YOUR 2019 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES!
Superior Achievement – Angie Ryan
Angie Ryan – Born October 19, 1968
Angie began her bowling career in Syracuse and has been a member of the Auburn Bowling Association for over 30 years. Angie started bowling at the Jordan Elementary School. At the age of 17 she set pins and the next year she started her first league at Sportsbowl in Baldwinsville. Angie also bowled in many leagues in the city of Syracuse. The first league she bowled in the Auburn association was the Sue Blumer Memorial at Rainbow Lanes. Angie continued to bowl in many leagues at Rainbow Lanes and carried an average of over 200. She also bowled many series’ over 700, had several 11 in a row games and then rolled her high game of 300. Angie has been apart of many first place teams and has competed in many Women’s association tournaments as well as New York State Tournaments. In the Auburn Women’s Masters she has been runner-up four times and won the title in 2004. Angie is married to John (JR) Ryan and has four children with two grandchildren. It is with great pleasure we honor Angie Ryan and induct her into the Auburn NY USBC Hall Of Fame! Congratulations Angie!
Outstanding Bowler – Sean O’Donnell
Sean is 50 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 (17) 300 games, (12) 299 games, (1) 297 & 299 game, (5) series of 800 and more than (150) 700 series or better. His highest series was 822 on April 2, 2002, first 300 game in 1994 and highest average held was 224 in the 2018-19 season. He also picked a 7-10 split at Starlite Lanes during league play.
Sean has bowled in 30 city tournaments and participated in many National and New York State tournaments. In those tournaments he received multiple titles individually and as part of a team with a 1st place in the Singles of the City Tournament. Sean has qualified for the Masters 20 times.
Sean’s most memorable times bowling were with his father John and his friends; Chuck, Tommy “O”, Chad, Brad, Harold, Chris & Anthony, just to name a few. “Always a fun time; bowling, drinking and the laughs”
We are honored to induct Sean O’Donnell into the Auburn NY USBC Bowling Association Hall of Fame.
Distinguished Service – John Haring
John T. Haring
Age – 69
Married to Pamela Ruzicka Haring in 1973 ( 46 years strong )
They Both Live in Lansing, NY on Cayuga Lake since 1973
Graduated from Cortland State College with PE Degree in 1973
Worked at the Ithaca YMCA for 5 years as a Physical Director.
Purchased The King Ferry Bowling Center in 1979.
Pam & John operated the King Ferry Bowling Center & Pizzeria for 20 years.
They extend a huge thanks to their long time staff on both sides for their success.
They became their family and will remain in their hearts forever. They all had a great passion to give their customers an awesome experience every day!! Their community friends will never be forgotten!
John founded King Ferry Pizzeria in 1979 in vacant attached building to Bowling Center.
Many, many needed changes / improvements throughout the 20 years.
3 major additions to business including a beautiful new game room in Bowling Center.
New pin decks purchased from Moravia Lanes demolition in 1998. New Guardian System applied to lanes in 1999.
John was Diagnosed with RA in 2004, unfortunately resulting in selling their business.
Sold the King Ferry Bowling Center & Pizzeria to Bill Dockstader, their long time manager in 2004. A big thanks to Bill for keeping their visions in 1979 for this Bowling Center & Pizzeria alive and well. The business is still going strong with the same values and love to all that come through the door.
Pam & John retired from the Bowling & Pizzeria business working the family Lake Property business on Cayuga Lake.
After selling a portion of the Lake Property Pam & John remain at the lake in a house they built in 1999, now enjoying retired life on the lake with their Black Lab Annie!!!
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