87th Annual LCBA Championships Tournament - Sunset Bowl

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The Lake County Bowling Association's 87th. Annual Championship Tournament will be hosted in 2016 at Sunset Bowl 2015 Lewis Ave. Waukegan, Illinois 60087.

The Team event will bowl Saturdays February 13th. and 20th. with squad times of 12:00 Noon and 4:00 PM, Sunday squads will be February 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. 

Doubles and Singles events will bowl Saturdays February 27th., March 5th. and 12th. at 11:30 AM and 4:00 PM. Sunday squads will be February 28th. and March 6th. at 10:00 AM and 2:30 PM.

Early Bird bonus, all entries pre-paid by January 24, 2016 will receive one ticket per entrant towards the Hammer Bowling ball raffle

Squads space is limited so we encourage your early entry to secure your dates and times, reserved entries must be paid by January 24, 2016 to secure your spot. 

87th Annual LCBA Championships Tournament Reservations as of 11/22/15

Inquiries, Entries and Reservations are now being accepted by our Tournament Chairman Gabe Rodriquez who can be reached at 847-406-8305 by phone or E-mailed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

This years event will include the Handicap Brackets, 50/50 raffle and the Hammer Bowling Ball raffles. Entry form with rules should be in your local center shortly, Please click on this link or our tournament form pictured below for the event entry form and complete rules. 

87th Annual LCBA Championships Tournament Form

The Lake County Bowling Association would like to again thank Hammer Bowling for their support of our 2016 event. 

7th. Annual Lake County Baker Team Tournament

The 7th. Annual Lake County BA Baker Team Tournament will be held Saturday January 16, 2016 1:00 p.m. at Bertrand Lanes 2616 Washington St. Waukegan, Illinois 60085

This fast pace event will again feature a cash prize and five Hammer Bowling Balls to the event champions. This is a handicap event 1/5th. of 90% of a team 1,100 average with no limit on the team average. Early registration for this event is recommended. Walk-in entries will be accepted if space is available. Check-in begins at Noon, tournament play to start at 1:00 p.m..

Click on this link for the event entry form and rules.

2016 Baker Tournament 

Question call 847-406-8305 or E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Star of Tomorrow Youth Scholarships

Now that at the 2015-2016 season is in full swing we want to remind you the Lake County BA will award youth bowlers scholarships annually, provided the recipient meets the eligibility requirements and has submitted the proper Lake County BA Star of Tomorrow scholarship application.

Star of Tomorrow Application

We encourage proprietors, coaches, and parents to visit the LCBA wesbite and download our application. Deadline for filing an application for consideration for the next Lake County BA Star of Tomorrow Scholarship must be postmarked by June 1.

21st. Annual Lake County Mixed Handicap Tournament

The Lake County Woman's Bowling Association will be hosting the 21st. Annual Lake County Handicap Team and Doubles Tournament at Raymond's Bowl in Johnsburg, Illinois.

Event dates are November 14th, 15, 21st and 22nd. 2015 with squads at 12:00 p.m. noon and 2:30 p.m.

We encourage early entry to secure your spot in this years event!

Entry form and complete event details please click on this link.

2015 LCBA Masters Tournament Brunswick Zone Hawthorn October 25, 2015

Brunswick Zone                                                         USBC Masters Logo

The Lake County Masters Tournament was held 1:00 P.M. Sunday October 25, 2015 at Brunswick Zone Hawthorn 316 Center Drive Vernon Hills, IL 60061

We would like to thank Rudy Pagud and his staff for hosting this years event. 

Our 2014-2015 Bowler of the Year Ryan Yanel took additional honors in winning this year event.

Qualifying Scores and Matchplay.  

Ryan Yanel 2015 Masters

If you have any questions contact Gabe Rodriquez at 847-406-8305 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

LCBA Masters Flyer 2015

The Lane pattern to be use for this years event is the 2015 USBC Seniors Masters Pattern. Click on the pattern for the PDF file. 

2015 Senior Masters Pattern


 Click on this link for our entry form and event rules. 

2014-2015 Lake County BA Averages

The updated list of Lake County Bowlers Averages for the 2014-2015 season is now online!

If you need to review your average from a previous season please use the Members Average link found on the home page.

