Ann Arbor 700 Club
11th Annual 700 Club Open Doubles
Brighton Bowl was the site of this year's 700 Club Doubles Tournament. 20 teams took part with the Duo of Anton Bullock and Donnie Odum besting the field. They also led qualifying to earn the $50 squad prize. The high game of qualifying was 280 bowled by Ron Clement. Jerry Fritts had the high scratch series with 773. Don Chapman had the high handicap series with a 795.
After qualifying, 77 pins separated first and fourth place. Ed Vasas and John Schneider bowled a 271 first game. They only gained 16 pins on first place as Anton and Donnie bowled a 255. Ron and Erie Clement also bowled 255 to take over second place. In the final baker game, Anton and Donnie bowled 238 staking their 2034 score. Ron and Erie had a chance to strike out to win, but fell 24 pins short, shooting 246. John Kranick and Don Chapman bowled back to back 226 games to fall to third place. John Schneider and Ed Vasas finshed in fourth place after bowling 201 in the final game.
Thank you all for participating! Checks were mailed on May 7, 2016.
Preliminary Results of the 31st Annual 600-700 Clubs Mixed Foursome
31 teams took to Lodge Lanes on February 14, 2016. Awaiting results.
Congratulations to Ed Vasas, National 700 Club Single's Champion in both the Classic and Grandaddy divisions for 2014-2015.
By virtue of his 804 scratch series in last year's Ernie Dieterle Singles Classic Tournament, Ed Vasas captured the National 700 Club Single's title for both the Classic Division and the 55 and Over Grandaddy Division.
Final Results of the Ernie Dieterle Singles Classic
A total of 24 bowlers took to the lanes with 14 bowlers participating in the Regular Divisions and 19 bowlers participating in the Senior Divisions. Ed Vasas followed up his National 700 Club Single's title by again staking claim to the Classic Division. His 952 scratch score bested the field and Tom Shereda by 27 pins. In the Handicap Division, Erie Clement claimed his first Single's Title with 1046 total pins. Sierra White used back-to-back 246 games to finish out the tournament and place second with 973 total pins. In the Senior Division, Sherri Carter topped the field with 988 total pins. Ed Vasas finished second with 956 total pins. In the Super Senior Division, Don Chapman claimed the honors with 992 total pins. Last December, Don also led the field after qualifying in the Senior Match Play Championship. Dennis Arend finished second with 940 total pins.
The high 3 game scratch series score belonged to Erie Clement who had 711, including 264 in the second game. The high game of the day went to Allen Kotcher who bowled 266 in the second game on his way to a 705 series. Ed Vasas was the third and final bowler to shoot 700, also bowling a 705 series. Sierra White posted the high women's scores with a 246 game and 651 Series. Prize Checks were mailed on February 19th.
Final Results - 600 - 700 Clubs Mixed Doubles
Lodge Lanes hosted this year's 49th Annual tournament on December 13, 2015. This year's tournament saw 60 entries competing for the $1770 prize fund. The duo of Laurie Marks and Dave Grzesik took home the title with a combined score of 1497. Cynthia Allison rolled the women's high game with 267 in the second game. Robbin Fry had the women's high series with 685. Penny Morgan(660); Kim Collar(651); Cynthia Allison(637); Jessica Mitchell(634); Candy Loschiavo(613) and Suzanne Watson-King(608) were the remaining women with 600 Series. Joe Holtz shot the men's high game and series with 299 and 772, respectively. Ron Ellis(765); Rod Radant(750); Ed Vasas(749); Royce Holman(725); Richard Allison(708) and Dave Grzesik(705) were the remaining men with 700 Series. Five bowlers posted scores worthy of the local special achievement awards: Joe Holtz, 150 Pins over Average and 700 series; Royce Holman, 700 series; Dave Grzesik, 700 Series and 250 game; Cynthia Allison, 250 game; and Mike Cornette, 250 game. Prize Checks were mailed on December 26th.
