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Madison Area USBC Hall of Famers Bob Ruhland, Chuck Johnston reach 50 years at USBC Open Championships
Saturday, April 7, 2018 9:00 pm
Madison Area USBC Hall of Famers Bob Ruhland and Chuck Johnston are too of the most unassuming, quiet, quality gentleman I’ve met in my long career in bowling. I met both as a young teenage...
International duo Francis Louw and Michael Mak take doubles lead at 2018 USBC Open Championships with 1,437
Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:00 pm
Presuming they are on their respective national teams, South Africa's Francois Louw and Hong Kong's Michael Mak would not be able to defend the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships...
In wild day of doubles action at 2018 USBC Open Championships, solid veterans Bill Webb and Ron Nelson emerge with lead
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 5:00 pm
One of my old sayings back in the day when I actually was capable of taking the lead was, “You can’t win an Eagle if you don’t leave with the lead.” Five times that worked...
Rameses Chambers caps strike-filled trip to Syracuse by taking lead in singles at 2018 USBC Open Championships
Sunday, April 1, 2018 11:55 pm
Rameses Chambers capped a strike-filled trip to Syracuse by firing a 771 on Sunday to take the lead in singles at the 2018 USBC Open Championships. Chambers, who before competing in the Open...
Joshua Volk pushes singles lead to 744 at 2018 USBC Open Championships
Saturday, March 31, 2018 11:00 pm
Joshua Volk’s 744 isn’t going to win the singles Eagle at the 2018 USBC Open Championships. But the 30-year-old right-hander from Jamestown, New York, gets to enjoy the limelight for a...
Kurt Pilon, S&B Pro Shop 1 own the leaderboard at 2018 Open Championships — significance of scores should be known soon
Thursday, March 29, 2018 11:00 pm
When they finished at the Oncenter in Syracuse on Thursday, Kurt Pilon and his S&B Pro Shop 1 teammates led every event at the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. While the...
S&B Pro Shop 1 fires 3,322 to take team lead at 2018 Open Championships — how big a score is it?
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 11:00 pm
If the lane patterns are as difficult as the last three years when the winning scores were 3,266, 3,377 and 3,368, S&B Pro Shop 1 posted a great score with 3,322 on Wednesday at the 2018 United...
Update: USBC explains, defends controversial further restrictions to team make-up for 2019 Open Championships, changing average rules
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 3:00 am
Note: Comments from the USBC conference call on Tuesday, with context and analysis are at the bottom of the original story posted Friday. A couple of months ago, I got a call from a prominent...
2022 Open Championships headed for non-convention center facility, different lane patterns for different divisions future goal for tournament, USBC says in conference call
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 11:00 pm
Amid the sunshine and butterflies of “everything is growing,” the United States Bowling Congress did deliver a couple of pieces of important news in a conference call with bowling media...
2019 USBC Open Championships in Las Vegas will stay with squad times of Syracuse this year; registration opens Friday
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 5:00 am
United States Bowling Congress Open Championships competitors who don’t like bowling squads at 7 a.m. or 10:45 p.m. as some will in Syracuse this year likely were looking forward to returning...
BTM, 9-Pin No Tap tournament set for March 22-July 9 at Flamingo Bowl in Liverpool, N.Y.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 1:00 pm
Rick Ramsey’s BTM and 9-Pin No Tap tournaments for 2018 will be at Flamingo Bowl, 7239 Oswego Road in Liverpool, N.Y., not from the Oncenter where the USBC Open Championships is being held....
Don Amorosi’s Riggs 90 Clean back again at Open Championships
Friday, December 29, 2017 8:00 am
Back when Don Amorosi, aka “Gobo,” started a most clean frames pot for the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships in 2009 in Las Vegas, he called it the "Riggs 90 Clean Pot" in...
Flyers get best value from USBC Open Championships VIP program
Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress Open Championships VIP program is a solid enough value that I have bought it the past several years, but even though there appear to be no changes in price or...
USBC adds week to 2018 Open Championships, boosting capacity to 8,300-plus teams; Bowlers Journal tourney, team practice to be held off-site at Syracuse center
Monday, August 28, 2017 8:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress announced that it has added a week to the schedule of the 2018 Open Championships in Syracuse, N.Y., increasing capacity to more than 8,300 teams. The week was...
Chad Murphy says hidden lane patterns for 2017 USBC Open Championships met goals, 'wouldn’t see any reason to change course'
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 5:30 pm
United States Bowling Congress Executive Director Chad Murphy said Tuesday that the lane patterns for the 2017 USBC Open Championships met the organization’s goals and that “I...

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