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Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year races to be decided at season-ending Smithfield PWBA Tour Championship
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 7:45 am
The PWBA Tour Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year races will be decided at this weekend’s season-ending Smithfield PWBA Tour Championship at Uptown Alley in Midlothian, Virginia. Rocio...
Rocio Restrepo survives low-scoring title match to win PWBA St. Petersburg-Clearwater Open for second title of year
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:00 pm
All season long, the PWBA hadn’t seen any big issues from having its standard tournaments taped at the sites of three majors, an arrangement I broke the news on in this story. That changed in...
Senior Scratch Bowling Association of Iowa releases 2016-17 schedule
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 3:00 pm
The Senior Scratch Bowling Association of Iowa has released its 2016-17 schedule on Wednesday. The organization runs monthly tournaments September through April across Iowa — and the Illinois...
10th annual Junior Hall of Fame tournament set for Sunday, Nov. 13 at AMF Bowlero
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 5:00 am
The 10th annual Junior Hall of Fame tournament is set for Sunday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. at AMF Bowlero Lanes in the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa, and the entry deadline is Sunday, Nov. 1,...
Deal extends Barbasol sponsorship of PBA Players Championship for 2017, 2018
Monday, August 29, 2016 1:00 pm
If you look in my bathroom, you will see Barbasol shaving cream. If you’re a bowler and/or bowling fan, it should be in your bathroom too: Barbasol is a friend of bowling and a sponsor of...
Jay Watts hangs on to beat top seed Dave Beres for GIBA 11thFrame.com Open title
Sunday, August 28, 2016 11:00 pm
Lane 14 was a touch tighter than lane 13 all weekend during the GIBA 11thFrame.com Open at Cherry Lanes and that proved to be decisive in the title match between Jay Watts and top seed Dave Beres....
On Dave Armstrong's Petersen Classic squad, Liz Johnson fires 1,665 to take lead then Rick Thomas tops her with 1,673
Sunday, August 28, 2016 6:00 pm
Update Sept. 4: Dave Armstrong reports that Thomas and Johnson finished 1-2 in the Petersen. Dave Armstrong’s Petersen Classic squad almost is a guarantee of a re-writing of the leaderboard...
Kevin Kullman leads 11thFrame.com Open qualifying as cut takes under 200 average
Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:00 pm
The 2015 U.S. Open lane pattern proved to be as difficult as expected in the Greater Iowa Bowling Association 11thFrame.com Open qualifying at Cherry Lanes in Dubuque, Iowa, on Saturday, with under a...
Could media vote Pete Weber 2016 Bowler of the Year?
Friday, August 26, 2016 5:00 am
Pete Weber’s historic PBA50 Tour season left no doubt that he would be named PBA50 Player of the Year, and there also is no doubt in my mind that the International Bowling Media Association...
Ebonite injects mystery into bowling ball buying experience with new MISSION UNKNOWN balls
Thursday, August 25, 2016 6:00 pm
Will customers buy a bowling ball not knowing exactly what they will get? The bowling world is about to find out with Ebonite International’s Sept. 20 launch of the MISSION UNKNOWN balls that...
Bowl-A-Vard Lanes remodeling includes new synthetic lanes, approaches, party rooms, game room
Thursday, August 25, 2016 5:00 am
Bowl-A-Vard Lanes, 2121 E. Springs Drive on Madison’s east side, is in the middle of a remodeling that includes new lanes and approaches, party rooms, and a full game room and redemption...
Underage drinking was reason for suspension of Junior Team USA’s Kamron Doyle, Wesley Low, Anthony Simonsen, Michael Tang, sources say; head coach Rod Ross also out for PABCON Adult Championships
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 11:00 am
Kamron Doyle, Wesley Low, Anthony Simonsen and Michael Tang are all at least 18, which makes them old enough to be sent off to a foreign land to die in defense of our freedoms, to vote, to get...
2015 U.S. Open lane pattern to be used for 11thFrame.com Open Aug. 27-28
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:00 am
Note: This story originally was posted on June 21, 2016. Even though the Greater Iowa Bowling Association 11thFrame.com Open drew a full field of 156 last August, we are working to make it bigger...
Another chance to buy a 2016 Bowlers for Boxers T-shirt and help Green Acres Boxer Rescue
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:00 am
If you didn’t get one of the beautiful 2016 Bowlers for Boxers T-shirt that benefit Green Acres Boxer Rescue, you have another chance. As I explained in this story, my girlfriend Susie...
Josie Earnest sweeps through stars to win PWBA Rochester Open for first title
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:00 pm
Winning a first title always is a thrill, but it’s extra special when you beat stars to do it. Josie Earnest did exactly that as she beat a Hall of Famer in Carolyn Dorin-Ballard and two...