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 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    March 18, 2015

Local Bowling Report: Chinook couple captures mixed doubles tourney

New leaders emerged on the final weekend of the No Tap Mixed Doubles at Hi Line Lanes. Linda and Bob Azure from Chinook, with a score of 1,719 were victorious, winning a $500 first-place prize and jackets donated by Havre Distributors. Second place...

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    March 13, 2015

Local Bowling Report: No-Tap tourney continues at Hi Line Lanes

After second week of the NoTap Tournament the standing are as follows: First, Alicia Burrington and Ryan Mapes 1,716, Second, Denise Friede and Kyle Surber 1,652, Third, Alicia Burrington and Chris Owens 1,648; Fourth, Pam Darrah and Dave Azure,...

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    March 5, 2015

Local Bowling Report: Shawn Mariani rolls another 300 game

After one weekend of play in the No-tap Mixed Doubles the top four positions are: first, Alicia Burrington and Ryan Mapes with 1.716; second, Denise Freide and Kyle Surber with 1,652; third, Alicia Burrington and Chris Owens with 1,648; and fourth,...

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    February 27, 2015

Local Bowling Report: Ryan Mapes bowls his third career 300-game

After a weekend of fierce bowling, the first ever Havre U.S.B.C. tournament is over. This was the first tournament where men and women competed against each other. Here are the “unofficial results.” The Team Event was won by Shamrock’s with a s...

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    February 18, 2015

Local Bowling Report: No-Tap Mixed Tourney on tap at Hi Line Lanes

Hi Line Lanes Annual No-Tap Mixed Tournament will get underway Saturday, Feb. 28 and run for three weekends. A prize of $500 will be awarded for a 292 game along with the other prizes. Shifts will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with no shifts...

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    February 4, 2015

Local Bowling Report: A busy time of year on the tournament scene

Things are quiet on the bowling scene this week, so I will be covering tournaments. The Budweiser Tournament in Lewistown is heading into the third weekend of play with two remaining. People can all 1-877-538-3473 for reservations. State Tournament...

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    January 28, 2015

Local Bowling Report: Roman Surber wins Hi Lane Lanes Challenge

Last Saturday, 26 men and women bowlers took to the hardwoods to show their skills on the different oil patterns. When the step ladder ended, Roman Surber was the top dog for the second time in three years. The step ladder started with Surber...

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    January 21, 2015

Local Bowling Report: Holden's Scotch Doubles tourney set for Sunday

The Junior/Adult League will be starting Monday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at Hi Line Lanes. Anyone interested in bowling in it should phone the lanes at 265-5885. Teams will consist of one junior bowler and one adult. This will be a short league, bowling...

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    January 14, 2015

Local Bowling Report: Havre City tourney coming soon

After their first meeting of the board of directors of the Havre USBC, they have picked the weekend of Feb. 21 and 22 to hold their city tournament. It will be the first Annual Havre USBC Tournament. Women will be able to bowl in this tournament,... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    January 7, 2015

Leagues return from holiday break

After a two week layoff due to the holidays, all the leagues will be back in full swing this week. The Junior League will also resume this Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The Hi Line Lanes Challenge Tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 24 at 2...

 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


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