Author Archives: MLPLBA Admin

No Bocce Bowls

The No-Bocce Bowls tournament was played on July 28. 12 people participated. Thank you to tournament director, Viki Olsen. Results were: 1st place: Margie Knitter/Carl Landgren 2nd place: Jeff Carlin-Bartel/Charlene Harmon 3rd place: Mike Bennett/Pat Mueller Best dressed: Rob Behncke/Diane … Continue reading

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Open House

MLPLBA hosted two Open Houses this year. We had about 20 guests on Sunday, May 24, 2015 and another 20 guests on Friday, June 12. 2015. Overcast skies and showers moving through the area on both dates threatened to make our … Continue reading

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Potlicker Pairs – Schneider and Behncke Make it Three in a Row

MLPLBA Hosted the Potlicker Pairs Touranment on June 6-7, 2015. Twelve people participated. Bob Schneider and Rob Behncke came out on top for an unprecedented third straight victory. Carl Landgren/Steve Nelson finished second, while Max Cavender/Jim Cavender took third place by plus … Continue reading

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2015 Tournaments Begins – Butler Blind Pairs

MLPLBA hosted the Butler Blind Pairs tournament over Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 23, 2015.  It was a beautiful sunny day on the greens with temps in the upper 60s and cool winds.  Twenty bowlers participated. The military service of MLPBA members … Continue reading

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Spring Luncheon and Opening Day

32 members attended our Spring Luncheon on May 16 and 18 people stayed to play bowls. Thank you to Viki Olsen, Charlene Harmon, Rebecca Nguyen, and Anna Witt for organizing the event.

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Milwaukee bowlers travel South to play in Division Open Tournaments

MLPLBA members are welcome to bowl in the Open Tournaments of the seven Divisions of Bowls USA. Several of our members took advantage of this opportunity to play in the South Central Open, February 7-12, 2015,  in Sun City and Sun … Continue reading

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Winter and Bowls in Milwaukee, WI

Winter in Milwaukee, WI invariably arrives with its snow and sub-freezing temperatures. Our greens typically take a rest and some of our bowlers pursue other activities, like curling. Our members gather for an annual potluck dinner, which helps keep us … Continue reading

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Milwaukee bowlers participate in 2014 National Championships

Six bowlers from Milwaukee represented the Central Division at the 2014 National Championships, in Sun City Center, FL, November 4-8. Anna Witt (skip) and Glorianne Mather (lead) finished with a 3-4 record in the Womens Pairs competition. Bob Schneider (skip) and Rob Behncke (lead) finished … Continue reading

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2014 Annual Meeting of the Membership

We held our Annual Meeting of the Membership on November 1, 2014.  Club business was discussed and elections were held. The following members will serve as officers for a 1-year term: President – Rebecca Nguyen; Vice President – Bob Schneider; Secretary – … Continue reading

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Chili Bowl concludes MLPLBA tournament play for 2014

Chili Bowl XV was held on October 11, 2014. Sixteen bowlers participated in a team competition that consisted of fours, pairs, and singles games. Team Chiles Rojas, captained by Bob Schneider, defeated Team Chiles Verdes, captained by Leif Andresen. Two … Continue reading

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