Sturgell SSU’s bowling coach

Published 11:58 pm Friday, March 31, 2017

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State athletics announced the hiring of Bears’ Hall of Famer Bryan Sturgell as the first head coach of the SSU bowling program.
The bowling program is scheduled to begin competition in the 2017-18 season.
Sturgell was formerly the head golf coach at Northwest High School from 2006-2013 where he earned the 2008 Southern Ohio Conference Golf Coach of the Year award.
Sturgell also spent one season coaching junior high boys’ basketball at Northwest, in 2009.
Sturgell has a long history with bowling, having rolled 60 career 300 games and over 30 800 series.
Sturgell was the president of the Portsmouth Men’s Bowling Association from 2013-2017, and is widely considered one of the most influential members of the bowling community in Portsmouth.
Sturgell was named to the Portsmouth Men’s Bowling Hall of Fame in 2016.

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