2015 LCBA Senior Tournament Lakeside Lanes

Lakeside Lanes 

The Lake County Bowling Associations 22nd. Annual Senior Singles Tournament was hosted this year by Lakeside Lanes 900 S. Lake St. Mundelein, IL 60060 (847)-949-5700. The LCBA would like to Thank John Wing and his staff for everything they do!

 Ken Nowakowski LCBA 2015 Senior 50 64

Ken Nowakowski and the one that got away!

Alan Markle

Alan Markle winner of the 65+ Division

Official Top Five:

LCBA Senior Singles 50-64 and over Division
1 Ken Nowakowski 220 278 254 267 799 0 799
2 Paul Eagle 201 223 203 267 693 51 744
3 Scott Aho 189 213 244 196 653 84 737
4 FRAZIER THOMAS 196 223 181 248 652 65 717
5 Dean Mueller 215 173 245 268 686 14 700


LCBA Senior Singles 65 and over Division

1 Al Markel 220 246 196 238 680 0 680
2 HIDALGO CONSTANTINO 164 149 211 165 525 151 676
- Lawrence George 203 233 204 193 630 46 676
4 Manuel Robert 177 192 190 172 554 116 670
5 Sloan Dave 192 201 180 208 589 76 665


Results of the Divisions standings:

Class A - 70 and over

Al Markle


Class B - 65 thru 69

Pat Cornell


Class C - 60 thru 64   

Paul Eagle


Class D - 55 thru 59

Ken Nowakowski


Class E - 50 thru 54 

Scott Aho



Complete Official Standings and Payouts.

The senior event is open to all USBC members 50 years and older as of October 3, 2015. This is a handicap event based on 90% of 220 and the entry fee is $25.00. Prize fund will be awarded in two divisions, 50-64 years of age and bowlers 65 and older.

For more details and event rules click on this link or the tournament flyer below. 

10th. Annual LCBA Youth Scholarship Tournament Raymond's Bowl October 25, 2015

Raymonds Bowl Logo

The 2015 LCBA 10th. Annual Youth Scholarship Tournament was held at Raymond's Bowl, 3960 N. Johnsburg Rd. Johnsburg, IL 60051

Winning in the Prep Division was Nicholas Prochnow and in the Majors Division Braden Orbeck, Final Standings with payout for standings and cashers for high scratch game are now online. 

For additional information please call association Manager Gabe Rodriquez at (847) 406-8305. 

Youth Tournament Oct 2015


Click on this link for the 10th. Annual LCBA Youth Scholarship Tournament Entry Form and event rules.

2014-2015 Stars of Tomorrow Recipients

The Lake County Bowling Association would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2014-2015 Stars of Tomorrow scholarship awards.  For the Girls the winner is Amy Hollingshead and in the Boys group the winners are Zach Singer and Ted Tapas.

Our winners will be presented their awards during the Association Hall of Fame and Stars of tomorrow event Saturday September 26, 2015 at the Glen Flora Gold Club. 

2014-'15 Bowler of the Year, All County Team and Senior Bowler of the Year.

The Lake County bowling association would like to congratulate the following bowlers for their performance during the 2014-2015 season.

Bowler of the year honors for the second year in a row goes to Ryan Yanel. Highlights include a repeat performance in the association doubles tournament with teammate Jamie Kaiser their combined score of 1,503 allowed them to win both the scratch and handicap titles. For all events his score of 2,194 put him on top in the scratch division and a second place in the handicap division.  Additional honors include a top 10 finish in the singles and team events, 2nd. place in the Presidents cut and a season high 232 average, 2-300 and 2-800 series.

The additional members that make up the All Lake County Team:


Tom Hays with teammate Steve Fisher placed second in the scratch division and tenth overall in the handicap division with a team score of 1,390. First place in the scratch singles division, second in the all events scratch, third in the handicap division and a top 10 finish in the team event and the scratch Presidential Cup winner. Tom bowled in two LCBA leagues last year averaging 229 and 232.


Mike Sparr accomplishments are all about being a team player. During the 2014-2015 season Mike was a member of the fourth place team in the mixed tournament bowled in three leagues last year and maintained averages of 225 in one league and 226 in two other leagues where he recorded 2-300 games, 2-299 games and 5-800 series during the season.


