York Dispatch Bowler of the Week: Pret Grove
- Red Lion's Pret Grove, 74, is entering his 59th season of bowling in a league at Lion Bowl.
- Grove started bowling In 1957 when Lion Bowl opened.
- East Lincoln Lanes hosts Friday Night Fights at 7 p.m., the first and third Fridays of the month.
Bowler: Pret Grove, 74, of Red Lion.
Latest bowling accomplishment: Entering his 59th season of bowling in a league at Lion Bowl.
I started bowling: In 1957 when Lion Bowl opened.
Bowler I have learned the most from: Clase Heaps.
Best bowling advice I ever received: Be consistent on your approach.
Most memorable bowling moment: Rolling my first 300.
Bowling appeals to me because: I enjoy the camaraderie.
PBA bowlers I used to enjoy watching: Dick Weber, Don Carter, Earl Anthony and Johnny Petraglia.
Most non-bowlers don't realize: How much fun the sport can be. I really enjoy bowling with my grandson, who is 29.
Advice I would give to someone just starting to bowl: Watch good bowlers and learn from them.
Future goal: Keep bowling. I have no intention of retiring from the lanes.
Note: East Lincoln Lanes hosts Friday Night Fights at 7 p.m., the first and third Fridays of the month. The tournament features five-game singles with a stepladder final. The entry fee is $30 and one in three cashes. For more information, call (717) 252-3211.
Bowler of the Week is submitted by the York County Bowling Proprietors Association.