Bowling tournament in Tulsa this weekend

Friday, July 4th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Tulsa-AP) -- Dozens of bowlers are in Tulsa this weekend for a seniors tournament.

The Senior All Star Bowling Association's Ebonite Firecracker tournament kicks off Friday.

Qualifying for the $15,000 tournament is Friday and Saturday. The top 32 bowlers in the seniors division, ages 50 thru 59, and the super seniors division, 60 and up, advance to Sunday's finals.

Jamie Brooks, the group's executive director, says 93 seniors and 70 super seniors are participating in this year's tournament. Division champions will earn $2,000.

Some of the biggest names in the sport are participating. They include George Pappas, Gary Dickinson, Dave Soutar and Bob Glass.