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- Kegler's Korner: Team Paulin takes TH Bowling Center’s ’08 Shootout
- Kegler's Korner: Bowling Hall of Fame rolling to Texas Fans of the sport of bowling will have to travel farther — a lot farther in fact — in the near future to visit the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame.
- Kegler's Korner: Valley bowlers recognized for Hall inductment Four new members were inducted to the Greater Terre Haute Bowler’s Hall of Fame at their annual dinner at LeFer Hall on the St. Mary-of-the-Woods campus Monday.
- Kegler's Korner: Men's city bowling champions crowned recently Final results have been released for the Greater Terre Haute United States Bowling Congress Men’s Bowling Association Tournament — now that’s a mouth full.
- Kegler's Korner: Nichols tough to beat in 2008 Ryan Nichols has been the bowler to beat in 2008, winning two of the last three 700 Club tournaments over the past couple of months.
- Kegler's Korner: Hautean Breshears shines for Vincennes The Vincennes University men’s bowling team dominated in winning its 15th National Junior College Athletic Association championship in Buffalo, N.Y. last weekend.
- Hall of Fame banquet lands well known speaker The 39th Greater Terre Haute Bowlers Hall of Fame banquet is set for 6:30 p.m. on May 5 at Le Fer Hall on the campus of St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.
- Kegler's Korner: Mixed bag of Wabash Valley bowling news and observations Every once in a while, a sports columnist doesn’t possess a particular central theme to expound upon at length. This is the case in my situation this week.
- Braves boys, Patriots girls take bowling sectional team titles Terre Haute South (boys) and Terre Haute North (girls) were winners of the Indiana High School Bowling Sectional Team Event at Paradise Bowl in Clinton on Monday.
- Kegler's Korner: South grad 13th in NCAA bowling rankings There has been no indication of a sophomore jinx involving Purdue University sophomore Kara Bunting, a former Terre Haute South standout bowler.
- Kegler's Korner: Many high scores rolled on lanes this year Who is the best bowler in Terre Haute? Without a definitive, specific tournament, one must turn to the Greater Terre Haute Bowling Association 2006-07 bowlers yearbook. This annual volume, worked up by Association Manager Tony Leturgez, is chock full of information.
- Kegler's Korner: Nonsmoking alleys a breath of fresh air A breath of fresh air has been enjoyed — at least by most people — inside Terre Haute’s open-to-the-public bowling establishments since Vigo County enacted a clean indoor air ordinance which went into effect on July 1.
- Kegler's Korner: Bowling with frozen turkeys and a Terre Haute North grad enjoys success Does the unlikely combination of 32 two-person bowling teams, 16-foot slabs of ice, frozen turkeys and chainsaws sound intriguing?
- Kegler's Korner: Looking back at the highs and lows of the winter season In the spirit of all-time great media hoaxes such as Sidd Finch, left-handed Burger King Whoppers and the Taco Bell Liberty Bell, happy April Fool’s Day.
- Kegler's Corner: Vincennes team falls short of consecutive national titles The Vincennes University men’s bowling team just missed a second straight National Junior College Athletic Association bowling title, falling short by 123 pins to Erie Community College (N.Y.) in the 15-team finals in Buffalo last week.
- Kegler's Korner: Professionals, top amateurs grinding it out in second of four PBA Majors The second of four Majors on the Denny’s PBA Tour will wrap up today with the televised final round of the 64th U.S. Open being competed in North Brunswick, N.J.
Kegler's Korner: North’s Higginbotham qualifies for state finals
Scott Higginbotham made the most of a rare opportunity. To set the scene, Terre Haute North’s Higginbotham was a second alternate for Saturday’s Richmond semistate because of his performance in last weekend’s Jasper regional in the Indiana High School Bowling state tournament.
But a qualified bowler from Evansville was unable to participate due to illness. So when Higginbotham’s name was called to fill his spot, he hit the lanes rolling.
