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Already on a hot streak in 2017, Brian LeClair takes USBC Senior Masters lead after second round of qualifying
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 9:00 pm
Brian LeClair is the only bowler who has won two titles so far in the 2017 PBA50 Tour season. On Wednesday, he jumped into the lead after the second-round of qualifying at the 2017 United State...
Ryan Ciminelli says better money and better 'fit' were reasons for switch to MOTIV
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 8:00 am
Ryan Ciminelli says he didn’t want to leave Brunswick for MOTIV, a bombshell dropped via this Facebook live video on Friday afternoon. Bombshell because the powerful left-hander is a long-time...
Jesper Svensson, E.J. Tackett earn top seeds for group stepladders in second show of Main Event PBA Tour Finals
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 11:30 pm
With E.J. Tackett highlighting the action with a 299 game, Jesper Svensson and Tackett earned the top seeds for the group stepladders in the second show of the Main Event PBA Tour Finals, which aired...
Rocio Restrepo stays clean on flat lane pattern, wins 2017 QubicaAMF PWBA Sonoma County Open
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 11:00 pm
Put down a flat lane pattern and one thing is certain: it won’t be a strikefest. In fact, it’s likely that just filling frames will be enough to finish high and perhaps even win. The...
Amleto Monacelli continues strong season by leading first round of 2017 USBC Senior Masters
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 9:00 pm
Amleto Monacelli has had a strong season on the PBA50 Tour, highlighted by winning the PBA50 Northern California Classic presented by MOTIV on May 31 for his eighth career PBA50 Tour title. The...
Ryan Ciminelli dominates but Francois Lavoie wins PBA Xtra Frame Greater Jonesboro Open
Sunday, June 4, 2017 11:00 pm
It’s been happening since the stepladder finals was invented for TV in the infancy of the PBA Tour: a player leads a tournament by a huge margin only to lose the 1-game title match. If you...
Ron Mohr tosses gorilla off his back by winning 2017 USBC Super Senior Classic
Sunday, June 4, 2017 10:00 pm
Ron Mohr ended his nearly 5-year winless streak on Sunday by winning the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Super Senior Classic, although it's not quite an official end to the streak because it's...
'Coach' Brad Angelo fires 2,176 to soar into all-events lead at USBC Open Championships, ending Jacob Boresch's 3-month run at top
Sunday, June 4, 2017 4:00 am
When Jacob Boresch shot 2,122 all-events on March 3-4 as the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships was just getting started, I wrote in this story what was obvious: there...
Ryan Ciminelli dominates on redesigned Cheetah lane pattern that punishes rest of PBA Xtra Frame Greater Jonesboro Open field
Saturday, June 3, 2017 11:00 pm
There was more than one big story during Saturday’s qualifying of the PBA Xtra Frame Greater Jonesboro Open at Jonesboro Bowling Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. One was that the usually...
Malaysian bowlers Sin Li Jane, Siti Rahman earn top spots for stepladder finals of PWBA Wichita Open; Liz Johnson, Colombia’s Juliana Franco also make TV show
Saturday, June 3, 2017 10:00 pm
Bowlers from Singapore and Asia have made a strong mark on the PWBA Tour since its re-launch in 2015, so much so that it’s become routine more than noteworthy to see them in a TV finals. What...
Ron Mohr a win shy of breaking nearly 5-year winless streak after earning top seed for stepladder finals of 2017 USBC Super Senior Classic
Saturday, June 3, 2017 9:00 pm
Ron Mohr is one win shy of ending almost five years of frustration. The 2-time PBA Senior Player of the Year won the last of his eight PBA50 Tour titles in August 2012 in Decatur, Illinois. Since...
Led by Siti Rahman, Malaysians hold top 2 spots after qualifying of 2017 PWBA Wichita Open
Friday, June 2, 2017 10:00 pm
On a lane pattern in which just 20 of the 101 players could average 200 or better, Malaysia’s Siti Rahman averaged more than 222 to take an 82-pin lead over countrywoman Li Jane Sin in...
Defending champion Junichi Yajima leads qualifying at 2017 USBC Super Senior Classic
Friday, June 2, 2017 9:00 pm
As he recounted last year when he won the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Super Senior Classic at age 70, Japan’s Junichi Yajima first came to the U.S. to bowl in 1966. But the most Yajima...
Ryan Ciminelli switches from DV8 to MOTIV
Friday, June 2, 2017 3:00 pm
Ryan Ciminelli, who just missed PBA Player of the Year in 2015 and is widely regarded as the best left-hander in the world this side of Jesper Svensson, has switched his staff affiliation from DV8 to...
4 Madison area centers offer summer coaching, free practice for youth bowlers in second year of '100 Hour Challenge' program
Friday, June 2, 2017 7:00 am
If you’re a local youth bowler interested in getting better through free coaching and practice this summer, four Madison area centers again have a program for you. This will be the second year...