The Dearrel Bates Memorial Scholarship 9-pin bowling tournament will be March 17 at Miller Time Bowl in Davenport.

The tournament benefits an annual scholarship awarded in the name of Bates, a popular sportswriter for the Quad-City Times for close to four decades.

Bowling will be done in two shifts, at 9 a.m. and noon, with an entry fee of $20 per person. There will be singles division for men, women, boys and girls. Entries can be sent to Alan Coe, 2921 Maplecrest Road, Bettendorf, IA 52722.