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 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    December 17, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Happy Holidays from Hi Line Lanes

Time is running out and the spots are filling up for the New Year’s Eve Jackpot, so if you want to have a fun night on New Year’s Eve, call the lanes and reserve your lanes. Please do not wait until the last minute, or you will probably be turned...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    December 10, 2014

Local Bowling Report: High school night league planned at Hi Line Lanes

New Year’s Eve is getting closer and closer and time is running out to sign up for Jackpot Bowling for that night. People wanting to sign up are asked to call the lanes to reseve their spot or come in and sign up at the desk. Please sign up early...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    December 3, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Havre's Shawn Mariani rolls his 10th 300 game

After a three-week lay off due to a complete knee replacement and more doctor's appointments, we will try to play catch up on the bowling scores with highlights only. Shawn Mariani, bowling on the Monday Mixed Straightaway shot his 10th career 300...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    November 12, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Not too early to sign up for New Years Eve Jackpot at Hi Line Lanes

Although New Year’s Eve is a little more than a month away, bowlers may sign up early for the Jackpot held on that night. This year the starting time has been moved up to 7:30 p.m. so at midnight people will be able to enjoy the coming of the new...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    November 5, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Hi Line Lanes Challenge on tap

The Annual Hi Line Lanes Challenge Tournament is scheduled for Nov. 29 at 2 p.m. A $500 prize is estimated for first place based on the maximum of 36 entries. The entry fee remains the same at $50 per bowler. Bowlers will bowl six games across 12 lan...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    October 29, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Youth Bowling sign-up set for Sunday in Havre

This Sunday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. is the signup for Youth Bowling from PeeWee’s to Majors. Parents wanting to have their kids in the youth program are encouraged to bring them in and sign them up. The unofficial official results are in for the Senior...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    October 22, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Leagues rolling along

After 40 years of being in existance as the International Family Tournament it is being replaced by the All American Family Tournament. There are many changes being made but the basic concept is still the same — a handicap doubles tournament...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    October 15, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Locals roll well at state seniors

As we pulled out of Thompson Falls the Sunday that my wife, Faye, and Lynn Crossley bowled in the Senior Tournament, I mentioned how good both of them bowled. “I said you both might get a nickel or two back.” Little did I realize that Faye would...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    October 1, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Free lessons available for beginners

As stated in last week’s article, October is National Learn to Bowl Month. Starting Saturday at 1 p.m., lessons will begin for new bowlers only. The lessons will be from 1 to 2 p.m., running for four Saturdays in October. From 2 to 3 p.m. there wil...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    September 24, 2014

Local Bowling Report: It's National Learn to Bowl Month

In the 1970s, the former Montana State Women’s Bowling Association started an awards program for women bowling in the state tournaments. After the merger of the associations, that program has continued with a pin given to women who bowl in the...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    September 17, 2014

Local Bowling Report: A brand new season of bowling is here

The new season is now upon us, with all the leagues in full swing and scores are respectable considering the long layoff over the summer months. Over the summer, the Havre Men's, Women's, and Youth USBC associations voted to merge. They are now one...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    May 9, 2014

Local youth kegler shines at Pepsi Challenge

The Annual Pepsi Challenge Tournament was held in Butte at Star Lanes May 3-4. A total of four junior bowlers from Havre made the trip to the Mining City. Those participating were Brandon McLain, Max...

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    April 2, 2014

Local Bowling Report: There's been lots of great games in Havre

As the bowling leagues are winding down it is time to look at the high scores for the year in each league. SUNDAY KEGLERS: Christie Holden 223, 602 for the women and Roman Surber 300 and Kelly Olson 810 for the men. MONDAY STRAIGHTAWAY MIXED: Shawn... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    March 26, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Local bowling season begins to wind down

Here are results from the last week of bowling at Hi-Line Lanes and K-Lines in Rudyard. SUNDAY KEGLERS: Creative Leisure 842, 2495; C. Holden 203, 523; K. Surber 224, 243, 216, 683. Other Honors: J. Lynnes 233,235, 635; J.Burrington 215, 604; M.... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    March 20, 2014

Local Bowling Report: HYBA Jackpot Fundraiser is Saturday night

The Fundraiser for Havre Youth Baseball will be this Saturday night. Sign-ups are at 5:30 p.m. with bowling to start at 6:30. Cost is $20 per person. There will be a Silent Auction, along with 50/50 tickets. Sloppy Joes will be served. All proceeds... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    March 12, 2014

Local Bowling Report: HYBA Jackpot Fundraiser set

The Annual Hi-Line Lanes No-Tap Mixed Doubles is over and the winners are: No. 1 Michele Denny and Dave Wolf 1,795; No. 2 Michele Denny and Jacob Anderson 1,775; No. 3 Laine Fitzpatrick and Doug Watson 1,766; No. 4 (tie) Alicia Burrington and Ryan... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    March 5, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Burrington and Mapes leading No-Tap tourney

The score of 1,758 bowled by Alicia Burrington and Ryan Mapes is still holding down the top spot after the second weekend of play in the Annual No-Tap Mixed Doubles. Second and third also remain the same with Michele and Doug Denny and Julie Rodgers... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    February 26, 2014

Local Bowling Report: No-Tap Mixed Doubles underway

After one week of play in the No-Tap Mixed Doubles Tournament, Alicia Burrington and Ryan Mapes are sitting on top with a score of 1,758. They are followed by Michele and Doug Denny with 1,717, and Julie Rodgers and Shawn Mariani with 1,694. There... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    February 12, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Annual No-Tap Mixed Doubles Tourney set soon at Hi-Line Lanes

The Annual No-Tap Mixed Doubles Tournament gets underway Feb. 22 and runs through March 9. There is a guaranteed $600 for first place with $500 cash for anyone shooting a 292 game. Gusto Distributing is awarding two jackets for first place. Call for... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    February 5, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Sign up for Men's City Tourney at Hi-Line Lanes

The Men’s City Tournament is right around the corner with the team event being held Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. with doubles and singles and extra team events being held Feb. 15-16 at noon both days. The entry fee is $15 per person, per event,... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    January 22, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Junior-Adult No-Tap League begins Monday

The Junior-Adult No-Tap League will make its debut Monday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. Bowlers are asked to be there by 6:30 as there are still a couple of spots to be filled. Anyone wanting to bowl in a short-season fun league can call Hi-Line Lanes at... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    January 15, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Havre's Mariani bowls two 300's in a month

After a two-week layoff due to the holidays and a week off due to a break in the sprinkler system, Ten Pin Chatter is back with a brief summary of the last three weeks. Highlights of 2013 included five 300 games and two 800 series. Ival Jackson once... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    December 18, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Mariani rolls a 300

For the second time in the last three weeks, the Monday Night Straightaway League has yielded a 300-game, this time it was the scene of a 804 series, both belonging to Havre's Shawn Mariani. It was his seventh 300-game but his first 800 series,... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    December 11, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Havre's Dave Wolf rolls the magical 300 game

In the Monday Night Straightaway League, Dave Wolf shot the second 300-game of the season. Dave, who is one of Havre’s long-time bowlers, accomplished the feat on his second game of a four game set. He shot games of 237, 300, 192, 268 for a 997... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    December 4, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Harlem's Ival Jackson wins tough Hi-Line Lanes Challenge Tournament

The Hi-Line Lanes Challenge Tournament has completed another chapter, as 24 keglers took to the lanes on Saturday. Bowlers from Browning, Shelby, Great Falls, Big Sandy, Harlem and Havre were competing for the top spot, or “King of the Hi-Line,”... Full story

 

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