Terre Haute South boys take hotly-contested sectional
The Terre Haute South boys team waited until its seventh and final game to overcome Terre Haute North’s boys 3,012 to 2,977 to win their Indiana high school team sectional championship Monday at the Terre Haute Bowling Center.
In fact, the competition was hotly-contested for all four teams involved, including South Vermillion (third place with 2,912) and Sullivan (fourth place with 2,797).
- Two ISU bowling team members to enter school’s Hall of Fame Finally, some good news concerning bowling at Indiana State University.
Kegler's Korner: Bowlers bring in 2007 with tournaments
In past years, bowling was probably not on high on the list of activities for typical New Year’s Eve revelers. But that trend changed this year — to be exact, last year (Dec. 31) and this year (Jan. 1).
More than 50 bowlers entered the New Year’s Eve no-tap doubles tournament at Vigo Bowl. Then on New Year’s Day, nearly 60 bowlers — some coming from as far away as Evansville and Fort Wayne — competed in the initial New Year’s Day Sweeper at the Terre Haute Bowling Center.
Kegler's Korner: Get the professional experience with a sport league
You may have seen this week that DirecTV will offer NASCAR fans an opportunity to watch an entire race from the driver’s perspective in all their races next season.
Subscribers will have access to five channels for five different drivers, which will change every week. This feature debuts with the Daytona 500 in February.
Well, bowling — always on the cutting edge — has already taken this one step further.
Kegler's Korner: Among the best Wabash bowlers, ‘C’ leveler has high game
The 16th Terre Haute Bowling Center Men’s Shootout brought out many of the best bowlers in the Wabash Valley once again on Nov. 18-19, but a “C” level bowler tossed the high game in the event.
Danny Travelstead, who entered with a “lowly” 207 average, fired a 299 game to lead all bowlers in the high-scoring two-day tournament.
- Rose strikes up team for college bowling College bowling has returned to the Wabash Valley bowling scene.
- Keggler's Korner: Women making their marks in PBA The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) rolled off its national tour this week with the USBC Masters, the finals being televised live on ESPN inside the Wisconsin Exposition Center beginning at 1 p.m. today.
Kegler’s Korner: Bunting, Breshears excelling in collegiate ranks
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.
Kegler's Korner: Season’s ‘winter’ Vigo County bowling leagues winding down
If you recall, I started the season with a recap of the top bowlers from the 2004-05 season in the Greater Terre Haute area for men, women and juniors.
With this season’s “winter” leagues winding down, below are the most recent league by league leaders in high average, high game and three-game series at the four local bowling houses.
The list is not quite complete — a very few leagues still have not entered the computer age — but should give you an idea who this year’s best bowlers are in Vigo County.
- Keglers Korner: Historic day as Williams victory total pulls even with Anthony A lot of parallels were evident after Walter Ray Williams “finally” equaled the late legendary Hall of Fame bowler Earl Anthony — on his seventh attempt — with 41 Professional Bowlers Association Tour victories with his win at the PBA World Championship in Indianapolis last Sunday.
Kegler's Korner: Important to mundane entries fill ABC Hall of Fame
The next time you set off that most jarring of noises in bowling — the foul-light buzzer — you can thank John Coker.
Who is John Coker, you might ask?
Coker was an electronics whiz who invented the electronic foul detector in 1937. He also invented the Tel-E-Score overhead score projector.
Kegler's Korner: Waiter, there’s a 7-10 split in my soup!
Question: What do restaurant employees do for fun on their night off?
Answer: They go bowling.
The Terre Haute Restaurant League is in its sixth season bowling at 8:45 p.m. on Monday nights at the Terre Haute Bowling Center.
Keggler's Korner: North, South students headed to state finals
A pair of high school bowlers have earned the title state finalist.
Kara Bunting, a senior at Terre Haute South and 2004 Indiana High School Bowling girls individual state champion (as a sophomore), placed second in the individual competition at the IHSB Noblesville Semistate at Cooper’s Stardust Bowl on Saturday.
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