The Richmond Register


July 5, 2013

BOWLING: Simpson near perfect at Galaxy


RICHMOND — Tuesday No-tap Doubles

Nine pins down with the first ball in a frame counts as a strike in no-tap leagues.

The best men’s series by league members this week were 764 by Gary Cromer, 752 by Bill Bowles and 709 by Lynn Estes.

A 700 series was also bowled by substitutes Brandon Simpson (770) and Randy Burgess (706).

Jim Hisle (295), Simpson (278) Cromer (277), Bowles (266) and Estes (265) bowled the top men’s games.

Beverly Shearer led the league’s ladies with a 757 series and 277 game. Narita Rose rolled the second-best series (714) and she tied Ellen Spurlock for the second-high women’s game at 251.

A 600 series was bowled by Donnie Barger (681), Tina Hisle (674), Jim Hisle (673), Kyle Shultz (661), Bobby Abrams (633), Todd Young (625), Carl Daniels (606), Ron Roberts (605) and Russell Truesdale (601).

Ellen Spurlock converted a 2-7-10 split.

KSBA Jamboree

The 49th annual Kentucky State Bowling Association Jamboree will be held in Leitchfield on July 13 and 14.

The Jamboree is a work session during which representatives from the local associations propose legislation and make plans for the KSBA’s annual meeting and state tournament in November.

Bluegrass Games

The 2013 Bluegrass State Games are under way. There will be competition in more than 25 sports ranging from archery to wrestling. Most of the action takes place in Lexington, but several other Kentucky cities serve as venues.

The bowling competition is scheduled for July 27 and 28 at the Eastland Lanes in Lexington. There will be singles and doubles events for six age groups from eight years old and younger to 55 years and older. Sanctioned and open classes are available in each age group.

The bowlers with the four highest scores in each age group after three games will advance to the medal round and compete for gold, silver and bronze medals.

The entry fee is $25 for one event or $35 for two events. Entries by mail must be postmarked by July 20, but on-line entries will be accepted until July 22.

Details and entry forms are accessible at

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