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Ron Mohr leading qualifying again as Pete Weber sits third in pursuit of fifth straight PBA50 Tour win in Northern California Classic
Monday, June 13, 2016 10:00 pm
The main storyline in the PBA50 Northern California Classic presented by MOTIV is whether Pete Weber can win his fifth straight PBA50 Tour event. Weber took last week off as he bowled the USBC Open...
USBC clarification of pro rules for 2017 Open Championships means I will be dropping my PBA card to stay with our 11thFrame.com teams
Monday, June 13, 2016 9:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress has modified its rules covering the participation of professionals in the 2017 Open Championships to make the wording match what USBC says its intention was. The...
BowersBowlingTour.com shows how Eagle chances can turn on good, bad breaks in taking team all-events lead at Open Championships
Saturday, June 11, 2016 11:30 pm
When the HornswogglerS edged into the 2016 United States Bowing Congress Open Championships team all-events lead by just nine pins last month, one of the shots that made the difference was a 7-10...
Shannon O'Keefe continues domination of Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open, earning top seed; Clara Guerrero, Liz Johnson, April Ellis also make stepladder finals
Saturday, June 11, 2016 11:00 pm
At the end of Saturday’s cashers round of the Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open, Shannon O’Keefe held a 153-pin leader over her closest pursuer, Diana Zavjalova, just three pins less than her lead...
Wichita State alums BowersBowlingTour.com soar to top of Open Championships team event with 3,377
Friday, June 10, 2016 11:30 pm
I met Brent Bowers in 2011 when he was honored as the Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow and I was inducted into the USBC Hall of Fame during United States Bowling Congress Convention week. We bonded...
Shannon O’Keefe soars to 156-pin lead after qualifying at Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open
Friday, June 10, 2016 11:00 pm
It isn’t often a bowler can separate themselves by 13 pins per game on the professional level, but that’s exactly what Shannon O’Keefe did in Friday’s qualifying rounds of the...
Update: Jerry Rich Sr. one of just a handful to compete in 50 Petersen Classics and 50 USBC Open Championships
Friday, June 10, 2016 8:00 am
Update: After completing his checks, Jerry Rich Jr. reports that four other men besides his dad, Jerry Rich Jr., have competed in at least 50 USBC Open Championships and 50 Petersen Classics. Here...
Brittany Smith wins PWBA Tour qualifier as 11 players advance to Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open
Thursday, June 9, 2016 11:00 pm
In the glory days of the PBA Tour, "Rabbit” squads (officially known as the pre-tournament qualifier) were a tough fact of life for non-exempt players. Sometimes, more than 100 players would...
Pins fall in 10th this week for Amleto Monacelli as he wins PBA50 Fountain Valley Open
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 11:00 pm
In last week’s stepladder finals of the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open, Amleto Monacelli left six 10-pins, including one in the 10th frame when a strike mean a win, in losing a heartbreaking...
Mental error we all make ends up costing Matt Gilman Open Championships singles lead
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 8:00 pm
I imagine that most every top bowler has done it at some point: You leave a single pin, step up to shoot the spare and while you are thinking about why you didn’t carry the strike, you flag the...
Fresh off PBA50 four-peat, Pete Weber returns to USBC Open Championships for first time since 1980
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 9:00 am
Fresh off a record four straight wins on the PBA50 Tour, Pete Weber this week returns to the USBC Open Championships for the first time since 1980, when he was just a teenager and rookie on the PBA...
Nick Hoagland hiring a great move by USBC
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 8:00 am
I met Nick Hoagland when he became the Midwest PBA lane man in 1999. I know he did a great job because that was one of my Midwest Region Bowler of the Year years! Seriously, I knew Nick was good...
Liz Johnson grinds her way to win at 2016 PWBA Las Vegas Open
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 11:00 pm
Liz Johnson didn’t have a tremendous ball reaction, didn’t throw any huge games and didn’t even shoot 200 in the title match, but she grinded her way to a win in the stepladder...
Super Senior Ron Mohr passes Amleto Monacelli to lead qualifying at PBA50 Fountain Valley Open
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 8:00 pm
Ron Mohr is a two-time PBA50 Player of the Year, but he’s now 60 years old — a "super senior" — and has not won a PBA50 Tour title since 2012. But from what I’ve seen in my...
MBA Masters, MWBA Queens to be held together; 11thFrame.com sponsoring match between champions
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 7:00 am
The Madison Bowling Association and Madison Women’s Bowling Association will be merging by Aug. 1, 2018, due to legislation passed at this year’s United States Bowling Congress...