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Dawson Maier, Adrianna Stacy lead after second round of Teen Masters
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 9:00 pm
Dawson Maier and Adrianna Stacy both advanced from fifth to first after Tuesday’s second round of qualifying in the Teen Masters Championships at Sawgrass Lanes in Fort Lauderdale, Florida....
Chinese bowling leader hopes for another boom — but with sport focus this time
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 8:00 am
Bowling enjoyed a boom in China in the 1990s, with more than 30,000 lanes built before the market crashed around the turn of the century. Now there might not be 10 percent that many lanes in China,...
$17,000 guaranteed in inaugural Midwest Youth Championship set for Aug. 11-14 in Alexandria, Minnesota
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 5:00 am
The Midwest Youth Championship, which includes an Adult-Youth Doubles and a Pro-Am, is set for Aug. 11-14 at Garden Center Lanes in Alexandria, Minnesota. “This is the first year of what we...
Jackson Short, Samantha Johnson lead after first round of Teen Masters
Monday, July 4, 2016 9:00 pm
Floridians Jackson Short of Brooksville and Samantha Johnson of Apopka took the lead after Monday’s first round of the Teen Masters Championships at Sawgrass Lanes in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,...
Kelly Kulick battles through injured ankle to secure top seed for PWBA Lexington Open; Bryanna Cote, Shannon Pluhowsky, Shannon O'Keefe also make stepladder finals
Saturday, July 2, 2016 11:00 pm
Part of being a professional athlete is competing in pain. While outsiders can joke all they want about bowlers being athletes and bowling being a sport, the reality is that being a top level bowler...
Travel-weary Rocio Restrepo leads qualifying at PWBA Lexington Open
Friday, July 1, 2016 11:00 pm
Rocio Restrepo last weekend bowled the Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship, just missing the TV show, then taped the TV finals of the PWBA Greater Detroit Open late Sunday, then flew to Reno for the...
Rick Thomas leads 5 in 2016 MBA Hall of Fame class that has shameful omission
Thursday, June 30, 2016 8:00 am
I’ve spent my entire life in the Madison Bowling Association. I love my community and the bowlers in it. We’ve produced three USBC Hall of Famers (Connie Schwoegler, Darold Meisel and...
Update: John Forst dies shortly after receiving Jim Jaryszak Laneman Award at Bowl Expo
Thursday, June 30, 2016 5:00 am
At this point, I have no details other than this Facebook post by IBMA administrator Jackie Wyckoff:"SAD UPDATE ON JOHN FORSTJohn was found on the hotel property earlier today. He was...
Would making all brackets tournament-long for 2017 Open Championships solve 3-division brackets problem?
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5:00 am
One of the much-discussed problems with the new 3-division format for the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships is what it may do to brackets. The addition of the Standard division...
Mountain Lanes' remodeling to 10 lanes isn't end of State Tournament in Wausau, WSBA says
Monday, June 27, 2016 5:00 am
The remodeling of Mountain Lanes in Wausau that will reduce it from 24 to 10 lanes will not mean the State Tournament can’t go to Wausau, Wisconsin State Bowling Association Executive Director...
Spoiler alert: Results of the PWBA Wichita Open, Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open, PWBA Greater Detroit Open
Sunday, June 26, 2016 11:00 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...
Clara Guerrero proves dreams do come true in winning PWBA Players Championship
Sunday, June 26, 2016 10:00 pm
Clara Guerrero has won numerous tournaments across the globe, most notably two Qubica AMF World Cups and a collegiate championship with Wichita State, made three U.S. Women’s Open TV shows, and...
Jakob Butturff edges Shawn Maldonado to win first PBA Tour title
Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:00 pm
Jakob Butturff and Shawn Maldonado have a lot in common, most notably unorthodox styles and loads of talents. They also had one other thing in common as Sunday dawned: Solid bowling resumes lacking...
Paul McCordic’s heartbreak hands Pete Weber historic win in USBC Senior Masters
Sunday, June 26, 2016 8:00 pm
An historic win by Pete Weber in the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Senior Masters at Sam's Town in Las Vegas likely will be remembered as much for how it was lost by Paul McCordic in...
Liz Johnson goes to her A game, soars to top seed of PWBA Players Championship
Saturday, June 25, 2016 11:00 pm
At the height of his dominance on the PBA Tour, Walter Ray Williams Jr. made “red ball up 5” a signature phrase indicating that he was playing his A game — and likely on his way to...