3 are heading to the Cedar Rapids Bowling Hall of Fame

Gena Steele, Dave Metzler and Eric Wink to be inducted on Sunday

(The Gazette)

The Cedar Rapids Hall of Fame will induct three new members on Sunday at the American Legion in Marion.

The ceremony begins at 1 p.m. after an 11 a.m. social hour and lunch at noon. Tickets cost $ 16 for adults, $ 10 for children under 10, and can be purchased from any Hall of Fame board member.

New Hall of Fame members Gena Steele, Dave Metzler and Eric Wink. All of them have shown strength on and off the lanes and their names are synonymous with bowling.

Steele has been a terror on the slopes, posting two 800 series, six 300 games, four 299 games and a high average of 220. Steele always promotes the sport, helping children and other adults who are new to the game.

Metzler is well known in bowling circles. He posted six 800 series with 827 as his high, 28,300 games, 12,299 games and a high average of 230. Metzler helped high school bowling in Iowa for City High and West when he owned Coral Lanes . He was recently inducted into the Iowa Hall of Fame and has also been to the Iowa City Hall of Fame.

Wink is also very well known and once owned Marion Bowl. He has been a big supporter of youth leagues as well as adult leagues. Wink has three 800 series with a maximum of 825, 34,300 games, nine 299 games and a high average of 225.

Lane Lafler is a member of the board of directors of CRUSBCBA and a member of the International Bowling Media Association.

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