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Michael Haugen Jr. wins 'ugly' over Brian LeClair in Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open
Friday, June 16, 2017 10:00 pm
With five frames to go in the title match of the 2017 Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm, Xtra Frame suffered a tricaster malfunction and the feed froze. The feed never returned and...
Diana Zavjalova leads qualifying as pins fall a little easier at PWBA Greater Detroit Open
Friday, June 16, 2017 10:00 pm
The 2017 PWBA Tour has been known for its low scores, as I detailed in this story on last week’s Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open. That changed in Friday’s qualifying for the PWBA Greater Detroit...
Fans choose Tommy Jones to face Wes Malott in next King of Bowling pay-per-view match
Friday, June 16, 2017 5:00 pm
Who did you think fans would choose to face Wes Malott in the next “King of Bowling” pay-per-view match on Xtra Frame? Tommy Jones? Chris Barnes? Walter Ray Williams Jr.? Sean Rash?...
Soon-to-be CEO Corey Dykstra says Brunswick is 'excited to start taking a few chances' as it seeks growth
Friday, June 16, 2017 8:00 am
Anyone who follows bowling closely could see for some time that Corey Dykstra was destined to be the next CEO of Brunswick Bowling Products, succeeding long-time CEO Brent Perrier. The succession...
Michael Haugen Jr. jumps into lead heading into final day of Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open
Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:00 pm
Michael Haugen Jr. got out of be on Thursday in sixth place at the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open in Las Vegas. By lunch time, he was in first. And he stayed that way as Thursday’s two 6-game...
Despite poor finish to qualifying, Brian LeClair leads Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open heading into match play
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 10:00 pm
Despite struggling in his final two games of qualifying, Brian LeClair leads the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm as it heads into match play on Thursday. LeClair, a 52-year-old...
Jason Belmonte switches to reactive resin, edges Jesper Svensson to make title match of Main Event PBA Tour Finals
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:30 pm
Jason Belmonte used plain urethane during the two shows of round-robin matches to start the Main Event PBA Tour Finals. But the long-time Storm staffer changed his game plan as the tournament...
Diana Zavjalova’s 10th frame split enables Liz Johnson to reverse USBC Queens title match result, win 2017 PWBA Storm Sacramento Open
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:00 pm
In a stunning reversal of the title match result of the 2017 USBC Queens that took place just hours earlier, Liz Johnson defeated Diana Zavjalova to win the PWBA Storm Sacramento Open in a show that...
Norm Duke tops formidable group of leaders after second round at 2017 Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:00 pm
Sam Maccarone won two titles during a long career on the PBA Tour and despite some serious health problems also has enjoyed some success on the PBA50 Tour, so he is well qualified to comment on the...
Refreshed after break, Mike Scroggins take first-round lead at Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open
Monday, June 12, 2017 10:00 pm
Refreshed after taking a break from serious competition and bowling in just his second PBA50 Tour tournament of the season, Mike Scroggins grabbed the lead after Monday’s first round at the...
Marshall Kent runs stepladder to win PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Open for first PBA Tour singles title on U.S. soil
Sunday, June 11, 2017 11:00 pm
Closing with a 6-bagger, Marshall Kent completed a run up a stepladder of rising young stars of varying accomplishments with a 233-194 win over top seed E.J. Tackett to win the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock...
Walter Ray Williams Jr. adds another piece of history to resume with 2017 USBC Senior Masters win
Sunday, June 11, 2017 4:00 pm
There isn’t much Walter Ray Williams Jr. hasn’t done in his Hall of Fame career, but he added a new piece of history to his Hall of Fame resume on Sunday at Sam’s Town Bowling...
Sean Lavery-Spahr leads qualifying at PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Open
Saturday, June 10, 2017 11:00 pm
Sean Lavery-Spahr, a 3-time PBA Regional champion who is looking for his first PBA Tour title, averaged 243.75 to lead Saturday’s qualifying in the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Open at South...
Sin Li Jane earns top seed again, newcomer Thashaina Seraus of Aruba, superstars Liz Johnson, Kelly Kulick also make stepladder finals of 2017 Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open
Saturday, June 10, 2017 10:00 pm
Sin Li Jane of Malaysia held off newcomer Thashaina Seraus of Aruba to earn the top seed of the 2017 Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open on Saturday, making it two tournaments in a row that Sin will need to win...
Legends on top: Walter Ray Williams Jr., Pete Weber, Norm Duke, Bob Learn Jr., Andy Neuer make stepladder finals of 2017 USBC Senior Masters
Saturday, June 10, 2017 9:00 pm
If Bob Learn Jr. or Andy Neuer runs the stepladder to win the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Senior Masters on Sunday, they should get something more than the $16,000 first prize and trophy....