Rob Cunningham strong finishes in the associations tournament include a top five and top 10 finish in the team events, to 8 in the Masters event, and during league play that include a high average of 233, 1-299, 1-300 and 1-800 gave Rob the fourth sport on this year’s all Lake County team.


Jamie Kaiser is another repeat All Lake County team with his performance at this years association tournament. The repeat doubles titles scratch and handicap with Ryan Yanel was just part of success. Jamie also won the associations only scratch event with his masters qualifier win that came in dramatic fashion that included a 9th. and 10th. frame roll off.


The final member and Senior Bowler of the Year honors go to Michael CohnsOur Lake County HOF member from the class of 2006 was a member of the championship scratch team Anderson Tile that also finished fourth in the handicap division. A top five finish participating with a second time and strong finishes in other events as well as recording two 11-in-a-row scores. 


All of these bowlers will be reconized for thier performance at this years Hall Of Fame and Stars of Tomorrow event Saturday September 26, 2015 at the Glen Flora Golf Club 2200 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan, Illinois.

2015 Lake County BA Hall of Fame / Stars of Tomorrow Induction Ceremony

Saturday September 26, 2015 the Lake County BA will be honoring the 2015 Hall of Fame inductees. This year's induction dinner will be held at Glen Flora Golf Club 2200 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan, 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.


2015 inductees include James Beere, Jack Haas and Wm. Dean Mueller


The event will include the recipients of the 2015 Star of Tomorrow Scholarship awards, Lake County's Bowler of the year and the members of the 2015 All-Lake County Bowling Association Team! 

Seating is limited, so we encourage you to reserve your seats no later than September 7, 2015.

Click on our reservation form for complete details

2015 Hall Of Fame Reception Flyer

Youth Learn-to-Bowl Coaching Clinic July 26, 2015 - Brunswick Zone Hawthorn

The Lake County USBC is running it's first Coaching Clinic and conducting it will be
USBC Gold Level Coach Bill Spigner!

This clinic is for the beginner Youth Bowler with a 150 or lower average. The cost for this clinic is just $20.00 and is limited to twenty children. The event will include 2-1/2 hours of information, bowling and instruction from Bill that introduce the children to bowling and bowling better.  

The event will be held at Brunswick Zone HawthornSunday, July 26, 2015 with check-in at 1:30 p.m. and the the instruction and bowling portion from  2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m..

Click on this link for our flyer with additional details about this event.

The Lake County USBC Coaching Clinic Flyer

To learn more about Bill Spigner's Coaching please visit

LCBA Annual Meeting July 26, 2015 - Brunswick Zone Hawthorn

Annual Meeting

The Lake County Bowling Association will be holding our annual meeting: Sunday July 26, 2015 at Brunswick Zone Hawthorn 316 Center Dr Vernon Hills, IL 60061 Check in - 5:00 - Meeting - 6:00

 The meeting will consist of election of board members and reports from each of the committees. All current members of the LCBA are eligiible to vote.

If you have any questions or concerns we welcome all of you to come out to discuss the happenings of bowling in Lake County. 

Food and beverages will be served after the meeting comes to a close.

If you are interesting in running for a position on the board as a Director, Vice President, or President, please send your information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than July 11, 2015 (15 days prior to meeting), or mail your application here:

Lake County BA
1227 Anthony Ct
Antioch, Il 60002

Click on this limk for the Lake County BA Board Application

2015 Presidents Cup - Brunswick Zone Fountain Square

LCBA Presidents Cup Small 

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 15, 2015 at Brunswick Zone Fountain Square.

Handicap Champion - Ryan Hill

Ryan Hill-Dave-Scala 2015 Presidents Cup Handicap

Ryan Hill with Tournament Direct and Association President Dave Scala.

Top 3 qualifiers Handicap
1 - Ryan Hill - 820
2 - Alex Harden - 708
3 - Bobby Mullan - 669

Scratch Champion - Tom Hayes

Tom Hayes-Dave-Scala 2015 Presidents Cup Scratch

Tournament Direct and Association President Dave Scala with Tom Hayes.

 Top 3 Qualifiers Scratch
1 - Alan Markle
2 - Ryan Yanel
3 - Tom Hays

Each participant of this years President Cup was provided
a chance to win a new Hammer Bad Ass bowling bowl! 

Scott Aho

 Our Hammer Bad Ass ball raffle winner - Scott Aho


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