Tournament season is coming up fast

Several tournaments and events are upcoming on area lanes.

The Youngstown-Salem Women’s Bowling Association’s 20th senior tournament will be March 24-25 and March 31 at West Side.

The age groups are: 55 to 59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-76 and 77 & up. The Saturday times are 2 p.m., while Sunday sessions will be 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. If necessary, the tournament will be contested on April 1.

Entries, available at bowling centers, should be mailed to Betty Kana, 2936 Eddie Street, Youngstown, OH. 44509.

With questions, call (330) 651-4644.

Bossone Masters

The John Bossone Memorial Senior Masters began this weekend and continues Feb. 11 at Amron and Feb. 12 at McKinley Lanes.

Entries are available at bowling centers or via Ted Bundy at (330) 770-8161. Cost is $70 per person.

Strike Out Cancer

The Youngstown-Salem USBC WBA will hold its 10th annual Strike Out Cancer benefit tournament, Feb. 10-12, at Bell-Wick Bowl.

The format is 9-pin, no-tap scotch doubles based on four games by couples (two women, two men, mixed couples or junior-adult).

Cost is $20 per couple. Reservations are preferred.

Aside from participation, individuals or businesses may sponsor a lane for $100 or donate an item for the silent auction. Money raised will be donated to local cancer-care charities.

Call 792-5444 or e-mail

600 Club event

The 600 Club Singles Tournament will be Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. at Amron Lanes.

Women must be a member of the Youngstown-Salem 600 Bowling Club. Entry forms are at the various lanes. Entries close Feb. 12. A luncheon and meeting will follow the tournament. For more, call Jan Schultz (330) 629-6908 or Marla Chicase (330) 550-7622.


This year marks Junior Achievement’s 60th anniversary, so says an e-mailed newsletter from Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley. To acknowledge the occasion, JA is holding a Bowl-A-Thon Birthday Bashes on Feb. 11 at Wedgewood (2:30-5:30 p.m.) and May 15 at Camelot (6-9 p.m.).

The avenues of participation range from bowler recruitment to T-shirt sponsor and donation.

For more, contact or (330) 539–5268.

McGaha’s 300

Willie McGaha had 181-200-300 — 681 in Bob’s Bail Bonding at Wedgewood on Jan. 16. However, Chris Truman’s 716 was high that night.

It was McGaha’s first 300 in Bob’s Bail Bonding.

Another perfect game was thrown by Jim Wess on Jan. 12 in Thursday Night Sportsman at Wedgewood.

Patricia Clinkscales’ 245-651 was by far the top game and set among TNBA Church bowlers at Holiday on Jan. 13.

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