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Amleto Monacelli uses proper game plan, ball choice in winning PBA50 Northern California Classic
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 10:00 pm
Amleto Monacelli has talked multiple times in the past few years about how he has worked hard to increase his knowledge of equipment, something essential to success at the top level of bowling no...
PBA Oklahoma Open show an example of reverse ‘shimwrecking’ as Bill O’Neill turns tables on Jason Belmonte
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 11:00 pm
Jason Belmonte is almost always the “shimwrecker” who jumps way inside and blows up the lines of his foes. But Tuesday’s night’s PBA Oklahoma Open show was a rare example of...
Bob Spaulding showing PBA50 Tour he is more than just the answer to a trivia question
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:00 pm
Who did Mike Aulby beat in the 1995 PBA Tournament of Champions to complete the Triple Crown? I’m a bowling junkie who has watched pretty much every televised bowling event since I got my...
Back from broken leg, Chris Warren takes opening round lead at PBA50 Northern California Classic
Monday, June 15, 2015 10:00 pm
When Chris Warren didn’t come out last year to take the money of us regular schmoes on the PBA50 Tour I figured he was one of those top level players who had a regular job and didn’t have...
Free tips and tours of Chicago for Junior Gold competitors offered by IAB’s Jason Belmonte, Diandra Asbaty
Monday, June 15, 2015 8:00 am
Junior Gold participants have some special offers awaiting them from the International Art of Bowling and its principals Jason Belmonte and Diandra Asbaty when they come to the Chicago area next...
PBA Regional title 30 an unexpected pleasure
Sunday, June 14, 2015 10:00 pm
When I won my 29th PBA Regional title in Herrin, Illinois in 2007 I never imagined what a struggle it would be to get number 30. At the least, I figured I would get my 30th in a Senior Regional...
High School All-Americans — a world my generation could not have imagined
Thursday, June 11, 2015 10:00 pm
I’ve occasionally pondered how different my bowling career might have been if today’s youth bowling had existed when I was in high school in the late 1970s. In my last year of youth...
IBPSIA holding training, annual tournament during Bowl Expo
Thursday, June 11, 2015 4:00 am
The International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association is holding two training events and its 25th anniversary scratch tournament during Bowl Expo in Las Vegas. IBPSIA is holding a...
Brian LeClair’s ecstasy of winning first PBA50 Tour title is Lennie Boresch’s agony at losing match he had control of
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 10:00 pm
Until the very end of the title match of the PBA50 Fountain Valley Open presented by Track, it appeared Lennie Boresch Jr. was going to win his third PBA50 Tour title and Brian LeClair would go at...
Tom Smyth, Craig Zirbel, Don Bussan, Mike Kelly, Don Leighton make MBA Hall of Fame ballot
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 5:00 am
Tom Smyth, Craig Zirbel, Don Bussan, Mike Kelly and Don Leighton are on the Madison Bowling Association Hall of Fame ballots for 2015, the MBA announced in this release. Smyth and Zirbel are in...
Ronnie Russell's win in PBA Badger Open telecast like a trip back in time
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 11:00 pm
If you didn’t understand how the Badger lane pattern can be 52 feet of frustration, Tuesday night’s CBS Sports Network telecast of the PBA Badger Open stepladder finals provided a...
Red-hot Pete Weber leads qualifying at PBA50 Fountain Valley Open
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 10:00 pm
Coming off his win in last week’s Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm, Hall of Famer Pete Weber grabbed the qualifying lead after Tuesday’s second round of the PBA50 Fountain...
Ted Staikoff, 67, leads after first round of PBA50 Fountain Valley Open
Monday, June 8, 2015 10:00 pm
I’ve gotten to know Ted Staikoff bowling PBA50 Tour events the past three years and found him to be a really good guy and a solid bowler who I knew was a Super Senior.  But I never would...
Junior Gold sets another membership record
Monday, June 8, 2015 10:00 pm
There is at least one area of bowling that continues to grow: the Junior Gold youth program has set another record with more than 6,200 members in the 2014-15 season, according to this news release....
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...