Ken Alexander bowled his first 300 greater than 30 years in the past. On Wednesday night time, he did it for the a hundredth time.
TOLEDO, Ohio — Ken Alexander is a lifelong bowler; he started enjoying at simply 5 years outdated and hasn’t stopped.
His mother and father owned a bowling alley for a time frame, serving to to forge his ardour for the sport.
After working at Jeep for greater than 30 years, Alexander retired in 2009. Since then, he is labored with lifelong mates at Jugs Bowling Heart, the place does a bit little bit of every little thing.
“I do the counter, I do the bar, machine. No matter they want,” he mentioned.
It was about 30 years in the past that Alexander bowled his first good sport.
“The primary time I did it, I used to be actually actually nervous as a result of I had by no means shot one,” he mentioned.
However, that will not be Alexander’s final sport of 300. Over the following three a long time, he would bowl a formidable 99 extra good video games.
It was within the final ten years the 300 video games began to pile up, and Wednesday night time, Alexander notched his a hundredth good sport.
“I used to be tremendous nervous once more — the opposite ones I used to be actually by no means nervous. I imply, you get a bit nervous, however nothing like yesterday. It was one thing that I needed to do, and I lastly did it,” he mentioned.
Alexander mentioned he loves the sport of bowling, however information apart, one of the best half is the individuals he will get to be round.
“Now that I received 100 it is like, if I shoot any extra that is positive, nevertheless it’s not like I’ll get 200. Bowling is an evening out with my mates,” he mentioned.