YOUR 2018 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES!
Neal Taylor (Veteran Bowler) Michael Walker ( accepting award for his mom Sally for Superior Achievement) Greg Spinelli ( Outstanding Bowler)
Sally Walker is being recognized posthumously for having been an outstanding bowler. during her lifetime, she had a total of three (3) 700 series with a high series of 787. Her highest game rolled was a 287 and her highest average held was 200 in the 2000-2001 season.
Sally had bowled in the local association for over 25 years and held the position of league secretary for 10 years. She was very active with the junior program at Rainbow Lanes, donating her time to coach for over ten years, which was a position she truly loved.
Sally had bowled in many National, New York State and local tournaments. She was the runner-up in the Women’s Citizen Masters in 1999 and 2002. She achieved multiple awards during league play, including high average and series.
Sally left the game for a period to pursue a career in real estate working as an agent for Colwell Banker. She returned to bowling in 2015 until she passed earlier this year.
We are honored to induct Sally Walker into the Auburn NY USBC Bowling Association Hall Of Fame!
Neal is 87 years old, lives in Cayuga and has been a member of the Auburn USBC Bowling Association for more than 60 years. He has a total of two (2) 300 games, two (2) 299 games, two (2) 298 games and several 700 series or better with his highest being 720. His highest average held was 192.
Neal started bowling at the age of 27 at the Polish Home, after two years he started bowling at the Polish Falcons in the Fred York Memorial League where he continued to bowl for the next 58 years. On December 15, 2004, he bowled his high series of 720. He has participated in many local bowling events including the Byrn’s/Sennett Senior Masters with a best finish of third..
Neal served in the Korean War for over three years and has been a member of the American Legion Post 1259 for 64 years and the Korean War veterans for 15 years.
Besides all his personal and bowling accomplishments, his greatest accomplishment is all the friends he has made over the past 60 Years.
We are proud to induct Neal Taylor into the Auburn NY USBC Bowling Association Hall Of Fame!
Greg Spinelli is 51 years old, lives in Auburn and has been a member of the Auburn USBC Bowling Association for more than 30 Years. He has a total of twenty five (25) 300 games, ten (10) 299 games, two (2) 298 games, eight (8) series of 800 and more than ( 500) 700 series or better. His highest series was 834 and highest average held was 230 in the 2001-2002 season.
Greg has bowled in multiple local tournaments as well as participating in (19) National tournaments, (25) New York State tournaments, 700 club, Cayuga Lanes Thanksgiving Best Ball, Super Bud Bowl and King Of The Hill in Syracuse. In each of those tournaments he received multiple titles individually and as part of a team.
Additionally, Greg has been crowned champion twice in the Citizen Masters in 1987 and 1996 and was runner-up in 2002and 2010. He also received the distinction of Bowler Of The Year four (4) times.
We are honored to induct Greg Spinelli into the Auburn NY USBC Bowling Association Hall Of Fame!
Sally Walker Kaylee Hodson Amber Pidlypchak Zachary Bobbett Mathew Mosher
Becca Young Michelle Reynolds Cory Slater Mike Pucino