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 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

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    November 27, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Hi-Line Lanes Challenge starts Saturday afternoon

As the weather continues to get colder the lanes remain hot for the keglers, especially Havre's Roman Surber. He has rolled three 700-series in a row. That feat is remarkable considering most bowlers won’t do that in a lifetime, the low one being... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    November 13, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Youths can sign up for U.S.B.C league Sunday

A reminder to all parents and U.S.B.C. youth members that this Sunday at 1 p.m. is the sign-up for youth bowling to commence on Nov. 24 at 1:30 p.m. Pee Wee (bumper bowling), Bantam, Juniors and Seniors are all invited to come and sign up. Bowlers... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    November 6, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Havre's Roman Surber rolls his first 300-game

After three unsuccessful tries at a 300 game, all ending with a score of 297, Roman Surber finally got the jinx off his back as he succeeded in rolling a 300-game on Sunday night. Surber did it in the third game after games of 172 and 180 for a 652 s... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    October 30, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Tournaments on tap at Hi-Line Lanes

Hi-Line Lanes has added something new called “Spin The Magic Wheel” when you pay for your bowling. The Wheel will be at the desk. You can win everything from a free game, to hamburger and fries. You must be 18 or older to spin and only get one sp... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    October 23, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Havre's Jacob Anderson rolls 13 strikes in a row

Those interested in the Junior Bowling Program are urged to call Hi Line Lanes and sign up for the season. League bowling for U.S.B.C. Youth will be starting very soon. Anyone interested in coaching may also sign up. Bumper bowling will begin at the... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    October 16, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Jackpot bowling begins next Saturday

With the Junior Leagues starting in the near future we are in needs of junior coaches. Anyone wanting to volunteer their services to help out for a couple hours on Sunday afternoons please call Hi Line Lanes. Youth bowlers wishing to bowl in the... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    October 9, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Thursday night is college student night at Hi-Line Lanes

What a performance Kelly Olson put on Sunday night. He rolled games of 275, 266, 269 for a total of 810. It was Kelly’s second 800 series having shot one a couple of years ago. Quite a feat considering it was his first night of league this season.... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    October 2, 2013

Local Bowling Report: October is Learn to Bowl Month at Hi-Line Lanes

October is Learn to Bowl Month. Anyone wanting to learn to bowl or improve their game may sign up for free lessons starting this Saturday at 1 p.m. by calling the lanes at 265-5885. Classes will run for four weeks and approximately two hours per... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    September 25, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Eagle Lanes open in Chinook

October is learn-to-bowl month. So in following suit, Hi-Line Lanes is going to provide lessons for those keglers who would like to learn how to bowl or improve their game. Lessons will be Saturday,... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    September 18, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Bowling is back on the Hi-Line

After several months of no league bowling, Hi-Line Lanes welcomed back bowlers in all leagues. Scores did not show that they took any time off, as the scores were as hot as the 90-degree weather. Roman Surber just missed another 300 with a 297, (his... Full story

 By Ken Brubaker    TEST/Sports/Youth Sports    January 30, 2013

Local Bowling Report: Havre's Shawn Mariani rolls a sixth career 300-game

On Monday night while the wind was howling and a cold front moving in the lanes were warming up. Shawn Mariani recorded his sixth 300-game of his career and the third this season at Hi Line Lanes, with the other two belonging to Ryan Mapes. It was...


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