Bowling in the Bayou Region

Kelby Toups staff In South Louisiana, bowling alleys created big communities that enjoy the sport both for casual and competitive players. However, with the decline in demand for these bowling alleys, there aren’t many locations left to enjoy.  Creole Lanes is the only surviving bowling alley in the Houma-Thibodaux area. Located in Houma, Louisiana, Creole […]

Bowl South

Kelby Toups staff Bowl South of Louisiana was one of the few bowling alleys located in Houma from 1992 until the damage from Hurricane Ida in 2021 forced it to close. “It did not just tear apart the building, it also took away something that meant the most to the community,” says former Bowl South […]

Thunder Bowl

Brandon Thomas Staff Some remember it as the Sugar Bowl, some remember it as Hickory Lanes and at the end of its life, it went by Thunder Bowl Snack Bar. Regardless of the building’s namesake, it’d be hard to find a Thibodaux native who hasn’t been to the bowling alley on Hickory Street. Serving the […]