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With clutch performances, Tommy Jones earns PBA League MVP as Dallas Strikers win title
Sunday, May 8, 2016 3:00 pm
Note: This story is an updated version of this “spoiler alert” story I wrote after the TV show was taped. Tommy Jones has been on the winning team in three of the four years of the PBA...
Kelly Kulick, Shannon O’Keefe, Hui Fen New, Jen Higgins make stepladder finals of Nationwide PWBA Sonoma County Open
Saturday, May 7, 2016 10:00 pm
One of the most surprising things about the 2015 PWBA Tour was that Kelly Kulick — indisputably one of the greatest female bowlers ever — did not win a title. That isn’t to say the...
Craig Mueller edges Paul Bloemer for Four Diamonds crown
Saturday, May 7, 2016 8:00 pm
Craig Mueller edged Paul Bloemer to win the GMBA Shallow Jewelers Milwaukee Hall of Fall Four Diamonds tournament on Saturday at New Berlin Bowl. The Tri City Bank Milwaukee Open Match Game...
Danielle McEwan leads tough first day at Nationwide PWBA Sonoma County Open
Friday, May 6, 2016 10:00 pm
A nearly flat short lane pattern produced a cut score requiring less than a 200 average in Friday’s first day of the Nationwide PWBA Sonoma County Open, PWBA reported. The top 32 in the...
National Bowling Stadium to host new military bowling event
Friday, May 6, 2016 5:00 am
The National Bowling Stadium in Reno will be hosting a new bowling event for active and retired military, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported in this story. The Biggest Little Veteran’s Week...
Setting of Smithfield PWBA Tour Championship for Virginia Sept. 1-4 completes 2016 PWBA Tour schedule
Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:00 pm
The last piece of the 2016 PWBA Tour is set with Thursday’s announcement that the Smithfield PWBA Tour Championship will conclude the season Sept. 1-4 at Uptown Alley in Midlothian, Virginia....
Given second chance, Pete Weber strikes to beat Jack Jurek for PBA50 Mooresville Ford Open title
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:00 pm
When Pete Weber went high and left a 6-9-10 in the eight frame of Wednesday night’s title match, he gave Jack Jurek a chance to strike out and win the PBA50 Tour Mooresville Ford Open presented...
2016 Open Championships scores mostly falling well short of predictions — so far
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 8:00 am
While there’s still roughly half the tournament left, scores at the 2016 USBC Open Championships are mostly falling well short of predictions — and of last year. Other than singles, the...
Pete Weber keeps cruising, easily leads field into match play at PBA50 Mooresville Ford Open
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 11:00 pm
Repeating what I wrote yesterday, in the first two PBA50 Tour events of the season, Pete Weber finished fourth in the Pasco County Florida Open and won the UnitedHealthcare Sun Bowl In...
Wisconsin Non-Pro Bowlers Alliance holding reunion Aug. 27
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 8:00 am
There is almost nothing that would make me miss a reunion of the Wisconsin Non-Pro Bowlers Alliance, a legendary series of monthly tournaments that was one of my early training grounds....
H2M Management and 11thFrame.com will compete at 2016 Open Championships for charity
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 8:00 am
There are so many great charities out there with ties to bowling, but there's one that's extra special to me because it's not something that tugs at a person's heart so it can have trouble drawing...
Strikeforce Bowling acquires Lind Shoe Company
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 5:00 am
Strikeforce Bowling announced Tuesday that it has acquired Lind Shoe Company. Terms were not disclosed. Strikeforce, a private company based in Broadview, Illinois, is the parent company of KR...
Pete Weber stays on a roll, leads PBA50 Mooresville Ford Open after first round
Monday, May 2, 2016 11:00 pm
In the first two PBA50 Tour events of the season, Pete Weber finished fourth in the Pasco County Florida Open and won the UnitedHealthcare Sun Bowl In The Villages. The 53-year-old living legend is...
Jim Fosdick, Brittany Pollentier, Tyler Sheehy, Allison Dempski stand out in Madison area scoring for second straight season
Sunday, May 1, 2016 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick, Brittany Pollentier, Tyler Sheehy and Allison Dempski were standout performers in Madison area scoring for the second straight season. Here is my story after the 2014-15 season, not...
Shannon Pluhowsky, Sandra Gongora, Liz Johnson, Rocio Restrepo make stepladder finals of season-opening PWBA Las Vegas Open
Sunday, May 1, 2016 11:00 pm
If the PWBA Tour hadn’t gone out of business in 2003, Shannon Pluhowsky probably would have double digit PWBA Tour titles by now. Instead, the 16-time Team USA member is looking for her first...