FireLake Bowling Center rolls a strike with new director

The clatter of tumbling tenpins is a constant for FireLake Bowling Center Director Blake Starr. “I don’t even have to look at bowling pins to tell you what the guy leaves anymore — that’s how long I’ve been doing it,” Starr said as he listened to a ball spin down a polished lane behind him. Read More »

PBA returns to FireLake this weekend for hall of fame event

Professional bowling returns to the Shawnee-Tecumseh area this weekend with the PBA Grand Casino Hotel Resort Southwest Invitational at FireLake Bowling Center. “FireLake, the Grand Casino Hotel Resort and Citizen Potawatomi Nation have proven that we’re a premier destination for professional bowling in Oklahoma, and this weekend’s event will be no different,” said FireLake Bowling Read More »

FireLake Bowling Center’s youth program producing collegiate bowlers

Home to professional and amateur events, FireLake Bowling Center has also become a leading destination for Shawnee-Tecumseh area bowlers competing in the high school divisions as well. Boys and girls teams from Tecumseh, Shawnee, Dale and Bethel public schools have found a home at FireLake in recent years. Under Youth and Event Coordinator Randy Loftis, Read More »

FireLake Bowling Center adds arcade and new snack bar

Late winter storms couldn’t have come at a better time for FireLake Bowling Center, as families attempting to get out of the house and stay out of the cold found a revitalized FireLake Bowling Center offering the latest in digital entertainment.  The facility recently expanded its family-friendly entertainment offerings to include new arcade games, sports Read More »

Entries open for PBA Grand Casino Summer Swing in May

Entries into the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort Summer Swing in Shawnee, Okla., May 9-17, will open to the PBA general membership on a first-come, first-served basis on Wednesday, April 1. A capacity field of 120 players is expected for the multi-event summer series. For a $750 entry fee, players will be entered into the Read More »

FireLake Bowling Center’s Randy Loftis named Trail Blazer of the Year

It has been a busy couple of years for FireLake Bowling Center’s Randy Loftis. The Shawnee-Okla. native is a regular figure on the bowling lanes around Oklahoma as a competitor in amateur and semi-professional tournaments. He spent the better part of the summer of 2014 helping out with the bowling center’s hosting of the PBA Read More »