Hall of Fame


We are very proud of the people who have made bowling what it is today. Below is a list of the Sioux Falls Regional USBC Hall of Fame members in the order they were inducted. Thank you to all the Hall of Fame members listed below for their hard work, dedication and accomplishments with bowling in the Sioux Falls Region. If you know of someone who you feel is deserving of this honor, please feel free to contact our Hall of Fame committee at hof@bowlsiouxfalls.com or download a HOF Application.

You can also see our inductees recognized on the "Hometown Heroics" page of the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame! 

Class of 2000

Class of 2006

Class of 2007

Class of 2008

Class of 2009

Class of 2010

Class of 2011

Class of 2012

Class of 2013

Class of 2014

Class of 2015

Class of 2016

Class of 2017

Class of 2018

Class of 2019

Class of 2020

Started bowling at the age of 15 at the YMCA in Sioux Falls.  Member of the City Team Champions in 1962 with the powerhouse Lake Madison Resort team and in 1966 with another powerhouse Bayer Brokerage team.  Shot a 779 to win the 1973 Scratch City Doubles Tournament with Hall of Famer Dave Doman. That same year he won the City All Events title.  Bowled in National Tournament 38 years.  Shot the 4th ever 300 in Sioux Falls at the Recreation Bowl.  Won numerous League Championships.

Started bowling in 1936.  Averaged 210's in the 1950's and 1960's.  Won the 1962 City Team Championship with the powerhouse Lake Madson Resort team.  That team set a state record for a 3 game total of 3025 at the 1960 State Tournament in Huron. He bowled in the Big Bowl TV Show 12 times and won 7 matches. Vince was inducted into the South Dakota Bowling Hall of Fame in 1989.  He is considered one of the best "lefties" in the history of bowling in South Dakota.

Jim set pins at the Rec above the old Ford Garage and started bowling at the age of 21.  He had bowled in Sioux Falls for over 70 years.  On October 29, 2009, he threw a 299 at 80 years old.  He had bowled in 25 National Tournaments, 30-40 years in State and City Tournaments.  Jim bowled 5 leagues a week up to the age of 70.  Had been a member of 5 City Team Championships.  Our bowling community just lost Jim but will always be remembered as a class act.

Class of 2021

Joani was a Sioux Falls WBA officer for many years. League secretary for 8 years.  She was a Youth Coach at the Recreation Bowl for 10 years.  In 1993 she Co-chaired the largest Women’s State Tournament to date.  She was an Association Delegate to WIBC National Conventions for 28 years.  Joani has bowled in over 50 National Tournaments.

Maureen has bowled 7 – 300 games, has a high series of 797.  She started at the age of 5 in Sioux Falls, was active in the Youth Program and bowled on the Youth Traveling Team.  In 2002 and 2003 won the Scratch City Doubles Event with Hall of Famer Ranae Janssen.  She held the SD State High Average for women of 223 for the 2010-11 season.  In 2911 Maureen moved to Harvest, Alabama , with husband, Adam Brink where she continued her stellar career in bowling.

Lonnie has high games of 298 and 295 and a series of 751.  He has shot 3 700’s in 3 different cities.  Started bowling in Sioux Falls in the mid 1950’s.  City Champions in Doubles and All-Events in 1970.  Bowled in 4 leagues and the great Classic League at the Recreation Bowl with many current Hall of Famers.  Was inducted in the Brookings Bowling Hall of Fame in 1986.

Class of 2022

Class of 2023

1992-1997 SFWBA Secretary

City Singles Champion in 1992

1998-2000  SFWBA Director

Very active in Youth Program

(25) 300 games

(12) 800 series

Carried over 200 average for 22+ years ending the 2022 season with 234

(4) SD State Championship titles

Grew up in Sioux Falls Youth Program

(29) 700 series from 1963 through 1975

(3) SD State Championship titles

Set City record of 761 in 1966 and broke it with a 771 in 1967

1961 signed as a member of Brunswick Advisory Staff

(8) 300 games

(2) 800 series

(27) SD State Championship titles

2010 National High Mixed Team Game - 1369

SD High average for 3yrs

(39) 300 games

(18) 800 series

2010 National High Mixed Team Game - 1369

High average of 233

3 SD Open Tournament Titles

Sponsor Of The Year Award



Larry has sponsored 1 league, 2 teams and 2 tournaments at the Sport Bowl over 15 years.  He has given bowling equipment to Sioux Falls Youth over the years and has promoted our sport unselfishly



League sponsor - 5 years

Team sponsor - 5 years

League sponsor - 9 years

Team sponsor - 9 years