CLARENCE, NY (wbbz.tv) Chris Musial, President and General Manager of WBBZ-TV, is proud to announce that “Beat The Champ,” will roll from Tonawanda Bowling Center, Saturday June 23rd at 4p.m. (encore Sunday at 11pm)
Hosts Paul Peck and Sue Nawojski are joined Hometown bowlers to compete. The winners will be on our “Beat The Champ” show. Mike Zarcone from Tonawanda, Rob “Rocket” Piccoli from Kenmore, and Dana Voytovich from Cheektowaga try to beat the returning champ, Chuck Jagodzinski from Lancaster.
Located just outside of Buffalo in Tonawanda, NY, They are the closest bowling center to the University at Buffalo (UB). They have great specials on bowling, 48 taps featuring 30 local brews only $5 a pint and the best BBQ in the area.
Their state of the art facility features brand new lanes and pin setters, a custom smoker, and an extensive and unique beer list.
They are proud of the great food at our restaurant: Back Alley Bar BQ. At TBC bowling, excellent beer, fantastic BBQ and good friends come together for a great time!
“Beat The Champ” originally aired for decades on Channel 4 with legendary hosts Chuck Healy and Van Miller. While it has not been seen for close to twenty years, the competition remains one of the longest running bowling programs on television.
Veteran sportscaster Paul Peck returns as co-host. After spending decades at WIVB-TV Channel 4, Paul is now partners with Kevin Sylvester with BuffaloSportsPage.com, with a Saturday morning radio show airing from 10am until Noon on WECK 1230AM and 102.9FM. Greater Buffalo USBC Association Hall of Fame bowler Sue Nawojski joins Peck at the broadcast desk. Janelle Sabin keeps the numbers on the Castilone Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Scoreboard.
Here are qualifier dates for the Lockport Allie Brandt Lanes, located at 6510 Lincoln Ave.
Coming up in June & July. Squads compete:
Thursday, June 28th at 6:30pm & 8:30pm.
Saturday June 30th at 12pm, 2pm, & 4pm
Sunday July 1st at 12pm, 2pm, & 4pm
Sunday July 1st – Top 24 Roll Off at 7p.m.
Youth tournament kicks off on Saturday, June 23rd
“Beat The Champ” is produced by WBBZ-TV in cooperation with the WNY Bowling Proprietors. Information can also be found at the station website, www.wbbz.tv.
You can also connect on the “Beat The Champ” Facebook page, and @beathechamptv on Twitter!
WBBZ is seen throughout Western New York over-the-air on digital channel 67.1. Ch. 5 on Verizon FiOS (HD 505); Ch. 5 Dish; Ch. 67 DirecTV, and these Cable channels: Buffalo – Niagara Falls Metro area: Channel 5 (HD 1230); Batavia – Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans Counties Channel 71 (HD 1230); Parts of Erie and Niagara Counties Channel 71 (HD 1230); Dunkirk Channel 5 (HD 1230); Olean Channel 5 (HD 1230); Fredonia – Jamestown Channel 72 (HD 1230); Alfred- Angelica- Avoca- Bath- Bolivar Friendship- Hornell Channel 5 (HD 1230).
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