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Economic impact study shows why Open Championships goes to places like Baton Rouge
Thursday, August 23, 2012 4:00 am
The 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships generated $113.2 million in local economic impact, The Advocate newspaper of Baton Rouge reported in this story Wednesday. The paper said...
Team USA women take gold, men silver and bronze in PABCON trios
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 11:00 pm
In doubles at the 2012 Pan American Bowling Confederation Adult Championships, it was the Team USA men at the top of the podium, but in trios it was the Team USA women who won gold, the United States...
Team USA men nearly sweep PABCON doubles medals, women shut out
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 11:00 pm
While the Team USA men nearly swept the doubles medals, the Team USA women were shut out Tuesday at the 2012 Pan American Bowling Confederation Adult Championships, the United States Bowling Congress...
Janawicz closes with 278 to take gold in PABCON singles
Monday, August 20, 2012 11:00 pm
If you want to see some old school bowling, check out this United States Bowling Congress video feature wrapup of the singles event at the 2012 Pan American Bowling Confederation Adult Championships....
Matt McNiel dominates in winning inaugural 11thFrame.com Open
Monday, August 20, 2012 8:00 am
DUBUQUE, IOWA — I now have seen Matt McNiel bowl twice in person and he has won both times. I guess you could say I am twice as impressed as I was with the Minnesota lefty’s formidable...
New Milwaukee Women’s Open Match Game Championship debuts Oct. 27
Monday, August 20, 2012 5:00 am
A new women’s scratch tournament will be held Oct. 27 at AMF West Allis. The Greater Milwaukee Bowling Association and the Milwaukee Women's Bowling Association are putting on the Milwaukee...
McNiel leads 11thFrame.com Open qualifying on tough condition
Sunday, August 19, 2012 6:00 am
DUBUQUE, IOWA — Anyone who thinks Matt McNiel is just a master of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships isn’t paying attention. I first saw the smooth lefty in action...
Team USA on home turf for PABCON Championships next week
Saturday, August 18, 2012 4:00 am
Team USA is the host for the 2012 Pan American Bowling Confederation Championships next week as 18 countries send teams to Las Vegas, the United States Bowling Congress reported. The event at Sunset...
Open Championships minor events pairings will be ‘first paid, first served’
Friday, August 17, 2012 8:00 am
I get a kick out bowlers who pay their entry fees way late and then complain about their squad times at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. I’ve lost count of the number of...
USBC changes Sport league average adjustment scale but better choice would be dumping it
Friday, August 17, 2012 6:00 am
Update: Predictably, this blog prompted a spirited and interesting thread on my Facebook page. To make a more general point, average adjustment scales and slope rating systems and anything of that...
Logistics mean State Senior Tournament can't add 50-54 division until 2015 at earliest
Friday, August 17, 2012 5:00 am
Earlier this summer, the United States Bowling Congress announced that it would be adding a 50-54 age division to the USBC Senior Championships starting in 2013. That begged the question of what the...
Walter Ray clinches Senior Player of the Year as Mohr wins Senior Decatur Open
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 11:00 pm
Ron Mohr won the PBA Senior Decatur Open presented by Brunswick on Tuesday but PBA Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams Jr. was the bigger winner. While Mohr was bagging his eighth PBA Senior...
PBA Senior Player of the Year down to Walter Ray, Edwards as Senior Decatur Open heads to match play
Monday, August 13, 2012 11:00 pm
The 2012 PBA Senior Player of the Year will be decided Tuesday at the PBA Senior Decatur Open. Hugh Miller was eliminated when he finished 38th, missing the top 32 for match play,...
PBA Senior Tour to become ‘PBA50 Tour’ in 2013
Monday, August 13, 2012 8:00 pm
The PBA announced Monday that the PBA Senior Tour would be renamed the "PBA50 Tour" in 2013. PBA Commissioner Tom Clark made the announcement between squads on Monday at the PBA Senior Decatur Open...
Nathan Weimer: A dose of perspective whenever things are going bad on the lanes
Monday, August 13, 2012 5:00 am
When my good buddy Mike Nape called me in June on the way home from his career-worst United States Bowling Congress Open Championships performance, he hit me with something I wasn’t expecting:...