Bowling The US

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Traveling bowlers! Ever think about the different places you’ve bowled? How many is that? Didn’t keep a record, eh. Hare-brained idea!? Of course. An accumulation of places bowled can be a natural outcome of carrying one’s bowling gear on vacations, … Continued

The Pétanque

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Pétanque (French pronunciation: ​[petɑ̃k]) is a sport that falls into the category of boules sports, along with raffa, bocce, boule lyonnaise, lawn bowls and crown green bowling. All of these sports share something in common, in that players or teams … Continued

Rotation, The Great Equalizer

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Ever heard the expression “Rotation, rotation, rotation”? One can’t help but notice the effect of ball rotation on pinfall. The ball hits the pins spinning, causing them to spin. Rotation adds to the chaos already in progress by the impact … Continued


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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A ten-pin bowler releases his bowling ball Playing bowls at Tiverton West End Bowling Club, United Kingdom Bowling is a target sport and recreational activity in which a player rolls or throws a bowling ball … Continued

A Short History of Bowling

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You know what sport predates the Roman Empire, Jesus Christ, and even the first Olympic Games held in 776 BCE? Bowling! Back in the 1930s, a British anthropologist named Sir Flinders Petrie discovered a primitive bowling set in the grave … Continued

Nortel Lanes in Monroe, Michigan Burns

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The fire was reported to have started in the kitchen about 2:30 a.m., according to the 911 call. COMING THURSDAY: Thursday’s edition of The Monroe News will include a full report along with photos and local residents’ memories of Nortel … Continued