News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Kegler's Korner

October 15, 2006

Kegler’s Korner: Bunting, Breshears excelling in collegiate ranks

TERRE HAUTE — A pair of talented products of junior bowling programs in Terre Haute are taking their abundant bowling skills to major universities this season.

Kara Bunting, a graduate of Terre Haute South, is currently one of four freshmen on the Purdue University women’s bowling team. Bunting competed in both the Terre Haute Bowling Center and Vigo Bowl junior programs.

Meanwhile, Allen Breshears, a graduate of Terre Haute North, is a freshman on the men’s bowling team at Vincennes University. Breshears still competes in the Imperial Lanes junior program.

The Purdue women’s team started its season with a second-place performance in the Hammer Midwest Collegiate Bowling Tournament at Wauwatosa, Wis. on Oct. 7-8. In a field of 21 teams, the Boilers finished behind only last year’s national champion Lindenwood University.

According to Bunting, the Boilers were strongest in the Baker-scoring rounds. Purdue began the Baker round 365 pins behind the leader, and by the end of the round were within 80 pins.

Bunting had earlier contemplated going to Central Missouri State University — an NCAA finalist the past three seasons — but more recently opted for Purdue.

“I didn’t want to bowl at an NCAA [bowling] school … they have too many restrictions to how I can bowl,” Bunting said on Thursday. Another plus for Bunting was that CMSU was six hours away from Terre Haute, while Purdue is much, much closer.

As for being at Purdue, Bunting — who is planning to major in Law and Society with a minor in Sociology — quickly added, “I love it here.”

If Bunting wasn’t busy enough, she has also just been elected to a two-year term as President of the United States Bowling Congress Youth Association for the state of Indiana.

The next competition for Purdue will be at the Orange and Black Classic in Beavercreek, Ohio. on Oct. 21-22.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Kegler's Korner
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Dempsey: Putin May Light Fire and Lose Control Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return
NDN Video
Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot
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.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity