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Lake County WBA Family Game Night at Lakes Bowl

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The Lake County Woman's Bowling Association is offering a Family Game Night to help raise money for the Illinois State Tournament that is coming to Lake County in 2015 for the first time in this events history!

The family Fun Night will be hosted Saturday August 9, 2014 at Lakes Bowling 601 Railroad Ave in Round Lake Illinois. Admission to this event is only $5.00 per person. The fun starts at 6:00 pm. and includes bowling, baggo, darts, and pool.

Great family fun at a terrific price all while supporting bowling in Lake County!

The event includes raffle prizes and more, or consider taking a chance and enter the separate $5.00 raffle to win a Brunswick bowling ball of your choice!

Please contact Pat Christensen at 847-587-8523 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you have any questions.

WBA Lakes Bowl 08-09-2014 Fundraiser

 

2014 Lake County BA Hall of Fame / Stars of Tomorrow Induction Ceremony

Sunday September 28, 2014 please join the Lake County BA in honoring the association’s 2014 Hall of Fame inductees. This year's induction dinner will be held at White Deer Run Golf Club. 250 Gregg's Parkway in Vernon Hills Illinois. The banquet and ceremonies will start with cocktails at 5:30 PM, dinner at 6:15 PM and the induction ceremony to follow dinner.

2014 inductees include Bud Erickson, Mark Evans, Daniel Litewski and Roland Tekampe.

The event will include the recipients of the 2014 Star of Tomorrow Scholarship awards, Lake County's Bowler of the year and the members of the 2014 All-Lake County Bowling Association Team! 

Seating is limited, so we encourage you to reserve your seats no later than September 15, 2014. Click on our reservation form for complete details

Halll of Fame 2014 Flyer

USBC/LCBA 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Dinner Reception 

Great Lakes Bowlers Tournament Club

Bertrand Lanes is hosting the Great Lakes Bowlers Tournament Club Memorial weekend tournament May 24th and 25th, 2014. 

3 games Beat the Board Sweeper featuring a $4,000.00 First Place prize with the Poker Jack entry. 

Squad times: 
Saturday 12:30, 2:00, 3:30, 5:00 and 6:30 pm.
Sunday 12:30, 2:00, 3:30 and 5:00 pm.

   POKER JACK
Poker Jack fee must be paid on the bowler's first entry.
POKER JACK money will be paid out 100%. The amount collected on both days will 
guarantee a $4,000 First Place Prize. Remaining POKER JACK money will then  
be paid out starting from 2nd Place until the Poker Jack fund is exhausted.   
                   
New Members are Welcome. Participants must bring average verification.
 

Lifetime Member Entry Fee:  $65

Annual Membership Fee: $20

 
   

For more information:  (262) 358-1114

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tournament flyer  - For this and other event dates please visit www.greatlakesbowlers.com

This event is privately run and is not affiliated with the USBC LCBA. 

RMU Women's Bowling Wins First Ever USBC National Championship

RMU Women's Bowling Wins it's First Ever USBC National Championship.

Coming on the heels of the Men's repeat of the NAIA National Invitational in March the Robert Morris University’s woman's team proved their bowling skills are up to the challenge. Pictured on the left in the Reno-Sparks convention center is current Lake County Association President and RMU head Coach Dale Lehman and the RMU woman's team.

Qualify -  Tournament Bracket - Champions determined at 2014 XBowling ITC

LCBA Annual Meeting April 27, 2014

The Lake County Bowling associations annual meeting will be held April 27, 2014 at Brunswick Zone Hawthorn 316 Center Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061. Check-in time is 6:00 pm., meeting start time 7:00pm. 

This meeting is open to the sanction members of Lake County BA to attend. Activities include voting  for board officers and the associations President. The meeting will include discussion about changes that effect the 2014-2014 bowling season.

 

RMU Men's Bowling Wins Second Consecutive NAIA National Invitational Tournament Championship

The Robert Morris Men's Bowling team won its second consecutive NAIA National Invitational Tournament title on Sunday, March 30th. at Brunswick Zone-Hawthorn. The tournament was held March 28th-30th and featured the top 20 teams bowling a 24 game baker tournament qualifier and a double elimination bracket.  

Story Details - Men's Bowling Wins Second Consecutive NAIA National Invitational Tournament Championship

The RMU Woman's team finished in second place, this was the teams best finish ever in this tournament. Story Details.

