Doug Arnold

Doug Arnold



Doug has been an active bowler in Kokomo leagues for over 25 years.  During that time he has consistently averaged over 190 including 5 seasons at 200 or above.  His major contribution to the local game was in his dedication and service.  He gave his time to the Kokomo Bowling Association serving as Director and moving up to serve as President for the 2002-03 season ending 10 years of service on the board.  He wrote the local bowling column for three years covering interesting topics and sharing strong opinions on some of the happenings locally and nationally.  He considers serving as a KBA Board member as his greatest bowling accomplishment.


  • Director for the Kokomo Bowling Association beginning with the 1993-94 season and then moving up the VP chairs to become President for the 2002-2003 season
  • Authored the local bowling column for three years from the 1997-98 season through the 1999-2000 season discussing difficult subjects affecting bowling locally and nationally. Discussed topics such as handicapping, high averages, alarming rate of 300s, Lowry East sale and closure, smoking, African-American Bowling History from Bowling Magazine, etc. Also introduced the Youth Bowler of the Week including their accomplishments and a picture.  Also introduced the Kokomo Tribune Bowlers of the Year
  • Served as photographer for several years taking pictures of the various city tournament winners for the Kokomo Tribune articles
  • Honorable Mention in the 47th Bowling Magazine Writing Competition awards in 1999
  • Organized and Authored the KBA Newsletter
  • Served as a coach for the Northwestern High School Bowling team



  • Averages
    • Highest career average of 205 in the 2012-13 season
    • Generally averaged in the 190’s for over 20 seasons including averages of 205, 204, 203, 201 and 200
  • High Series
    • Rolled about 20 series of 700 or more
    • Other top series of 744, 736, 730, 720
  • High Games
    • Rolled a perfect 300 games on March 11, 2011 at Kokomo Sport Bowl



Game – 300

Series – 744

Average – 205