The VPUSBC is proud to announce our 2014 inductees to the Hall of Fame. Being inducted for bowling performance are William “Bill” Glazier IV, and Rich Brewer. Being inducted for meritorious service is Judy Golightly.
He has been a member of the association All Star team in 2011-12, male bowler of the year that same season, and holds the men’s VPUSBC all time high average for a season with a 241 for the 2011-12 season. On December 12, 2013 Glazier bowled an 858 series. He’s bowled numerous high scores over the years. He also owns X-Treme Performance Pro Shop located inside Century Lanes.
Brewer has also been a bowler since he was a young boy and a member of our association for almost 30 years. His bowling achievements include being the first person to bowl an 800 (825) series at Fairlanes/Hidenwood.
He is has won numerous awards locally and on the state level. On December 28, 1994 he had an amazing night of bowling with an 811 series for his first three games of a doubles league and finished off the night with a 300 game for a record 1,111 series for four games. In 1996 Brewer shot the first 800 in the Hampton Roads Bowling Assn Open city tournament and combined with his doubles partner Richard Avery for a 1573 scratch doubles score. That record high score remains unbeaten today. He has had 11 800 series and more than 20 300 series.
Golightly has been a name and face that many association bowlers recognize and remember for her longtime commitment to the sport. She has been involved in bowling since the mid- 1970s when her son wanted to bowl. During her time volunteering with youth bowlers the owner of Newmarket Bowl in Newport News hired her to become the League Coordinator.
She will readily admit her priority is youth bowlers, but she also looked out for the adult bowlers in the area (many who are former youth bowlers!)
She was encouraging the to bowlers and always looking for opportunities to let them learn more about the sport and participate in tournaments across the state. She has had an impact on the youth bowlers she mentored with many of them becoming members of the Hall of Fame themselves or members of the All Star teams. She, too, has been a bowler and is member of the Virginia Queens and the Virginia 600 club.
The All Star Teams recognize the top bowlers for the Association. There are six All Star Teams, each team will be comprised of the top five bowlers in that category and the teams are Adult Males, Adult Females, Seniors Male, Seniors Females, Youth Male and Youth Females.
The ALL STARS will be presented their awards along with Bowler(s) of the Year, Coach of the Year,Al Watlet Meritorious Service Award and this years Hall of Fame Inductees at the annual VPUSBC Awards Ceremony at the Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center in Newport News, VA. on November 8, 2014, ticket are on sale from a member of the Board of Directors or your Center Representative price of $35 per person.
Our Adult All Stars must bowl a total of not less than 150 games in two different bowling centers in Virginia Peninsula USBC certified league play with at least 75 games being bowled in each center and attained one of the five highest composite averages in winter league as of June 1st of preceding year attaining the average certified leagues whose team playing strength is three or more members.
If you notice some positions on the All Star Teams are decided by a mear 10th of a pin showing how competitive our Association bowlers are.
The Adult All Stars for 2013 – 2014 are:
MEN’S ALL STAR TEAM & AVERAGE
Chris Bolosan – 234
T.J. McKinney – 231
Jonathan Gary – 230
Michael Butts – 229
Brian Franklin – 228.9
WOMEN’S ALL STAR TEAM & AVERAGE
Rebecca Glazier – 206
Cindy Kruschke – 201
Dawn Campbell – 199
Kelly Manahl – 192.8
Cheryl Fensom – 192.7
Our VPUSBC Senior All Star Teams must be 55 years of age as of August 1st of the year the composite average is taken (i.e. August 1st 2010 to be considered for the 2010-2011 Seniors All Stars), Bowl a total of not less than 132 games in two different centers in Virginia Peninsula USBC certified League lay with at least 66 games bowled in each center while attaining one of the five highest composite averages in Winter League as of June 1st of the preceding year in a certified leagues whose team playing strength is three or more members.
The VPUSBC Seniors All Stars for 2013 – 2014 are:
MEN’S ALL STAR TEAM & AVERAGE
Gil Brown – 220
Terry Earnhardt – 219
Joe Corbett – 216
Greg Tschupp – 213.8
William (Ed) Tenan – 213.7
WOMEN’S ALL STAR TEAM & AVERAGE
Renee Brubaker – 199
Vivian Blunt – 193
Brigette Drake – 175
Edith Perrin – 170
Jacqueline McCarthy – 166
The VPUSBC Youth All Stars must be a Youth member of the VPUSBC as of August 1st of the year the highest average is taken have bowled a total of not less than 2/3 of the scheduled games in a certified youth league from a bowling center in the Virginia Peninsula USBC certified league play of at least 16 sessions and attained one of the five highest averages in winter leagues as of June 1st of the preceding year.
The Youth Girls was a real fight for position with only 4 pins separating 1st to 5th position, great job ladies and we look forward to seeing all of you advance in your skill level over the next few years!
