NLAC USBC ANNUAL MEETING SET FOR MAY 15

North LA County USBC has scheduled their annual meeting for Saturday, May 15th at 2pm (login by 1:45pm).  Your membership is valuable to us and we invite all current members to attend the meeting.  Your voice and vote are very important!  This year’s meeting will be virtual, and all attendees…

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BOWLMOR SANTA MONICA CLOSED

We’re sorry to say that Bowlmor Santa Monica has permanently closed. We have deeply appreciated your patronage and support over the years. We’ve made great bowling memories together, and we would like to continue to do so by inviting you to bowl with us at Bowlero Mar Vista! This nearby center…

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Bob Olivia Passed Away

If you bowled league at Pickwick you knew Bob Olivia. A kooky Afro, a big smile, a cigarette and a glass of wine…this was Bobby. Bobby was a long time, excellent secretary of Wednesday and Sunday night leagues. The association appreciated his timely award applications and his willingness to help….

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In Memory of James Knapp (1995-2020)

It is with deep sadness to announce that one of our past CA youth bowlers has unexpectedly passed away on April 27, 2020. James Knapp won our 2015 Best Bowlers Come from California Scholarship award and bowled league at many centers in SoCal. James bowled collegiate and attended Huntington University…

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2020 ADULT CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS

SANTA CLARITA LANES Saugus PRIZE MONEY PAYOUT UNOFFICIAL RESULTS • USBC Certified • HANDICAP: 80% of 230 • 2 DIVISIONS: OPEN & WOMEN • 4 Person Teams TOURNAMENT DATES: February 15-16, 2020 February 22-23, 2020 $30 Per Event / $10 All-Events Optional Scratch Division available per event

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Now, Kelly Gold Has Done It All

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer LAS VEGAS – Kelly Gold’s name certainly fits because she was the Golden Girl in bowling in the San Fernando Valley for many, many years. Mixing her striking good looks and outgoing charm with extraordinary bowling, Kelly asserted herself as everyone’s favorite among San Fernando Valley-area…

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2020 YOUTH CLUB TOURNAMENT RESULTS

(Open, 500, 600 & 700 Divisions) Sunday, January 12, 2020 Bowl: 9:30am – Check-in: 8:30am MATADOR BOWL Northridge UNOFFICIAL RESULTS 1st place: $100 Youth Scholarship per Division* 4 Champions receive a FREE entry into the Diddy Watts Youth State Singles Challenge Qualifier (Aug 2020 at Rancho Bowl, Santa Maria) Eligibility Rules:…

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2020 Youth Championships Results

TEAM EVENT: Winnetka Bowl Winnetka DOUBLES & SINGLES: Harley’s Valley Bowl Simi Valley DATES: November 16-17, 2019 FINAL RESULTS ALL-EVENTS RESULTS Special thanks to Bonaventure & Vanessa for taking the photos and adding to the scholarship fund! Each event will be split equally into A & B Divisions USBC CERTIFIED HDCP: 100%…

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Jeremy Davis and His Team Enjoy a Boffo Night

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – It’s extremely rare when a bowler rolls his or her first 300 and first 800 series on the same night. But Jeremy Davis pulled off that bowling Daily Double on Dec. 9 in the star-studded River Maniacs league at Winnetka Bowl. Jeremy blasted an…

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An Army of Mighty ‘Mikes’ All in One League

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – “You say ‘Mike’ and all the heads turn.” So said Mike Easley about the plethora of bowlers named “Mike” in the Guys and Dolls league at Winnetka Bowl. The Tuesday night league, in fact, sports eight “Mikes” scattered among its 20 teams. That comes…

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Senior Shoots House Record 886 at Winnetka Bowl

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – What does it take to elevate one’s league average from 227 to 236? How about crushing a stratospheric 886 series? That’s exactly what Frank Chiodo did Oct. 16 with one of the most brilliant performances in Los Angeles-area history. Bowling in Wednesday’s star-studded Mixed…

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There Was a Real Buzz Around Cathy Pia

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – Remember Buzz Fazio? Cathy Pia certainly does. Actually, make that Cathy Fazio Pia, a free spirit in Winnetka Bowl’s Funtimers senior league. Buzz Fazio is one of the greatest bowlers ever and Cathy is Buzz’s granddaughter. Buzz, nicknamed the “Buzzer,” is actually Basil “Buzz”…

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2019-20 YOUTH CITY RESULTS

TEAM EVENT: Winnetka Bowl Winnetka DOUBLES & SINGLES: Harley’s Valley Bowl Simi Valley DATES: November 16-17, 2019 DOWNLOAD UNOFFICIAL RESULTS All-Events Champions will receive: Boys – Cathy Wells Scholarship Award Girls – Diddy Watts Scholarship Award Awards Banquet: Saturday, January 11, 2020 BANQUET FLYER   John Mehlum Jr – 299…

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2019 SENIOR SINGLES RESULTS

Separate Divisions for Men & Women USBC Certified 3 games on the same pair of lanes CORBIN BOWL Tarzana SAT, NOVEMBER 9-10, 2019 DOWNLOAD UNOFFICIAL RESULTS (pdf) Winners in each division receive an entry into the CA Senior Singles Aug 2020 in San Diego. WOMEN A Division: Super Senior 1st Myra…

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Bowlers Flip Over Their Fun Antics

CaliforniaBowlingNews.com by Fred Eisenhammer WINNETKA – It’s called “handstand bowling.” At least that’s what James Kerr and Taylor Krasne call it. Bowlers shouldn’t try this at home. Nor should they attempt such an athletic move at a bowling center. But just for fun on one very late Tuesday night at…

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2019 RED MCKENZIE ADULT/YOUTH NO-TAP DOUBLES RESULTS

Sunday, August 18, 2019 MATADOR BOWL Northridge 1st place: $100 youth scholarship per division (minimum 20 entries per division) USBC Certified • $50 Team Entry Fee $1400 Awarded in Scholarships Scratch Division 1st  $250 – (PW) Brody La Rose Handicap Division 1st   $300 – (JC) Aaron Calica 2nd  $250 – (CO) Brenner Kwan-Golden…

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2019 ADULT/YOUTH DOUBLES RESULTS

Sunday, May 19, 2019 HARLEY’S VALLEY BOWL Simi Valley $100 Scholarship for First Place youth per division (minimum 20 entries per division) USBC Certified 3 Champion Teams receive a FREE entry into the SoCal Bowling Smackdown Adult/Youth Doubles Tournament (June 2019) Download Results Chase Simmons Div A Champion and $325 scholarship…

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2018-19 NLAC YOUTH TRAVEL

$5375 in scholarships awarded in 2019 NLAC Adult/Youth travel league Congratulations Champions: Isabel Van Aalst & Ryan Van Aalst (both youth!)   Youth earn scholarships! • Sunday mornings • 3 games Doubles Format • USBC Certified HARLEY’S SIMI September 9 October 7 HARLEY’S VALLEY February 10 JEWEL CITY December 16…

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2019 CITY TOURNAMENT RESULTS

TEAM EVENT: VALENCIA LANES 23700 Lyons Ave Newhall, CA 91321 DOUBLES/SINGLES: SANTA CLARITA LANES 21615 Soledad Canyon Rd Saugus, CA 91350 PRIZE LIST UNOFFICIAL RESULTS UNOFFICIAL RESULTS OPT SCRATCH Congratulations Dan Verble 1st Place Singles and All-Events • USBC Certified • HANDICAP: 80% of 230 • 2 DIVISIONS: OPEN &…

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