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Keith Dumphy's Facebook group page remains the best devoted to USBC Open Championships
Monday, April 23, 2018 4:00 pm
Keith Dumphy tried to give it up and actually did quit. But he couldn’t stay away and eventually resumed the habit. This one is a good habit, however. At least for those who bowl the United...
Despite opening his final frame, Cotie Holbek fires 802 to take singles lead at 2018 USBC Open Championships
Monday, April 23, 2018 9:00 am
If Cotie Holbek holds on to win the singles Eagle at the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships with the 802 series he fired on Monday morning, the 2-10 split and open in his final...
Nick Heilman tells how Nicholas Jā€™s Pro Shop group again found Open Championships success
Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:00 am
Forgive me if I take some pride in the continuing success of the Nicholas J’s Pro Shop group based out of La Crosse, Wisconsin. They burst on the national scene when the first team of their...
2022 USBC Open Championships in Houston Astrodome?
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 5:00 am
Update: This story originally posted Oct. 7, 2016. Mark London, a columnist for The Bowling News of Texas and a freelancer from the Houston area, provided a detailed update on Houston potentially...
David Haynes, USBC Hall of Famer Steve Kloempken push doubles lead to 1,453 at 2018 Open Championships
Sunday, April 8, 2018 11:00 pm
Former long-time Team USA member David Haynes and United States Bowling Congress Hall of Famer Steve Kloempken on Sunday pushed the doubles lead to 1,453 at the 2018 USBC Open Championships. Haynes...
USBC Hall of Famer Lennie Boresch tells how he took the singles lead at the 2018 USBC Open Championships
Sunday, April 8, 2018 2:00 pm
In a decades-long career that earned him a spot in the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame, Lennie Boresch Jr. has seen his share of ups and downs. But there hasn’t been much to...
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 ā€” 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 ā€” 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...

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