doubles 9-Pin No-Tap Tournament BUENA LANES 1788 S. Mesa Verde Ventura 805-677-7770 ext. 305 One Saturday each month: 10/22/16 12/10/16 1/14/17 2/11/17 3/11/17 4/15/17 5/13/17 (dates subject to change) DOWNLOAD FLYER TIME: 5:00 pm check-in, start at 5:30 pm – note time change COST: $12.00 per bowler FORMAT: 4 games of 9-pin no-tap bowling HANDICAP: …

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