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Competing on historic home lanes, Travis Anderson wins first PBA Regional title
Sunday, June 30, 2013 8:00 pm
Travis Anderson works at one of the most historic bowling centers in the country: Landmark Lanes in Peoria, Ill., the long-time site of the True Value Open on the PBA Tour. On Sunday, he used that...
No surprises on Team USA rosters for World Championships
Friday, June 28, 2013 1:00 pm
The Team USA coaching staff has selected the Team USA rosters for the 2013 World Tenpin Bowling Association World Championships Aug. 16-30 at Sunset Station’s Strike Zone Bowling Center in the...
Pittsburgh center hosting big tournament July 6-7
Friday, June 28, 2013 1:00 pm
My teammate Mike Shady asked me to write up a big tournament being held in Pittsburgh July 6-7 — he lives in the Erie, Pa. area — and when Shades says, “Jump!” I usually ask...
ESPY bowling nominees are Jason Belmonte, Scott Norton, Pete Weber
Thursday, June 27, 2013 12:30 pm
The 2013 ESPY bowling nominees are Jason Belmonte, Scott Norton and Pete Weber. The link to see all the nominees and vote is here. The ESPYs will be on ESPN on July 17 at 8 p.m. Central time....
Bear Open win makes Jason Belmonte clear leader for PBA Player of the Year
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 10:00 pm
Jason Belmonte’s win in the Lucas Oil PBA Bear Open makes him the clear leader for PBA Player of the Year. Belmonte struck on his final seven shots to down Chris Barnes 235-211 in the title...
PBA CEO: New 5-year ESPN deal offers support ‘well beyond what they’ve done in past’
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:30 am
A new 5-year deal with ESPN is another step toward firmer financial footing for the PBA and hopefully will help the organization secure more sponsors, PBA CEO Geoff Reiss told 11thFrame.com on...
Jake Peters, Andre Parker win 1st PBA Regional titles in sometimes wacky weekend in Oak Forest, Ill.
Sunday, June 23, 2013 8:00 pm
Jake Peters and Andre Parker won their first PBA Regional titles in a sometimes wacky weekend at Oak Forest Bowl in the Chicago suburb of Oak Forest. American Family Insurance sponsored the...
Despite nearly 4-hour delay, Fox Bowl 1 makes run at Open Championships team all-events lead
Friday, June 21, 2013 8:00 am
It was surreal to watch it unfold on social media on Thursday. Coming off 3,443 in team event at the USBC Open Championships on Wednesday night, Fox Bowl 1 started minors Thursday on the 11 a.m....
Healthy again, Mike Nape leads Fox Bowl 1 to 3,443 at Open Championships
Thursday, June 20, 2013 5:00 am
Last year’s United States Bowling Congress Open Championships in Baton Rouge, La. were about as big a disaster as possible for Mike Nape and his Fox Bowl 1 teammates. Struggling with knee and...
Appreciating the greatness of Walter Ray Williams Jr. as he wins another PBA title
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 10:00 pm
You can’t appreciate the greatness of Walter Ray Williams Jr. in a single shot, or even a single game, no matter how great it may be. Nothing about his far-from-textbook style stands out as...
Chris Loschetter’s long wait for first PBA Tour title cheered by fellow pros
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 11:00 pm
You could go all over social media and find examples of people — even fellow PBA Tour competitors — cheering the end of Chris Loschetter’s nearly decade-long pursuit of his first...
Amleto Monacelli leads another PBA50 qualifying
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 10:00 pm
If the PBA50 Tour featured nothing but “straight” bowling events — no brackets or eliminators, just round-robin match play — Amleto Monacelli seemingly might win every event....
Ageless Ron Winger leads PBA50 Northern California Classic after first round
Monday, June 17, 2013 10:00 pm
I saw a lot of amazing bowling the last two weeks when I competed in the PBA Senior U.S. Open and USBC Senior Masters, but I think Ron Winger making match play in both of the grueling events may have...
Zeke Bayt takes singles lead at Open Championships with 795
Monday, June 17, 2013 5:00 am
Zeke Bayt fired a 795 to take the singles lead at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships in Reno, Nev., according to the Open Championships leaderboards. Bayt rolled games of 288, 268...
Tom Howery will have MBA Hall of Fame stage to himself this year
Monday, June 17, 2013 4:00 am
Tom Howery will be the lone member of the Madison Bowling Association Hall of Fame Class of 2013, MBA manager Bill Dennis announced over the weekend. Those who have only seen Howery bowl in recent...