BILLINGS — When senior bowler Gary Smith of Billings gets on a roll in the Late Starters league on Thursday afternoon at Town & Country Lanes, cheers and high-fives celebrate his pin-busting ways.At one point, the strikes add up to five in a row for the 74-year-old lefty, whose ball has a natural hook that’s fun to watch. He finishes with a hefty 237 game for his 3 Blind Mice team.“I am showing off for you,” a beaming Smith said to a reporter looking on.
I spent a few moments the other day rummaging through boxes in my garage trying to find one of the squeeze coin purses Frank Harkenrider gave to me in the late 1970s. You know the one, purple and gold in color, made from plastic or rubber, advertising Frank’s Union Oil business and carrying the football schedule of his beloved Hermiston Bulldogs. Many people in Hermiston, no doubt, still have one or two of the small, old-fashioned relics tucked away in a shoebox or junk drawer.
Helen Ryan’s most memorable Montana State Women’s Amateur just happens to be the one where she wasn’t able to finish.After shooting solid rounds of 85 and 82 at Ronan’s Mission Mountain Golf Club in 2004, the Billings golfer suffered a heart-related complication, apparently brought on by her atrial fibrillation, and was taken to the hospital.“My doctor said if you play (in the final round) I am going to come and caddy for you,” Ryan recalled with a smile.
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