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May 20, 2023

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McCarthy, Erdei, Snell

Omaha Area Trio Advance to Match Play at USBC Queens

Erin McCarthy, Heather Erdei, and Jasmine Snell made it through 15 games of qualifying to advance to the grueling match-play portion of the 2023 USBC Queens Tournament at Sam's Town in Las Vegas, NV.  The advancers will now compete in a double-elimination bracket to determine the champion.  Each of the matches will be three games with the highest series total determining the winner.

 

The Bowling Store wishes the best of luck to the ladies as they compete for the Queens tiara.

May 27, 2023

Michael Snell Shoots 300 at USBC Nationals

Michael Snell of Papillion, NE becomes the latest Nebraskan to shoot 300 at USBC Nationals.  Check out the video to see Michael complete his perfect games.

Congratulations to Michael from all his friends at The Bowling Store

April 18, 2023

Mastny and Crowell IV Take Doubles Lead at USBC Nationals

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JJ Mastny of Arlington, NE, and Perry Crowell IV, a former member of the Midland University bowling team and 2020 US Open finalist, put together an outstanding set to take the lead in Regular Doubles this past week in Reno, NV.   Though it's still early in the tournament it's a great accomplishment.  Mastny and Crowell's performance follows a terrific third at the 2021 Doubles event.

Congratulations from The Bowling Store.

 JJ Mastny(L) and Perry Crowell IV(R)

April 18, 2023

Blake Earnest Shoots 300 at USBC Nationals

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Blake Earnest, a native of Wood River, NE, became the first bowler to record a 300 game at this year's

USBC National Tournament in Reno, NV.  Blake joins the special list that has managed to accomplish this feat.

The Bowling Store congratulates Blake and is proud to have him as a loyal customer.

April 16, 2023

Ryan Powers Wins Missouri Masters

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Ryan(R) receiving check and trophy from Ryan Burks

Congratulations to Ryan Powers of Omaha on his victory this past weekend at the Missouri State Masters held at Revolutions Lanes in St. Joseph, MO.  Ryan had to battle through the grueling losers bracket to make it to the final match and claim his victory.

The Bowling Store is proud to have Ryan as a loyal customer.

March 15, 2023

GOBA Names 2023 Omaha Bowling Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2023 "class" of  Greater Omaha Bowling Hall of Fame inductees was announced this month.   The new inductees are  Jeanne Belitz, Jr.,  Jay Dabney(posthumously), Larry Kaiser Jr., Randy Moreno, Terry Norton, and Jami Weber.  Lu Ann Vecchio was named the "Spirit of Courage" award winner and Gary Flowers was awarded the "Ted Melonis Memorial Award".  To read more about the inductees you can visit the Greater Omaha Bowling Association's website at www.gobowlomaha.org.

The Bowling Store congratulates all of this year's additions to the Omaha Bowling Hall of Fame

Inductees (from Left to Right):

Jeanne Belitz, Jr.

Jay Dabney

Larry Kaiser, Jr.

Randy Moreno

Terry Norton

Jami Weber

Lu Ann Vecchio

Gary Flowers

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January 8, 2023

Huskers Martin Wins US Amateur

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Jillian Martin, a  Nebraska freshman bowler, followed in Nebraska Assistant Coach Julia Bond's footsteps to win the Team USA Amateur Championship held this past weekend at Gold Coast Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Jillian, only 18 years old, adds this title to what has already been a stellar career which includes a national PWBA title captured last year at the age of 17.

January 6, 2023

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Back Row (LtoR): Katie Thornton(Coach), AJ Johnson, and Bryanna Cote

Middle: Toodie Perry and Dave Nelson, Jr

Front: Storm Nelson

Storm Nelson Leads Team to Victory in Team USA Para Up/Down Match

Storm Nelson, lower right in the accompanying photo,  leads Dave Nelson, Jr and his team to victory during the Team USA Para Up/Down Friendly held on January 6, 2023, at the Gold Coast Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.  The "friendly " match was contested by two teams comprised of two para bowlers and a Team USA Woman and Team USA Man bowler.

