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Wichita State graduate Daria Kovalova of Ukraine averages 249 to lead first-round qualifying at 2018 USBC Queens
Thursday, May 17, 2018 11:00 pm
Ukraine's Daria Kovalova averaged 249 to lead Thursday’s first-round qualifying at the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Queens at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno. The 23-year-old...
If you hadn’t noticed, the 2018 USBC Open Championships team pattern is difficult, as our 11thFrame.com group learned
Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:00 pm
After competing in the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships team event on Thursday, there were several easy conclusions to make. Not the least of which is that the lane pattern is...
2019 PWBA Tour starts in Cleveland, U.S. Women’s Open in Las Vegas, same TV plan as 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018 5:00 pm
The 2019 PWBA Tour schedule will have a different look than it has since the 2015 re-launch, with a start in Cleveland, but the TV plan will be the same as 2018, PWBA announced on Thursday. Again in...
Defending champion Diana Zavjalova aiming for history as USBC Queens starts Thursday at National Bowling Stadium in Reno
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 8:00 am
Only two women have won the United States Bowling Congress Queens three times: Hall of Famers Mildred Ignizio (1967, 1970, 1971) and Wendy Macpherson (1988, 2000, 2003). By beating Liz Johnson...
Our approach to the 2018 USBC Open Championships
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 8:00 am
Anyone who has watched any of the highlight videos of players taking leads or shooting 300 games at the 2018 USBC Open Championships has enough information to form a solid game plan. For example,...
USBC Queens week at USBC Women’s Championships re-writes leaderboard as usual: Julia Bond takes all-events lead, Joely O’Grady singles, and Hall of Famers Robin Romeo and Jeanne Naccarato doubles on Tuesday
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:00 pm
United States Bowling Congress Queens week at the USBC Women’s Championships didn’t differ from the historical norm of re-writing the leaderboard. And based on that history,...
McKendree men beat Robert Morris-Illinois to make it 2 out of 3 Intercollegiate Team Championships titles
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:00 pm
McKendree had a chance to sweep the Intercollegiate Team Championships titles for the second straight year and again ended up with a split. In 2017, the women won and the men lost, but in 2018 it...
With huge start and clutch strikes at end, A.J. Chapman and Rich Eighme edge into doubles lead at 2018 USBC Open Championships
Monday, May 14, 2018 11:00 pm
Rich Eighme started bowling in the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships in 1985, eight years before A.J. Chapman was born. Eighme’s rev rate is far lower than the powerful young...
Queens week leaderboard shuffle continues at USBC Women’s Championships as team featuring Shannon Pluhowsky surges into lead
Monday, May 14, 2018 10:00 pm
The leaderboards at the United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships typically get re-written around the USBC Queens as the world’s top women compete in two tournaments in one...
Update: Don Kirschbaum actually won singles title at Senior State Tournament; other winners include Joe Janz back-to-back in all-events
Monday, May 14, 2018 6:00 am
Update Monday, May 14, 2018: The singles champion for the 2018 Senior State Tournament actually was Don Kirschbaum with 786, Wisconsin State Bowling Association Manager Don Hildebrand confirmed...
Swedish League playoffs seem like mix of PBA League, college bowling — a ton of fun, in other words
Monday, May 14, 2018 5:00 am
If you’re a bowling fan and want some entertainment, this story is for you — and you don’t even have to speak Swedish. Jens Millgard of Sweden sent me several links on Monday...
Sharon Powers edges into singles, all-events lead at 2018 USBC Women’s Championships
Sunday, May 13, 2018 10:00 pm
With the United States Bowling Congress Queens starting later this week, the USBC Women’s Championships leaderboards are almost certain to begin their usual re-writing by Queens bowlers. On...
Little drama in 2018 Oceanview at Falmouth PBA League title match as Silver Lake Atom Splitters sweep Sysco Philadelphia Hitmen
Sunday, May 13, 2018 2:00 pm
Note: This story is an updated version of this “spoiler alert” story I wrote after the TV show was taped on Sunday, April 22 at famed Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine. The new...
Danielle McEwan delivers a special Mother’s Day present in winning the 2018 PWBA Fountain Valley Open
Saturday, May 12, 2018 11:00 pm
After Danielle McEwan won the 2016 PWBA Wichita Open in a TV finals taped at Ashwaubenon Bowl in suburban Green Bay, I wrote about her mom Susan Varano being her “good luck charm” in this...
Brewers Bowl-A-Thon charity event set for Sunday, Aug. 5 at JB's on 41
Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:00 am
The Brewers Bowl-A-Thon charity event is set for Sunday, Aug. 5 from 5-9 p.m. at JB's on 41, 4040 S. 27th St. in Milwaukee, the team announced in a recent news release. The event benefits the The...