This year’s YOUTH All Stars for 2013 – 2014 are:
YOUTH BOYS ALL STAR TEAM & AVERAGE
Dawson Maier – 210
Wilton Holloway – 202.3
Marcus Silas – 202.2
Jared Wenner – 196
Justin Meyers – 194.13
YOUTH GIRLS ALL STAR TEAM & AVERAGE
Alissa Adickes – 154
Brooklyn Splitt – 153.7
Chelsea Sczuroski – 153.1
Teyler Boyd – 152
Morgan Cooper – 150
The Virginia Peninsula USBC would like to congratulate all our ALL STAR TEAM member’s for and excellent 2013 -2014 season and look forward to the battle for the All Star teams as this new season progresses.
We would like to congratulate our highest finishing local Bobbie Deese and her doubles partner Frances Langejans from Kalamazoo,MI placing 10th in the Doubles Div III with a combined score of 1098.
In 73rd place bowling in the Emerald division Team, the Feisty Fillies with Catherine Shaw, Mary Plummer, Glenda Bryant and Helen Holland Harris with a total score of 1899.
2014 USBC Women’s Championships Results : http://www.bowl.com/Womens_Championships/Womens_Championship_Home/Scores/
A look at the 2014 USBC Open Championship held at the National Bowling Stadium in Classified Doubles Bruce Labar Poguoson,VA and his partner Kurt Rudy of Reno,NV placed 60th with a score of 1097 and in Classified Singles placing 117th was Tom Ballowe Yorktown,VA with 579 series.
2014 USBC Open Championship Results : http://www.bowl.com/Open_Championships/Open_Championships_Home/Scores/
Two local Youth Bowlers from the Virginia Peninsula USBC Bowling association participated in the 2014 USBC Youth Open Championships which took place July 10-27 at Thruway Lanes in Cheektowaga, N.Y. bowling in the U 15 division.
Singles event Dawson Maier scored 504 to come in 73rd Place and Shawn Stacy Jr. rolled 497 to finish in 82nd Place out of 192 competitors.
In doubles event they teamed up to shoot 1,116 total finishing in 7th place
In TEAM event Shawn Stacy Jr. and Dawson Maier, both from Hampton were teamed up with Michael Vasek (Dallas, PA) & Charlie Witchzak (Wilkes Barre, PA) to compete rolling 1941 to finish in 14th Place with a scratch score of 1941 with 45 teams in the competition.
All Events finds Dawson Maier in 47th Place with 1557 total pins and Shawn Stacy Jr. with 1,498 pins total for 64th Place out of 165 competitors.
Congratulation on an excellent tournament outing and representing all the local bowlers at the 2014 USBC Youth Open Championships
Center Representatives, what are they?
That’s a lot of questions, lucky we can turn to the Virginia Peninsula USBC Operations Manual for an answer.
*Center Representative come under Section 9 Duties of a Director of the VPUSBC
D: Perform the duties of a bowling center representative for centers to which he/she is assigned . Remember, whatever action is taken or whatever advice a Director renders is a reflection on the competency of the VPUSBC. Duties as a bowling center representative are:
1) Make personal contact with the proprietor and league officers.
2) Promote USBC membership with the proprietor and league officers.
3) Encourage and assist leagues in certification (verify with the Association Manager) prior to the USBC deadline.
4) Attend League organization meeting, explain bonding, new USBC rules, awards programs,dues, etc.
5) Ensure each league receives necessary supplies
6) Resolve league problems and rule disputes if possible. If unsure of correct answer advise the league you will contact the Vice President responsible for that center for assistance and in a timely fashion reply to their concern/question.
7) Wear suitable attire, VPUSBC shirt and/or jacket when attending meetings or presenting awards to membership.
8) Assist the VPUSBC Association Manager in obtaining any final average sheets that are delinquent at end of season
9) Ensure each league is notified of the Annual Meeting
10) Promote all VPUSBC functions (Meetings, Tournament, annual Awards Banquet)
11) Personally present USBC awards (300 Rings etc) and association awards (700 series etc) to the bowlers.
12) Help sell ads for the Yearbook
13) Keep a list of all league offices (name, phone number, email address) for the center that you are responsible for. Get copies of each leagues rules and bylaws for presentation to the USBC Rules Committee.
Well in a nutshell your Center Representative are there to serve you the bowler, to assist your league officers and the center manager/proprietor, they represent the Virginia Peninsula USBC on a one on one personal level.
Each of our centers have at least two (2) Center Representatives , your most likely to meet your Center Representative at your annual league organization meeting to iron out your league rules/bylaws, they should introduce themselves, tell you about any USBC rule changes, inform you of events, tell about the VPUSBC Awards Program, up coming local and state tournaments and give your league officers his/ her contact information and, if allowed, stay to the end to field any questions or concerns you may have.
Center Representatives should have a working knowledge of the USBC Rules, be up to-date on association events, tournament and meetings, they should attend the Board of Directors meetings regularly, know who is the chairperson of the various association committees and have a basic knowledge of the USBC / VPUSBC Youth Program.