Final Results of the Michigan 700 Club State Jamboree
The Flint 700 Club hosted this year's tournament at Grand Blanc Lanes. 23 teams from the Flint 700 Club and 11 teams from the Ann Arbor 700 Club competed in this year's tournament for a prize fund of $2009. The team winning score was posted by Tya Gay, Donielle Fowler, Jimmy Tucker and Milton Gibson. Their 2684 pin grand total was a combination of 2510 scratch pins and 174 pins of handicap and was 34 pins better than the second place finishers. The low to cash score is 2559. The top Ann Arbor 700 Club Team was Donielle Odum, Cynthia Allison, Daryl Moore and Richard Allison with a 2548 handicap total. Thanks for your participation!
Final Results of the Fifth Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament
Bel-Mark Lanes was the site for the Fifth Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament. 63 Bowlers, comprised of 54 Ann Arbor 700 Club Members and 9 non-members, helped to make this fifth tournament a success. Congratulations to the team of Craig Ramsey(764), Nick DeFelice(747) and Anthony Koenig(728) who won with a combined 2344 handicap score. Their combined 2239 scratch score was the most ever in this event. The total prize fund was $951 for this year's tournament. The high game of the day was bowled by Anthony Koenig who bowled a perfect 300 in the first game and also won the $50 honor score prize. Don Osugi, Jr bowled the high series of the day with his 776. Ricky Herbert, bowling as a non-member, recorded his first ever 700 with a 707 series. In addition to those listed above, Ron Clement with 765 and Rod Radant with 727 were the other bowlers to have 700 series. Cindy Rohraff had the women's high series of the day with 642 and Joy Teetzel, bowling in her first event as a 700 club member, had the women's high game of the day with a 246 in the second game. Thanks for your participation!
Welcome to the 2015-2016 Bowling Season
The Annual Newletter and Tournament Applications Packet was mailed to members Saturday, August 22nd. Please watch your mail for this envelope.
The first tournament of the year is fast approaching. The Fifth Annual 700 Club Open Trio Tournament will be held at BEL-MARK LANES in Ann Arbor on Sunday, September 27th. 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 the Flint 700 Club this year and is being held at Galaxy Lanes on October 25th. Reserved entry deadline is October 15 with walk-ins accepted if lanes are still available. This year's tournament is limited to one squad of 42 teams. Please get your entries in early to claim a spot.
Good Luck and Good bowling in the 2014-2015 Season!
Tournament Dates for 2015-2016
Final Results of the 30th Annual 600-700 Clubs Mixed Foursome
34 teams took to Lodge Lanes on February 8, 2015. The winning score of 2902 was bowled by the team of Leslie Cunningham, Terri Brotz, Michael Cunningham and Tom Brotz. Their score was 26 pins better than the second place finisher. 15 pins separated third through sixth place, with the low to cash score being 2839. Blaine Walch-Potter bowled the high game of the day, rolling a very fine 297 in the second game. Tres Smith led the men with 757 series. Penny Morgan bowled both the high game and series for the women, rolling a 277 third game on her way to a 706 series. In addition to Tres and Penny, three other bowlers posted 700 series: Blaine Walch-Potter (708); Jeff Kandler (707) and Dennis Arend (706). Kim Collar (666); Jennifer Fry (653) and Carrie Swift (651) posted 650+ Series. Tres Smith and Blaine Walch-Potter qualified for the 700 Key Chain Award. Thank you all for participating! Prize Checks were mailed on 2/24/2015.
Congratulations to Mike Goike, Winner of the Ferd Lipovitz Award for highest series bowled by a 700 Club member in 2013-2014.
Mike bowled his 864 series in last year's Michigan 700 Clubs State Jamboree. More recently, Mike shot an 869 series in Ed Rondot's DV8 Super Bowl Shootout. Congratulations Mike!
Last update May 7, 2016