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2018 11thFrame.com Open set for Aug. 10-12 with same Friday sweeper, tournament format, and (hopefully) a tougher lane pattern than 2017
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 1:00 am
Note: This story first posted on May 8, 2018. We could not have asked for much more from the 2017 GIBA 11thFrame.com Open at Cherry Lanes inside the Diamond Jo casino in Dubuque, Iowa. The...
Update: A coach’s view of the patterns as Junior Gold qualifying begins; Kamerin Peters highlights opening day with first 800
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 8:00 am
Note: I will be updating this story and adding in daily reports during Junior Gold qualifying this week, so check back to this story this week. One of the great things that has developed for me...
PBA’s definition of title drops Pete Weber from 100 to 99 titles, complicates historical record-keeping
Monday, July 16, 2018 8:00 am
Rightly or wrongly, most people depend on the PBA for historical records about men’s professional bowling. Unfortunately, those records don’t necessarily paint an accurate picture. One...
2018 PBA50 Tour final swing through central U.S. starts Wednesday with River City Extreme Open in Monticello, Minnesota
Sunday, July 15, 2018 7:00 am
The final swing of the 2018 PBA50 Tour through the central U.S. starts Wednesday with the River City Extreme Open in Monticello, Minnesota. The remaining schedule includes five PBA50 events, one...
Third annual USA Bowling National Championships starts Wednesday
Saturday, July 14, 2018 7:00 am
The third annual USA Bowling National Championships presented by Sixlets starts Wednesday in the Dallas area with 30 USA Bowling Regional champions — 14 teams in the 12-and-under division and...
Ex-USBC executive Neil Stremmel returns to bowling with Kegel, which sees no change in partnership with USBC
Friday, July 13, 2018 5:00 pm
Long-time United States Bowling Congress executive Neil Stremmel has returned to bowling by taking an executive position with Kegel, the industry-leading Florida-based company announced Friday....
USBC smartly continues USBC Super Senior Classic, Senior Masters back-to-back for 2019-21
Thursday, July 12, 2018 5:00 pm
One of the smartest things the United States Bowling Congress has done is tie together the dates for the USBC Super Senior Classic and Senior Masters in Las Vegas, and also put them with the PBA...
2018 USBC Open Championships lane patterns close to 2017 patterns — and scores show it
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 6:00 pm
Any knowledgeable bowler who competed in the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships knew this year’s lane patterns were similar to the patterns used at the 2017 Open...
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...
TruCut pads definitely a cut above Abralon pads
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 5:00 am
Ron Hickland’s new TruCut pads work as advertised, which is good if what they deliver is what you are looking for. Abralon pads have served bowlers well for years, but they have one huge...
No leads change after May 14 as 2018 USBC Open Championships conclude with final minors squads
Sunday, July 8, 2018 11:00 pm
It’s long been the theory of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships that you shouldn’t bowl early in the tournament so you have a chance to gather information on what lane...
Jakob Butturff wins Proprietors Cup VII
Sunday, July 8, 2018 5:00 pm
Qualifying leader Jakob Butturff stayed in striking mode on Sunday as he won Proprietors Cup VII at Beaver Vu Bowl in Beavercreek, Ohio. A.J. Johnson was second, Tommy Jones third and Ronnie Sparks...
Jakob Butturff edges Tommy Jones for qualifying lead as top 50 advance to cashers round in Proprietors Cup VII
Sunday, July 8, 2018 5:00 am
It’s fitting that the bowler with arguably the most effective strike ball in today’s game led Saturday’s qualifying at the always high-scoring Proprietors Cup at Beaver Vu Bowl in...
S&B Pro Shop 1's Eagle-winning performance at 2018 USBC Open Championships may have Hall of Fame implications
Saturday, July 7, 2018 11:00 pm
It isn’t quite as clear a case as last year when Team NABR’s wins in team and team all-events almost certainly locked up a USBC Hall of Fame berth for Mike Rose and perhaps set up Adam...
Radical All Stars, King + 4 Horsemen win 2018 Ace Mitchell All Star Team Challenge titles at Proprietors Cup
Friday, July 6, 2018 11:00 pm
The Radical All Stars won the “Pro Team” title and the King + 4 Horsemen won the “Amateur Team” title Friday at the 2018 Ace Mitchell All Star Team Challenge at the...