Rushville Republican

Sports

May 25, 2013

8 for 8 Bowling Club

RUSHVILLE — Hello bowling fans! This is Jim Ephlin, at the Rushville Bowl, where all the action is.

We have turned the corner on winter so that means summer leagues are forming with the emphasis on fun. We will be running the very popular 8-for-8 bowling club for youth bowlers. This program is targeted to 5-12 years old boys and girls. The name explains the program very well as it is 8 weeks of bowling for only $8 per week.

That alone is an attractive offer but the kicker is that every participant receives a brand new bowling ball. This is an introduction to a lifetime sport in a very non-competitive way. We will bowl on Sundays at 4 p.m. beginning June 2 and completing the program June 21. Being the summer there will be some conflicts like vacations or trips but that will be no problem as players can pre-bowl or make up scores.

Each session should last no longer than two hours and parents or guardians are encouraged to come watch the fun. You can sign up the youth bowler in your house by calling Rushville Bowl at 932-5389. Registration is also offered on line at www.RushvilleBowl.com. Just click on the 8-for-8 poster and it will take you to a registration screen. Those who received a flyer at their school can fill those out and drop them off at Rushville Bowl. Finally you can email a request to join to mrbowling1@frontier.com.

We ran this program last December and January and over 60 youth took part.

We will offer two bowling leagues for adults this summer, one being the Thursday Mixed No Tap and the other will be the Tuesday Singles League. Thursday No Tap had their opening night May 23 with 10 teams on the lanes. Participants bowl three games getting strikes even if they only knock down nine pins. It’s not too late to join.

The third summer league will be on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and teams will be made up of one. That’s right, it’s what is called a singles league. So if you want to bowl you have a team. Standings will be kept on an individual basis not a team basis as most of us are used to. You can win anywhere from 0-9 points on a given night. You will bowl on a 3- person unit every night, competing against another 3-person unit. We plan to bowl just 10 sessions and it is a handicapped league.

The Rushville USBC held their annual bowling banquet on Tuesday, May 7. A crowd right at 100 ate dinner together and offered congratulations to the winners of the different events held during the past year.

Bob Nilo received Senior Player of the Year honors for the second time in his career. Jim Todd was named winner of the “Crack Owens” award given to the person with a great attitude, a great on lanes demeanor and just generally the type of person everyone would like to have as a teammate.

The final award is the very prestigious “Player of the Year” award. This years winner participated in two leagues with perfect attendance in one and only one missed night in the other. He bowled in all three major events of the year and recorded 128 games over 200. He bowled a 800 series and two perfect games within 17 days of each other. I’m very pleased to announce this years Bowler of the Year as Todd Howard.

He joins his brother, father and uncle as a Player of the Year. Congratulations Todd!

1
Text Only
Sports
  • spt-rv041814-softball pic Lincoln edges Lady Lions 3-2 Cambridge City Lincoln pitcher Sydney Griffin was dominant in the circle as the Lady Golden Eagles face Rushville in softball action Thursday. The pitcher punched out 15 Lady Lions via the strike out en route to the 3-2 victory. The Lady Lions drop t

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • spt-rv041814-baseball pic Lions tie school record in loss to Union County LIBERTY - Rushville pitchers tied a school record with 18 strikeouts against Union County Thursday. Unfortunately for the Lions, the Patriots scored four runs in the first inning on one hit en route to the 9-3 victory. Michael Tague started and took

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lady Netters improve to 2-0 BROOKVILLE - Despite the frigid conditions, the Lady Lions tennis team traveled to Franklin County Tuesday and returned with a 4-1 victory over the Lady Wildcats. The Lady Lions are now 2-0 on the season and 1-0 in conference play. "For our second ma

    April 18, 2014

  • Sports Briefs RCHS events Today Baseball: Connersville at Rushville, 5:30 p.m. Golf: Morristown, Waldron at Rushville, 4:30 p.m. Saturday Golf: Rushville at Richmond Inv., noon Softball: Rushville at East Central, 11 a.m. Monday Softball: Rushville at Greensburg,

    April 18, 2014

  • Chargers edge Lion golfers The Lion golf team opened the season at home against North Decatur. The Chargers posted a 189-192 victory in the varsity match and a 210-221 victory in the reserve match. Rushville's Nate Hoeing and North's Dayne Lakey shared meet medalist honors wit

    April 18, 2014

  • Lions dominate Jackets on the track The Lion track and field team dominated visiting Morristown 120-11. The Lions' 3200-meter relay team of Dalton Miller, Evan Dyer, Patrick Duffy and Luke Sheehan posted a winning time of 9:27.52 to open the meet. Jeremy Hallgarth ran a personal best :

    April 15, 2014

  • Sports Briefs RCHS events Today Track: Connersville at Rushville, 5:30 p.m. Softball: Rushville at North Decatur, 4:30 p.m. Baseball: Batesville at Rushville, 6:30 p.m. Tennis: Rushville at Franklin County, 4:45 p.m. Wednesday Baseball: New Castle at Rushville, 5

    April 15, 2014

  • Lady Lions win tennis opener LIBERTY - The Lady Lion tennis team opened the season with a 4-1 victory over Union County. "It's hard to find any precision on the court with a 25-mph wind gusting to 30, but our kids did a good job of fighting through the adverse weather conditions

    April 15, 2014

  • Lady Lions run by Jackets On a windy afternoon, the Lady Lion track team posted a 92-35 victory over visiting Morristown. Rushville's 3200-meter relay team of Kayla Fogg, Monica Dougherty, Arielle Ordas and Brandi Adkins started the meet off with a winning time of 11:20.6. In

    April 15, 2014

  • spt-rv041514-golden col pic In Lance the Pacers trust? Why not? The trials and tribulations of the Indiana Pacers are well-documented. Fast start, bad finish, question marks all-around entering a pivotal game Sunday against the formidable Oklahoma City Thunder. Due to the Keystone Kops finish in the Eastern Confe

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

NCAA Photo Roundup
NCAA Top 25
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.