David 'Hoppo Bagger' G. Hoppenrath

Dave Knows Bowling! Dave started in the game by chasing pins at Lariat Lanes. He worked all areas of the bowling business at Lariat Lanes over the years. He served as league secretary for 5 different leagues between 1982 and 1997, including the Budweiser Classic and the Minneapolis All-Star League. Dave is a member of the highly competitive Lind's Lakers Bowling Team. As a bowler Dave excels, here is the short list of his titles: Dave was on the 1978 University of Minnesota Bowling Team that won the college team championship; he has 11 Central Bowlers Alliance (CBA) titles and was elected to the CBA Hall of Fame in 2001 for Superior Performance; he has 4 Minneapolis City Tournament Titles; 2 Greater St. Paul Tournament Titles; 1 Rochester Doubles Title; 3 Fargo Team Titles & 1 All Events Title and 3 St. Cloud Team Titles at Granite Bowl. He's a pro shop owner who applies the physics to his own game with extraordinary success. He has helped many of his fellow bowlers achieve success while applying his knowledge and his attention to detail to the individual. He has 4 -800's and 15-300's.

Born: 
08/30/1955
Date Inducted: 
08/10/2002
Induction Category: 
Superior Performance - Active
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Hall of Fame Category: 
Mens' ABC Hall of Fame