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Myers looking like new Open Championships lifetime average leader
Friday, June 22, 2012 4:00 am
It looks like Gail Myers Jr. will be the new lifetime average leader for the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships when the 2012 tournament ends. Going into this year’s tournament...
North Pointe Junior Gold passes 2,000 entries, USBC says
Friday, June 22, 2012 2:00 am
One segment of the bowling industry that continues to show signs of strength is high level youth competition. The United States Bowling Congress announced this week that the 2012 North Pointe Junior...
An unfathomable 2,843 by Fox Bowl 1 at Open Championships
Thursday, June 21, 2012 10:30 am
Fox Bowl 1 is without question one of the top 10 teams to compete at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. Mike Nape is the tournament’s lifetime average leader. Nape, Gregg...
U.S. Women’s Open: From Cowboys Stadium to outdoors in downtown Reno
Thursday, June 21, 2012 5:00 am
The U.S. Women’s Open starts Friday in Reno and when it ends next week it will be in an interesting setting, though not as interesting as last year. I was one of the lucky 8,017 people who...
Walter Ray takes command of Senior Player of the Year race with second win of season
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 11:00 pm
Walter Ray Williams Jr. took command of the PBA Senior Player of the Year race by winning his second title of the season on Tuesday. Mike Edwards win in last week’s USBC Senior Masters created...
'Kids Bowl Free' offers a free way to keep the kids active and cool this summer
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 5:00 am
Note: I received a ton of feedback on Kids Bowl Free, much of it from bowling industry people who said the program had great intentions but delivers little, as the youngsters come in to bowl free,...
Walter Ray leads, Traber, Boresch, Kjell make match play at PBA Senior stop
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 11:00 pm
Walter Ray Williams Jr. might not be a major factor on the PBA Tour anymore, but he’s well on his way to earning PBA Senior Tour Player of the Year honors for this season. Williams, who didn't...
Miller rebounds from tough Senior Masters loss to lead first round of Brentwood PBA stop
Monday, June 18, 2012 11:00 pm
Hugh Miller has been on a hot streak that he hopes to turn into a victory this week. Miller finished fifth in the Etonic PBA Senior U.S. Open and second in the USBC Senior Masters the last two...
Where are the big scores at the Open Championships?
Monday, June 18, 2012 5:00 am
When we took over 14th place in team event on May 18 at this year’s United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, I figured we would end up about 25th. Historically, scores have gone up...
Chris Gibbons, Eric Pederson, Phil Dowling elected to MBA Hall of Fame
Monday, June 18, 2012 4:00 am
Chris Gibbons, Eric Pederson and Phil Dowling have been elected to the Madison Bowling Association Hall of Fame, the MBA announced (last Friday on its Facebook page, which I totally whiffed!). The...
Kempf wins Proprietors Cup Satellite at Super Bowl in Appleton
Sunday, June 17, 2012 5:30 am
Ken Kempf won the Proprietors Cup Satellite tournament at Super Bowl in Appleton on Saturday, Proprietors Cup operator Billy Eysoldt reported. Kempf won a $1,100 entry for the main Proprietors Cup...
Think you have the answers to fixing USBC?
Saturday, June 16, 2012 5:00 am
If you're one of those people who thinks they have all the answers to fixing the United States Bowling Congress, or if you just want to serve bowling, you have until Sept. 1 to apply for positions on...
'Rookie' Edwards wins USBC Senior Masters
Friday, June 15, 2012 10:00 pm
Serious bowling fans will never forget Mike Edwards' first title match on the PBA Tour — a heartbreaking loss stemming mainly from a 4-9 split on a very good shot. Who knows how much that...
Dickinson, Edwards, Miller, Tapp unbeatean as Senior Masters down to 12
Thursday, June 14, 2012 10:00 pm
Gary Dickinson, Mike Edwards, Hugh Miller and Charlie Tapp are the four remaining unbeaten bowlers as the United States Bowling Congress Senior Masters field was reduced to a dozen on Thursday at...
Boresch tops Senior Masters qualifying; Carlson, Ruelle, Sun Prairie's Shaw also join Traber in match play
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 9:30 pm
It won't mean anything extra when match play starts on Thursday morning, but Kenosha's Lennie Boresch Jr. was the top qualifier after the third round ended Wednesday at the 2012 United States Bowling...