SBC News

February 22, 2013

Mid-South Conference college tournament here at SBC

Smyrna Bowling Center will be “college bowling central” for the next month, and it all starts with the 2013 Mid-South Conference Tournament – bowling tomorrow (Saturday), February 23rd – from 9:00am to 7:00pm.  The Mid-South Conference features these schools from TN & KY:

Cumberland (TN) – Pikeville (KY) – Bethel (TN) – Campbellsville (KY) – St Catharine (KY) – Union (KY) – Lindsey Wilson (KY)

All of the teams will be bowling Baker-Style games (Bowler 1 rolls the 1st & 6th frames, Bowler 2 rolls the 2nd & 7th frames, etc), and will be in a double-elimination bracket.  There is no charge to spectators, but seating/viewing room is very limited!

Smyrna is also the host to these other upcoming college events:

  • 2013 USBC ITC Sectional Tournament – March 8-10, 2013
  • 2013 NCAA Music City Classic Women’s Tournament – March 15-17, 2013

Good luck to all of the teams coming to bowl, and we encourage spectators to arrive early for best seating!

February 5, 2013

Kyle Barnes ties state record, hits Strike It Rich jackpot

Local star and SBC’s own Kyle Barnes added to his resume and his wallet tonight at the lanes, as he rolled the first 29 strikes in-a-row in the Ultimate Cash Trios League before leaving a lone 10-pin, then struck out for an 879 series.  This set tied the Tennessee state record for individual high series, held by Billy Moss of Nashville.  He also hit all of the necessary frames to take home the current jackpot in the “Strike It Rich” contest, which was $6,425.00!

Kyle has won numerous awards as a youth and collegiate bowler.  Barnes won State Titles with his Smyrna HS team in 2005 & 2006, and was also named “Mr Bowling” both those years.  Also in 2006, Kyle won the $15,000 first place scholarship in the North Pointe Insurance Youth Singles Tournament in Minnesota.  And then just two short years ago, he capped his collegiate career by winning the 2011 USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championship.

Kyle continues to bowl well in the adult ranks, as tonight’s performance showed.  Congratulations Kyle Barnes!!

February 2, 2013

Youth Leagues

Filed under: ALL Categories,• Leagues,• Youth Activities — admin @ 8:34 am

All youth leagues will be canceled today, and league will be extended one week to make up for today.

December 26, 2012

Party with us on New Year’s Eve

Filed under: ALL Categories,• Special Events,• Web Site — Tags: , — Mark @ 4:43 pm


The Party of the year is going to be held right here at Smyrna Bowling Center!  Join us on Monday, December 31st for our New Year’s Eve celebrations.  We have two great parties to choose from:

Early Bird Party – 7:00pm to 10:00pm – Only $75 per lane includes unlimited bowling, shoes, and prizes!

Over Night Party – 10:30pm to 3:00am – A great deal at $100 per lane, which includes unlimited bowling, shoes, party favors, and prizes!

Advance reservations and payment is required for both parties.  Any cancellations within 48 hours are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.

Don’t delay – we look for our 52 lanes to fill up this year.  Come in or call today to reserve your lane for our awesome bowling party!!

November 25, 2012

2012 Youth Thanksgiving No-Tap results

Two days down, one to go…and here are the leaders after the Saturday, 3:00pm squad:


1) 946-Danielle Jedlicki
2) 914-Ricker Hart
3) 865-Baileigh Snow
4) 850-Emma Owens
5) 838-Blake Evans


1) 900-Aaron Ruiz
2) 866-Kamron Doyle
3) 865-Ryan Hollon
4) 864-Justin Northcutt
5) 858-Andre Rucker

One more chance Sunday morning at 9:00am.  Stepladder finals immediately following the 9:00am qualifying shift.  Come on out and take your chance at $2,000 guaranteed in Scholarships!

August 31, 2012

Labor Day weekend is “Tournament” weekend

This weekend will see lots of tournament action for youth AND adults here at SBC.  Tomorrow & Sunday is the Southern Gold Shootout – a scratch, sport shot, Junior Gold qualifying tourney for youth.  There are separate divisions for boys and girls, and U20 & U15 age group.  A total of eight (8) Junior Gold spots will be awarded in this event…the most we’ve ever sent to the National Junior Gold tournament.

The adults get their turn on Monday, as we host our annual Labor Day Doubles tournament, with 3 squads – 11:00am, 1:00pm,  & 3:00pm.  The entry fee is $30.00 per team and multiple entries (with different partners) on the SAME squad are only $10 per person, per entry.  Re-Entries are also allowed, so join us for this great adult tourney on Labor Day.

Fliers for both tournaments can be found here at our website on our Tournaments page.  We hope to see lots of friends this holiday weekend!

August 20, 2012

Last week for Kids Summer Bowling Club

This Friday – August 24th – will mark the end of our Kids Summer Bowling Club for 2012.  Remember that the program is good thru 11pm Monday – Thursday nights, and until 5pm on Friday (final day).  Come join us during this final week.

We hope you’ve enjoyed bowling in the program this summer, and it will return in 2013.  Thanks to everyone who participated!

August 17, 2012

Fall Leagues starting soon…sign up TODAY!

Filed under: ALL Categories,• Leagues,• Web Site — Tags: — Mark @ 5:49 pm

The first league for the upcoming Fall League season starts this coming Monday, August 20th – the Monday Night Industrial league.  5 per team on this competitive money league, and yes we still have openings.  Call us at 615-355-0501 to join.

All the rest of our leagues are starting soon, too!  Please check out our “Leagues” page to see all of our offerings.  Adult leagues, senior leagues, youth leagues, youth & adult leagues, competitive, just for fun – you name it, we’ve got it!  And you can join right from the website by clicking on the forming league name.  We hope to see everyone bowling with us again soon!

July 3, 2012

Independence Day Doubles Tourney tomorrow

Come one, come all to bowl in our fun holiday adult Doubles Tournament!  $30 per team entry fee, and you can bowl with multiple partners on the same shift for just $10 per person more.  Squad times are 11:00am, 1:00pm, & 3:00pm.  We’ll pay out the winners at the completion of the 3:00pm squad (usually around 5:15pm or so), and 1 for every 8 entries will cash.  Also paying 1 spot for High Scratch Game & High Scratch Series for individuals.  Handicap is 90% of 210, and all bowlers will use their highest 2010-11 USBC Average, as listed on  Please know your average and have it with you when you come in to sign up.

We hope to see everyone here with us tomorrow!

June 25, 2012

TAT Tournament / Sport shot practice

Filed under: ALL Categories,• Special Events,• Tournaments — Tags: , — Mark @ 3:45 pm

Many of you are continually asking about more practice time on “sport shot” lane patterns, and we’ll try to do that a little more for you.  This Wednesday – June 27th – we will be putting out the TAT (True Amateur Tournament) lane pattern being used in Las Vegas next week for their summer tourney.  It is a 36 foot pattern, but with heavy volume of oil used.  We’ll have six lanes available starting about 3:30pm on Wednesday afternoon, and the pattern will be out on those six lanes all evening.  The price will be $3.50 a game, with no discounts or coupons allowed.  Come out and get that tournament practice!

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