York Dispatch Bowler of the Week: Dick Jacoby

  • New Oxford's Dick Jacoby, 66, is The York Dispatch Bowler of the Week.
  • Jacoby recently rolled career-high 769 series at Hanover Bowling Centre.
  • Jacoby has been bowling for nearly 60 years. He started when he was 8 at Clearview Lanes.
Dick Jacoby

Bowler: Dick Jacoby, 66, of New Oxford.

Latest bowling accomplishment: Rolled career-high  769 series at Hanover Bowling Centre.

I started bowling: At Clearview Lanes when I was 8 years old.

Bowlers I have learned the most from: Harry Swartz and Don Smith.

Best bowling advice I've ever received: The 10-pin is a key part of the game.

Part of my game I'm working on improving: Becoming more consistent.

York Dispatch Bowler of the Week: Pret Grove

Most memorable bowling moment: Last year I rolled the first 10 strikes before leaving a 10-pin.

Bowling appeals to me because: The people you meet and the friends you develop.

Most difficult part of bowling: Trying to forget a night in which you bowled poorly.

PBA bowler I enjoy watching: Walter Ray Williams Jr.

Future goal: I'm happy right where I am.

Note:Laser Alleys will play host to a Youth/Adult Black Friday Tournament at 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25. The format is three games of nine-pin no tap. The entry fee is $15 per team. Trophies will be awarded to the top four teams. For more information, call (717) 755-2946.

Bowler of the Week is submitted by the York County Bowling Proprietors Association.