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Rob Gotchall, Derek Eoff lead Huskers 1 into 4th in team all-events at 2019 USBC Open Championships
Saturday, April 13, 2019 3:00 am
Rob Gotchall and Derek Eoff of DeForest led Huskers 1 into fourth place in team all-events at Thursday and Friday at the 2019 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships at South Point Bowling...
Derek Magno leads Mento Produce into team all-events lead at 2019 USBC Open Championships as he seeks to finally win an Eagle
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:00 pm
When Derek Magno fired a perfect game on Monday to lead Mento Produce into second place in team with 3,204 at the 2019 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, it was another in a line of...
Jeremy Bartz offers a report from the left side at the 2019 USBC Open Championships
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:00 pm
For the third straight year, Michigan left-hander Jeremy Bartz is offering his fellow 11thFrame.com subscribers a report on how his 2-team group of 10 left-handers saw the lanes at the United States...
Nick Heilman on what his Nicholas J’s Pro Shop group learned from a tough 2019 USBC Open Championships
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:00 am
If you’re a top level bowler and you spend a bowling career going to the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, you’re going to experience incredible highs and depressing...
Year of the repeat champion? Defending singles champion Cotie Holbek, Steven Fisher take doubles lead at 2019 USBC Open Championships
Monday, March 25, 2019 11:00 pm
Winning Eagles in consecutive years at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships is difficult — there are only 14 Eagles per year and thousands of competitors — but not...
Ryan Mouw in position for historic 4-Eagle 2019 USBC Open Championships as Sean Rash laments shot that ‘cost me 2’ Eagles in wild Sunday at South Point
Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:00 pm
Sean Rash has thrown many clutch strikes, perhaps most notably the clincher to win the 2012 PBA Tournament of Champions that has long been part of PBA’s promotional video. That win was...
Defending champion S&B Pro Shop 1 takes early team lead again at USBC Open Championships with 3,254
Saturday, March 23, 2019 11:00 pm
In more than a century of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships (formerly the American Bowling Congress Tournament), no team has won the team Eagle in consecutive years. It's...
Iowa’s Josh Hepp is Joe Bowler as 2019 USBC Open Championships starts at South Point Bowling Plaza
Saturday, March 9, 2019 9:00 pm
Iowa’s Josh Hepp might be the best bowler chosen to be Joe Bowler in at least many years at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. Hepp was chosen Saturday night as the first...
Famed coach Mike Jasnau giving lessons at Orleans during 2019 USBC Open Championships in Las Vegas
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:00 am
I’d wager that there is no coach in the world who has worked with more players at more United States Bowling Congress Open Championships than Mike Jasnau. The retired PBA Tour champion is a...
2019 USBC Open Championships side events: BTM, 9-Pin No Tap, Forty Frame Game at Gold Coast; Bowlers Journal, team practice sessions at South Point Bowling Center
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:00 am
The 2019 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships starts Saturday, March 9, and for many competitors that means side events as well. The BTM Tournament and BTM 9-Pin No Tap will be joined...
Keith Dumphy's Facebook group page remains the best devoted to USBC Open Championships
Monday, March 4, 2019 7:00 am
Keith Dumphy is back again this year, two years after he tried to give it up. “It” is the great group Facebook page he runs for the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships....
Update: Pros and cons of 2020 USBC Open Championships returning to 4 on a pair for minors with new squad times
Thursday, February 28, 2019 5:30 pm
The United States Bowling Congress announced Thursday in this news release that starting with the 2020 Open Championships it was returning to four bowlers per pair for minors (doubles and...
Update: Why Houston wanted the 2022 USBC Open Championships, and why it will be in a new mixed-use facility, not the renovated Astrodome
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 3:15 pm
The United States Bowling Congress on Tuesday announced that the 2022 Open Championships will be held in Houston, but it won’t be in a renovated Houston Astrodome, as has been the speculation...
Robert Rowe III gives up on legislative proposal to put Open Championships changes in hands of transparent committee of tournament champions subject to delegate approval after USBC tell him it’s against law, won’t move it forward
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 4:00 pm
Citing Wisconsin law, the United States Bowling Congress has declined to move forward Robert Rowe III’s proposed legislation that would take authority for USBC Open Championships rules out of...
2022 USBC Open Championships in Houston Astrodome?
Monday, November 19, 2018 5:00 am
Update November 2018: This Houston Chronicle story of Sept. 27, 2018, reports that the final phase of asbestos abatement is underway and will take several months, with the renovation project still...

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