300 Part 5

Posted by on September 25, 2018 at 5:03 pm

I still can’t believe that I get nervous when shooting for a 300.  I believe this is my 5th sanctioned 300 in league or tournament play.  (I’ve had a few in practice.)  But after the 10th strike, I got nervous on the 11th one, and REAL nervous on the 12th one.  In which I pulled […]

Is It Time For

Posted by on December 3, 2014 at 10:15 pm

I don’t think it will be broken by me in my lifetime now, with the latest 858 thrown down at Astro Lanes last night by yours truly.  The games were 300-279-279.  The ball used was an AMF Xcite (Bright Pink in Color).  The 2 misses (ok, actually 3, but it was the 12th frame of […]

Like a fine wine…

Posted by on September 21, 2014 at 9:44 pm

I must get better with age 🙂 This week marked my 4th sanctioned 300 game bowled.  The 11th frame, I was nervous a bit, and yanked the hell out of the throw and it went Brooklyn for the strike.  I then took another deep breathe and nailed the 12th one like no ones business. The […]

300’s to throw around

Posted by on March 16, 2013 at 9:14 pm

I was lucky enough to bowl in a Senior-Guest doubles tournament with one of the owners of the local bowling alley, and right out of the gate I shot 300.  The first 11, ya they were not doubt, but the 12th one, I did feel the nerves and I went right through the nose.  Luckily […]

Mr700’s (715) finally moves into the 800’s!

Posted by on October 2, 2012 at 10:29 pm

  Well, 33 years in the making, and the most attainable pinnacle of bowling achievements has finally been tackled.  The 800 is now history.  10/2/2012. The games went like this: 7/ X X X X X X X X X X X for 290 game (11 in a row award) 9/ X 9/ X X […]