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By Donald G. Vitek | November 17, 1991
Chuck King of Abingdon successfully defended his title, defeating Eric Pellett of Hartford, Conn., 150-131, in the Second Annual United States Youth Duckpin Invitational Championship tournament last Sunday at Fair Lanes Middlesex, Baltimore County.Next year King won't beeligible to bowl in the youth tournament because of his "advanced" age -- 21.An accounting major at Towson State University, King defeated Mark Sheelor of Silver Spring (131 average) in the semifinals, 175-134.In the other semifinal, Pellett defeated Danny Church of Plattsville, Conn.
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By DON VITEK | July 17, 1994
Lydia Waters, 74, was inducted into the National Deaf Bowling Association Hall of Fame on Friday night at BWI Airport Marriott Hotel Waters, who was born in Goodhue, Minn., and attended the Minnesota School for the Deaf and Gallaudet University, began bowling in 1961 and soon became involved with the American Deaf Women's Bowling Association. In 1965 she was elected president of the ADWBA and served in that capacity for 10 years.In 1974 the Baltimore city resident moved to the East Coast with her husband Edward and became active in the Atlantic Coast Deaf Women's Bowling Association and in 1975 she was elected vice president.
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By Donald G. Vitek | May 17, 1992
The 27th Maryland State Women's Bowling Association's annual Championship Tournament kicked off May 9 at Fair Lanes Edgewood bowling center. The tournament, which draws bowlers from every part of Maryland, is conducted by the Harford County Women's Bowling Association.The tournament, featuring team, singles and doubles events, will be held on five of six weekends; there will be no bowling over Memorial Day weekend. The event wraps up June 14.This year, 354 teams of four bowlers will compete.
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By DON VITEK | November 28, 1993
The Harford County Women's Bowling Association's 30th annual championship tournament drew 52 teams, 98 doubles and 186 singles entries that competed for a prize fund of $5,400 at Harford Lanes in Aberdeen."
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By Glenn Small and Glenn Small,Staff Writer | November 1, 1992
By day, Mary K. Widic, 38, manages three bowling alleys for Bowl America -- two in Anne Arundel County and one in Reisterstown in Baltimore County.But by night, she's an aspiring country-western singing star."
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By Donald G. Vitek | November 3, 1991
Bonnie Kissner of Fallston is one of those gems trying to improve the spirit of bowling, not only in the county but also in the region.In June she attended the Future Leaders program of the Womans International Bowling Congress. The program is aimed at encouraging volunteerism in bowling and training young leaders. Kissner was among just 80 selected from the United States and Canada for the four days of training.Using what she learned at the conference, Kissner's focus these days is on getting youths involved with bowling and the wholesome atmosphere it can provide.
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By DON VITEK | July 25, 1993
Barbara Blevins is partial to Hammers."I won't throw anything but a Hammer," Blevins said. "For example, I have two Blue Hammers drilled different ways, a Red Hammer, a Burgundy, a Black. I just love the Hammer line of bowling balls."Blevins lives in Aberdeen with her husband, Wayne, and has been bowling for "16, 17 years."The right-hander carries a 197 average, has a high series of 752 and a high game of 299."That 299 should have been a 300," she said. The first 11 balls were flush in the pocket.
SPORTS
By DON VITEK | July 17, 1994
Lydia Waters, 74, was inducted into the National Deaf Bowling Association Hall of Fame on Friday night at BWI Airport Marriott Hotel Waters, who was born in Goodhue, Minn., and attended the Minnesota School for the Deaf and Gallaudet University, began bowling in 1961 and soon became involved with the American Deaf Women's Bowling Association. In 1965 she was elected president of the ADWBA and served in that capacity for 10 years.In 1974 the Baltimore city resident moved to the East Coast with her husband Edward and became active in the Atlantic Coast Deaf Women's Bowling Association and in 1975 she was elected vice president.
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By DONALD G. VITEK | November 21, 1991
The Women's International Bowling Congress Future Leaders Selection Committee chose 82 WIBC members, including Rose Marie Myers, secretary of the Severna Park Women's Bowling Association, to participate in the second annual WIBC Future Leaders Program.The program helps develop leadership skills in women's bowling association leaders who have fewer than five years of experience on their boards of directors.Its guidelines allow two participants from each U.S. state and Canadian province.The program was conducted in Milwaukee and St. Louis and will be scheduled every other year.
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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.
SPORTS
By DON VITEK | July 25, 1993
Barbara Blevins is partial to Hammers."I won't throw anything but a Hammer," Blevins said. "For example, I have two Blue Hammers drilled different ways, a Red Hammer, a Burgundy, a Black. I just love the Hammer line of bowling balls."Blevins lives in Aberdeen with her husband, Wayne, and has been bowling for "16, 17 years."The right-hander carries a 197 average, has a high series of 752 and a high game of 299."That 299 should have been a 300," she said. The first 11 balls were flush in the pocket.
SPORTS
By SON VITEK | March 21, 1993
Carl E. (Mick) Barlow Jr., Robert Cryster Sr., Margaret Scott Russell, Betty Bucchi and Georgia Cooper were inducted into the Cecil-Harford Counties Bowling Association Hall of Fame last month.Owner of the first 300 game bowled in a CHCBA tournament, Barlow has been bowling since he was 16. In 1974 he was accepted as a member of the PBA. Averaging over 200 in three leagues currently, he has carried as high an average as 212. He's thrown several 299 games and several 700 series.A Bel Air resident, Barlow is manager of Bel Air Bowl, a center where he started working as a mechanic over 20 years ago.Cryster is still known as just "Coach" to most bowlers, young and old, at Bel Air Bowl.
SPORTS
By Glenn Small and Glenn Small,Staff Writer | November 1, 1992
By day, Mary K. Widic, 38, manages three bowling alleys for Bowl America -- two in Anne Arundel County and one in Reisterstown in Baltimore County.But by night, she's an aspiring country-western singing star."
NEWS
By Donald G. Vitek | May 17, 1992
The 27th Maryland State Women's Bowling Association's annual Championship Tournament kicked off May 9 at Fair Lanes Edgewood bowling center. The tournament, which draws bowlers from every part of Maryland, is conducted by the Harford County Women's Bowling Association.The tournament, featuring team, singles and doubles events, will be held on five of six weekends; there will be no bowling over Memorial Day weekend. The event wraps up June 14.This year, 354 teams of four bowlers will compete.
NEWS
By DONALD G. VITEK | November 21, 1991
The Women's International Bowling Congress Future Leaders Selection Committee chose 82 WIBC members, including Rose Marie Myers, secretary of the Severna Park Women's Bowling Association, to participate in the second annual WIBC Future Leaders Program.The program helps develop leadership skills in women's bowling association leaders who have fewer than five years of experience on their boards of directors.Its guidelines allow two participants from each U.S. state and Canadian province.The program was conducted in Milwaukee and St. Louis and will be scheduled every other year.
NEWS
By Donald G. Vitek | November 17, 1991
Chuck King of Abingdon successfully defended his title, defeating Eric Pellett of Hartford, Conn., 150-131, in the Second Annual United States Youth Duckpin Invitational Championship tournament last Sunday at Fair Lanes Middlesex, Baltimore County.Next year King won't beeligible to bowl in the youth tournament because of his "advanced" age -- 21.An accounting major at Towson State University, King defeated Mark Sheelor of Silver Spring (131 average) in the semifinals, 175-134.In the other semifinal, Pellett defeated Danny Church of Plattsville, Conn.
SPORTS
By SON VITEK | March 21, 1993
Carl E. (Mick) Barlow Jr., Robert Cryster Sr., Margaret Scott Russell, Betty Bucchi and Georgia Cooper were inducted into the Cecil-Harford Counties Bowling Association Hall of Fame last month.Owner of the first 300 game bowled in a CHCBA tournament, Barlow has been bowling since he was 16. In 1974 he was accepted as a member of the PBA. Averaging over 200 in three leagues currently, he has carried as high an average as 212. He's thrown several 299 games and several 700 series.A Bel Air resident, Barlow is manager of Bel Air Bowl, a center where he started working as a mechanic over 20 years ago.Cryster is still known as just "Coach" to most bowlers, young and old, at Bel Air Bowl.
SPORTS
By DON VITEK | November 28, 1993
The Harford County Women's Bowling Association's 30th annual championship tournament drew 52 teams, 98 doubles and 186 singles entries that competed for a prize fund of $5,400 at Harford Lanes in Aberdeen."
NEWS
By Donald G. Vitek | November 3, 1991
Bonnie Kissner of Fallston is one of those gems trying to improve the spirit of bowling, not only in the county but also in the region.In June she attended the Future Leaders program of the Womans International Bowling Congress. The program is aimed at encouraging volunteerism in bowling and training young leaders. Kissner was among just 80 selected from the United States and Canada for the four days of training.Using what she learned at the conference, Kissner's focus these days is on getting youths involved with bowling and the wholesome atmosphere it can provide.
NEWS
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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