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By DON VITEK | August 20, 1995
The summer Wednesday night league at Forest Hill Lanes has met the sizzling summer heat with some heat of its own.Skippy Crowl fired a 760 set; Bud Bower and Ron Hill had 625 and 689 sets, respectively. Eric Lundeen fired a 647, and Brenda Lundeen posted a 655 series. All on one night.Eric Lundeen lives in Street with his mother, Brenda, and is the night manager at Forest Hill Lanes. He began bowling more than half his lifetime ago, when he was 10 years old."It was something he started on his own," Brenda Lundeen said.
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By KATIE CARRERA and KATIE CARRERA,SUN REPORTER | July 7, 2006
The 2005-06 season was the first year that Bel Air's Tim Criss was on the Professional Bowlers Association tour without his family. His daughter, Amanda, now 6, had started kindergarten and his wife, Cherie, was at home most of the time - something Criss considers when contemplating how long he'll remain on the tour. "We waited a long time to have a family because of my profession," Criss, 39, said, admitting that he is unsure how many more years he will bowl professionally. Criss has bowled since he was 5 and has been on the PBA tour for 13 years.
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By DON VITEK | November 29, 1992
Young bowlers are taking things into their own hands at Forest Hill Lanes where a new Youth Leader Program of the Young American Bowling Alliance has been started."
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By Sarah Merkey and Sarah Merkey,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 26, 2005
After Chris Carter met professional bowler Parker Bohn III last year, his star-struck mother, Ginny Carter, told him not to wash. After all, he had just shaken hands with one of the biggest names in bowling. "I don't think that before that day they knew what it meant to play with Parker Bohn," she said of Chris, 16, and his brother, Kyle, 18. The Freeland residents were looking forward to mixing with some of bowling's top stars again this weekend at the Professional Bowlers Association Wild Turkey Bourbon East Region tournament at Forest Hill Lanes.
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By Donald G. Vitek | October 20, 1991
Mark Brown of Bel Air took first place in the National Amateur Bowlers Tour Judy Soutar Open tenpin tournament held Oct. 5 and 6 at Forest Hill Lanes. Brown, who has been bowling for less than two years, took home $1,000 in prize money from the televised event.About 150 bowlers competed."I moved to this area a year-and-a-half ago, and friends got me started bowling. I'm glad," said BrownMark now coaches young bowlers on Saturday mornings and has built his average to 198. Mark does all his league bowling at Forest Hill Lanes.
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By DON VITEK | October 18, 1992
The Cecil-Harford 700 Club opened its ninth season of competitive bowling last weekend at Fair Lanes Edgewood.On Oct. 11, the 700 Club had four games of qualifying with stepladder finals. Approximately half of the 70-plus membership competed for the $250 top prize.Mike Schuster of Edgewood threw a 194 game to top Gene Sines' 189 for the title. "Those 194-189 games were the lowest scores of the finals," said Chuck Dippenworth, tournament director. The 194 was the lowest game that Schuster posted in the tournament.
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By DON VITEK | October 24, 1993
Nineteen-year-old Eric Lundeen left the Young American Bowling Association ranks this season to try his skill in the adult leagues.Born and reared in Harford County, he lives in Street and works part time at Forest Hill Lanes."
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By KATIE CARRERA and KATIE CARRERA,SUN REPORTER | July 7, 2006
The 2005-06 season was the first year that Bel Air's Tim Criss was on the Professional Bowlers Association tour without his family. His daughter, Amanda, now 6, had started kindergarten and his wife, Cherie, was at home most of the time - something Criss considers when contemplating how long he'll remain on the tour. "We waited a long time to have a family because of my profession," Criss, 39, said, admitting that he is unsure how many more years he will bowl professionally. Criss has bowled since he was 5 and has been on the PBA tour for 13 years.
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By Donald G. Vitek | September 15, 1991
If you are interested in meeting and talking to professional bowlers, plan on attending the National Amateur Bowling Inc. tournament Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6, at Forest Hill Lanes.Locally, the tournament is known as the Judy Soutar Open. Soutar, one of the all-time great lady bowlers, will be at the event to do the color commentary for the televised finals. She will be joined by PBA members Charlie Tapp and Danny Wiseman of Baltimore.Meanwhile, it's not too early to start thinking about the 28th annual championship tournament of the Harford County Women's Bowling Association.
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By Donald G. Vitek | October 6, 1991
The Maryland State Women's Bowling Association and the Harford County Women's Bowling Association crowned the winners of the Maryland State WBA Queen's/Princess' Scratch/Handicap Tournament at Bel Air Bowl on Sept. 21.The winner of the Queen's Division was Kay Connors ofForest Hill. She was raised in Aberdeen. Three nights a week, Kay bowls in Aberdeen at the Harford lanes, where she carries a 193 averagewith a high game of 289 and a high set of 720.The winner of the Princess' Division was Darlene Milliker of Baltimore, who does her bowling at Ritchie Fair Lanes in Glen Burnie.
