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12-year wait ends for Ryan Shafer as he wins 5th PBA Tour title
Sunday, August 23, 2015 7:00 pm
Ryan Shafer may be the greatest player in PBA Tour history who has no chance of getting into the Hall of Fame – unless he has a huge run way late in his career. And I mean that totally as...
Lefties Eric Fritton, Matt McNiel lead 11thFrame.com Open qualifying
Saturday, August 22, 2015 11:00 pm
Left-handers Eric Fritton and Matt McNiel led Saturday’s qualifying of the GIBA 11thFrame.com Open on Saturday at Cherry Lanes in Dubuque, Iowa. Fritton, who is from the Milwaukee area,...
2013 USBC Queens champion Diana Zavjalova wins PWBA Minnesota Open title
Saturday, August 22, 2015 10:00 pm
I call it being counter intuitive: trying something that logic or experience says shouldn’t work. And sometimes when all seems lost, it is the perfect solution. With the wackiness of lane...
Kyle Troup soars to big lead in PBA Xtra Frame Gene Carter Pro Shop Classic qualifying
Saturday, August 22, 2015 7:00 pm
The power of the fro was in evidence Saturday in Middletown, Delaware, as Kyle Troup averaged 245.7 for seven games to lead qualifying in the PBA Tour Xtra Frame Gene Carter Pro Shop East Classic at...
Shannon Pluhowsky shakes off title match loss last week, leads PWBA Minnesota Open qualifying
Friday, August 21, 2015 10:00 pm
When she stepped up in the final frame at last week’s PWBA Lincoln Open, Shannon Pluhowsky had a chance to take the title. That she didn’t only proved that even great champions are...
Finally Player of the Year, Pete Weber says ‘I don’t care’ it’s PBA50 POY
Friday, August 21, 2015 8:00 am
It’s a fair argument that Pete Weber’s controversial nature in his younger years cost him enough votes to keep him from winning PBA Player of the Year a time or two. The most notable...
Latest edition of ‘Bowling’s Catalog’ available in print and online, Luby Publishing announces
Friday, August 21, 2015 5:00 am
The 2015-16 edition of "Bowling's Catalog," produced by the Billiard and Bowling Institute of America, is now available in print and online, publisher Luby Publishing Inc. announced. Luby, which...
Team USA team members set for 2015 PABCON Men’s Championships
Thursday, August 20, 2015 6:00 pm
At the last Pan American Bowling Confederation Men's Championships in Las Vegas in 2012, Team USA took gold medals in singles, doubles, team and all-events, missing titles only in trios and Masters....
Bowling tournament, fundraiser for children of Lukas Howery set for Sept. 12 at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes
Thursday, August 20, 2015 7:00 am
Lukas Howery was a good guy, a good father and a good bowler who loved the sport. He just had one problem that he couldn’t beat and last month it claimed his life: heroin addiction. Anyone...
New Wisconsin Bowlers Tour aims to emulate old Wisconsin Non-Pro Bowlers Alliance
Thursday, August 20, 2015 4:00 am
You can’t fault Carl McDonald for lack of ambition. The 65-year-old retired Air Force and government worker who has bowled all over the world, winning some military titles, this season will be...
2016 PBA Tour schedule on ESPN features finals of majors live on 3 straight February Sundays
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 11:30 am
February figures to be the highlight of the 2016 bowling calendar for PBA fans and competitors. On the consecutive Sundays of Feb. 7, 14 and 21, ESPN will broadcast live the finals of three majors:...
USBC announces 2016 sites: Masters to Indianapolis, Senior Masters to Las Vegas
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 4:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress on Tuesday announced the 2016 sites for two of its most important championships. The Masters will be held Feb 7-14 at Woodland Bowl in in Indianapolis, and the...
Ball, angle changes key factors as Zachary Doty, Sierra Kanemoto win U20 titles on Junior Gold show
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 10:00 pm
Brandon Biondo made the correct ball and angle change a little late, and Sierra Kanemoto made the correct ball change in plenty of time in a pair of interesting Junior Gold Championships U20 title...
Stefanie Johnson leads for PWBA Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year heading into season home stretch
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 8:00 am
If the PWBA Tour hadn’t been defunct for more than a decade, it’s probably safe to say that Stefanie Johnson wouldn’t be in the running for Rookie of the Year in 2015. Player of...
Chris Gibbons takes Petersen Classic lead with 1,603
Monday, August 17, 2015 8:00 pm
Chris Gibbons of Madison took the Petersen Classic lead with 1,603 on Monday, edging past the 1,596 of Adam Barta and putting him in line for the estimated $20,000 top prize. Starting on lanes...