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Spoiler alert: Results of the PWBA Wichita Open, Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open, PWBA Greater Detroit Open
Sunday, June 25, 2017 10:00 pm
If you don't want to know who won the PWBA Wichita Open, Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open, and PWBA Greater Detroit Open before the TV shows air, do not read this story. The stepladder TV finals of all three...
In battle of best, Liz Johnson edges Kelly Kulick to win Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship
Sunday, June 25, 2017 2:00 pm
It’s hard to imagine anyone disputing that Liz Johnson and Kelly Kulick are the two best female bowlers of the 21st century, and part of any Greatest Of All Time debate: Going into Sunday,...
PWBA Go Bowling Players Championship TV finals features 2 greats, 2 seeking first title in Kelly Kulick, Liz Johnson, Lindsay Boomershine, Siti Rahman
Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:00 pm
Sunday’s PWBA Go Bowling Players Championship TV show is either going to add to history or make history: top seed Kelly Kulick and fourth seed Liz Johnson will be seeking to add to their...
Kris Prather opens up 70-pin lead over Mike Wolfe as PBA Xtra Frame Billy Hardwick Memorial Open heads to match play
Saturday, June 24, 2017 9:00 pm
At 25, Kris Prather was born about the time the XCalibur appeared, the final advancement that made polyester (plastic) balls nothing more than spare balls for most bowlers. That is, except in...
Kelly Kulick surges to lead of Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship heading into final round of match play
Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:00 pm
Kelly Kulick came into Saturday’s morning second of three 6-game match play rounds in the 2017 Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship in fourth place, 115 pins behind leader Lindsay Boomershine....
Lindsay Boomershine loses, regains lead at Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship, says it doesn’t matter heading into final day of match play
Friday, June 23, 2017 10:00 pm
Lindsay Boomershine had a solid third round of qualifying Friday at the Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship, totaling 1,334 for six games to head into match play with a 26-pin lead over future Hall...
Madison Area USBC taking applications for manager through July 7, aiming to have new leader in place by Aug. 1 start
Friday, June 23, 2017 5:00 am
The new Madison Area USBC officially starts on Aug. 1 and on Friday it officially began the process of selecting its new leader. I detailed last month’s MAUSBC organization meeting in...
Lindsay Boomershine edges Kelly Kulick for lead after second round of qualifying of Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship
Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:00 pm
Coming off having her first child in February and a knee injury, Lindsay Boomershine edged Kelly Kulick for the lead after Thursday’s two rounds of qualifying in the 2017 Go Bowling PWBA...
Greater Iowa Bowling Association releases 2017-18 schedule, again featuring 11thFrame.com Open, 2 Fusion Realtors Opens
Thursday, June 22, 2017 8:00 am
The Greater Iowa Bowling Association has released its 2017-18 schedule, which again will include the 11thFrame.com Open and a pair of Fusion Realtors/Community 1st National Bank Open tournaments....
'Hula Bob' Hileman named 2017 Jim Jaryszak Laneman Award recipient for 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:00 am
I like to say that being a laneman is the hardest job in bowling. After all, the old joke is that in any given event every player but one — the winner — is mad at the laneman. In all...
ESPY Best Bowler nominees are Jason Belmonte, Francois Lavoie, E.J. Tackett
Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:00 am
ESPN has announced the annual ESPY nominees and the 2017 Best Bowler nominees are Jason Belmonte, Francois Lavoie and E.J. Tackett. Belmonte was PBA Player of the Year in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and is...
With PBA at crossroads, BPAA's GoBowling.com umbrella sponsorship makes big things possible, CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark says
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:30 am
The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America’s GoBowling.com will be the umbrella sponsor of the PBA Tour for the next year, it was announced Wednesday morning at Bowl Expo in Nashville,...
E.J. Tackett's win in Group Two stepladder sets up battle with Jason Belmonte for Main Event PBA Tour Finals title
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:30 pm
Jason Belmonte was PBA Player of the Year in 2013, 2014 and 2015. E.J. Tackett dethroned him last year to become 2016 PBA Player of the Year. And they are the leading contenders this year, with...
With understandable emotion, Kelly Kulick wins first title since re-launch of PWBA Tour
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:00 pm
Some of the greatest bowlers in history have suffered through extended winless streaks, perhaps most notably Marshall Holman in the early 1980s and Jason Belmonte for roughly two years ending in...
SunOpta Sweeper Bowl for the Food Shelf offers $1,200 top prize, chance to help those in need
Monday, June 19, 2017 8:00 am
Writing up a handicap tournament in Minnesota goes beyond my usual policy, but this tournament benefits a worthy charity, is at a center I’ve enjoyed competing at in the past, and the request...