Khalee Robinson Heads to State in Bowling


Cassi Garrison, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

A little known aspect of Notre Dame’s sports is their bowling team, consisting of three NDA students who bowl competitively, competing for spots in a state tournament. 

These NDA students–juniors Austin Boex and Kody Havlik and sophomore Khalee Robinson–are combined with five other bowlers from Green Bay West High School, and they practice as well as compete together.

Robinson, who has been bowling for eleven years, is one of these NDA bowlers  and recently qualified for the state tournament.

The state tournament will take place at Western Lanes bowling alley in Green Bay. It will occur over three days, from March 3-5.

Robinson scored a 277 on one of her games at a recent tournament. Since 300 is the highest score someone can get, this game was extremely successful.

“I started bowling because of my dad,” shared Robinson. “He’s always been a really big bowler, and he just got me into it.”

Robinson practices frequently during the school week and on the weekends, usually three to four times a week.

“My favorite part of bowling is being able to connect with my teammates and compete at something I like doing,” she said. “It’s a really fun sport.”

Robinson also added that she thinks bowling should be recognized as an Olympic sport.

“So many people bowl, and it’s a great way to get exercise,” she said. “Also, if speed walking is an Olympic sport, I feel like bowling should be.”