New Owner For Duckpin Lanes

Business Student Takes Over Mount Jackson Bowling Alley

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Posted: May 10, 2013

Scott Asbell, 21, a rising senior at James Madison University, inspects the pinsetter equipment at Shenandoah Bowling Lanes that was installed in 1958. Asbell, a business management major, decided to take the leap into the business world by buying the 65-year-old Mount Jackson landmark, one of only a half-dozen or so remaining duckpin alleys in Virginia. (Photos by Kaitlin Mayhew / DN-R)
Duckpin bowling lanes are the same as standard alleys, but the game uses a smaller, 3-pound ball, and smaller pins.
MOUNT JACKSON — The new owner of Shenandoah Bowling Lanes hopes to jump-start the popularity of the small-town mainstay.
Scott Asbell, 21, a rising senior at James Madison University,...

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