Battle for the Universe: Star Wars vs. Star Trek

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Star Wars fans won the Battle for the Universe at Don Carter's Bowling Alley Saturday afternoon.

Every year, local Star Wars and Star Trek fans, decked out in full costume, hit the lanes for a little friendly competition. Trisha Tunis, from the "Trekkies" group U.S.S. Corsair, said they lost again this year after they spent the last year in training to redeem themselves from last year's loss.

"We've been doing plenty of late night bowling leagues," Tunis said. "Some of us have been taking lesson, and so we've been practicing, and practicing and practicing."

Tunis said next year they are coming back with vengeance.

She said today's bowling brawl was just for fun, but she said her group and the 501st Star Wars Costuming Group host events year round to benefit charities like Toys for Tots and Red Cross.

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