They spent many days in schools assisting hundreds of children on how to throw the ball and score the game.
The popular TV show 'Bowlerama' was hosted by Bob with his co-host Steve Nelson. This show grew in excitement and brought attention to the sport.
During the years that Earl ran Golden Valley Lanes, they hosted a number of tournaments including one of the first tournaments to award a new car to the winner.
From 1976 to the fall of 1979, Earl went to California to start up a few bowling centers.
Over the next 12 years, Earl built an impressive league base.