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By DON VITEK | August 20, 1995
The summer Wednesday night league at Forest Hill Lanes has met the sizzling summer heat with some heat of its own.Skippy Crowl fired a 760 set; Bud Bower and Ron Hill had 625 and 689 sets, respectively. Eric Lundeen fired a 647, and Brenda Lundeen posted a 655 series. All on one night.Eric Lundeen lives in Street with his mother, Brenda, and is the night manager at Forest Hill Lanes. He began bowling more than half his lifetime ago, when he was 10 years old."It was something he started on his own," Brenda Lundeen said.
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By DON VITEK | May 14, 1995
The Harford Women's Bowling Association acknowledges the top league secretary in the county each year with its Secretary of the Year award.Jean Wilcox of Bel Air earned that accolade for the 1994-95 season.Wilcox bowls in two morning leagues at Forest Hill Lanes, the Tuesday Lucky Ladies and the Friday Brunch Bunch."I used to complain about the way the former secretaries handled the details of the bowling program," Wilcox said."I guess that I talked about it so much that I got on my teammates' nerves because one of them said, 'Jean, if it bothers you that much, run for secretary yourself,' so the next year I did."
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By DON VITEK | February 13, 1994
The second-annual Cecil Harford Mixed Team Championship Tournament at Forest Hill Lanes drew 53 four-member teams the last weekend of January, and for the second year Chele Rutherford and Barbara Blevins were part of the winning team."
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By DON VITEK | October 24, 1993
Nineteen-year-old Eric Lundeen left the Young American Bowling Association ranks this season to try his skill in the adult leagues.Born and reared in Harford County, he lives in Street and works part time at Forest Hill Lanes."
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By DON VITEK | January 24, 1993
Bob Evans Sr. and Bob Evans Jr. of Harford County posted a score of 1,714 to win the recent annual Adult/Youth 9-Pin No-Tap Tournament at Country Club Lanes. That mark surpassed last year's total by 155 pins.Both father and son bowled tap 300 games in the second game of their three-game series.Bobby, 13, who has an average of 156, threw games of 206, 300 and 211 for a 717 scratch series (862 handicapped).As a member of the All Star Travel League Bobby bowls out of Forest Hill Lanes; a week earlier he rolled his first 600 set at Country Club Lanes.
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By DON VITEK | November 29, 1992
Young bowlers are taking things into their own hands at Forest Hill Lanes where a new Youth Leader Program of the Young American Bowling Alliance has been started."
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By DON VITEK | November 1, 1992
The Harford County 600 Club Tournament drew 17 doubles teams to the Women's International Bowling Congress-sanctioned event at Bel Air Bowl on Oct. 18.Michele Bucey and Iris Jackson squeezed out a two-pin victory over Nance Barnard and Shirley Bowman, 1,237-1,235. Bucey is the president of the 600 Club, and Barnard is the vice president.Bucey, who lives in Forest Hill, started bowling about five years ago and bowls at Bel Air Bowl on Tuesday and Wednesday and at Harford Lanes on Friday.Throwing a 14-pound Pro Rhino ball, she carries a 159 average.
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By DON VITEK | February 13, 1994
The second-annual Cecil Harford Mixed Team Championship Tournament at Forest Hill Lanes drew 53 four-member teams the last weekend of January, and for the second year Chele Rutherford and Barbara Blevins were part of the winning team."
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By DON VITEK | November 1, 1992
The Harford County 600 Club Tournament drew 17 doubles teams to the Women's International Bowling Congress-sanctioned event at Bel Air Bowl on Oct. 18.Michele Bucey and Iris Jackson squeezed out a two-pin victory over Nance Barnard and Shirley Bowman, 1,237-1,235. Bucey is the president of the 600 Club, and Barnard is the vice president.Bucey, who lives in Forest Hill, started bowling about five years ago and bowls at Bel Air Bowl on Tuesday and Wednesday and at Harford Lanes on Friday.Throwing a 14-pound Pro Rhino ball, she carries a 159 average.
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By DON VITEK | October 18, 1992
The Cecil-Harford 700 Club opened its ninth season of competitive bowling last weekend at Fair Lanes Edgewood.On Oct. 11, the 700 Club had four games of qualifying with stepladder finals. Approximately half of the 70-plus membership competed for the $250 top prize.Mike Schuster of Edgewood threw a 194 game to top Gene Sines' 189 for the title. "Those 194-189 games were the lowest scores of the finals," said Chuck Dippenworth, tournament director. The 194 was the lowest game that Schuster posted in the tournament.
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