Dave continued his hot Vegas streak as his team ( AJ Johnson, Bryanna Cote, "Toodie" Perry, and Storm) defeated Kyle Troup, Danielle McEwan, Eddy Hutchens, and Jennifer Hooten.

In other para news, Dave was again named to Team USA Para for 2023.  Congratulations from all your friends at The Bowling Store.

December 18, 2022

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Nick(L) receiving the big check from Santa (JJ) Mastny

2022 Santa Clash Tournament

The 2022 Santa Clash Tournament was held Sunday, December 18th, at 30 Bowl in Fremont.  JJ Mastny and his team worked hard to create an excellent event for the new owners of the bowling center.  The event drew a terrific field and showcased some great bowling.

 

Omaha's Nick Riedler proved too much for the field and walked away with the top prize of $2,000.   The guys at The Bowling Store congratulate Nick on his big victory.  Congratulations also to Nick as he kept up his outstanding bowling by shooting a nice 823 in the following days with the bowling ball he won at the tournament.

December 4, 2022

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2022 PVA Las Vegas Invitational

Congratulations to Dave Nelson, Jr. for his victory in the 2022 PVA/AWBA  Las Vegas Invitational Tournament concluded this past weekend.  Dave made a clean sweep of the tournament as he also won the UP/DOWN Team Tournament and the doubles event.

November 22, 2022

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Tyler Trelles Shoots 856

Tyler Trelles threw the first 32 strikes on November 22, 2022, in the Work Service League at Western Bowl in Omaha.  Tyler ended the evening with 300, 300, and 256 for a terrific 856 series.   Congratulations Tyler from the staff at The Bowling Store.

November 13, 2022

2022 Tomsu Over/Under Tournament

The 2022 Joe Tomsu Over/Under Tournament was contested today at Thunderbowl in Council Bluffs, IA.  The 24th edition of the tournament was won by Ryan Powers, of Omaha, and Dave Dentlinger, of Carroll, IA.  The victory made Dave a three-time winner of the event.

Ryan(L) and Dave(R)

November 12, 2022

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2022 Tomsu Team Tournament

Team Earnest was victorious today at the Joe Tomsu Memorial Team Tournament.  The winning team consisted of

Erin McCarthy, Chad Goodwin, Blake Earnest, and Dave Dentlinger.  The winners split a top prize of $3,000.

Michaela Tomsu, Erin McCarthy, Chad Goodwin, Blake Earnest, Dave Dentlinger, and Matt Tomsu(Left to Right)

October 31, 2022

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Mason Sterkel ICCAC Athlete of the Week

Bowling Store Pro Shop Tech Mason Sterkel was named the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference athlete of the week.  We congratulate Mason on his achievement and wish him the best of luck during the upcoming Iowa Western bowling season.

October 9, 2022

2022 Nebraska USBC Masters

Mockingbird Lanes, in Omaha, Nebraska, was the site of the 2022 Nebraska Masters Tournament.  Tony Manna, Jr took home his second Masters title with a victory over Duncan DeVries of South Dakota.

11 of the top 15 finishers in the tournament call The Bowling Store their home pro shop.

Duncan(L) and Tony(R)

September 25, 2022

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2022 Nebraska USBC Queens

The 2022 Nebraska USBC Queens Tournament was held today at Western Bowl in Omaha, Nebraska.  Congratulations to Mandy Pelster, of Omaha, on her first Queens victory as she prevailed over Heather Erdei, 2021 Queens champion from Omaha.  Both Mandy and Heather are customers of The Bowling Store.

September 1, 2022

Dave Nelson, Jr Named to Team USA

The Bowling Store congratulates Dave Nelson, Jr on being named to the Team USA wheelchair bowling team.  Dave has continued his excellence in the game as he has transitioned to bowling from the seated position.  We wish Dave and the team the best of luck as they head to Australia for an international competition in October and November.  We know that he will represent himself, Team USA, Storm, and The Bowling Store very well.  

