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Veteran women, youthful men set to bowl for Team USA at 2019 Pan American Games
Monday, July 22, 2019 8:00 am
Veteran women Shannon O’Keefe and Stefanie Johnson and youthful men Jakob Butturff are set to bowl for Team USA at the 2019 Pan American Games. As USBC reported in this news release and this...
Harry Sullins leads PBA50 David Small's Championship Lanes Classic after first round as he seeks first PBA50 title since 2011
Sunday, July 21, 2019 9:00 pm
It’s a puzzling stat that Harry Sullins has not won a PBA50 Tour title since 2011, as the bowling ironman and USBC Hall of Famer frequently is in contention. Perhaps this will be the week....
Bill O'Neill, Jakob Butturff earn top seeds for Barbasol PBA Tour Finals in 4-hour marathon on CBS Sports Network
Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:00 pm
I am the last guy who would complain about there being too much bowling on TV, but I must admit I struggled to stay focused on Saturday’s 4-hour marathon of Barbasol PBA Tour Finals presented...
Spoiler alert: U20, U17, U15 champions crowned, final Junior Team USA spots decided at 2019 Junior Gold Championships
Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:00 pm
Don't read this story if you don't want to know the final results of the U20, U17 and U15 divisions of the 2019 Junior Gold Championships presented by the Brands of Ebonite International before the...
Kenny Calkins III takes 2019 Petersen Classic lead with 1,599
Saturday, July 20, 2019 3:00 pm
What has been a low-scoring 2019 Petersen Classic nearly saw its first 1,600 on Saturday, but Brunswick Zone River Grove in suburban Chicago would only yield a 1,599 to Kenny Calkins III of Des...
Chris Smith, Jay Heinzelman, Gerald Wilson are first Hall of Fame class of post-merger Madison Area USBC
Saturday, July 20, 2019 2:00 pm
The complexity and amount of work involved in creating the merged Madison Area USBC in 2018 resulted in there being no local Hall of Fame inductions in 2018 for men or women. I think the delay was...
Update: 8 pros, 8 league bowlers announced for second Bowlero Elite Series event paying $100,000 for first, $65,000 for second (plus a little more)
Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:00 am
The second Bowlero Elite Series event that will air on NBC Sports Network on Sept. 11 was to have been a doubles, but will be a singles, Bowlero Public Relations Manager Jillian Laufer said Thursday....
Jillian Martin, 14, makes history by leading U20 girls at 2019 Junior Gold Championships and qualifying for Junior Team USA, as U20, U17, U15 divisions head to final day
Friday, July 19, 2019 11:30 pm
As I recounted in my Day 2 report in my week-long story on the 2019 Junior Gold Championships and she later told USBC in this interview, 14-year-old Jillian Martin competed in the U20 division in...
Spoiler alert: U12 champions crowned at 2019 Junior Gold Championships
Friday, July 19, 2019 11:00 pm
Don't read this story if you don't want to know the final results of the U12 division of the 2019 Junior Gold Championships presented by the Brands of Ebonite International before the championship...
Spoiler alert: Winners of the 2019 USA Bowling National Championships
Friday, July 19, 2019 10:00 pm
Don't read this story if you don't want to know the final results of the 2019 USA Bowling National Championships presented by Sixlets before the championship matches air on CBS Sports Network. The...
U12 division down to top 8 for bracket match play at 2019 Junior Gold Championships
Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:30 pm
Qualifying ended in the U20, U17 and U15 divisions on Thursday, while qualifying and the advancers round were completed in U12, with the top eight boys and top eight girls set to compete in bracket...
Words of wisdom from Junior Gold parents and coaches — and qualifying reports and news
Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:30 pm
Note: Check back to this story over the next few days as I add some details from each day of qualifying. I'll start doing separate stories after qualifying is completed. There are no secrets when...
Wes Malott, hometown Portland Lumberjacks finally win PBA League title — and do it in dominating fashion
Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:00 pm
In my PBA League preview story earlier this week, I wrote that with 40 of the best — including all of the very best — bowlers in the world competing, trying to predict a winner is an...
Brian LeClair wins PBA50 South Shore Open for back-to-back titles
Thursday, July 18, 2019 9:00 pm
After earning PBA50 Player of the Year honors in 2017, Brian LeClair’s bowling career was threatened by a balky left knee. A brace has enabled him to keep competing, but he wasn’t...
L.A. X-Portland Lumberjacks a fan’s delight PBA League title match
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 11:00 pm
If you were going to pick out a fan’s delight title match for the PBA League you’d probably pick the L.A. X featuring superstars Jason Belmonte and Jakob Butturff against the Portland...