2011 – Karen Morris
Karen Bowlby Morris has had many accomplishments in the twenty-six years that she has been a Logan USBC, Southeastern Ohio USBC, Ohio USBC WBA, and the WIBC/USBC member.
She was the Ohio USBC WBA Championship Tournament Scratch All Events Champion in 2009 and finished second in this event in 2002, 2001 and 2000. She was also the 2005 Buckeye Belle Winner. Karen finished second in the 2007 Ohio USBC WBA Queens Tournament and third in the 2004 tournament.
In the 2005 WIBC Queens she finished fifth.
Karen has won Professional Regional Titles in Aberdeen, Maryland and Wilmington, North Carolina in 2005 and New Castle, Delaware in 2004. She was the Lisa Maurice Rookie of the Year Award recipient in 2004.
In the Ladies Ten Pin Classic in Evansville, Indiana, she was the Scratch All Events Champion in 2009, 2008, and 2006.
She was a member of the first place Scratch Team of the Colonial Williamsburg Tournament in Williamsburg,Virginia in 2007, was the Scratch All Events Champion in the Augusta Women’s Turtle Tournament, Augusta, Georgia in 2006 and a member of the first place Scratch Team Champions in the Augusta Women’sTurtle Tour, Augusta, Georgia in 2005.
She has won many titles in the Inter-City tournaments, 600 Club tournaments, 700 Club Tournaments, and her local associations, Logan USBC and Southeastern Ohio USBC.
Karen has had seven 800 plus series, with her highest being an 835, five 300 games, three 299 games and twenty-five plus games of 275 or better. She has maintained a 200 plus average since 1994 with her highest being a 226 in the 2007-08 season. During the 2002-03 season she had torn ligaments in her bowling hand so she used her left hand and still maintained a 208 average.