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Milton

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How are leagues?
« on: January 12, 2020, 08:34:05 PM »
In my area league numbers are down. How are they in your area? Where are you bowling?

 

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Re: How are leagues?
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2020, 11:24:47 AM »
I bowl two a week, Tuesday and Thursday nights, both are 5 person scratch league.

Both nights the house is wall to wall with five person teams in leagues.

I think the other house in town is similar with very few lanes for open play.

Both houses also have strong daytime leagues on several days.
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Re: How are leagues?
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2020, 01:31:03 PM »
You guys need to move East!

I'm in FIVE leagues and always getting requests to join more!

Monday night, Tuesday night, Wednesday night, Thursday night and Friday mornings.

I sub on Wednesday mornings some times. I get requests for Monday mornings and Friday evenings! Five man teams on Wed. and Thurs. nights!

We are not at a loss for leagues! We also have many Virginia leagues and leagues in Baltimore!
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Re: How are leagues?
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2020, 06:08:27 AM »
Leagues seem to be pretty flat around here compared to the last few years. But there has been decades of decline.

So I guess it depends on what you are comparing too.

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Re: How are leagues?
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2020, 11:29:43 AM »
OK here in northern NJ. The leagues in my main house are fine, and my teammates who bowl in other facilities say that they are maintaining decent numbers. A good sign is that several top high school bowlers in recent years are joining leagues after graduation.
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Re: How are leagues?
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2020, 07:24:35 PM »
Leagues are alive and well in Central Florida.  Probably because of the heavy retiree population. 

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Re: How are leagues?
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2020, 11:46:36 PM »
Here in Tacoma Washington area we are full at 90 percent of houses having nightly leagues with lots of senior daytime leagues. we have had a few houses close, so that is part of reason everywhere is full. We are down to about six centers in a 50 mile radious south of Seattle

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Re: How are leagues?
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2020, 07:28:56 AM »
I bowl 3 leagues here in the little town of Baraboo. I remember as a kid watching my dad bowl and all 16 lanes were full and did double shifts. Now it one shift 8 teams. Some nights are combined with two different leagues on the same shift to fill lanes.
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Re: How are leagues?
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2020, 01:21:52 PM »
I bowl 3 leagues here in the little town of Baraboo. I remember as a kid watching my dad bowl and all 16 lanes were full and did double shifts. Now it one shift 8 teams. Some nights are combined with two different leagues on the same shift to fill lanes.

Excuse me for asking! Where is Baraboo? I've never heard of it!
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Re: How are leagues?
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2020, 01:32:43 PM »
Wisconsin.
It's about 15 minutes south of Wisconsin Dells
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Re: How are leagues?
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2020, 01:48:39 PM »
Wisconsin.
It's about 15 minuets south of Wisconsin Dells

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