York Dispatch Bowler of the Week: Bob Heffler
- York's Bob Heffler recently rolled a 300 game and 814 series at Colony Park North.
- Heffler started bowling duckpins when he was 19 in Baltimore County.
- The PBA bowlers he enjoys watching are Bob Benoit, Danny Wiseman and Walter Ray Williams Jr.
Bowler: Bob Heffler, 52, of York.
Latest bowling accomplishment: Rolled a 300 game and an 814 series at Colony Park North.
I started bowling:Duckpins in Baltimore County when I was 19.
Best bowling advice I ever received: Slow down.
Most memorable bowling moment: Rolling my first 300 game.
Bowling appeals to me because: I enjoy the competition.
Most non-bowlers don't realize: The number of rules bowling has and the strategy involved in the game.
Most difficult part about bowling is: Making sure you follow through on your delivery.
Advice I would give someone just starting to bowl: Read, watch bowling videos and listen to competitive bowlers.
Future goal: Beat Chuck Geesey's county record.
Note:Lion Bowl hosts a New Year's Day Tournament starting at noon. The handicap doubles tournament features six games, including two games of no-tap, two games of alternating shot and two games of mulligan. (The number of mulligans will depend on the bowler's average). The entry fee is $90 per team the day of the tourney or $80 per team pre-paid. One in three teams will cash.
Bowler of the Week is submitted by the York County Bowling Proprietors Association.