Ann Arbor 700 Club
Next up - 600 - 700 Clubs Mixed Doubles
Lodge Lanes will host this year's tournament on December 15, 2013. Practice starts at 11:45 am. Entries close December 5.
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.
Welcome to the 2013-2014 Bowling Season
The Annual Newletter and Tournament Applications Packet was mailed to members on Thursday, September 19th. Please watch your mail for this envelope.
The first tournament of the year is fast approaching. The Third Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament will be held at BRIGHTON BOWL in Brighton on Sunday, October 13th. 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 27th. Reserved entry deadline is October 17 with walk-ins accepted if lanes are still available.
Good Luck and Good bowling in the 2013-2014 Season!
700 Club National Invitation Tournament Information
The National tournament was held in Grand Blanc, Michigan with the Flint 700 Club hosting the event. A Friday scramble golf outing was part of the weekend festivities.
Results of the 8th Annual 700 Club Doubles
Whitmore Lanes was the site of this year's 700 Doubles Tournament. 36 teams competed for their share of the $860 Prize fund. Erie and Ron Clement bested the field in qualifying to earn the $40 prize, but it was the duo of Todd Odum and Tom Varner who claimed First place after bowling 258 and 288 in the Baker games. Andy Lickert bowled the high game of the day, shooting 289 in the third game. Ed Rondot led the field with a 765 series, shooting games of 279, 254, 232. There were six additional 700+ series: Erik Collar (738); Todd Odum (734); Chris Collar(732); Daryl Moore(721); Tom McVey, Jr(714) and Andy Lickert(703). We had 7 female 700 club members participate, with Kim Collar posting the high game(246) and series(667). Eleven bowler posted scores worthy of 18 USBC Achievement Awards. Lovell Freeman used games of 211, 228 and 155 to earn four, including the 75 Pins over average Game Pin and 140 pins over average Series Pin.
Ryan Hughes does one better in 2011-12, Wins Ferd Lipovetz trophy for national high series bowled by a 700 club member.
After finishing second nationally for the 2010-2011 award, Ryan took the national high series award for the 2011-2012 season. Congratulations Ryan!
Results of the 28th Annual 600-700 Clubs Mixed Foursome
38 teams took part in the 28th Annual Mixed Foursome at Bel-Mark Lanes competing for their share of the $1668 prize fund. The team of Michelle Osugi(698), Don Osugi(598), Tanya Osugi(563) and Dave Diomedi(706) bested the field with their 2872 handicap score. There was a tie for the 6th and final paid position with 2818. Chris Collar used a perfect 300 in the second game to post the high game and series of the tournament finishing with a 779 series. Jessica Mitchell used a final game 279 to lead the 600 bowlers in game and series finishing with a 705 series. 31 bowlers posted scores leading to 44 USBC Achievment Awards. Checks were mailed on February 9, 2013.
Results of the Ernie Dieterle Singles Classic
Maplewood Lanes was the site of the 58th Annual Ernie Dieterle Singles Classic. A total of 41 bowlers took to the lanes with 32 bowlers participating in the Regular Divisions and 17 bowlers participating in the Senior Divisions. Tres Smith won the Scratch Division with a 1547 score. Brad White captured his first Singles Classic title by winning the Handicap Division with a 1591 score. In the Senior Division, Richard Allison bowled a 750 series on the way to his winning 765 handicap score. In the Super Senior Division, Gordon Mattingly bowled a 677 series on the way to the to his winning 761 handicap score.
Results of 600 - 700 Clubs Mixed Doubles
A total of 87 teams participated in this year's 600 - 700 Clubs Mixed Doubles Tournament. Bowlers competed for a prize fund of over $2000. The results show the tandem of Jamie Baker and Craig Chance winning with a score of 1533. Gene Bowhall had the high series for the men with a 795. Ron Ellis had the high game of the tournament with a 300 in the second game. Bill Towler fell one pin shy of perfection in the first game and settled for a 299. Sierra White led the women with a 708 series. She also had the high game starting the second game with 10 strikes in a row before settling for a very fine 287.
Results of Michigan 700 Clubs State Jamboree
A total of 48 teams participated in this year's Michigan 700 Club State Jamboree. The results show the team of Dustin Smith(762) Dave Hemming(665), David Smith Jr(638) and Gene Bowhall(781) winning with a Handicap score of 3017. The prize fund will be shared among 6 teams with the low to cash score currently sitting at 2927. Results are pending average and USBC sanction verifications.
Results of the Second Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament
PINZ BOWLING CENTER was the site for the Second Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament. 60 Bowlers, comprised of 51 Ann Arbor 700 Club Members and 9 non-members, helped to make this second tournament a success. The Tournament champions were Anthony Marshall (643), Jerilyn Coleman (444) and Reginald Green (638) with a handicap score of 2162. The high game and series of the day was bowled by Gene Bowhall. Gene started with a 289 on his way to a 779 series. Cynthia Allison led the women bowlers with a 237 third game to close out her 608 series. Todd Irgang earned the only USBC high score award when he bowled 11 strikes in-a-row in the first game. In all, 7 bowlers earned a total of 11 special achievement awards. Andy Lickert bowled the only other 700+ series with his 758. Prize checks were mailed out on 10/30.
Last update November 17, 2013