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Biggest source of inequity in bowling is relatively unknown factor: lane topography
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:00 am
The biggest source of inequity in bowling isn’t lane conditions or ball technology or anything else most bowlers might think of. It’s lane topography, a relatively unpublicized factor...
Topography fix worth every penny to Waterloo, Iowa center
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:59 am
When new owners took over Maple Lanes in Waterloo, Iowa a couple of years ago, they worked diligently to improve scoring and make lane conditions more consistent at the center. Manager Andy Buelow...
Father-son Eagle winners Carl and Clark Poelzer a highlight of 2014 Open Championships
Monday, July 14, 2014 7:00 am
While none of them will go down in history like team champions Artistic Expressions 1, the remaining leaders who held on to win Eagles as the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open...
Winning Eagle only a step on way to 3,720 becoming the most memorable number in bowling history
Sunday, July 13, 2014 7:00 am
As I’ve had a couple of weeks to absorb the 3,720 Artistic Expressions 1 blasted last month at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, I’ve come to a conclusion not...
Junior Gold starts Monday with record field expected
Saturday, July 12, 2014 6:00 pm
A record 2,770 USBC youth members have bought spots for the 2014 Junior Gold Championships that start Monday in the Buffalo, New York area, USBC reported in this news release. Spots on Junior Team...
Celebrate the life of Jerry Anderson on Thursday
Saturday, July 12, 2014 7:00 am
Jerry Anderson was a Hall of Fame bowler, a Hall of Fame dad, Hall of Fame friend and a Hall of Fame public servant. I’ve been lucky to enough experience all four as a teammate, friend to his...
BPAA Women’s All-Star, Senior Women’s U.S. Open set for July 19-25 in Rockford
Saturday, July 12, 2014 4:00 am
Update: The entry deadline for both the All-Star and Senior Women's U.S. Open has been extended until noon on Thursday, July 17. The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America said Friday...
F A Y team takes 1st in scratch, handicap at Hank Marino tourney
Friday, July 11, 2014 6:00 pm
The F A Y team of Nick Heilman, Ken Duffield, Gail Myers Jr., Jesse Buss and Andy Mills took first in both scratch and handicap at the Hank Marino tournament at Bluemound Bowl in Milwaukee. The team...
2015 USBC Convention moving to Omaha, Nebraska from Indianapolis
Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress announced Thursday that the 2015 USBC Convention and Annual Meeting will move from Indianapolis to Omaha, Nebraska, and will move up a day to April 27-30. The site...
11th annual New Mexico Open will be contested on new lanes, against new 3-9 pins
Thursday, July 10, 2014 4:00 am
I normally don’t write about tournaments as far away as New Mexico unless they’re something of national significance. The New Mexico Open is just that, having grown into something...
Herman Ferguson responds to pressure to win 50-54 title at USBC Senior Championships
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 8:00 pm
Don Griffin of St. Louis fired a 290 in his final game to put the pressure on Herman Ferguson Wednesday at the United States Bowling Congress Senior Championships at the National Bowling Stadium in...
Jason Overstreet named Deputy Executive Director in USBC leadership restructuring
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 12:30 pm
Chad Murphy’s first major move since recently having the interim label taken from his title of United States Bowling Congress Executive Director is a leadership restructuring. As part of the...
Bronze level coaching certification clinic at Prairie Lanes Aug. 23-24
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 8:00 pm
A Bronze level coaching certification clinic is scheduled for Prairie Lanes in Sun Prairie Aug. 23-24, the Madison Bowling Association announced Wednesday. A person must have Registered Volunteer...
Andrew Cain elected to third 1-year term as USBC President
Monday, July 7, 2014 4:00 pm
Andrew Cain of Phoenix has been elected for a third 1-year term as president of the United States Bowling Congress, USBC announced Monday. The USBC Board of Directors elected Cain and also Frank...
Michael Coffey, Kelly Skalacki dominate in runaway Teen Masters wins — and out come the haters
Sunday, July 6, 2014 10:00 am
Michael Coffey and Kelly Skalacki dominated in runaway victories in the Teen Masters Grand Championships that concluded Saturday at Sawgrass Lanes in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, PBA reported. Coffey...