Posts Tagged: Bowling

Weigle juggles golf, bowling as two-sport athlete for Waldorf

September 3, 2021

Anchorage’s Harry Weigle is one of many two-sport college athletes from Alaska. But he’s unique. He’s the only golfer-bowler combo. Weigle is entering his third season of competing in both sports for Waldorf University, an NAIA school in Forest City, Iowa. “I am lucky the competition schedule really doesn’t overlap,” Weigle said. His two practice… Read more »

Rash comes up clutch in final frame to win 17th PBA Tour title

August 25, 2021

Anchorage bowling star Sean Rash has come up clutch so many times it oughta be his middle name. The 16-year PBA Tour vet did it again to win the Chesapeake Open in Virginia, where he rallied in the final frame to snatch victory from top seed Tom Daugherty of Florida. Needing a strike with his… Read more »

Weigle bowls to third-place effort at NAIA tournament in Iowa

January 25, 2021

Anchorage’s Harry Weigle grabbed a third-place finish out of 71 college bowlers at the season-opening Mustang Invitational in Sioux City, Iowa. The Waldorf University sophomore racked up a four-game series total of 850, just two pins off second place and 10 away from the win. Weigle, of West High fame, rolled games of 233, 169,… Read more »

Rash wins first World Series of Bowling for 16th PBA Tour title

October 4, 2020

The wait is finally over for Anchorage’s Sean Rash. After numerous close calls in the past, the 38-year-old won a World Series of Bowling title for the first time in his 11-year career. Rash beat top seed EJ Tackett of Indiana 229-215 in the championship match of the WSOB event in Centreville, Virginia. The Alaskan… Read more »

Rash flirts with perfection, wins 15th PBA title in Oklahoma

January 27, 2020

Anchorage’s Sean Rash beat four consecutive opponents, including top qualifier Ryan Ciminelli of South Carolina in the championship match, to win the PBA Oklahoma Open for his 15th career title. Rash rolled 10 consecutive strikes in the final to score a 289-234 victory and pocket $30,000 of prize money. He also defeated Patrick Hanrahan (226-202),… Read more »

Rash rolls to Wolf Open title for 14th career PBA championship

August 28, 2019

Anchorage’s Sean Rash beat three consecutive opponents in the stepladder finals to win the PBA Wolf Open in Aurora, Illinois. Rash capped his title run with a 257-193 victory over No. 1 seed and defending tournament champion Anthony Simonsen of Texas in the championship match. The 14-year veteran now has 14 career PBA titles. Rash,… Read more »

Survive and advance: Rash pulls out tight match in PBA Playoffs

May 28, 2019

Anchorage’s Sean Rash was perfect when the moment called for it, and now he is closer to winning the biggest first-place prize of the season after advancing in the PBA Playoffs. The 13-time Tour champion threw strikes on all four balls in the two-frame tiebreaker format to edge Dom Barrett 2-1 in the Race to… Read more »

Rash rolls to victory in PBA playoffs, advances to quarterfinals

May 15, 2019

Anchorage’s Sean Rash defeated Missouri’s Kyle Sherman in a battle of champions during the PBA playoffs Round of 16 Race to 2 Points matches that aired on FS1 from Portland, Maine. The sixth-seeded Rash knocked off the No. 11 seed by scores of 227 to 175 and 237 to 214 in the two-game series to… Read more »

Anchorage’s Williams and Dudley bros are high rollers in college

April 16, 2019

Anchorage’s Logan Williams of Robert Morris University of Illinois qualified and then won his first bracket match at the U.S. Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Singles Championship in Dayton, Ohio. The senior right-hander finished 12th in a 24-man qualifying round after he posted a six-game total of 1,200 pins (200 average). The 24 men and 24 women… Read more »

Rash earns 3rd straight PBA top-10, converts dreadful 7-10 split

February 9, 2019

Anchorage’s Sean Rash racked up another successful week on the PBA Tour with his third straight top-10 finish. The 36-year-old finished ninth in a field of 64 at the Tournament of Champions at AMF Riviera Lanes in Fairlawn, Ohio. He also converted one of bowling’s most difficult shots. Rash made the extremely rare 7-10 split… Read more »