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Nihal Hari Mareedu, defending champion Karina Capron earn top seeds for Junior Gold U12 TV finals; Keegan Alexander, Joseph Dominguez, Katelyn Abigania, Saphyre Nofuente are other TV finalists
Friday, July 20, 2018 9:00 pm
A defending champion and five players seeking their first title make up the stepladder fields for the TV finals of the Junior Gold U12 division. The boy field is top seed Nihal Hari Mareedu, and...
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...
Update: A coach's view of the Junior Gold patterns, and Jeremy Bartz's detailed statistical analysis of the 4 qualifying rounds
Friday, July 20, 2018 6:00 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...
Scott Greiner credits right ball choices as he leads qualifying at PBA50 River City Extreme Open
Thursday, July 19, 2018 10:00 pm
Scott Greiner credited his ball choices for a big second round that pushed him into the lead as qualifying ended Thursday at the PBA50 River City Extreme Open presented by Ebonite at River City...
4 teams with many familiar faces make TV finals of 2018 USA Bowling National Championships
Thursday, July 19, 2018 9:30 pm
Thursday’s double-elimination match play rounds determined the four teams — two each in U12 and U15 — that will appear in the televised finals of the 2018 USA Bowling National...
Ralph Brunt Jr. takes lead after opening round of PBA50 River City Extreme Open
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 10:00 pm
Ralph Brunt Jr. averaged 228.5 to take a 5-pin lead over 2016 PBA50 Rookie of the Year after the first round of the PBA50 River City Extreme Open presented by Ebonite. Brunt fired games of 209, 241,...
Seeding for match play set in qualifying at 2018 USA Bowling National Championships
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 9:30 pm
The third annual USA Bowling National Championships presented by Sixlets started Wednesday in the Dallas area with a qualifying round that determined seeding for Thursday’s double-elimination...
U.S. Open Champion Rhino Page wins 2018 Best Bowler ESPY
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 9:00 pm
Rhino Page ended Jason Belmonte’s 3-year reign as ESPY winner, taking the 2018 Best Bowler ESPY award in fan voting conducted by ESPN. The 35-year-old left-hander who won the 2017 U.S. Open...
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...