A Center Representative does not necessarily have to be a member of the Board of Directors, they can be a volunteer, a past member of the Board with knowledge of the responsibility of a Center Representative, they can be permanent or used to fill in as needed during League Organization meetings when there are conflicts of time and locations.
If you don’t know who your center representative are you can find them on the association website http://www.vpusbc.com under the ASSOCIATION INFO tab.
The bottom line is if you have a question, concern about rules or just need information about an event that your league officers can’t answer they should contact the center representative, they are there to assist you.
Once the 2014/2015 Center Representatives are published we will update the association website to reflect those changes if any.
*NOTE: Center Representatives are also known as Center Reps, House Reps and sometimes as Lane Reps.
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Virginia State USBC 62nd Annual Open Tournament
The 2014 Virginia State USBC Open Championship Tournament was hosted by the Greater Richmond USBC with the Team events at AMF Hanover Lanes, Mechanicsville VA and Double & Singles events at AMF Shrader Lanes, Richmond, VA from May 17 through June 15, 2014
Highlights from the tournament were in the Scratch Doubles with the VPUSBC members coming in 1st, 2nd and 4th place with John Minnick from York and Vernon Griffin out of the Tidewater USBC,teaming up to roll a combined total scratch of 1472 to take 1st with Russell Anderson from Hampton and Michael Heath from Chesapeake 20 pins back with 1,452 for second and Sara DiScioscia and Chris Bolosan not far behind them with a total of 1,434 for fourth place just 14 sticks from making it a 1-2-3 finish, just amazing bowling!
Virginia Peninsula USBC bowlers racked up a Hat Trick of 2nd places in Team Events and had a strong showing starting with Scratch Team in 2nd place Mc’Corveys Bowling World , Russell Anderson, Michael Heath, Chris “Anyway” Hayes, Jason Hice, and Terrance White with the team average of 226.93 for a total pin-fall of 3,404 pins.
Regular Team 901 and Up, Handicapped 2nd Place Hampton One made up of VPUSBC bowlers William J. Hammond Jr., Robert Maker, Keith Hare, Emrett Gray and Nat Braxton with a total handicap score of 3747 just 14 pins short of first, VPUSBC team Star Maker 5 came in 19th place.
Classic Team 900 and Below, Handicapped in 2nd Place Hampton Two with Curtis McLean, James L. Williams Jr., Alonzo Marshall, Fritz Jones and
Roger Winston scored 3,697 with handicap , 23 pins out of first place. Filling out the top 20 in the Classic division from Virginia Peninsula, tied for 18th Couch Potatoes and 20th Aches & Pains.
It’s safe to say that Hampton One & Two are bowling friends and that’s how we all should go to Tournaments!
Regular Doubles – 361 and Up Handicap John Minnick and his partner Vernon Griffin (1,547) came in 8th Place and not far behind in 10th place Cecil H. Holmes and Jerry K Brown just 5 pins behind them with 1542.
In the Handicap Classic All Events 180 and Below in 8th Place David McAbee rolled a combined with handicap 2,346 and in the Scratch All Events Michael Heath in 5th place with 2,183 and Vernon Griffin 11th with 2,116.
In Scratch Singles Greg Tschupp rolled a solid 770 series to take 4th Place just 26 pins out of first place and in Handicap Classic Singles 180 and Below placing third David McAbee with at total with handicap of 873.
FINIAL STANDINGS & PRIZE LIST
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Her bowling team took second at the Virginia State High School Bowling All-Star Championships, she was the only girl selected to the all-tournament team, a National Honor Society member, all-district chorus selection the last two years and won several awards in DECA competition attending Grassfield High School.
In March of this year Kendall was one of five to receive the Earl Anthony Memorial Scholarship. The Earl Anthony Memorial Scholarship is presented in honor of the legendary bowling professional who was dedicated to helping youth bowlers. The International Bowling Campus Youth Committee determines the recipients, and each award winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship.
Member of Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy, taken AP courses in english, government and history. She has received several academic awards and placed in the top 10 for business plans at the DECA Virginia State competition.
Kendall has volunteered at the Rock ‘N Roll Mini-Marathon Run to benefit Wounded Warriors, Laps for Lymphoma fundraising event and the Girl Scouts of America and a member of the Model United Nations.
A bowler since age 4, she competes in several leagues and has earned numerous high-average awards.
This year’s selections mark the ninth year Dexter has named a high school All-American team. Student-athletes, who are nominated by their coach or athletic director, must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade-point average, based on a 4.0 scale, and had to provide a letter of recommendation and a 500-word essay.
Each student-athlete will receive a $1,000 scholarship for being named to the team and will be recognized at this year’s Junior Gold Championships in Buffalo, N.Y., in July.
Ten bowlers, five boys and five girls, were selected for the 2013-2014 Dexter/USBC High School All-American Team.
Congratulations to Kendall and others selected to the the Dexter USBC All-American Team.