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2022

2023

300

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Number of 300 Games
2022-2023
Blake Evans
6
Jason Hollars
4
Dylan Dasenbrock
3
Jamal Snodgrass
3
Joe Gourneau
3
Landon Rodabaugh
3
Scott McPheeters
3
Ted Baer
3
Tyler Trelles
3
Dennis Stoltenberg
2
Ed Reiss
2
Gage Duda
2
Gary Livingston
2
Jeff Yost
2
Jeremy Giffel
2
Joe Baratta
2
Keith Schneider
2
Kenny Pruter
2
Matt Bouges
2
Nick Riedler
2
Ryan Frank
2
Ryan Powers
2
Tom Rodabaugh
2
Tyler Dunkle
2
A.J. Bruckner
1
Adam Norton
1
Alan Shovan
1
Andrew Labs
1
Andrew Loveless
1
Anthony Dodge
1
Anthony Mason
1
Ben Morris
1
Bert Riley
1
Brandon Hurst
1
Brandon Stockton
1
Brian Waite
1
Byron Thompson
1
Chris Wood
1
Corey Cunningham
1
Curtis Tate
1
Dan Dwyer
1
Daniel Smolinski
1
Danny Ficke
1
Dave Axon
1
Don Barry
1
Heather Erdei
1
Isiah Bautista
1
Jake Zagozda
1
Jarrod Jourdan
1
Joe Fair
1
Joel Brown
1
John Grinsteiner
1
Justin Gartner
1
Ken Portis
1
Kenneth Portis
1
Kevin Driscoll
1
Kris Yadao
1
Mark Zamora
1
Matt Engquist
1
Matt Tomsu
1
Michael Terrell
1
Nate Weberg
1
Nick Yocum
1
Patrick Jourdan
1
Quentin Schmidt
1
Rick Fargnoli
1
Robert Johnston
1
Ryan Cary
1
Trey Otis
1
Tyler Harris
1
Wayne Whitmarsh
1
Will Cummings
1
800 Series
2022-2023
Matt Tomsu
868
Tyler Trelles
856
Ryan Frank
851
Jason Hollars
848
Nick Riedler
847
Joe Gourneau
846
Nick Yocum
837
Shawn Scranton
836
Blake Evans
835
Mason Sterkel
834
Nick Riedler
834
Curtis Tate
826
Jamal Snodgrass
826
Landon Rodabaugh
825
Blake Evans
824
Ted Baer
824
Blake Evans
823
Nick Riedler
823
Blake Evans
821
Chris Wood
821
John Malone
821
Tyler Masterson
821
Kris Yadao
816
Jason Hollars
815
Ted Baer
815
Tony Manna Jr.
815
Brandon Hurst
814
Ryan Powers
814
Dave Axon
813
Kris Yadao
813
Matt Bouges
813
Ben Morris
812
Jarrod Jourdan
812
Larry Miller
811
John Grinsteinner
810
Kevin Neve
808
Corey Cunningham
807
Ryan Powers
807
Ted Baer
807
Gary Livingston
806
Matt Bouges
806
Ted Baer
806
Blake Evans
805
Jeff Yost
805
Matt Bouges
805
Steve Points
805
Tyler Harris
805
Victor Cortez
805
Brandon Hurst
804
Ed Reiss
804
T.J. Lewis
804
TJ Lewis
804
Will Cummings
804
Brandon Hurst
803
Curtis Tate
803
Danny Ficke
803
Ed Reiss
803
Evan White
803
Jeff Yost
803
Landon Rodabaugh
803
Kris Yadao
802
Matt Tomsu
802
Nate Starke
802
Ted Baer
802
Chris Wood
801
Jeff Yost
801
Matt Bartlett
801
Ben Morris
800
Joe Gourneau
800
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