Category Archives: Central Division

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’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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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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Bob Schneider Takes The Central Division Singles

Both Bob Schneider and Carl Landgren were undefeated going into the final game of the 2018 Central Singles.  Bob went up early, but Carl fought his way back to narrow the margin.  In the end, Bob’s steady play made the … Continue reading

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Pairs Playdowns 2018

2018 PAIRS PLAYDOWNS CHAMPIONS: Rob Behncke and Jim Cavender, Anna Witt and Rebecca Nguyen Yes, it’s that Rob guy again.  Rob Behncke and Jim Cavender finished in first place edging out last year’s winners Jim Grzybowski and Leif Andresen by … Continue reading

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Central Division Pairs 2018

Rob Behncke continued his winning ways as he and his lead Scott Wisniewski  won the 2018 Central Division Pairs Championship.  They overcame some tough competition to narrowly outpoint second place finishers Jim Grzybowski and Randy Gryzbowski .  Bob Schneider and … Continue reading

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2017 US National Championships

In the 2017 National Championships, the Central Division acquitted itself admirably.  The men’s pairs team of Jim Grzybowski and Leif Andresen finished in a four way tie for first place before losing by one shot in a playoff to Steve … Continue reading

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2017 Singles Playdowns

Rosa Baer and Rob Behncke Are The 2017 Champions This year the Central Division welcomed Rosa and Tony Baer.  Both are new to the division but are well known nationally, being long time members of the Southwest Division.  Both Rosa … Continue reading

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