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World Bowling turns in 2020 Olympics application with nearly 1 million signatures in support
Monday, June 8, 2015 8:00 am
What appears to be bowling’s best chance to become a medal sport in the Olympics has gotten what could be a solid boost, World Bowling revealed in a news release Monday. World Bowling said it...
Xtra Frame tourneys, PBA/PBA50 Doubles offer new opportunities for PBA Tour players
Monday, June 8, 2015 5:00 am
For the past few years, there have been no PBA Tour title events available between the Summer Swing and World Series of Bowling unless you traveled overseas. That is not the case this year with the...
Petersen Classic at Brunswick Zone River Grove offers a typically tough test
Sunday, June 7, 2015 6:00 pm
There are some things you will see and hear only at the Petersen Classic. Like a former champion throwing a (left) gutter ball on his first shot and opening with a game in the 120s. To be fair, Tim...
Bowling industry poised to create $20 million annual marketing foundation, group says
Saturday, June 6, 2015 6:00 pm
The bowling industry is poised to move forward with an effort that will result in a marketing foundation with $20 million or more to spend annually, funded by a surcharge on virtually every bowling...
Pete Weber adds a Senior U.S. Open title to his 5 U.S. Open crowns
Friday, June 5, 2015 10:00 pm
It’s impossible to find consensus on who is the greatest bowler of all time — several players have their constituencies, including Pete Weber. But there can be no argument when it comes...
Stephanie Schwartz of Racine among Junior Team USA selections for PABCON Youth Championships
Friday, June 5, 2015 12:30 pm
Stephanie Schwartz of Racine is one of eight Junior Team USA members selected to compete in the 2015 Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships, the United States Bowling Congress...
Defending champion Norm Duke surges to lead of PBA Senior U.S. Open heading into final day
Thursday, June 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Norm Duke finished qualifying at the PBA Senior U.S. Open in 17th place, 290 pins behind leader Jack Jurek. After Thursday’s 16 games of match play, the defending champion and reigning PBA50...
U.S. Amateur — there’s that word again! — returning as part of Team USA Trials
Thursday, June 4, 2015 1:00 pm
That word that should never be used in bowling is being used again by a major bowling entity. Oxford Dictionaries defines amateur as, “A person who engages in a pursuit, especially a sport, on...
Jack Jurek maintains lead as PBA Senior U.S. Open top 48 head to match play
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 10:00 pm
Jack Jurek could be a wire-to-wire winner as he maintained his lead as qualifying ended Wednesday and the top 48 headed into match play at the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm. The...
16 regional sites named for USA Bowling national youth tournament
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 8:00 pm
The 16 regional sites for this fall for the USA Bowling national youth tournament in 2016 were announced this week in this news release.  International Bowling Campus Youth Development started...
Tommy Jones' PBA Bear Open win is an entertaining ‘kitchen sink’ title
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 11:00 pm
Tommy Jones threw everything but the kitchen sink at his foes in running the stepladder finals to win the PBA Bear Open, which was televised on CBS Sports Network on Tuesday night. Even though I...
Jack Jurek extends lead at PBA Senior U.S. Open with another strong round
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 10:00 pm
Jack Jurek pounded the Sunocast lanes on the “double burn” and then hit them nearly as hard on the “burn” Tuesday to take a solid lead after two rounds of the PBA Senior U.S....
Jack Jurek, John Burkett take advantage of 'burn' to top opening qualifying round of PBA Senior U.S. Open
Monday, June 1, 2015 10:00 pm
With just one oiling and three squads at the PBA Senior U.S. Open, scores figure to be a little higher than they would be with fresh oil for every squad. The Senior Open pattern isn’t flat...
How the end of the formal Sport Bowling program will aid the fight against sandbagging
Monday, June 1, 2015 1:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress Sport Bowling program is one of those things that has been greater in concept than in reality. Since it was launched in 2000-01, it’s never drawn the numbers...
Not a ‘pump and dump’: Brunswick Bowling Products CEO Brent Perrier likens new owner’s style to Warren Buffett
Monday, June 1, 2015 9:00 am
When news broke last week that a private equity group was buying Brunswick Bowling Products, the comments in social media were logical and predictable: It would be a “pump and dump”...