SPECIAL EVENT Comedy Show Saturday April 15th 8:00 p.m.

Headlining on stage Saturday April 15, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. is Mr. Showtime David Scott.  This show SOLD OUT LAST YEAR and Mr. Showtime received a standing ovation from the audience.  This is the final comedy show until Fall 2017.  

"Mr. Showtime" David Scott is more than just a stand-up comedian.  He is an entertainer and showman with a show that has been called "sharp-witted," "clever," "classy" and "pure energy."  Not only is there great stand-up comedy, but so much more.  There is a straight jacket.  There is the "World's Most Dangerous Bit in Comedy."  There is even mind reading, not to mention one of the best finales in the business that takes the audience on an incredibly funny journey through four decades of music.  Mr. Showtime, David Scott has been featured on HBO and Comedy Central, is the host of his own nationally syndicated radio show and also happens to be the Guinness World Record holder for longest stand-up comedy show by an individual at 40 hours and 8 minutes.  Forget everything you think you know about stand-up comedy.  This is a show unlike anything you have ever seen.  

Ticket price - $18.00!  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations. Minimum age is 21 years old.



Sutton and Stubler Sign with St. Ambrose University

Mendota and L-P High School Senior bowlers, Gillian Sutton and Nate Stubler signed letters of intent to bowl with the St. Ambrose University Fighting Bees.  Present for the Gillian's signing at Illinois Valley Super Bowl were Head Coach Eric Littig and Assistant Coach Jeff Griebel from St. Ambrose, parents Laura and Barry Sutton, brother Brock and Mendota High School Coach Scott Vickrey.  Nate was represented by the St. Ambrose coaches, his dad and coach, Bob Stubler, mom Sindee and L-P Athletic Director Chris Kirkpatrick.

Both seniors are members of the Sunday Night High School League at I.V. Super Bowl.

Front Row L-R (Barry Sutton, Gillian, Laura Sutton)  Back row L-R (Brock Sutton, Eric Littig, Jeff Griebel, Scott Vickrey).

Front Row L-R (Barry Sutton, Gillian, Laura Sutton)  Back row L-R (Brock Sutton, Eric Littig, Jeff Griebel, Scott Vickrey).

Front Row L-R (Bob Stubler, Nate, Sindee Stubler) Back Row L-R (Eric LIttig, Jeff Griebel, Chris Kirkpatrick).

Front Row L-R (Bob Stubler, Nate, Sindee Stubler) Back Row L-R (Eric LIttig, Jeff Griebel, Chris Kirkpatrick).

Nate Stubler IHSA State Bowling Champion

La Salle - Peru High School Senior and I.V. Super Bowl High School League Bowler, Nathan Stubler is the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) 2017 Individual Bowling Champion.  Not only did he win the tournament after finishing fourth last year, he broke numerous state records.  He holds the day 1 tournament record with a 1,642 six-game series that included games of 269, 268, back to back 300 games (record), 278 and 227 easily besting the previous record of 1,575.  Between games 2 and 5 he rolled 34 consecutive strikes and did not have an open frame on the day.  His average was 273.7 heading into day 2.  His round 1 score of 837 is also the new record for a 3 game series.

In day 2 of the tournament he bowled 246, 247, 236 (729), 269, 248, 228 (745) for a two day grand total of 3,116 pins and now holds the state record for total score besting the previous record of 3,011.  He finished with a 259.7 average over second place Collinsville Senior Clayton Hartman who finished with a grand total 2,808 series and a 234 average.  The two day tournament was held at St. Clair Bowl in O'Fallon.

Nate grew up at I.V. Super Bowl alongside his parents, proprietor's Bob and Sindee Stubler.  He has worked long and hard for this deserving accomplishment.  He was the State Champion in 2013 as an 8th grader at Holy Family School in Oglesby.

IHSA 2017 State Bowling Champion - Nathan Stubler

Job Opportunity - Cook

Part-time cook.  
Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.
Tasks include, but not limited to:

  • Take food orders and receive payment from customers.
  • Cook the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils.
  • Maintain sanitation, health and safety standards in work area.
  • Operate cooking equipment such as grill, deep-fat fryer, microwave and pizza oven.
  • Clean, stock and restock workstation.

Job Requirements:  At least 18 years old, customer focused and service driven.

Apply online by clicking here.

USBCIV Inducts Four into Hall of Fame

The USBCIV inducted Bob Etheridge, Karl Heck, Bruce Rhodes and Sindee Stubler during a dinner ceremony Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Illinois Valley Super Bowl.  

Bob Etheridge placed second in the Youth American Bowling Association (YABA) singles tournament in 1971 and was a member of the team YABA champions the following year.    In 1977 he placed second in the Peotone Singles Classic.  He has bowled for over 40 years in many leagues and centers in the Illinois Valley including, Ladd Lanes, Pla-Mor Lanes, Palace Bowl and I.V. Super Bowl.  His highest average was 211, highest game 289 and highest series 757.  Etheridge's was honored as a member of one of the Illinois Valley Men's Senior All Star Teams.  He has bowled in over thirty Illinois Valley Men's Bowling Association Tournaments and was a member of the championship team five times during that span.  He was a singles champion and finished second in the doubles tournament that same year.  He has competed in thirty-seven consecutive USBC national tournaments and one Illinois state tournament.  Etheridge is a past member of the Illinois Valley Men's Bowling Association Board of Directors where he served for eight years and is a Certified Lane Inspector.

