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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas PagelOA New Texas February Garden Ridge Bracken bowlers roll with traditional flair By EDDA BUCHNER Correspondent Purposefully the bowl ing ball heads for the nine The like being caught In a time remains in his throwing posi tion for a fraction of a his hand his glance fixed on the gleaming wooden The suspense mounts as the with gathering crashes into the and a clatter resounds like warriors clashing The shapely oak pins waver and or defy gravity and right themselves to the great dismay of the It is fascinating to watch a bowler assess the situation and call upon his knowledge of angles and his handtoeye coordination to give the ball a calculated twist that brings down a full house just as surely as separate Precisely this calculating skill was tested during the annual trophy rolloff at Bracken Bowling Alley on Jan 25 and Feb Out of approximately 450 members 300 par ticipated in the Barbara the secretary of the won the queensitle for the se cond time first in 4 in hot pursuit from Phillis Barbara rolled 217 points out of a possible Dewitt May won the kings trophy in the mens devision with 220 Each player was allowed 36 balls 18 throws for a full house and IK for single Although called single there in three pins set up in a each accounting for six At the the best number number two and number three teams were selected in the womens and couples All winners go on to compete in the county competitions and later in the tricounty Tricounty in ludes Bexar and Blanco in Kendall Bracken will vie for the title with members from 17 other ninepin bowling In the Bracken womens team won the tri county title and the junior which has been coached by Carol Jean Edwards for 10 has cap tured several county Ninepin bowling Is an enjoyable team There is no individual scoring process as in 10pin consequently the win or the loss is carried valiantly by the six players of a The pins are still set up by hand in the oldfashioned For a while the club had a shortage of willing teenager but since the salary was raised from to for three there are again plenty of youngsters willing to jug gle the heavy 9ounce oak The balls used in this game can be made either of hard or soft or the new urethane and the weight ranges anywhere between 9 and 16 pounds men usually prefer the 16 When the Bracken Bowling club was founded around it featured two solidly made lanes made of In two more lanes were added and the building In the members decided to build an entirely new structure with eight It is typical for the cooperative spirit of the club that the members treated the enterprise as an old Forum Continued from Page 3A ching followed by a surplus food To register for the par ticipants need to complete a registra tion form and return with a check for to NBISD by Par ticipants will receive a receipt and an individual packet as they arrive at the forum registration desk A full refund will be made one week prior to the Forum If you find it necessary to call NBISD Community Education at No refund will be made after The womens forum is sponsored by NBISDs and Comal ISOs Com munity Education and is in coopera tion with Comal County Extension Senior Citizens McKenna Memorial NBHS North East ISP Community Schertz CiboloUniversal City ISD Communi ty Education and the New Braunfels Chamber of am must ben ported For more information liu IRS for free Jjuoriicfnun fashioned barn raising and donated skilled labor and long working They sold lifetime as well as bonds and shares and got this project successfully off the The building has all the modern amneties and the vice president Velma caters the Still the membership fees have remained in itiation fee and an annual due of Elton the clubs president for the last two and a half years is a successor of presidents dating back to Ernst Haag of Bracken then was a railroad town with more than just a handful of it had two loan a post office and cotton The ninepin bowling had been im ported from the old where even nowadays many Oastwirt schaften have at least one hard wood lane in a back room for the enjoyment of their The German settlers incorporated bowling in their daily routine and in bad when time stretched on the people got together and bowled till the wee The the the the Haags and Vorden baums and many more families are now in their second and third playing the game of their grandparents with Just the same More names are added each year as the greater Garden Ridge area proceeds to grow around the solidly established ninepin bowling tradi tion of SPRING PREVIEW 25 Off ENTIRE STOCK JUNIOR WOVEN SHIRTS Hcalls has their out ire stock of famous maker Junior Woven Tops on Includes new spring Many styles and GUATEMALAN STRIP BELT II I I Itll III Si I Ijl ll li I I lir lilt Hull u li it in ihillll I kllK I Sale Prices Good Through 8 CHOICE 1 Q QQ MISSES JUNIORS FAMOUS LABEL DENIM SKIRTS I Inliasu nv iivrn murr Irniinmr tlail in llirsr all tnllun 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