Rushville Republican

Sports

February 22, 2013

8 for 8 bowling club starting

RUSHVILLE — Hello bowlers ! This is Jim Ephlin, at the Rushville Bowl, where all the action is. We are putting a new event on the lanes in March called the 8 for 8 Bowling Club. This is a great concept to get people to bowl for a not very long time and for not much expense and still get a great reward.

In the 8 for 8 Bowling Club, you bowl an eight week schedule for only $8 per week and at the conclusion receive a brand new bowling ball. The program will start March 11 and conclude on April 28. It is geared toward adults ages 16 and over with teams being made up of four players. There will be different challenge games, contests and food specials during the 8 weeks. Starting time will be 4 p.m. on Sundays except the very first one will carry a 3 p.m. starting time.

When putting the program together we decided to set a goal of 24 players. I am happy to say that with two weeks to go we have 29 signed up. You can sign up as an individual, group or whole team. Stop by Rushville Bowl and pick up a registration or call (932-4963) or log on to www.RushvilleBowl.com and sign up on-line.

The first weekend of the 73rd Rushville City Championships were a shootout with quite a few good scores posted. We Don’t Care went along way toward a repeat as Scratch champions. Justin Howard, Tom Howard, Scott Carpenter, Robert Jacobs and Craig Kuhn rolled a 3,476 scratch score and with 8 pins total handicap turned in a 3,484 handicap score. Currently both scores are atop the leader board. Last year they shot 3,517 to set the house record which still stands. Schroder and Hoff from Monday Classic gave it a run and currently sit in second with 3,444 handicap.

In Doubles the team of Bob Nilo and Steve Knecht turned in a 1,464 handicap score to be first weekend leaders. Second place is Steve Knecht and Jim Ephlin with 1,413 and third is Randy Taylor and Robert Jacobs at 1,411. Justin Howard and Tom Howard lead the doubles scratch with a 1,367 score.

The Singles competition produced great scores with Mark Angle emerging as week one handicap leader. Mark shot an 804 followed by Kenny Pursifull 777 and Craig Kuhn 756. Craig rolled the best scratch score for the first weekend with a 735.    

Proud Dad I am, I need to report that J.T. won his fifth TKO Bowling event of his career in Noblesville last weekend at Cooper’s Stardust Bowl. Bowling in the 0 Division, he rolled qualifying games of 193 - 211 -237 -223- 218 - 230 to finish as #1 qualifier. In the championship match he faced Aubree Trexler who had finished third in the state the day before in the State High School Bowling Championships. J.T. came out on top 196 - 171 to take the title.

Proud dad # 2 makes me tell you how well the Lady Lions did with my daughter Annie on the sideline cheering them on. Yes that’s Annie you see at the home games flying through the air.

Currently in league play members of the Rushville USBC BA can enter a sweeper to try to win an entry into the upcoming Todd Funeral Centre Shootout. The sweeper has a low entry fee of five dollars and has the bowlers using their league score to see it they win. It’s a great tournament and if you win the sweeper you save $20 off the price of an entry. The Shootout will be held on Sunday April 24.

Next week a wrap up on the City Championships and a look at the Professional Bowlers Tour.

 

1
Text Only
Sports
  • Vikings suspend Priefer for 3 games MINNEAPOLIS (AP) —- The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluw

    July 22, 2014

  • Sports Briefs RCHS fall practicesRCHS practice for fall sports begins the first of August. Athletes must have a physical on file in the athletic office prior to practicing.Practices begin on the following schedule:Aug. 1Golf – 9 a.m. at Antler PointeAug. 4Volleyba

    July 22, 2014

  • spt-rv072214-mtqrl pic Matt Arrington wins at the Montpelier On Saturday night at the Montpelier Motor Speedway, the Midwest TQ Racing League presented by Jenmarco.com had another first time winner when Matt Arrington of Columbus became the 20th different feature winner in MTQRL history.Arrington, driving Terr

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Popup drops and Reds get swept by Yankees NEW YORK (AP) — A miserable weekend for the Cincinnati Reds ended with an embarrassing gaffe.Jacoby Ellsbury got four hits and scored the winning run in the ninth inning on Brian McCann’s pop-fly single that dropped near three Reds in shallow right f

    July 22, 2014

  • Stewart back racing Sprint cars after wreck Tony Stewart was back in a sprint car on Friday night, winning a race in the same series he raced in when he broke two bones in his right leg.It was unknown if this is Stewart’s first sprint car race this season because he didn’t announce when he’d c

    July 22, 2014

  • Woods says Watson should pick him for Ryder Cup HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the Ryder Cup team.His first major of the year, and second tournament since March 31 back surgery, wasn’t much of an audition for U.S.

    July 22, 2014

  • Sports Briefs RCHS fall practicesRCHS practice for fall sports begins the first of August. Athletes must have a physical on file in the athletic office prior to practicing.Practices begin on the following schedule:Aug. 1Golf – 9 a.m. at Antler PointeAug. 4Volleyba

    July 18, 2014

  • spt-rv071514-mtqrl pic Combs, Arnold capture MTQRL features The Midwest TQ Racing League presented by Jenmarco.com closed out their 2014 County Fair season on July 9 at the Bartholomew County Fair in Columbus.Ronnie Combs started the 25-lap feature on the outside of row two, took the lead from polesitter Bret

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sports Briefs Hayes scores 21, leads Dream past Fever INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored 21 points, Erika de Souza had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and the Atlanta Dream had big first-half run and beat the Indiana Fever 93-74 on Saturday night.Angel McCoughtry

    July 15, 2014

  • spt-rv071514-AK column pic One of my island adventures I want to take a moment to tell you of an adventure – one with six brave souls out in unseen territory. The adventure takes place on an island just off the coast of Florida.It was a sweltering hot summer day on the island. Despite the heat from Mothe

    July 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.