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Video games and sports collide in senior citizen Wii bowling league

BRISTOL–They came from all over. The Bristol Lucky Strikes. The Avon Aces. The East Hartford Wiizards (yes , it’s spelled correctly). It’s all about...

BRISTOL--They came from all over. The Bristol Lucky Strikes. The Avon Aces. The East Hartford Wiizards (yes , it’s spelled correctly).

It's all about bowling. Nintendo Wii bowling. For seniors--and not high school seniors.

This league isn’t for kids. The rules: know how to Wii bowl, and belong to a senior center.

When Jason Krueger saw the game get popular in Bristol, he thought, "Why not get together and play other senior centers?" So he organized the Connecticut Senior Wii Bowling League.

Now there are 13 teams--130 players--who all showed up for the championship in Bristol.

Lydia Kiermont, with the Prospect Alley Cats, is looking to keep her reputation afloat. In game one she Wii bowled a perfect 300. In game two, she kept up the fire.

And then there’s Katherine Ruez, who is 100 years young. When it comes to Wii bowling, age ain’t nothin' but a number.

Ruez's advice for Wii bowling success? "To find the spot where you can get a strike. If you find the right spot , you’re good."