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2012-2013 News Releases


2013 Ebonite/KHSAA Bowling Championships This Week

The 2013 Ebonite/KHSAA Bowling State Championships will take place this week (Feb 7-8) at Executive Strike and Spare in Louisville. The two-day event begins Thursday, Feb. 7 with the Singles Championship. Doors open to the public at 9:15 a.m., with player introductions starting at 9:45 a.m. The field will be narrowed to the top eight individuals (boys and girls) at 12:10 p.m., with an awards ceremony scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

Friday’s Team Championship begins with team introductions at 7:30 a.m. The girls’ team qualifying games will commence at 7:50 a.m., with the final team match slated for 12:15 p.m. The boys’ team competition is scheduled to begin at 1:35 p.m., with the championship match set for 5:15 p.m.

Admission to the event is $10 per day, or $15 for a two-day pass. For more information visit the Bowling home page at



02/01/13 Ebonite/KHSAA State Tournament

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Ebonite/KHSAA State Championship

The singles championships will take place this Thursday, February 7th with the gates opening at 9:15 am in Louisville at the Executive Strike and Spare.  The team championship will begin with the girl’s competition on Friday morning and the boy’s competition on Friday afternoon.  Gates will open on Friday  at 7:15 am.

We are excited to announce that our sponsor Ebonite will be presenting Tommy “T.J.” Jones    as our honored guest at the championship this year.  T.J. will be available for autographs, photos, and questions beginning Thursday late morning and all day on Friday.

KHSAAtv/ihigh will be broadcasting via the web both singles championships on Thursday as well as the team championships on Friday this year –

As you know the Crowne Plaza (directly across the street from the Executive Strike and Spare bowling center) is our host hotel this year.  If you need to make reservations click on the link More

01/16/13 Bowling Post Season Information and Instructions

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Bowling Post Season Begins January 22

The KHSAA would like to wish all of the schools participating in bowling good luck as they prepare for the post season.  Click the link below for the post season team instructions.  These instructions include both region and the state information.  These instructions can also be found on the bowling page of the website under regional information and state information.

You should have received or be receiving shortly additional information from your regional managers regarding specifics to your regional tournaments.  Any forms you need will be included in the team instructions.

There are a few changes that will occur different from last year for the post season.  The first is a change in the stepladder portion of the singles tournament.  This year there will be a cut to 8 competitors and then a cut to 4 competitors for the stepladder.  This will occur at […]


12/6/12 USBC Honors Awards Update, Uniforms Shirts, Team Designation and Ebonite/KHSAA State Championship Hotel Reservation Information

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We hope that your bowling seasons are off to a good start.  With the addition of several new teams this year, we look forward to an exciting season and post season tournament.  

Our office was recently made aware that the USBC has made a change in the student athletes ability to receive honors awards when obtaining the necessary scores during a students high school league.  There is now an additional $5 charge and paperwork to be filed with the USBC in order to be eligible with a qualifying score.  Please read over the recently added links on the KHSAA website under general Information on the Bowling page for FAQs about this program and the forms needed to apply –

We have received a few inquiries about uniform shirts.  We wanted to remind you that the uniform shirts no longer require a collar.  This has been updated in the Bowling Implementation Handbook.  We do require schools […]


11/20/12 Bowling Regional Host, Alignment, and Sanctioning Updates

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Welcome to our new schools this 2012-13 bowling season!  We are excited to announce that we have had ten new teams show interest in adding bowling this season.  As we grow the sport activity of bowling, change will come with this growth.  We, at the KHSAA office, are working at being flexible and open-minded to change and we know that schools are doing the same.

We have received several emails asking about regional information. Please read this information carefully and let us know if there are any changes that need to be made to the regional host.  This information was taken directly from the plans turned in by schools last season.

Regional Competition dates are January 22 through February 2, 2013.

See link to KHSAA calendar for current and future reference-

Regional Host Schools for 2013 are as follows – 

Region 1 – Paducah Tilghman @ (need site)

Region 2 – Central Hardin @ Dixie-E’town Lanes

Region 3 – […]


11/12/12 Online Rules Clinic Period Extended

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The free period for the mandatory online bowling rules clinic is being extended until November 30.  Any coach who has taken the clinic since the deadline, and paid the $100 late fee, will be refunded.  In order for your coach to receive credit, they must first be entered by the school into the schools coaching personnel and login to the school page of the KHSAA website (  If the coach is new, they must first create a password before logging in.  Once logged in they should choose “view online rules clinics” from the menu.

The reason for the extension is the due to the late hiring of assistant coaches, and the fact that assistants are required to view the clinic being new this year.


05/06/12 Ebonite/KHSAA State Tournament Dates Set for 2012-2113

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After a very successful and rewarding championship in 2012, the KHSAA is excited to announce that the 2012-2013 Ebonite/KHSAA State Championship will return to Lousiville’s Executive Strike and Spare.  The singles tournament will take place on Thursday, February 7 and the team championships on Friday, February 8.

Thank to all of the regional managers, coaches statewide, and bowling centers for all of your hard work and cooperation.


04/2/12 First Ever Ebonite/KHSAA State Championship

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Just two short weeks ago marked the first ever bowling Ebonite/KHSAA sanctioned State Bowling Tournament for the schools in Kentucky.  It has been an exciting year for schools with 75 schools adding bowling to their school sports and activities list. 

The tournament was held at the Executive Strike and Spare Center in Louisville.  The center was a great venue for players and fans of the event.  The teams competition was the first tournament on Thursday with the boys going first in the morning.  Scott County was victorious as they defeated Fern Creek in the final match.  The girls kicked off the afternoon with the Pleasure Ridge Park Panthers wrapping up the championship against Bryan Station. 

Fridays singles tournament was just as exciting with 32 girls and 32 boys competing for the top 8 spots. Congratulations goes to Tori Doyle and Brandon Hatton, both from Scott County who took home […]


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