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With flair for dramatic, Stefanie Johnson joins top seed Birgit Poppler among 8 undefeated players at USBC Queens
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:00 pm
With maximum drama, Stefanie Johnson joined top seed Birgit Poppler among the eight undefeated players heading into Wednesday’s final day of the 2016 USBC Queens, the United States...
Webber International women rally to beat Wichita State for 2016 Intercollegiate Team Championships title
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:00 pm
The Webber International women rallied to beat hometown favorite Wichita State for the Intercollegiate Team Championships title. The show was taped April 16 at Northrock Lanes in Wichita, Kansas,...
Update: Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson rubbed some PBA players wrong in first PBA tourney, now looking ahead to second
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 5:00 am
Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson will compete in his first QubicaAMF PBA Regional tournament this weekend. Anderson, who competed in the CP3 PBA Celebrity Invitational shortly after scoring...
Global game: Germany’s Birgit Poppler leads USBC Queens qualifying with near-record effort as top 10 includes just 2 Americans
Monday, May 23, 2016 11:00 pm
Birgit Poppler of Germany nearly set a United States Bowling Congress Queens record in leading qualifying at the Orleans in Las Vegas, USBC reported. The Brunswick staffer averaged just a shade more...
With German Birgit Poppler leading, USBC Queens leaderboard illustrates globalization of sport
Sunday, May 22, 2016 11:00 pm
The growing globalization of bowling is not new news, but anyone who doubts the strength of the trend should take a look at the top of the leaderboard of the 2016 United States Bowling Congress...
2015 top seed, runner-up Erin McCarthy leads 2016 USBC Queens after first round of qualifying
Sunday, May 22, 2016 9:10 am
In the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Queens, Erin McCarthy earned the top seed but lost the title match to Liz Johnson 256-202, as I wrote up here. The Team USA member took a first step...
Giant final game carries Greg Thomas, Chris Hill to doubles lead at Open Championships
Saturday, May 21, 2016 10:00 pm
In their first time bowling doubles together, a giant 562 final game carried Greg Thomas and Chris Hill to the doubles lead at the 2016 USBC Open Championships and very well might win them a...
Young lefty with unconventional style Jakob Butturff defies conventional wisdom by edging into all-events lead at 2016 Open Championships
Saturday, May 21, 2016 9:00 pm
Jakob Butturff probably has heard it an uncountable number of times: You can’t be successful with that style. The first time I saw Butturff was at the 2015 World Series of Bowling and I have...
Gregg Zicha rallies to win PBA50 Tony Grigat Allstate Agent Midwest Open
Saturday, May 21, 2016 8:00 pm
The PBA50 Tony Grigat Allstate Agent Midwest Open presented by Hammer was just long enough for Gregg Zicha and one game too long for me. I took the lead in the second game and held it through the...
Shannon O'Keefe grabs leads in doubles, singles, all-events as Queens week makeover of Women's Championships Diamond leaderboard continues
Friday, May 20, 2016 11:00 pm
USBC Queens week lived up to its advance billing for the United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships this week in Las Vegas. Historically, when the Queens and Women’s...
Top 10 money winners in PBA Fall Swing to earn berths in 2017 DHC PBA Japan Invitational
Friday, May 20, 2016 5:00 pm
The PBA Fall Swing at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, Michigan, Sept. 4-11 will feature competition for the Wolf, Badger, Bear and Detroit Open titles, as well as the Fall King of the Swing...
Update: World Series of Bowling for PBA members only again in 2016; PBA World Championship TV finals live Sunday, Dec. 11 in afternoon; Shark replacing Viper in animal pattern tourneys
Friday, May 20, 2016 12:00 pm
Update: PBA announced Friday in this news release that the GEICO World Series of Bowling is going back to being a members-only event in 2016. The entry fee for World Series of Bowling VIII will be...
Logo Infusion grabs team lead, Anita Arnett and Brandy Sanderson doubles lead at 2016 Women’s Championships
Thursday, May 19, 2016 11:00 pm
The impact of USBC Queens week on the Diamond Division leaderboard at the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships continued Thursday with new team and doubles leaders...
Robin Romeo tops Tish Johnson for USBC Senior Queens title for third straight year
Thursday, May 19, 2016 10:00 pm
In what has become bowling’s version of the Groundhog Day movie, Robin Romeo on Thursday defeated Tish Johnson for the United States Bowling Congress Senior Queens title for the third straight...
Josie Earnest takes all-events lead, Erin McCarthy and Daria Pajak doubles lead at 2016 Women's Championships
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 11:00 pm
Completing a day of stellar bowling, Josie Earnest grabbed the Diamond all-events lead, and Erin McCarthy and Daria Pajak the Diamond doubles lead on Wednesday at the 2016 USBC Women's Championships,...