The Greater Lexington USBC held its Hall of Fame induction ceremonies for Melinda Craig, Dixie Mattingly and Joe Wilson on Aug. 16.
Craig was honored as the most dominant woman bowler of the last 20 years. She has led local women in average 19 of the last 20 seasons with a local women's record of 230 in the 2004-05 season.
Craig has rolled seven 300 games and four series of 800 plus. She was a collegiate All American at Morehead State and has won the Women's Kentucky Open four times (1993, 2003, 2004 and 2010). Her induction made for the first father-daughter combination in the Hall. Her late father, Randall, was a 1987 inductee.
Mattingly served for 29 years as association manager of the old Lexington Women's Bowling Association. She was an accomplished bowler, posting a high average of 181 and a series of 700.
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Wilson served for 31 years as the manager of Collins Bowling Centers-Eastland and for three years as general manager of Collins Bowling Centers, both Eastland and Southland.
He was the man behind the Bradley Open Tournament. He started the event in 1979 and served as tournament manager until 2009.
As a bowler, Wilson averaged over 200 for more than 20 years and posted seven 300 games and four 800 series.
■ The Lindon Memorial Youth Challenge Tournament at Eastland Lanes will be on Sept. 14. The event will be open to youth bowlers and is a scholarship tournament. The entry fee is $70.