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Shamrock Sports and Entertainment marketing agency a new direction for selling the PBA
Thursday, August 2, 2012 9:00 am
The PBA’s new marketing agency is led by a man who found success selling NASCAR. If Brian Corcoran’s Shamrock Sports and Entertainment can find even a fraction of the success for PBA...
Was plastic in practice the key in 2012 Open Championships?
Thursday, August 2, 2012 5:00 am
I’ve always been a skeptic on the use of polyester (usually called plastic) balls in practice to “set up” a lane pattern. Plastic balls drag oil down to the back end of a lane far...
U.S. youth, senior bowlers dominate doubles at Tournament of the Americas
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 11:00 pm
American bowlers took three of the four gold medals for juniors and seniors, but the adults failed to medal on Wednesday at the 50th Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas in Tamarac, Fla., the United...
Comparing Open Championships scores from recent years shows how tough 2012 conditions were
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 5:00 am
Update: I am adding the scores from each year after 2012 once the tournaments are over. How tough were the lane conditions at this year’s Open Championships? I predicted when the lane...
Americans Cruz, Doyle, Dunn, Vidad, Sandelin win singles gold medals at Tournament of the Americas
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 11:00 pm
Junior Team USA’s Tyler Cruz was among five Americans to win gold medals in singles Tuesday at the 50th Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas in Tamarac, Fla., the United States Bowling Congress...
Edelman cancels February, July High Roller tournaments
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 9:30 am
I found Brad Edelman’s announcement that he was cancelling the High Roller tournaments usually held in February and July for 2013 on Tuesday morning. As a PBA member, I haven't been eligible...
Don’t be surprised if Open Championships return to Baton Rouge
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 6:00 am
Back to Baton Rouge? I’ve done no interviewing on the topic and am going solely on what I’ve read and observed and my gut instinct, but I feel confident in saying that no one should be...
Walter Ray holds commanding lead in Senior Player of Year race with 2 events left
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 5:00 am
It should have surprised no one that Walter Ray Williams Jr. had the worst season of his PBA carrer in 2011-12 — he is 52! It also should surprise no one that Walter Ray is having a stellar...
CWSBT moves season opening tournament to Oct. 6
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 4:00 am
The Central Wisconsin Scratch Bowlers Tour has moved its season opening tournament at Point Bowl in Stevens Point to Oct. 6, CWSBT operator Dale Hackbart said Monday. The Point Bowl tournament...
Michigan’s Tylor Greene wins all-events, team titles at USBC Youth Open
Monday, July 30, 2012 10:00 pm
Boosted by a perfect game that helped his team win the title, Tylor Greene of Davison, Mich., also won the all-events at the United States Bowling Congress Youth Open, USBC reported. The USBC Youth...
Sean Rash's sixth career title makes it 5 seconds in 5 PBA regionals for Derek Eoff; Lennie Boresch wins Senior Regional
Sunday, July 29, 2012 8:00 pm
Sean Rash won his sixth PBA Regional title on Sunday and in the process kept Derek Eoff’s amazing perfectly imperfect record as a PBA member intact. Rash defeated Eoff 215-208 in the title...
Twenty to represent US at Tournament of Americas
Friday, July 27, 2012 11:00 am
The U.S. will have 20 bowlers competing at the 50th Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas in Tamarac, Fla., next week, the United States Bowling Congress announced Friday. The 20 include members of...
New Team USA program will train future medalists
Friday, July 27, 2012 8:00 am
Even the harshest critics have to give the United States Bowling Congress credit for running a strong Team USA program. Team USA currently holds the World Championships team titles for men and women...
Jeff Carter to coach at annual Storm Summer Lesson program in Sheboygan Sept. 28-29
Friday, July 27, 2012 5:00 am
If you’re looking to improve your game and live within reasonable distance of Sheboygan Falls, you will want to consider the eighth annual Storm Summer Lesson Program Sept. 28-29 at Odyssey Fun...
Greater Iowa Bowling Association releases 2012-13 schedule
Thursday, July 26, 2012 10:30 am
Tournament director Joe Engelkes has released the 2012-13 schedule for the Greater Iowa Bowling Association. The highlights are the two Fusion Realtors Open tournaments in Waterloo — the first...