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By DAVE MCMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | April 10, 2011
About 300 bowlers turned out at Turner’s Dual Lanes Sunday for the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County fundraiser that has been a local tradition for more than 25 years. Bowlers got pledges for an afternoon of bowling and it was hoped the Bowl for Kids’ Sake event would raise about $40,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County, said Celia Palmer, chairperson for the event and a member of the organization’s board of directors. At the end of the event, about $31,000 had been raised and event organizers still were adding up some other money from raffles, Palmer said.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | November 6, 2011
Whether they were bowling gutter balls or strikes Sunday, a group at Southside Bowl was playing hard to raise money to aid people with neuromuscular diseases. “I think my gutter ball is not reflective of my usual bowling, but I wouldn't say that I'm stellar. I'm OK,” said Kate Long, who followed up a gutter ball with a strike. Long, 27, of Hagerstown, was bowling with her husband, Jason, and her mother-in-law, Cindy Long, who is a letter carrier in the Black Rock Golf Course area.
NEWS
January 17, 2007
The 10th annual Antietam Association Scholarship Bowling Tournament was held at Turner's Dual Lanes on Jan. 7 and this year's first place winners in the scratch division were Wayne Young and Megan Mitchell. Handicap division winners included Todd Jacobson and Kelli Maus. The tournament has awarded a total of $32,000 over the past 10 years to youth bowlers who are members of the Antietam Association of the United States Bowling Congress. The association consists of several youth leagues that compete at three area bowling centers.
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May 26, 2006
The best of the best in men's duckpin bowling will compete for a share of a $50,000 purse this weekend at Long Meadow Bowl in Hagerstown. The Duckpin Professional Bowlers Association Tour will have more than 200 bowlers from Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, the District of Columbia and Canada competing for the $10,000 first prize, donated by Frank Turner, owner of four local bowling centers,...
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February 23, 2006
The Top Ten Invitational Youth Tenpin Tournament was held earlier this month at Dual Lanes in Hagerstown. The boys and girls carrying the top 10 averages from Dual Lanes, Southside Bowl, Pikeside Bowl in Martinsburg, W.Va., and Terrace Lanes in Frederick, Md., bowled in a five-game scratch format, with the top two boys and girls advancing to the state finals in Cumberland, Md., on April 2. Eric McPherson and Aaron Hershberger were the winners in the boys division. McPherson tossed games of 237, 300, 204, 212 and 214 for a 1167.
NEWS
February 18, 2002
Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks bowlers for annual fund-raiser By STACEY DANZUSO chbbureau@innernet.net CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - It doesn't matter if you bowl a strike every trip to the lanes or if your ball always bypasses the pins and heads straight for the gutters - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County needs help from bowlers of all abilities. Registration for this year's Bowl For Kids Sake, the primary fund-raiser for the nonprofit agency, is way behind other years, coordinators of the event said.
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March 21, 2001
Franklin Co. Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks bowlers By STACEY DANZUSO / Staff Writer, Chambersburg Big Brothers Big Sisters in Franklin County still needs a few more teams to round out its Bowl For Kids Sake roster later this month. There are about a dozen slots for four- or five-person teams available, said Carey Nunn, Big Brothers Big Sisters area coordinator. Bowl For Kids Sake is the primary fund-raiser for the group, which has been matching at-risk children aged 7 to 16 with adult role models since 1997 in Franklin County.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 15, 2011
The second annual Bowl for the Cure no-tap bowling event will be Sunday, Feb. 27, at Southside Bowl on Virginia Avenue, Halfway. Duckpin and 10-pin bowlers are now signing up to bowl. Deadline for entry forms is Thursday, Feb. 17. For more information, go to www.hagerstownbowlforthecure.com .
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By MARLO BARNHART | May 13, 2000
Duckpin bowling enthusiasts from as far away as Connecticut converged on Hagerstown Saturday for the start of the 70th annual National Duckpin Bowling Congress at Long Meadow Lanes. For the next four weekends, bowlers will be competing for three major prizes while having a lot of fun and getting in a lot of time enjoying their favorite sport. "About every six years, the tournament is in Hagerstown," said Bob Lowman, tournament director. The last day of competition this year will be June 11. Bowlers are expected from Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina.
