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All fresh oil at the Open Championships, here we come — thankfully!
Sunday, May 20, 2012 8:00 am
The inequity of not having fresh oil for all minor events squads at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships slammed our Turbo 2-N-1 Grips teams with full force on Saturday at the Baton...
No regrets after Open Championships team event
Saturday, May 19, 2012 7:45 am
Our Turbo 2-N-1 Grips group came into Friday night’s team event at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships as confident as we have ever been, I believe. We felt our game plan,...
Our lane management skills set up a possible 1-2-3 tourney title
Friday, May 18, 2012 3:00 pm
BATON ROUGE, La — Nine of the 10 bowlers in our Turbo 2-N-1 Grips group plus friend Chris Gibbons (top 10 in USBC Open Championships all-events) traveled to Metro Bowl on Friday morning to bowl...
Petraglia tops Dick Weber with PBA Tour/Senior Tour title in sixth decade
Friday, May 18, 2012 5:00 am
I remember when Dick Weber won a PBA Senior Regional not quite a decade ago and became the first player to win a PBA title in six decades. I thought that maybe only his son Pete could equal that!...
Freeport, Ill. junior college adding bowling to athletic program
Friday, May 18, 2012 2:00 am
Highland Community College in Freeport, Ill., announced this week that it is adding bowling to its athletic program starting in the fall of 2012. Highland’s news release was passed on by Jeff...
Boresch tops qualifying, Traber 14th at PBA Senior Dayton Classic
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 10:00 pm
Kenosha’s Lennie Boresch Jr. led qualifying and Cedarburg’s Dale Traber was 14th heading into Thursday’s match play at the PBA Senior Dayton Classic, PBA reported. Those positions...
No surprises in PBA awards: Blanchard is Rookie of the Year; Larsen wins Nagy award; Belmonte, Fagan, Rash are Player of the Year finalists
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 8:00 pm
There were no surprises in Wednesday’s end of season honors announcement from PBA. Josh Blanchard was named Harry Golden Rookie of the Year; Martin Larsen the Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Award...
Boresch back on top after first round of PBA Senior Dayton Classic
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 8:45 pm
Lennie Boresch Jr. got back on top Tuesday by averaging 250.5 to take the first round lead in the PBA Senior Dayton Classic presented by Roto Grip. Boresch won his Senior Tour debut last month, then...
Luci Bonneau Mixed Doubles gets PBA Regional status
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 3:00 pm
The PBA announced Wednesday that the well known Luci Bonneau Memorial Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles Tournament, which it calls "the nation’s most popular combination of high...
Technical issues remain biggest hurdle for on-demand webcasting of Open Championships
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 5:00 am
With the biggest stretch of webcasting at the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships starting Thursday, it’s a great time to cover a popular issue: on-demand webcasting....
About that IRS rule that cost local bowling associations their charters
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 4:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress last week explained what to many was the mystery of local associations threatened with and/or losing their charters. As explained in this USBC news release, the...
Girls Stary, Gerou roll top two series at State Middle School Tournament
Monday, May 14, 2012 1:00 pm
The top two series at the recent Wisconsin Middle School Bowling Club were turned in by girls Morgan Stary and Savannah Gerou. Competing in Girls Division A, Stary took first with 722 and Gerou...
In wake of blogger’s report, ‘nothing new’ on Orlando, USBC says
Monday, May 14, 2012 9:30 am
A blogger’s report is causing a bit of a stir in cyberspace regarding a stadium in Orlando, Fla., that could be used for the USBC Open Championships and Women’s Championships, but it...
Aiming for history at the Open Championships
Monday, May 14, 2012 6:30 am
In the 109-year history of the American Bowling Congress Tournament/United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, just one team has won consecutive team titles. The Detroit team known as...
South Americans stop Team USA gold rush at PABCON tournament
Saturday, May 12, 2012 10:00 pm
Heading into the final day of the 2012 Pan American Bowling Confederation Champion of Champions on Saturday, Team USA was dominating, winning all but two of the available gold medals. But the final...