Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Spring Hill Lanes bowling champions take home cash

Spring Hill Lanes hosted the ninth annual Spring Hill Lanes Singles Championship on Nov. 23 with the best turnout in years. With 88 bowlers participating, Robert Zachman walked away with a first-place trophy and $1,100 in prize money. Zachman qualified fifth heading into the eight-man bracket-style finals before running the table for the championship.

The tournament paid the top 12 qualifying bowlers. The top eight reached the bracket-style finals, and the nine through 12 seeds were paid out in order of their preliminary totals. Brandon Curley ($135), Scot Leighly ($125), Tom Bosquez Jr. ($85) and Mike Kierzynski ($56) filled those spots.

Matthew Wooten, who lost in the final to Zachman, took second place and $600. Steve Edwards ($379), Larry Stellato ($295) and Jay Olsen ($235) rounded out the top five finishers. Shane Briggs ($190), Carl Quick ($170) and Mike Edwards struggled in the bracket format and ended up with the prize money for sixth, seventh and eighth, respectively.

Olsen was the only competitor to toss a perfect game, throwing a 300 in the opening game of qualifying that Sunday morning. Last season's Times Co-Bowler of the Year, Ryan Erbe, competed in the event also. He finished out of the money, qualifying 61st in the field. His scratch scores of 241, 202, 257, 159 and 205 were not enough to keep his run going in the handicap tournament.

BASEBALL: The Pasco-Hernando Area Senior Baseball League is seeking players and teams for its winter season, specifically players 35 years or older.

The league hopes to field at least four teams in the adult division, with a nine-game schedule beginning Sunday.

Games will be Sundays, but the league will also have a weeknight "Game of the Week" and will play on high school and park fields throughout western Pasco County as well as the Spring Hill and Brooksville areas in Hernando County.

To register, or for more information, call (352) 683-1692.

SOFTBALL: Pasco Parks and Recreation is hosting the 2009 Adult Softball League at Holiday Recreation Complex, located at 2830 Gulf Trace Boulevard in Holiday and Veterans Memorial Park, located at 14333 Hicks Road in Hudson.

Registration begins Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. and cost is $375 per team. Deadline is Feb. 4 and there will be a men's, women's, church and co-ed divisions. The season will include 10-regular season games and postseason.

For more info, call (727) 942-7439 or (727) 934-4138.

FOOTBALL: The Fellowship of Christian Sports and Activities, Inc. is looking for players to add to its eight-team league of six-on-six players.

Headed up by Chuck Howard in Clearwater, the league offers various sports while promoting Christian values.

The season begins in January and games are in Clearwater on Sundays and features teams as far north as New Port Richey and players as far north as Hernando County.

Howard will find a local team in the vicinity of the player.

For more information, log onto www.sixmantacklefootball.com or contact Howard at (727) 445-9675.

RUNNING: The Seventh Annual Chasco Main Street Mile will be March 21 at noon, starting at the Schwettman Education Center located on Grand Boulevard in New Port Richey.

Participants must register by Feb. 27. Cost is $12 for 17 and under, $17 for adults and $20 on race day. Each participant will receive a medal. Checks can be made to Gulf High School Athletic Booster Club and mailed to 5636 Alto Avenue, Port Richey, 34668.

For more info, call Gulf High at (727) 774-3300.

Times Staff Writer Mike Camunas contributed to this report. Submit upcoming events, registrations, info to communitysports@tampabay.com.

Spring Hill Lanes bowling champions take home cash 12/22/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 2:16pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. What you might have missed in the second episode of the Bucs on 'Hard Knocks'

    Bucs

    We're back for another episode of The Annotated Hard Knocks, trying to find behind-the-scenes insights and things you might have missed in Tuesday's second episode of "Hard Knocks," following the Bucs in …

    As the crowd recognized him and got loud, Jameis Winston jumped up and down in celebration. [GREG AUMAN | Times]
  2. Why Noah Spence could be the Bucs' X-factor

    Bucs

    JACKSONVILLE — Noah Spence crouched in a four-point stance, bending low like a sprinter in starting blocks. At the snap, he took one step to his right, startling Jaguars left tackle Josh Wells with his explosiveness. Wells went for the move and Spence countered with an inside swim move, flying past Wells' right …

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Noah Spence (57) participates in training camp at One Buccaneer Place in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times 

  3. Lefty quarterback's task? Make sure nothing's lost in translation

    College

    GAINESVILLE — When Florida receiver Brandon Powell first met new quarterback Malik Zaire this summer, he was struck by the Notre Dame grad transfer's enthusiasm and outgoing personality.

    Florida quarterback Malik Zaire talks with the press during the NCAA college football team's media day in Gainesville. Zaire is a lefty quarterback, just like Tim Tebow. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP, File)
  4. Nikita Kucherov in a wide-ranging Q&A

    Blogs

    While Lightning wing Nikita Kucherov has a tendency to be quiet around the media, he's a Russian with a variety of interests and a passionate hockey mind.

    Nikita Kucherov recently did a Q&A with Russia's Sovsport.ru, in which he addressed an array of topics.
  5. Steven Souza's two passions collide in charity fantasy football event

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Steven Souza knows a thing or two about football.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston gets a hug from right fielder Steven Souza Jr. (20) after throwing the ceremonial first pitch of the game between the Texas Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Sunday, July 23, 2017.