Flying Eagle Bogardus soars to 633 series |

Flying Eagle Bogardus soars to 633 series

Column by John Shott


Our featured men’s bowler of the week is Harold Bogardus.

Bogardus started bowling when he was 25 years old in 1950 in Long Beach, Calif. He bowled at Norwalk, Lakewood, Long Beach Pier bowling alleys and started his first league, Dutch Village, with the Elks Club at Artesia Bowl.

Bogardus moved to Lake Tahoe in 1987 and began bowling the following year at Tahoe Bowl in the Seniors League. Bogardus bowls in the Goofers, SIR, Senior No Tap and Senior leagues. His highest game is 270 and highest series is 750.

Bogardus’ team captured first place in the Senior League in 1997. In 1996, Bogardus participated in the Reno PBA Senior Open Pro-Am and in 1997 participated in the Brunswick Pro Am and rolled a 750 series with games of 245-258-247.

In the South Lake Seniors League, rolling for the Flying Eagles, averaging 164, Bogardus rolled games of 159-258-216 for a 633 series, qualifying him as Shott’s men’s bowler of the week. Great bowling, Harold!

Our featured women’s bowler of the week is Jean Evans.

Evans started bowling in Ontario, Canada, when she was 15 years old in 1951. She taught herself how to bowl. Evans moved to Lake Tahoe in 1975 and began bowling in the His and Hers League. Her highest game was 201 and highest series is 570.

In the His and Hers League, averaging 101, rolling for Woodfords Auto Service, Evans rolled games of 139-169-157, for a 465 series, qualifying her as Shott’s women’s bowler of the week. Great bowling, Jean!

Don’t forget the state tournament entries are due by Feb. 6. Sign up at the Tahoe Bowl. Next week there will not be a column because I’ll be on vacation. So, see you in two weeks.

High scores of the week

Gutter Gussies (1/11) – Judy Guinn 179, Barbara Harvey 174. Ho Hum Trio (1/12) – Tillie Allen 172, Cami Chavez 180, Margie Stephens 191. South Tahoe Seniors (1/12) – Don Gard 170, Otto Hefner 177, Dick Soyland 189, Harold Bogardus 258-216/633, Richard Danna 183, Joan Haglund 182, Vivian Horton 173. His and Hers (1/12) – Robert Pederson 226, Sandy Campbell 184, William Campbell 200, Roman Vondriska 224, Bob Stephens 231, Jean Evans 169, Don Halvorson 243, Dale Lawton 242-200/633, George Cretilli 181, Bob Wasilchuk 211, Fred Wasilchuk 211, Ric Wasilchuk 210, George Markis 214, Rick Silveira 215-221/618, Don Dendauw 200, Barbara Smith 180, Dennis Hofferdor 225-202/614, Jeanne Nagy 178, James Sterling 204, Mike Kivi 212, Carol Christian 196, Devin Iggens 222, Cheryl Miller 198, Bob Bolinger 202, David Miller 257/641, David Olivo 235-247/662, Michael Blank 222-234/641. Sierra Hi Balls (1/13) – Norm Attenborough 207, Pat Lacey 183, Charold Post 186, Max Withrow 217, Bert 201, Linda 177, Howard Bittner 207, Scott Spivack 222, Ron Eberhardt 227, Arleen Lane 197. Goofers (1/13) – Norm Attenborough 215, Greg Smith 211, Harold Bogardus 210-201, John Alba 196, Linda Cherry 208, Jodie Vineyard 202, Bobbie Wingate 191, Norma Thayer 181, Brenda Mershimore 177, Caren Campbell 176. Guys and Dolls (1/14) – Chuck Crites 204, Judy Brown 202, Tom Nobriga 223, Jay Schaut 180, Jeff Nielsen 197, Brian Stanton 210-224/625, Diane Musser 173, Patrick Heath 214, Mario Lomibao 212, Richard Hart 254, Rick Soyland 218-224, Cindi Wells 198, Dick Robbins 210, Peggy Swift 196, John Charney 208, Betsy Brunson 202, Pat Fountain 218. Mixed Scratch Trio (1/14) – Tom Otomo 213-247-202/662, Rick Soyland 215, Willie Campbell 221, Jim Sterling 206-237-215/658, Pat 211, David Ramsay 233-205/604, Franz Goepfert 200, Kevin Iggens 202-239/634, Mario Lomibao 234, Mike Blank 247-204/609, George Alm 204, Ken Kostelnik 207-245, John Shott 202, David Dickinson 205-214, Lee Han 202, Russ Anderson 248-206-215/669. Basin Bowlers (1/15) – Laszlo Kazinczi 212, Howard Chamberlain 205, Russ Anderson 232-226/631, Alex Waite 209, Sandy Bodner 196, Patrick Heath 226, Wayne Koch 212, Doug La Pierre 288-212/695.

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