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Coaching legend John Jowdy leaves a gigantic legacy
Thursday, August 1, 2013 3:30 pm
John Jowdy, who died Thursday morning of natural causes after living a full and rich 93 years, was a member of numerous Halls of Fame, but the legacy he left was all the bowlers in Halls of Fame who...
Pair of Fusion Realtor Opens again highlight Greater Iowa Bowling Association schedule
Thursday, August 1, 2013 8:00 am
A pair of Fusion Realtors Opens highlight the Greater Iowa Bowling Association schedule for the second straight season. Tournament director Joe Engelkes released the 2013-14 GIBA schedule in an...
Lomira’s Morgan O’Brien in U.S. sweep of doubles titles at Tournament of Americas
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 11:00 pm
United States bowlers swept all 10 doubles titles at the 51st Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas in Sunrise, Fla., on Wednesday, the United States Bowling Congress reported in this news release....
New Mexico Open ups first prize to $10,000 for 10th annual event Aug. 16-18
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 4:00 pm
I normally don’t write about tournaments as far away as New Mexico unless they’re something like the USBC Open Championships. But from everything I have heard the New Mexico Open is a...
Sean Rash, Kelly Kulick lead World Bowling Tour points after U.S. Open
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 3:00 am
Sean Rash and Kelly Kulick lead the World Tenpin Bowling Association World Bowling Tour points list after the U.S. Open, the WTBA reported in this news release. WBT points are based on a continuous...
Team USA’s Steve Smith, Josie Earnest take adult singles titles at Tournament of Americas
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 10:00 pm
Team USA members Steve Smith and Josie Earnest won adult singles titles at the 51st Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas in Sunrise, Fla., on Tuesday, the United States Bowling Congress reported in...
Bowlers Journal tourney prize list being revised due to ‘data merge error’ that caused missed scores
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 4:00 am
The unofficial prize list for the 2013 Storm Bowlers Championships is being altered to correct errors before checks are mailed out, the United States Bowling Congress confirmed Tuesday. USBC said in...
U.S. Open day 6: Will Wes Malott, Liz Johnson have the opportunity to defend their titles next year?
Saturday, July 27, 2013 6:00 pm
It’s unfortunate that the tournament format and future were as much topics as the bowling at this week’s U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open in Columbus, Ohio. Because the bowling was...
U.S. Open day 5: Jason Belmonte, Kelly Kulick nail down top seeds as Storm/Roto Grip sweep 8 TV finals spots
Friday, July 26, 2013 11:00 pm
Jason Belmonte and Kelly Kulick nailed down the tops seeds for Saturday’s stepladder TV finals of the 2013 Lipton U.S. Open as match play ended Friday night in Columbus, Ohio. But great...
Sean Rash calls Jason Belmonte a ‘liar’ and ‘cheater,’ paper reports
Friday, July 26, 2013 10:00 am
If there’s any bowling fan out there who still thinks the Sean Rash-Jason Belmonte rivalry is something artificial cooked up by the PBA for publicity reasons, perhaps this story in the Columbus...
U.S. Open day 4 match play: Pete Weber, Wes Malott close gap on Jason Belmonte; Kelly Kulick edges by Liz Johnson for women
Thursday, July 25, 2013 11:00 pm
Heading into match play at the 2013 Lipton U.S. Open, the big question was how much Jason Belmonte would lead by. After Thursday’s first of three 8-game rounds of round-robin match play, the...
U.S. Open day 4 cashers round: Jason Belmonte extends lead to 449; Liz Johnson maintains women’s lead at 45
Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:30 pm
Jason Belmonte’s astounding dominance at the 2013 Lipton U.S. Open in Columbus, Ohio continued in Thursday’s semifinal cashers round as he extended his lead to 449 pins. Defending...
U.S. Open day 3: Jason Belmonte extends lead to 381 pins; Liz Johnson up 70 for women
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 11:00 pm
For a brief time on Wednesday, Jason Belmonte almost seemed human. After opening the 2013 Lipton U.S. Open with rounds of 1,969 and 1,835 to build a 313-pin lead heading into Wednesday’s final...
Bowlers Journal doubles, Senior doubles winners were disqualified
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 4:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress on Tuesday released the final results of the 2013 Storm Bowlers Journal Championships, thereby revealing the top finishers who were disqualified for bowling more...
U.S. Open day 2: Jason Belmonte brings to mind what Bobby Jones said of Jack Nicklaus
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 11:00 pm
Famed golfer and Masters founder Bobby Jones uttered one of the most famous quotes in sports history while watching Jack Nicklaus win the 1965 Masters. "He's playing a game I'm not familiar with,"...