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Survey asks USBC Open Championships participants about holding the tournament in regular bowling centers
Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress has sent out a survey to USBC Open Championships competitors asking their views of contesting the tournament in regular bowling centers. The email states:...
Dale’s Weston Lanes, one of Wisconsin’s most important centers, undergoes comprehensive topography upgrade by Bowling Voodoo
Friday, November 2, 2018 8:00 am
Just over a decade after a fire damaged Dale’s Weston Lanes in May 2007, proprietor Dale Elliott was shocked to start seeing problems with his synthetic lane panels. “To be quite honest,...
USBC Open Championships survey report on tournament changes full of shameless spin and distortions
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:00 pm
The survey that the United States Bowling Congress reported Wednesday that it conducted of about 10 percent of competitors after the 2018 Open Championships is so full of shameless spin and...
#Chasing300: What would it feel like to throw a shot for $1 million? A PBA player may find out in 2019
Monday, October 15, 2018 10:00 am
Jakob Butturff created a major stir in the bowling world on Sunday when he made this post on Facebook:“SICK SICK SICK DEAL WITH FOX SPORTS AND FLOBOWLING!!! 300 in the title match of either the...
After Facebook exchange, comment by Chad Murphy, Syracuse center manager says he was told to apologize or he’d lose his job if center didn’t get Bowlers Journal Championships
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 9:00 am
T.J. Haas was the facilities manager for Bowlero (formerly BowlmorAMF) Corp.’s AMF Strike 'N Spare Lanes in Syracuse, N.Y., in August 2017 when he had an exchange regarding the costs to level...
Despite 6% entry decline, Petersen Classic pays 2 more $1,000 prizes in 2018 as Bowlero keeps investing in famed tournament
Friday, September 21, 2018 1:00 pm
Although entries declined 6 percent from 2,791 in 2017 to 2,621 in 2018, the Petersen Classic will pay 49 $1,000 spots in the main singles prize list 2018, up from 47 in 2017, Bowlero Corp. announced...
Legislative proposal would put USBC Open Championships changes in hands of transparent committee of tournament champions subject to delegate approval
Monday, September 17, 2018 8:00 am
Robert Rowe III is not a bowler who has been significantly impacted by all of the changes — “enhancements” in United States Bowling Congress lingo — in the USBC Open...
Update: Schwoegler's Entertainment Center says it's aiming for mid-November re-opening of bowling with new lanes
Sunday, August 26, 2018 4:00 pm
Note: This story originally posted on Aug. 21, 2018. Update Aug. 24: In posts and comments on its Facebook page, Schwoegler's Entertainment Center said it would start fall volleyball leagues the...
Andy Mills plants his flag inside, hangs on to make stepladder finals, then runs ladder to win 2018 GIBA 11thFrame.com Open
Sunday, August 12, 2018 11:00 pm
It isn’t often that a lane pattern truly offers the option of playing multiple angles with relatively equal difficulty, but that was the case on the right side for the 2018 Greater Iowa Bowling...
Junior Gold competitor says he’s 'dumbfounded' by amount of cheating to exceed 5-ball limit — it must be attacked!
Friday, July 20, 2018 6:00 pm
Note: This story originally posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018. A competitor at this week’s Junior Gold Championships sent me a series of messages with the picture accompanying this story...
Room for Junior Gold Championships to keep growing even as 2018 sets more records with 3,827 entries, head man Gary Brown says
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 6:00 pm
Note: This story originally posted on May 30, 2018. The Junior Gold Championships are the greatest success story of bowling, with incredible growth that continues this year as the giant...
FloSports brings enthusiasm, innovation to PBA, Xtra Frame with FloBowling — and promises much more
Thursday, July 5, 2018 8:00 am
You could tell FloBowling was going to be more than Xtra Frame right away when it offered written content at FloBowling.com even before it debuted its webcasting June 30 at the PBA Parkside Lanes...
The untold story of why scores soared at the 1989 ABC Tournament
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:00 am
Any bowler who was around in 1989 will never forget that year’s American Bowling Congress Tournament (now the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships). Every Eagle-winning record was...
Update: USBC slightly alters new ball specs; Best advice to bowlers on new USBC ball specs is R-E-L-A-X
Saturday, June 16, 2018 2:00 pm
Update: This story originally was published on April 24, 2018. This update was published on June 16, 2018, after the the United States Bowling Congress posted this video, "Bowling Technology Study...
Enough schools signing on has NAIA bowling on path to varsity championship sport status in 2019-20
Friday, June 8, 2018 8:00 am
Last summer, I wrote in this lengthy story that NAIA bowling appeared to be at a crossroads with proposed rules changes that would drastically restrict players' competitive freedom as part...