Ann Arbor 700 Club
Welcome to the 2014-2015 Bowling Season
The Annual Newletter and Tournament Applications Packet was mailed to members on Saturday, August 30th. Please watch your mail for this envelope.
The first tournament of the year is fast approaching. The Fourth Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament will be held at MAPLEWOOD LANES in Saline on Sunday, September 28th. Cost of entry is $25 per person with the requirement that at least one person on the team is an Ann Arbor 700 Club member.
The State Jamboree is being sponsored by our club this year and is being held at Lodge Lanes on October 26th. Reserved entry deadline is October 16 with walk-ins accepted if lanes are still available.
Good Luck and Good bowling in the 2014-2015 Season!
Tournament Dates for 2014-2015
Results of the 9th Annual 700 Club Doubles
Chelsea Lanes was the host of the 9th Annual 700 Club Doubles tournament on April 6, 2014. 30 teams battled for the $700 prize fund. The high qualifying pair was the duo of Anthony Marshall and Reginald Green, who earned the $40 high qualifier prize with their 1519 score. Rod Radant and Bill Risner used a thrilling 289 final baker game score to edge the second place finishers of Cynthia and Richard Allison by 25 pins. The high game of the tournament was bowled by Ed Greenleaf III, with a 289 first game. The high series was bowled by Bill Risner who had games of 258, 259 and 267 for his 784 score. There were a total of 14 bowlers who had scores worthy of 17 Special Achievement awards. Also, there were 9 bowlers with 700 series. Thank you all for participating.
Results of the 29th Annual 600-700 Clubs Mixed Foursome
Lodge Lanes hosted this tournament on February 9, 2014.
Final Results of the Ernie Dieterle Singles Classic
A total of 35 bowlers braved the weather and took to the lanes with 27 bowlers participating in the Regular Divisions and 21 bowlers participating in the Senior Divisions. Scott Horton won the Scratch Division with a 1507 score. Bobby Grams won the Handicap Division with a handicap total of 1496. In the Senior Division, a mere 5 pins separated the first 3 places. Tom Brotz bowled a 719 series which, with his 30 pins handicap, gave him the winning 749 handicap score. In the Super Senior Division, Lovell Freeman bowled a 579 series resulting in his 759 handicap score.
Final Results - 600 - 700 Clubs Mixed Doubles
Lodge Lanes hosted this year's tournament on December 15, 2013. This year's tournament saw 64 entries and a total prize fund of $1540. The duo of Shelby Perry and Ed Vasas took home the title and the $240 top prize with a combined score of 1495. Ed Vasas started strong and never let up. He shot 300 in the first game and, with his 258 and 256, shot an 814 series. Ed earned two honor score prizes from the Ann Arbor 700 club for his 300 game and 800 series. Shelby shot a 236 in her middle game and finished with a 560 series. Seven bowlers shot 700 series: Robert Grams, Jr., 735, John Schneider, 731; Todd Skye, 721; Jim Hagood, 720; Dave Roeder, 714; Richard Allison, 712; and Jim Finn, 710. Traci Skye led the women with a 665 series. Nine other women bowler shot 600 series: Carrie Swift, 655; Cynthia Allison, 653; Leslie Cunningham, 641; Penny Morgan, 636; Sierra White, 634; Deanna Ish, 617; Teresa Marshall, 611; Kim Collar, 603; and Tarsha Smith, 602. Carrie Swift bowled the high game for the women with a 255 first game score. Additionally, 16 bowlers had scores worthy of 18 special achievement awards. Checks were mailed Saturday, January 11.
Results of the Michigan 700 Club State Jamboree
Lodge Lanes was the site for the Michigan 700 Club State Jamboree. 44 teams competed in this year's Tournament for a prize fund of $2300. The team of Jim Hickenbottom (657), Cynthia Allison (771), Dean Shipman (737) and Richard Allison (638) are this year's champions with a combined score of 2989. There were a total of three 300 games shot by Malcolm Rhodes II, Terry Ableson and Matt Troyer. Two bowlers fell just shy of perfection while still earning 11 in-a-row awards: Mike Goike (299 and 298); Cyril Brake (298). Al Olah Jr shot 290 to earn the 11 in-a-row award starting from the second frame. The high series of the day was bowled by Mike Goike with a phenomenal 864. Cynthia Allison led the women bowlers with a 771. In total there were 31 700 Series bowled by 29 different bowlers. Additionally, 39 bowlers had scores worthy of earning a total of 61 achievement awards.
Final Results of the Third Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament
Brighton Bowl was the site for the Third Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament. 51 Bowlers, comprised of 40 Ann Arbor 700 Club Members and 11 non-members, helped to make this third tournament a success. The final results show the team of Willie Bowles(552), Tina Witherspoon(568) and Searlie Witherspoon, Jr(681) winning with a combined 2180 handicap score. The high game and series of the day was bowled by Andy Lickert. Andy finished with a 279 on his way to a 714 series. Kim Collar led the women with the only other 700 score, posting a high game of 245 in her 703 series. Six bowlers bowled scores winning a total of eight USBC Achievement awards.
Last update September 2, 2014