Karl Heck has been an I.V. Super Bowl league member for 27 years of which he averaged at least 190 in all but his first year.  His highest average is 213.  He has six 300 games on his resume and a high series of 795.  He has two 299 and one 298 games along with numerous other eleven in a row awards.  Heck has bowled in 24 Illinois Valley Men's Bowling Association Tournaments and eleven USBC national tournaments.  His list of awards include Illinois Valley Super Bowl Bowler of the Year in 1993 and six Super Bowl All Star Teams.  He won the Illinois Valley Men's Association championship in the singles, doubles and all-events categories and was also a team member of Mixed Team Champion.  He won the Illinois Valley 700 Club Tournament twice.  Heck served as a member of the Illinois Valley Men's Bowling Association Board of Directors for 21 years and was a Super Bowl Ambassador for 2 years.

Bruce Rhodes has bowled in leagues at I.V. Super Bowl for 25 years primarily in the Rudy Stubler Memorial and Thursday Men's Handicap Leagues (current Vice-President) where his team won four league championships.  His highest average is 218 and he has two 300 games and a high series of 802.  He was a two time honoree of the Senior All Star Team.  He bowled in fourteen Illinois Valley Men's Bowling Association Tournaments, twelve USBC national tournaments and 2 Illinois state tournaments.  Rhodes was a member of the PBA from 1995 through 2002.  He is both a certified USBC Bronze and Silver level coach.  In the mid-90's he bowled in the Central Illinois Classic Bowling Association (CICBA) scratch tournaments finishing in third place twice.  

Sindee Stubler started bowling in 1981 with her family at the Palace Bowl.  After meeting her future husband Bob she bowled at Royal Lanes in Oglesby and then I.V. Super Bowl since its origination.  Her highest average during that span was 191 in 2013 and highest series 710 in 2006.  She was the Bowler of the Year twice (Illinois Valley - 1989) and (I.V. Super Bowl - 2013). She has been a member of the Illinois Valley and Super Bowl All - Stars teams since 2003 and 2009, respectively.  She won a team championship in the Illinois Valley Women's Association Tournament and a one time doubles champion in the same tournament.  She bowled in nine USBC national tournaments and fifteen Illinois State Tournaments.  She has served as league secretary in many leagues and currently holds that position in Women Bowling with Wine, Mine's in the Gutter, Liberty Village Seniors and Tavern Leagues.  She co-coordinated the Pro-Am Tournament for the PBA Illinois Valley Midwest Region Classic for twenty years.  Stubler coordinates the Youth Leagues at I.V. Super Bowl.

L-R Bob etheridge, karl heck, bruce rhodes and sindee stubler

L-R Bob etheridge, karl heck, bruce rhodes and sindee stubler

LP Varsity Boys Place Second in Plainfield North Invite

La Salle-Peru High School Boys Varsity team placed second with a score of 4,180 in the Plainfield North Invite at Brunswick Zone Woodridge.  Individual awards went to Nate Stubler 1st place overall (300 - 1225), David Hillyer 6th place (1078) and Bryce Schmitz 11th place (1048) in the five game series. 

L-R (Nate Stubler, Bryce Schmitz and David Hillyer)

L-R (Nate Stubler, Bryce Schmitz and David Hillyer)

St. Bede Boys Win Tournament

St. Bede Academy boys bowling team won first place in the Lee Lohman Memorial Bowling Tournament in Geneseo Saturday November 12, 2016.  The team outmatched Abingdon with a score of 5,347 total pins  for the top spot in a six game series that included a field of 8 teams.  Bradyn Atkinson rolled a 647, which gave him a third place overall individual finish.  Other individual series high scores include Chris Moore (581), Shawn Desrocher (579), Malcolm Roebuck (569) and Tyler Marcinkus (502).  The team is coached by Buck Emmerling and assistant, Eric Acuncius.

Chris Moore was voted by the coaches for the tournament's Outstanding Achievement Award for which he received a $100 college scholarship.  The award is for performance and how he presented himself and his team during the tournament.

Mike Dole Wins Pro Tournament

Mike Dole of Loves Park, Illinois captured the trophy and the top cash prize for the PBA Midwest Region Illinois Valley Open Tournament held at Illinois Valley Super Bowl, October 15, 2016.  The field included 42 players who qualified and bowled in the tournament.  Doyle bested Eugene McCune in the 248 - 211 in the title match and collected a $2,100.00 cash prize .  McCune took home second place and $1,200.00.  The weekend also included a Fab 5 Tournament with 11 teams participating.  Four amateurs form a team and select a pro to join them.  They bowl 12 games of Baker format.  The pros bowled a doubles tournament called the Pro Am.  Each bowler rolls three games with three different pros.  Tammy Harris was the winning adult amateur.  Kelton Pelzer (age 12 and over) and Rush Steen (age 11 and under) were the youth amateur winners.

BoB Stubler, and Jim Stubler presenting Mike Doye with a check for $2,100.00

BoB Stubler, and Jim Stubler presenting Mike Doye with a check for $2,100.00