Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club. Because No News is Bad News.

Point Match 

Just when dart fans thought they were out, they're pulled back in.

Five nights a week, hundreds of local darts enthusiasts meet on the Tournament Trail for matches in games of Cricket and 501. There's also Cork's Choice, in which the player who hits closest to the bull's-eye in a two-darter shootout chooses the next game. "It's a sport that's steeped in tradition, because it's a tavern sport," says Scott Madis, director of the Cleveland Darter Club. "People play darts more than ever before."

Founded in 1969, the club brags of being the second-oldest of its kind in North America, with a 17,000-member roster. "Once you become a member, it's kinda like the Mafia," says Madis. "You're in forever." Games start at 8 p.m. at Mister B's, 6887 West 130th Street in Parma Heights. Fee is $5. Visit www.darter.org. — By Cris Glaser
Thu., Feb. 16, 8 p.m.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Cleveland Scene works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Cleveland and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Cleveland's true free press free.

Speaking of Highlights

More by Cris Glaser

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 23, 2020

View more issues

Most Popular

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar