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Pair inducted into South Boston Bowling Hall of Fame

Nancy Duffie and Randy Tingen, a pair of outstanding longtime local bowlers, have been inducted into the South Boston USBC Bowling Hall Of Fame. The pair were inducted during a ceremony held Sunday.

Duffie has been bowling for 47 years, having started bowling at the old Hupps Mill Lanes in South Boston. She has served as president of the Southern Belles Bowling League on several occasions and is currently the league vice president.

Her biggest accomplishments occurred on the same night, a night on which she rolled her career-high game of 256 and her career high set of 655. The highest average she has carried for a season is 166.

In addition to those accomplishments, Duffie has bowled in numerous city and state tournaments over the years.

Tingen, who has been a bowler for many years, started his bowling career in the junior program at the old Hupps Mill Lanes in South Boston and graduated to the adult men’s leagues.

He has been bowling in the Dixie League for 37 years and has participated in many local and state tournaments.

Tingen has held many offices in the South Boston Men’s Bowling Association, having served as a director, a vice president and as president. He served a 15-year stint as vice president of the Dixie Bowling League.

His career high game is 276 and his career high set is 702. Tingen’s high average for a season is 191.

In addition to inducting Duffie and Tingen into the Hall of Fame, South Boston USBC officials presented awards for the 2010-2011 bowling season.