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Lichstein Wins 29th Title


Michael Lichstein added another title to his all time record leading titles to make it 29 in his career. He was high qualifier with 1196 on the Sunday morning squad then defeated John Kirker 221-168, Bill Webb 214-136, Tim West 235-196, Steve Tripp 232-230, Chris Sole in the semi finals 268-249 and John Furey 230-145. Michael received $2,000 and a paid entry into the Brunswick Tournament of Champions for his win and John won $1,175. 2016 started off great with 273 entries which advanced 64 into match play!

Entries: 273
Qualifiers: 64
Cuts: 6pm(965), 9am(1010), 12:30pm(1063), Sr(Guar), SuperSr(Guar), Women(1009), At-Large(1039)
High Qualifier: Michael Lichstein(1196)
Related File: NEBA Results 2016 01 HOF Open Lichstein

Novara Wins $3,000 at Cambridge Credit Counseling Invitational


Joe Novara defeated Tom Solimine 190-179 in the championship match at the Cambridge Credit invitational to earn his fourth title and $3,000! In the semi-finals, Joe Novara defeated Danny Khuu 240-210 and Tom Solimine defeated Todd Lathrop 238-202 at Hall of Fame Silver Lanes in East Hartford, CT.

Related File: NEBA Results 2016 01 CCCI Novara

Rule Changes for 2016


The membership voted changes at the Annual Meeting in December 2015. Minutes of the meeting can be found in the About section along with the Bylaws and Rulebook. A summary of the rule changes are in the document below.

Related File: Rule Changes - January 2016

2015 Annual Award Winners


2015 Annual Award Winners Sponsored by, and

George Chikar Bowler of the Year - Todd Lathrop
High Average - Anthony Pepe (228.63 for 86 games)
High Qualifying Block - Jon Van Hees (1366)
Rookie of the Year - Nicole Trudell
Senior Bowler of the Year - Todd Lathrop
Super Senior Bowler of the Year - Ed Roberts Woman Bowler of the Year - Amanda Broege
Youth Bowler of the Year - Tyler Perry

Robert Greene Wins 2nd Title at Laurel Lanes Open


Robert Greene Jr. captured his second NEBA title with a 223-159 championship match victory over John Ferraro at the Laurel Lanes Open. He won $1,525 plus a paid entry into the Brunswick Tournament of Champions. Thank you to Laurel Lanes for their reduced lineage rate and adding $500 to the prize fund at our year end event.

Entries: 183
Qualifiers: 48
Cuts: 6PM (1216), 9AM (1194). 12:30PM (1139), At-Large (1168)
High Qualifier: DJ Jones (1344)
Lane Pattern: Modified House: Challenge, L:43', Ratio:3.75:1
Related File: NEBA Results 2015 12 Laurel

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