SKYBOX - Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers

Join the fun and perhaps see the Cubs clinch the NL Central for the second year in a row in a skybox at Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 1:10 p.m.  $175 per person includes game ticket, food and beverages from 90 minutes before game time until 30 minutes after.  Contact Jim or Bob for your ticket.  Bus transportation optional for additional $25.00 per person.

Women Bowling with Wine 13-Week League

Tuesday Women Bowling with Wine - Get the ladies together for a night out of FUN!  For only $16.00 per bowler per week you will get 3 games of bowling, FREE rental shoes, 2 full size bottles of wine per team, Limited Edition High Heel Bowling Shoe Wine Stopper ($12.00 value), FREE league record-keeping service and an end of season party/awards banquet.  4 women per team.  This is a 13 week short-season league scheduled to start Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.  Everyone is "good enough" for this league.  The league uses a handicap scoring system to make it fair for all bowling skill levels.

League bowling is an opportunity to have fun with friends, meet new people, get a break from the daily routine, friendly competition and don't forget about the included beverages. Call 815.223.5085 to sign up.  Individuals, pairs or full teams welcome.  

Columbus Day Cosmic Thunder Party

The first holiday Cosmic Thunder Party  of the school year is Monday, October 9, 2017.  Children and adults are welcome, so you can entertain your children or plan a family event.  Party time is from 12:00 noon - 4:30 p.m.  Everyone gets 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental and unlimited soda or 1 bottle of water for $9.99/child and $11.99/adult.  Reservations suggested, but walk-ins welcome.  Call 815.223.5085.

Bowling for Boobs Fundraiser - Everyone Welcome!

In support of breast cancer awareness month, we are hosting a fundraiser called "Bowling for Boobs," Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.  The event is $20.00 per person and includes 3 games of 9 Pin No-Tap (a 9 pin count scores as a STRIKE).  There are jackpots, 50/50, prizes, costume contest and a whole lot of FUN!  Proceeds from the event are donated locally. 

Individuals, couples and teams are welcome. Reservations required.  Please call 815.223.5085 to sign up.

A.J. Johnson wins Regional PBA Title

A.J. Johnson of Oswego is no longer searching for his first Regional PBA title this year.  Sunday, September 3 he earned the honor of 1st Place in the Illinois Valley Midwest Classic at Illinois Valley Super Bowl.  Johnson captured the title and earned $1700 for his efforts by averaging 226.93 over 13 games.  He beat Kyle Sherman in the title match 253 - 237.  Sherman finished 2nd overall and won $900.  There were participants from 11 states.  

In 2017 Johnson finished second in Xtra Frame Reality Check Classic losing to Josh Blanchard 232-204 in championship match and finished fourth in Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Open losing to Marshall Kent 259-228 in opening stepladder match.  He is the holder of 4 Regional PBA titles.

Tournament sponsors include: La Salle State Bank, City of Peru, Ebonite, Brunswick, Classic Products, Toedter Oil, Western Bowling Proprietors Insurance, Eureka Savings Bank, P & D Sign, Illinois Valley Community Hospital and Spring Creek Golf Course.

L-R Bob Stubler, A.J. Johnson and Jim Stubler

L-R Bob Stubler, A.J. Johnson and Jim Stubler

Youth Scholarship Champions

I.V. Super Bowl held the Spring Youth Scholarship Tournament Saturday May 6, 2017.  The top three winners in each age division earned scholarship money that may be used for higher education.  The top three (age 11 and under) 1st  Aiden Kent-Tucker ($300.00), 2nd James Bauer ($200.00), 3rd Olivia Weber ($50.00) and Kennedy Pelzer ($50.00); (12 and over) 1st Payton Pawlak ($300.00), 2nd Payton Ferguson ($200.00), 3rd Kyle Jordan ($100.00); and (High School) 1st David Hillyer ($500.00), 2nd Bradyn Atkinson ($300.00), 3rd Nathan Stubler ($200.00).

L-R: Olivia Weber, Kennedy Pelzer, James Bauer and Aiden Kent-Tucker, Back: Bob Stubler 

L-R: Olivia Weber, Kennedy Pelzer, James Bauer and Aiden Kent-Tucker, Back: Bob Stubler 

L-R: Kyle Jordan, Payton Ferguson and Payton Pawlak  Back: Bob Stubler

L-R: Kyle Jordan, Payton Ferguson and Payton Pawlak  Back: Bob Stubler

L-R: Bob Stubler, Nathan Stubler, Bradyn Atkinson and David Hillyer

L-R: Bob Stubler, Nathan Stubler, Bradyn Atkinson and David Hillyer

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