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Water leaking on lanes forces another move of competitors at 2016 Open Championships
Saturday, April 30, 2016 9:00 pm
In this story on April13, I wrote about problems with the aging heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the National Bowling Stadium reported by ThisIsReno.com. The HVAC system is in...
S&B Pro Shop just misses doubles, team all-events leads at 2016 Open Championships
Friday, April 29, 2016 8:00 pm
S&B Pro Shop 1 is one of the headlining names of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championship, although team members have changed at times over the years. On Thursday night, this...
Update: $1.2 billion redevelopment proposal to transform swath of downtown Reno unveiled, paper reports
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:30 pm
Update: Here is the Reno Gazette-Journal’s detailed story by Anjeanette Damon on the unveiling of the #1.2 billion redevelopment proposal — a sustainably built urban in-fill...
Matt McNiel ready for his 'War for Four' all-events Eagles at 2016 Open Championships
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 8:00 am
You can have some fun debates about who is the greatest bowler ever at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships (formerly the American Bowling Congress Tournament). But there is no way...
Joe Massey makes a run at singles, all-events lead at 2016 Open Championships
Sunday, April 24, 2016 8:00 pm
Joe Massey put together the biggest combined doubles and singles total at the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, making a run at the singles and all-events leads before falling...
Team NABR moves into third in team all-events with 9,525 at 2016 Open Championships
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:00 pm
2015 team champion Team NABR made a run at the team all-events, but came up a bit short Tuesday at the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. After 3,132 in team before the BowlTV...
Facing long odds, defending champion Team NABR grinds to 3,132 to move into ninth at 2016 Open Championships
Monday, April 18, 2016 11:59 pm
I think most serious United States Bowling Congress Open Championships competitors would agree that the hardest game you bowl all year is the first game of team event at the tournament. The lanes...
Rick Volhard, Derek Eoff narrowly miss doubles lead at 2016 Open Championships
Monday, April 18, 2016 5:00 pm
Going into the 10th frame of their final game of doubles Monday afternoon at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, Rick Volhard and Derek Eoff could have struck out for 1,382,...
Robert J. Bures feeling good about singles score, surprised all-events total still leads at 2016 Open Championships
Saturday, April 16, 2016 12:00 pm
When Robert J. “Bobby” Bures walked off the lanes at the National Bowling Stadium on March 15, it was hard to know what to make of his 815 in singles and 2,122 in all-events that were...
Eagle holder Tim Janz fires first perfect game of 2016 Open Championships
Friday, April 15, 2016 11:59 pm
Janz’s Home Improvement has seen the highest of highs and also some heart-wrenching lows at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. The highs for the Beaver Dam-based team...
National Bowling Stadium HVAC system due for upgrade, report says
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 7:00 am
The National Bowling Stadium in Reno has undergone numerous improvements in recent years and more are scheduled, but an unscheduled task needs doing as well, according to this story by...
2012 team Eagle winners Andy Mills, Nick Heilman fire 1,341 to tie doubles lead at 2016 Open Championships
Monday, April 11, 2016 7:00 pm
When Andy Mills stepped up in the 10th frame of the third game of doubles Monday at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships he had no idea where he and Nick Heilman stood. Bowling...
Lefty Keven Williams tells how he shot 1,978 all-events at 2016 Open Championships
Thursday, April 7, 2016 3:00 pm
If you read my analysis here of the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships lane patterns, you know they are slightly asymmetrical, as my experts explained. In both the team and...
Ten Pin Alley offering Tuesday night practice on 2016 Open Championships lane patterns
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 5:00 am
Ten Pin Alley is offering practice on the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships lane patterns on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. until closing for $5 per person, Ten Pin announced. Chris Pounders of...
Junior Team USA Support 1 rallies to take team all-events lead at 2016 Open Championships, but even they acknowledge it won’t be enough
Sunday, April 3, 2016 10:00 pm
Anthony LaCaze’s run of years winning Eagles almost certainly is going to end at a record-equaling three, but thanks to a gutty rally at the National Bowling Stadium on Sunday he and his Junior...

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