candlepin bowling

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a bowling game using slender bowling pins


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For this reason, similar to candlepin bowling, the bowler is allowed three rolls per frame (created and uploaded by Xiaphias at en.wikipedia)
The main differences between candlepin bowling and the predominant tenpin bowling style are that each player uses three balls per frame, rather than two (see below); the balls are much smaller (11.43 cm or 4A1/2 in diameter) with each ball weighing as much as only one candlepin and without finger holes; the pins are thinner (hence the name 'candlepin'), and thus harder to knock down; and the downed pins (known as 'wood') are not cleared away between balls during a player's turn.
It has since become known as the city's "headquarters" of candlepin bowling, the New England version of the game, featuring thinner pins, smaller balls--and some would say--requiring more skill than the more popular version of the game.
Of course, one of the attractions of candlepin bowling is the locked-in lack of perfection.
He also participated golf, pool, and candlepin bowling leagues for many years.
She enjoyed candlepin bowling and dancing when not spending time with her family.
John was very active as a member of the Worcester County Senior Athletic Association for 20 years, where he participated in Volley Ball, Candlepin Bowling, and softball as a member of the Championship Senior Softball team "The Old News Bears" Friends and relatives are invited to calling hours Friday, January 17th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St.
One local woman still holds the title of the youngest champion of the Telegram & Gazette Candlepin Bowling Tournament, which at one time was held in Worcester every year.
Fouracre was inducted to the International Candlepin Bowling Hall of Fame in 2008.
She participated in the Women's Guild candlepin bowling league, and enjoyed sewing, playing poker and dancing.
At various times in his life, he enjoyed candlepin Bowling, softball and most of all, Golf.
He was an avid fisherman he enjoyed golf and candlepin bowling. A part of the Czernicki Champion bowling family that put Webster in the news many times.
And even as her vision faded through macular degeneration and she could no longer drive a car, friends would come over to bring her to bridge games and candlepin bowling, much to the astonishment of her family.
Carolyn and Ed enjoyed candlepin bowling together for many years in leagues at Thunderbird Bowl and Colonial Bowling Center.