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Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | August 15, 2013
The Senior Citizens Duckpin Mixed Bowling League will resume its fall/winter duckpin bowling season every Monday at 1 p.m., beginning, Monday, Sept. 9. The league will be held at Southside Bowl in Halfway. More than 80 seniors from the area meet for bowling and fellowship. Those 55 and older are invited to join the league by calling Joyce Shockey at 301-824-6331 or Pat Spickler at 301-739-5691 before Aug. 22.   SHHS Class of 1971 The South Hagerstown High School Class of 1971 will hold a 60th birthday picnic Saturday, Sept.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | November 6, 2011
Whether they were bowling gutter balls or strikes Sunday, a group at Southside Bowl was playing hard to raise money to aid people with neuromuscular diseases. “I think my gutter ball is not reflective of my usual bowling, but I wouldn't say that I'm stellar. I'm OK,” said Kate Long, who followed up a gutter ball with a strike. Long, 27, of Hagerstown, was bowling with her husband, Jason, and her mother-in-law, Cindy Long, who is a letter carrier in the Black Rock Golf Course area.
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By DAVE MCMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | April 10, 2011
About 300 bowlers turned out at Turner’s Dual Lanes Sunday for the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County fundraiser that has been a local tradition for more than 25 years. Bowlers got pledges for an afternoon of bowling and it was hoped the Bowl for Kids’ Sake event would raise about $40,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County, said Celia Palmer, chairperson for the event and a member of the organization’s board of directors. At the end of the event, about $31,000 had been raised and event organizers still were adding up some other money from raffles, Palmer said.
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By HARRY NOGLE | March 2, 2011
Bowling for Kids’ Sake is another activity that will help put Cabin Fever away for good and help children in the community.  Bowling for Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest national fundraiser, raising over $20 million annually for children in need across the country.  Bowl for Kids’ Sake bowlers and sponsors are people who want to give back to children in the community.  Because of Bowl for Kids' Sake, more “Bigs” and “Littles” can be paired up, more friendships can be gained and improved outlooks on life can be started.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 15, 2011
The second annual Bowl for the Cure no-tap bowling event will be Sunday, Feb. 27, at Southside Bowl on Virginia Avenue, Halfway. Duckpin and 10-pin bowlers are now signing up to bowl. Deadline for entry forms is Thursday, Feb. 17. For more information, go to www.hagerstownbowlforthecure.com .
NEWS
January 29, 2011
The second annual Bowl for a Cure bowling event, hosted by Southside 48 Bowling League, will be Sunday, Feb. 27, at Southside Bowl on Virginia Avenue. Last year's event raised $6,599.42 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. A few changes have been made this year. It will be a one-day event, instead of two. Duckpin bowlers will be included, as will 10-pin bowlers. In addition to door prizes and raffles, the event will include a silent auction of items donated by local businesses. This year, bowlers hope to raise more than $15,000 to contribute to Bowl for the Cure, a year-round fundraising and awareness effort organized by the United States Bowling Congress in support of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure effort.
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By MARK KELLER | April 1, 2009
Ask most any teenager what they like to do with their free time and they're likely to say they like to hang out with their friends. Ask the elder members of the Long Meadow Senior Duckpin League the same question and they're likely to give you a very similar answer. "The camaraderie ... that's what it is," said Woody Guessford, who turned 92 on Sunday. "I have a lot of friends here, and you meet a lot of people, too. " There are plenty of people to meet. With 88 bowlers, the senior league is the largest bowling league in Hagerstown.
NEWS
January 25, 2009
The Washington County Special Olympics tenpin bowling league has been operating for more than 20 years. League members bowl every Saturday morning from mid-September through mid-April at Southside Bowl on Virginia Avenue in Halway. The league started with only a handful of athletes and several coaches. It now operates with more than 40 athletes, 10 coaches and four substitute coaches. About five years ago, the coaches got together and collected funds from families, coaches and support staff to organize an annual Christmas party for all of the athletes.
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January 22, 2009
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HCC 69, Garrett 59 McHENRY Md. -- Cara Thompson had 17 points and Amy Rhoderick had 14 points and nine rebounds to lead Hagerstown Community College (10-9, 6-2) to the Maryland JuCo Conference win. HCC 69, Garrett 59 HAGERSTOWN C.C. ('10-9, 6-2) Porter 2, Payne 9, Ver. Wheeler 6, Val. Wheeler 6, Morel 11, Thompson 17, Rhoderick 14, Williams 4. Totals 22 21-28 69. GARRETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE Anderson 6, McNeil 5, Hankins 11, Pendleton 5, Carter 13, Jones 2, Collins 17. Totals 23 8-17 59. Halftime -- Hagerstown, 29-25.
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