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Simley High School Bowling Teams

Drkula's Bowl is a proud sponsor of the Simley High School bowling teams.

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If you are a Simley student, in grade 7 - 12, who likes to bowl and has the desire to become a better bowler, then Simley High School bowling coach, Gary Salzman, is looking for you! Interested in learning more? Contact Gary at 651-724-4088 or ssalzman1@comcast.net.

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• Bowling is an Independent Provider Sport at Simley High School. Bowling is a co-ed sport in the fall and a girls-only sport in the winter. Members of the bowling teams are eligible for varsity letters.

• Drkula’s is the sponsoring bowling center for the Simley High School bowling teams. Drkula’s provides lanes for practices and conference competition. During a single season high school bowlers will receive literally hundreds of dollars of bowling and instruction for just $100.00.

• Practices are held at Drkula’s on Monday’s and Thursday’s from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Matches are held on Saturday morning/afternoons at bowling centers in the Southeast Metro (Inver Grove Heights, St. Paul, Eagan, St. Paul Park, and South St. Paul).

• It is the opinion of many that Minnesota High School Bowling and Girls Minnesota High School Bowling are the best-organized club programs in the state. The fall co-ed league features 130 varsity and 105 junior varsity teams, with more than 1575 students competing throughout the state. The girls-only winter league is just four years old and features 42 varsity teams with 280 students competing statewide.

• Minnesota High School Bowling uses the baker-system. Five bowlers each bowl two frames to complete a single game. It is a very exciting competition format for both players and spectators.

• Minnesota High School Bowling and Girls Minnesota High School Bowling are administered by the Bowling Proprietors Association (BPAM) and are governed by a set of rules that have been modeled after those of the Minnesota State High School League. Learn more about the leagues at www.mhsb.org or www.girlsmhsb.org.

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SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BOWLING...
For the past 10 years, bowling has been one of the two fastest growing varsity sports in the country. Twenty states have varsity bowling. Twenty-seven states have club bowling. In just the 20 states that offer varsity bowling, there are 52,000 bowlers.

ISD 199Bowling is an NCAA sport for women (many tournaments can be seen on ESPN) and an NAIA sport for men. Approximately 100 colleges and universities are now offering scholarships to bowlers (men and women).

Bowling is good exercise. Many bowlers...
* Burn up to 198 calories per hour.
* Use 134 muscles while bowling.
* Walk 1/2 a mile over a period of three games
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