Category Archives: Tournament Recaps

ND Storm Back on Top at State Scratch Team

Early in the NDBowling.com Era (2012-present), the annual State Scratch Team Tournament often seemed like a foregone conclusion when Team ND Storm was in attendance. The team brought home 4 consecutive titles from 2012-2015 by margins ranging from as much as 325 pins in 2015 to as little as 41 pins in 2013. In 2016, Continue Reading...

Wagner/Nordick Win Scratch Doubles in Moorhead

NDBowling.com has been covering the NDBPA State Scratch Doubles event since 2012. This past weekend marked the 7th NDBPA Scratch Doubles tournament covered by the High Plains Bowling Network. In those 7 tournaments, 7 different winning combinations have left the bowling center as champions. The latest to add their names to that list? Doug Wagner Continue Reading...

Morris Wins Kickoff in Instant Classic

Sunset Lanes has been the host to the NDBowling.com Kickoff Classic since 2016. Before making its move to Moorhead, MN, the Kickoff Classic was contested at Buffalo Lanes in Jamestown in 2014 and 2015. In its final season in Jamestown, Mike Morris needed the final frame to take down then defending champion Matt Smallin in Continue Reading...

Against All Odds: Schmidt Nets Major #2 at Classic

The 2018 NDBowling.com Classic was held this past weekend at Sunset Lanes in Moorhead, MN. With an impending snowstorm on the horizon, the tournament took a hit as far as entries goes, but the competition level was just as high as every other Classic in years past. 51 bowlers entered Saturday’s Qualifying round on the Continue Reading...

Endersbe Survives KFYR for First Career Major Title

The 32nd annual KFYR TV Bowling Classic was held this past weekend at Midway Lanes in Mandan, ND. What is often looked at as North Dakota’s greatest bowling tradition, the 32nd edition of the KFYR TV Bowling Classic quickly turned into a tale of survival as the 1.94-1 ratio oil pattern ultimately lead to one Continue Reading...

McNiel Claims Wire to Wire Victory at The Open

The 2018 Manitoba Open was held this past weekend at Chateau Lanes in Winnipeg, MB. The frozen North once again greeted a rather strong field of bowlers to the season’s first NDBowling.com Major of the season. This season’s Open featured a 10 game qualifying block on the challenge series pattern Beaten Path. 59 bowlers entered Continue Reading...

New Team Champion Crowned at Paragon

The annual NDBPA State Scratch Team tournament landed in Dickinson, ND this season. Paragon Bowl played host to a full, yet limited, field of 12 teams. The format was pretty simple. All bowlers bowled 12 games on the 38 foot Taj Mahal pattern and the team with the highest total pin fall would win the Continue Reading...

Seney Uses Late Rally to Win in Carrington

The 10th Annual 8 Game Singles was held this past weekend in Carrington, ND. As a local favorite among bowlers, this tournament usually fills at 32 bowlers within the first week following the release of the poster each season. This season was no different as a full field of 32 bowlers traveled to Central City Continue Reading...

Zimmerman/Petrowitz add Another Doubles Title in Minot

The 2017 NDBPA State Scratch Doubles tournament was held this past weekend at North Hill Bowl in Minot. 26 teams entered for a chance at one of the more coveted doubles titles in North Dakota. Bowling began Saturday with all teams bowling 12 baker games. Kyle Niess and Tracy Tofteland shot 300 game 12 of Continue Reading...