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Son of a Potlicker Prevails in the 20th Edition of the Potlicker

Max Cavender and his dad Jim cruised through the competition to win the Potlicker Cup on its 20th anniversary.  This is the first win for both.  Max did his usual masterful job as skip while Jim played steady lead bowls … Continue reading

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2019 Central Division Schedule

After a long hard winter we are finally gearing up for a new Lawn Bowls season, so its time to put away the surfboards.  Here is the 2019 schedule.  Entry forms will be found by clicking the individual event.  

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Central Players Represent US

Bob Schneider and Anna Witt did the Central Division proud over the winter in international tournaments.  Bob Schneider played in the World Championship Singles in March in Warilla Australia.  This event was played on an extremely fast artificial surface, something … Continue reading

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Central’s Joe Zinna Named to US Bowls Hall of Fame

Joe Zinna was recently recognized for his outstanding lawn bowls career by being elected to the US Bowls Hall of Fame.  Joe has been a force in Central and national tournaments for almost forty years.  He has won many division … Continue reading

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Gil Stephan, Central Division Great Passes Away Gil Stephan started bowls in 1970 in Milwaukee and went on to win many Central Division tournaments as well as to have a major impact on the national and international scene. He was … Continue reading

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2018 National Championships

The 2018 Nationals were uncharacteristically unproductive for the Central Division representatives.  It started even before the tournament started with pairs skip Rob Behncke losing his balance while jumping from post to post on the beach and breaking his ankle only … Continue reading

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Central Pair Helps USA Win North American Challange

Two Guys From Milwaukee, (no, not Dennis Morgan and Jack Carson…sorry, got stuck in the Way Back Machine there for a second), but rather Bob Schneider and Rob Behncke, were a large factor in the USA’s first ever victory over … Continue reading

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2018 Otto Hess Triples

Gryzbowskis and Andresen Repeat as Champions The team of Jim Grzybowski, Leif Andresen, and Randy Grzybowski won the Otto Hess tournament tournament for the second year in a row.  This year the tournament director, Rob Behncke, introduced an interesting new … Continue reading

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