2019 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Rick started bowling 38 years ago in Bay City. He has achieved many awards and even set some records along the way. One such record comes from the City Tournament in 1988. He was the first bowler to hit a 700 series in each event in one year, Team 732, Doubles 735 and Singles 726 for a 2193 All Events score. Rick has competed on 6 All Star teams, 2 senior and 4 regular teams and has received Bowler of the Week honors twice (1982 & 2008).
During his time on the lanes, he has averaged over 220 twice, 1994-1996 (league high average). He has also averaged 200-219 (24) times. Rick has compiled many award scores which include (5) 11 in-a-row games, (3) 300 games, (30) 279-297 games, (3) 800 series, and over (100) 700 series.
City Tournament participation spans over 15 years with three titles. In 1995 a Team Event Actual title and in 1998 he won All Events champion in Actual and Handicap. Rick has bowled in 8 State, and 10 “700” Club Tournaments. Other tournaments he has participated in include the Bay City Times Mixed Doubles, where he was crowned champion in 1987, the Bay Invitational, and the Monitor Match Game. Rick also bowled in the March of Dimes charity events with a 1990 championship to his credit.
It is because of these great accomplishments that we honor Rick and welcome him to into the Bay City Bowling Hall of Fame for “Superior Performance”.
Kris has been bowling in the Bay Area Bowling Association for 30 years. Throughout her career, Kris has established herself as an accomplished bowler and has participated on the All Star team 13 times. Some of Kris’s additional accomplishments include averaging 200-219 over 24 times and averaging 220 twice. Her award scores include: (13) 300 games, (5) 298-299 games, (35) games of 279-298, (6) 800 series and (126) 700-799 series.
Besides her 3 League Championships, Kris has participated in over (20) City Tournaments, (7) State Tournaments, and (3) National Tournaments. She has also bowled in the local 500-600-700 Club Tournaments, 5 years in the Michigan Queens and over 17 years in the Polish State Tournament.
With all the years of participation in many tournaments, Kris has compiled many titles, which include:
- City Tournament Singles Actual 1998-2006-2007-2009-2010
- City Tournament Singles Handicap 2007-2009
- City Tournament Doubles Actual 2005-2006-2010-2016
- City Tournament Team Actual 1999-2006 Team Handicap 1999-2010
- City Tournament All Events Actual 2006-2007-2010
- Men’s City Tournament Singles Handicap and All Events Handicap 1997
- Polish State Tournament 2007-2012-2014
Along with her participation as a bowler, Kris has also contributed time working on the Bay Area Youth Committee. Congratulations and welcome Kris, on your induction to the Bay City Bowling Hall of Fame for “Superior Performance”.
Lisa (Beyett) Hofmeister
Lisa started her bowling career over 45 years ago at a young age. She has compiled over 30 years as an active member of the Bay Area USBC. Throughout those years, Lisa has achieved many bowling accomplishments including averaging 200-219 (9) times, 190-199 (12) times, (1) 300 game, (1) 297 game, (50) 700 series, and (20) 279-297 games. She has won Bowler of the Week (8) times. And has been a member of the All-Star team (11) times.
Over the years Lisa has participated in over 15 City tournaments, 5 State Tournaments, and 2 National Tournaments, and many 500 & 600 Club Tournaments. Her most memorable was winning the 700 Club Tournament in 1998 and being the first and only woman to accomplish this. Lisa participated in four Michigan Queens Tournaments finishing in 2nd place in 1994 and 5th place in 1996. Some of Lisa’s other titles from City Tournaments include Team Handicap 1993 & 1995, Mixed City 1995, Actual Singles 1995 & 1997, Actual All-Events 1995 & 1999, and Handicap All-Events 1999.
With over 21 years of service to the Bay Area USBC, 10 years with the women’s board, 11 years with the merged board, and 30 years as a league officer, Lisa’s service doesn’t stop there. She has served on the Hall of Fame Board for 10 years with 5 years as secretary and 11 years on the Youth Committee. Her service to youth bowlers spans 25 years as coordinator of the youth program at Alert Lanes and many years helping local High School programs.
Lisa, with All of your bowling accomplishments and years of service, we welcome and congratulate you on your induction into the Bay City Bowling Hall of Fame for “Superior Performance”.
Dale has been an active bowler for 36 years. For the last 24 years he has been an involved member of the Bay Area Bowling Association where has served as a Director for 23 years while also serving on the Bay City Hall of Fame Committee for 19 years. He has been an officer of the 700 Club for 20 years, 15 years as a league officer, and over 25 years of service to City and State Tournaments.
Along with his numerous years as an active bowler, Dale has many bowling accomplishments, which include averaging over 200 10 times, (8) 300 games, (4) 298-299 games, (1) 800 series, and a lot 700-799 series. He has participated in (7) Senior All Star matches, (25) City Tournaments, (20) State Tournaments, (2) National Tournaments, and (23) 700 Club Tournaments.
As you can see, Dale has given his time for many years and is very deserving of this induction for “Meritorious Service”. We are pleased to welcome you into the Bay City Bowling Hall of Fame.