The RMU team's next event will be the USBC Intercollegiate National Championships in Reno, Nevada from April 13th-18th.  The Eagles Men's team is looking to defend their title that they had won in 2013. The RMU head coach is LCBA President Dale Lehman. - Congratulations and good luck!

2014 Presidents Cup - Lakeside Lanes March 23rd. 1:00 pm.

The Presidents Cup invites the top 5 bowlers in all divisions’ handicap and scratch to bowl for the Cup! This years event was held March 23, 2014 at Lakeside lanes.

 

Handicap Champion 

Brian Harden Orin Hapke

 Brian Hardin with tournament director Orin Hapke

Top 3 finishers Handicap

1- Brian Hardin
2- John Mitchell
3- Pat Moore

 

 Scratch Champion

Steve Brugioni Orin Hapke

2013 LCBA Hall of Fame Steve Brugioni and Orin Hapke.

 

Top 3 finishers Scratch 
1- Steve Brugioni
2- Jack Haas - Bowled a 300 game during this years Presidents Cup event. 
3- John Wing

 

Click on this link for a complete list of bowlers eligible to bowl this years event. 

 

Ryan Yanel Wins the Sun-Times Beat the Champions Event

The Lake County Bowling Association would like to congratulate Ryan Yanel in his victory in the finals of the 53rd. Beat The Champs contest held at River Rand Bowl. 

With impressive scores of 289, 300, 300, and 258 his 1143 four game series provided him a 153 lead over the next closest competitor.

Please follow the link to the Chicago Sun-Times story "Yanel wins ride with record day" published March 9th..  

Brunswick Zone Fountain Square 8 Game Tournament April 20th.

Brunswick Zone, Fountain Square

631 Lakehurst Road , Waukegan, IL

(847) 473-2600, (262) 358-1114 for Reservations

8 Game Tournament

Beat the board “8” Game Scratch

And / Or

Beat the board “8” Game with Handicap

(80% of 220. Follow this link for the rules)

Entry Fee: $55(additional $40 to cash on both)

Two sets of Unlimited Brackets & Optional Side Pots

SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2014 - Time: 10:00 AM

Tournament Entry Form - Rules

Bowling Ball Winners - Courtesy of Lakeside Lanes

The LCBA would like to thank John Wing and Lakeside Lanes for donating a bowling ball for each squad bowling the County Championships. Each bowler will receive one ticket when they bowl, and we will draw a winner at the end of the second squad each day.

Winners:

February 8 - Joe Gearica February 22 - Christy Diaz
February 9 - Werner Stein February 23 - Christy Sternberg
February 15 - Bob Swytzer March 1 - Lonnie Anderson
February 16 - Rob Cunningham March 2 -  Matt Bendull

 

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85th Annual LCBA Championships Tournament - Lakeside Lanes

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The 85th. Annual Lake County Bowling Association Championship Tournament 
is in the history books. All results are now Official!

Final Standings of every event in the 85th. Annual Association Tournament

2014 Tournament Prize Fund Report 
If you have any discrepancies in these scores, please contact
Gabe Rodriguez at (847) 406-8305 
by Noon on March 25, 2014.

After that date and time all scores will become official.

Steve-Fisher 805 Series

Steven Fisher
805 Series

Chris Wells
300 Game

Jamie Kaiser 300

Jamie Kaiser
300 Game

Dom Brugion
299 Game

 

 11-In-a-Row: 290-John Wing, 290-Phil Anderson, 279-Joe Piontowski, 279-Jason Tanner, Steve Fisher and Josh Borrego.

 

If we missed taking a picture of you for your honor score or event leading scores we would like to give you the opportunity of being posted online. Please forward your image and details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Thank you. 

 

Doubles Handicap

 

Kaiser Yannel-Doubles

Jamie Kaiser and Ryan Yannel took over the lead in both handicap and scratch doubles with the score of 1,481

John Wing Thomas Stanek

Holding on to second place in both Handicap and Scratch Doubles with a score of 1,445 is Thomas Stanek and John Wing.

 

Place

Team name

Score 

1st

Jamie Kaiser & Ryan Yanel

1,481

2nd

John Wing & Thomas Stanek

1,445

3rd

Thomas Farr & Steven Fisher

1,418

4th

Joe Piontowski & John Piontowski

1,409

5th

Harry Bensen  & Brian Harden 

1,407

 

Doubles Scratch

1st

Jamie Kaiser & Ryan Yanel

1,481

2nd

John Wing & Thomas Stanek

1,445

3rd

Thomas Farr & Steven Fisher

1,418

4th

Joseph Klask & Pat Cornell

1,391

5th

Kenneth Nowakowski & Jeff Floom

1,366

 

 

Singles Handicap

 

 
Jeremy Letkey 

 

1st

Jeremy Letkey

817

2nd

Don Widenhoefer

793

3rd

Justin Lensing

790

4th

John Mitchell

789

5th

Phil Tucker

775

 

Singles Scratch 

1st

Phil Tucker

775

2nd

Steven Fisher

761

3rd

John Wing

737

3rd

Jason Tanner

737

5th

Domenic Brugioni

735

 

 

All Events Handicap

 

Steve-Fisher 805 Series
Steve Fisher

 

1st

Steven Fisher

2,253

2nd

Brian Harden

2,250

3rd

John Wing

2,225

4th

William Kalaytowicz

2,188

4th

Dale Lehman

2,188

 

 

All Events Scratch

1st

Steven Fisher

2,253

2nd

John Wing

2,225

3rd

Gregory Pregrocki

2,182

4th

William Kalaytowicz

2,158

5th

Craig Frankel

2,135

 

 

Team Event Champions Handicap and Scratch - Vag Liquor

 

Vaj Liquor 2014-LCBA

Russ DeCaluwe, Carter Laney, Ken Barton, Dean Mueller and Nick Geaslin.

Handicap Team

Place

Team name

Score 

1st

Vaj Liquor

3,557

2nd

We Got This

3,546

3rd

We Suck More

3,470

4th

All Hardways

3,461

5th

Ten Back

3,458

Scratch Team

1st

Vaj Liquor

3,474

2nd

We Suck More

3,422

3rd

Lakeside Lanes

3,416

4th

All Hardways

3,394

5th

G & P Records

3,298

 

Final Standings of every event in the 85th. Annual Association Tournament

 

 

Local Association News

Hello Lake County Bowlers,
 
Association manager Gabe has indicated deposits have been made into the following accounts:
 
$3,060.00 was deposited into the LCBA Youth Schalarship tournament fund Via SMART and $3,500.00 was deposited into the 2013 Stars of tomorrow fund.
  
We are looking for applicants for 2014 stars of tomorrow. 

The Lake County BA will award up to four scholarships to up to two boys and up to two girls in the amount of $1,000.00 and $500.00 annually. If you know of a junior bowler in the Lake County BA who is deserving of this recognition please consider submitting an application.

 

LCBA 7th Annual Proprietors Challenge Results

Results for the 2014 Proprietors challenge held Sunday January 26, 2014 at Antioch Lanes.

2014 Champions Sunset Bowl

2014 Propritors challenge winner

Winning Team - Mike Unewitz, Al Markle, Dan Litewski, Pete Gochis, and Jim Gochis.

Sunset stepped out in front after the team game with Pete Gochis leading the charge with a sanctioned 300 game. The tournament went on to baker style one game round robin matches, with Sunset leading the way up until position round.

Sunset shot a huge game in position round to set them up for another victory, and won their only match coming from behind in the second game to win total pins over Lakeside lanes.

The stepladder went;

Lakeside beat Antioch lanes.  Sunset beat Lakeside lanes.

2014 Event Scores

 

Past Center Champions;

2008- Sunset Bowl

2009- Sunset Bowl (including a Baker 300 game)

2010- Sunset Bowl

2011- Bertrand Lanes

2012- Lakeside Lanes

2013- Bertrand Lanes (including a Baker 300)

2014- Sunset Bowl (Pete Gochis 300 Game) 

2014 LCBA Baker Team Tournament January 12th. at Brunswick Zone Fountain Square.

The 5th. Annual Lake County Bowling Associations Baker Team Tournament was held January 12, 2014 at Brunswick Zone Fountain Square.

The championship team from this event was Antioch Lanes. 

Bowling for Antioch was Renee HeuserRyan RietmeyerBryan SterbenzJim Anderson and Kevin Bell.

Congratulations and Thank you for bowling this years event. 

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 Top 4 teams went to round robin match play:

Antioch Lanes, Chris Wells - (Raymonds), Diamond Mortgage (Bertrand) and VAJ Liquor (Hawthorn)

  
Remaining teams in order of place.
 
Linden Barber Shop (Bertrand)
We Suck (Lakes)
Fountain Square
Bertrand Lanes 2
Lakeside Lanes
Quarter Boys (Bertrand Lanes)
Glory Boys - Lakes
 

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