Category Archives: Tournament Recaps

Heilman Wins Shootout for Second Career Major

The 14th annual Morris Anderson Memorial Shootout took place in Minot, ND over the weekend. Through 13 years of existence, the CMA Shootout has produced 13 different winners by using a variety of different patterns and even a change in lane surface a few years ago. This year, however, was a little different. The tournament Continue Reading...

Wade Scott Dominates Open for First Major Title

Over the years, the Manitoba Open has developed a classification as one of the toughest NDBowling.com Majors to win. The Open is the only Major to carry a 10 game qualifier in the opening round. The more games you bowl, the likelihood increases that your better bowlers will rise toward the top. So when the Continue Reading...

Another Win for Randy Peterson

North Dakota Hall of Famer Randy Peterson has been quietly putting together a season for the ages. Back in November, Peterson paired up with Bob Vander Vorst in route to the NDBPA State Doubles title. That weekend, Peterson also took home the singles title by averaging well over 230 in the individual portion. A few Continue Reading...

Youth is Served at State Team in Minot

NDBowling.com was launched in the fall of 2012. December of that season marked the first NDBPA State Scratch Team Tournament that was covered by the website. That season, Team ND Storm (Dave Schick, Randy Peterson, Eric Kempel, Bob Vander Vorst) claimed the title with a score of 10472 at Buffalo Lanes in Jamestown, ND. Over Continue Reading...

Wade Scott Survives King of the Hill

I don’t know about everyone else, but king of the hill was a game often played in my childhood. On days like today where an extreme amount of snow would fall, the plows would often pile all of the snow in the middle of the cul-de-sac creating a mountain of ice. Where I grew up, Continue Reading...

Pomplun Wins SunOpta, Sandvick Repeats in Carrington

NDBowling.com traveled East this past weekend to Alexandria, MN for the 5th annual SunOpta Sweeper. A record number of entrants traveled to Garden Center Lanes despite brutal road conditions surrounding the Alexandria area. 116 bowlers signed up for a chance to not only compete for the $1200 top prize, but to also benefit the local Continue Reading...

Peterson/Vander Vorst Claim NDBPA Doubles Title

The annual NDBPA State Scratch Doubles tournament was held this past weekend at Midway Lanes in Mandan, ND. As a tournament favorite among many locals, the tournament consistently draws over 20 doubles teams each year with 22 entering this season. The format for this event was changed slightly from last year. All teams bowled 16 Continue Reading...

Back for Mohr

The 2016 edition of the NDBowling.com Kickoff Classic hurdled some unexpected conflicts. Buffalo Lanes in Jamestown, former home of the Kickoff Classic, announced earlier this month that they would no longer be the host for the event. With interest still high, Sunset Lanes in Moorhead, MN stepped in to save the event. With only 3 Continue Reading...

Heilman Outlasts Mohr for First Major Title

The 23rd Annual NDBowling.com Classic was held in Moorhead, MN this past weekend. Following 3 years of struggling entries, the tournament made a move from the end of January to the first weekend in March. The date change was welcomed by many as 89 bowlers entered for a chance at a $2000 top prize and Continue Reading...

Schmidt Claims First Major at KFYR TV Bowling Classic

The 30th annual KFYR TV Bowling Classic was held this past weekend at Midway Lanes in Mandan, ND. A full field of 120 bowlers entered for a chance at a coveted Major title and the $2000 top prize. The tournament began on Saturday where all bowlers bowled 8 games of qualifying to determine the final Continue Reading...