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The Monlrose Monday Night Men's
League reports the leaders of the Playoffs are Ms. DeeDee & DoDahs, A Fri-
ckin Fairy Tale, Four Mixed Pieces and
Eight Balls. Heading up the Rolloffs art
Five Easy Pieces. The Reluctant Virgins, One Pin Shy and J.R.'s Bar and Grill.
High scratch game of 245 and series of 677
was bowled by Chris Bennett. For more-
info call Gardy at 641-5424. Bowling is at
Palace Lanes at 9pm on Monday. Fall
league begins Sept. 16.
The Inner Loop Alternative Sunday
Evening League reports Tough & Tight in
1st, Faster Pussycats in 2nd and Boyish
Looks, Girlish Figures in 3rd. For the
men Ralph Sikes bowled high scratch game
of 240 and series of 654. For the women
Diann Thomason bowled high scratch
game of 216 and series of 575. For more info
call Tom ai 522-9612. Bowling is at Palace Lanes at 7pm, Sunday. Fall league
begins Sept. 15.
The Wednesday Night Mixers reports
1st place is taken by We Come When You
Call. 2nd by 1 Gal & 3 Guys. 3rd by Rump
Rangers. Tom O'Dell bowled high
scratch game of 255 and series of 634 For the
men. For ihe women Carol Clark bowled
high scratch game of 211 and Nancy Win-
tie series of 520. For mon.* info call Tom al
522-9612. Bowling is at AMF Southway
at 6:30pm on Wednesdays. Fall league
begins Sept. 18.
The Monday Night Women's League
reports First place team is Walking
Wounded, followed by Half & Half and
Don't Go There with fourth place taken by
M Power For nunc* info call Pat at 437-
6218. Bowling is at AMF Southway at
6:!5pm on Monday. Fall league begins
MSL Recruiting For Fall
The Montrose .Softball League (MSL) is
now recruiting for Fall League which
begins play on Sunday. Sept. 15. Fall
League, consisting ot six weeks ol
games, is recruited differently than the
regular Spring season. In the Fall,
teams are selected by a lottery, rather
than h\ personal selection. There are
typically six different teams, each
sporting a different color of the Rainbow flag.
The lottery will be held Saturday,
August 24 at Gentry, 2303 Richmond,
from 3-5pm. Don't worry ifyou miss this
deadline! We can always use more players.
There is never any softball experience
needed to play in the MSL. All are welcome! For more information, or to
reserve your spot in the lottery, please
call our voice mail at 867-3913 and leave
your name and phone number. We will
return your call ASAP!
The Lambda Rollerskating Club holds
its next Skate Night Wednesday. Aug.
28th from 8 io 10pm at the Starlight Roller
Rink, 8075 Cook Road. Admission is $5
and skate rental, if needed, adds $1 to the
This is a benefit skate for the Gay & Lesbian Political Caucus of Houston. Everyone is welcome to skate and a variety
of events will be scheduled along wiih
If you club or organization would like to
hold a skate event, please contact Lambda
at 787-0625 or email@example.com or the
WEB Page site which is http;//mem-
Housion Police officers are beginning a
program to encourage bicycle, riders lo
wear safety helmets. The program was
launched in lhe Woodcresl area with primary attention going to youngsters.
In this .special effort, youngsters ofi
bicycles who were noi wearing helmets
were -.topped and the officers explained
the importance of wearing proper headgear. The Institute lor Rehabilitation
and Research donated a number of safety
helmets for the police to Bive to young riders it the officers Celt the purchase price
mighl explain the lack of a helmet.
Research has shown thai riders who do noi
wear helmets run a much greater risk of
serious head injuries s'hould they have an
accident on their bikes.
HMBL Celebrates 8th Year
At a New Years Day Parly in 1988 a group of
guys that love pool tossed around the idea of
starting a new men's league as an addition
to the mixed league they were already members of. Next thing you know, the first spring
season of "Housion Metropolitan Billiard League" (HMBL) had started Thai
season there were only eight 5-man teams.
Since then the league has grown to as many as
Sunday afternoon at the Lazy-J, the HMBL
will mark the conclusion of its eighth season of play, with the annual awards banquet.
In order, the top three teams were Past Time's
Coalition, Lazy J's Jackson 5 and J.R.'s
Cue Crew. Individuals with the best winning records, in order, were Billy Lea. Joel
Reyes, Carlos Romero. John Adams. Steve
Kendrick. Keith Fussell, Jim Traweek.
Jerry Smith. Bob Cypert and Ken Keener.
Awards will also be presented for "Sportsmanship," "Mn.si Improved" and
"Incoming Top Rookie."
Sponsors for this season include: The Brazos River Bottom, The Briar Patch:
Cousins, EJ's; Gentry, J.R.'s, the Lazy
J; Mary's. . .naturally; The Monlrose
Mining Company. Past Time and The 611.
The HMBL Board of Trustees for Spring
were: Alan Gillespie, president; Greg
DeQuire. vice-president; Corey Collins, secretary; Ron Sioux, treasurer: and
Ray Raymond, sergeant al arms.
HMBL is well organized with a board of trustees that are elected by the general membership. Monthly meetings are held where
issues of importance are discussed and
seasonal dues are collected towards the
beginning of each season. Each team has a
captain who is responsible for his team and
attending each monthly meeting to take
care of business.
Each team plays in every bar ai least once during the season. The matches are played b)
modified BCA Rules (Billiard Congress
of America), calling shots to an opposing
team member acting as a referee. HMBL is
not only a pool league, but a social club as
well, as all members have the common factor, loving pool
Included with the fees that are paid by each
member is Ihe awards banquet which features the awards previously mentioned, a
food buffet, complimentary well drinks.
beer, and various prizes. Each league
member is allowed to bring guest
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