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Open Championships singles lead lasts a day as Mike Pelham fires 748
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 4:00 am
With the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships picking up steam, it’s totally expected to see new leaders emerging. And that’s what happened on Monday as Mike Pelham...
Wisconsin teammates Chris Pounders, Ken Duffield take all-events, singles leads at Open Championships
Sunday, March 22, 2015 6:00 pm
In 2007, I was at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno when Ken Duffield and Chris Pounders took the lead in doubles in the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, eventually ending up...
Tyler Jensen fires 1,981 to take all-events lead at Open Championships
Saturday, March 21, 2015 4:00 am
Tyler Jensen, one of the country’s best players who is not a full-time professional, edged into the all-events lead at the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships with 1,981 on...
Update: No secret to success, Open Championships doubles leader Tom Woodworth says
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 4:00 am
Even after taking the lead in doubles with 1,372 – the first truly big score of the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships – the leaders aren’t sure exactly what...
Early reports from Open Championships confirm how tough patterns are
Saturday, March 14, 2015 9:00 am
Anyone who doubts how tough the lane patterns are for the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships should talk to those who already have competed in El Paso. For background, here is...
In case you missed it: Registration started for 2016 Open Championships
Monday, March 9, 2015 9:06 am
The United States Bowling Congress hadn’t announced a date for the opening of registration for the 2016 Open Championships in Reno when on Friday I noticed a post by Keith Dumphy on his...
2015 Open Championships lane patterns should mean lowest scores in years
Thursday, March 5, 2015 11:00 am
There will be no record scores at the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships — at least not record high scores. I will bet a Hefeweizen with anyone on it. The team and minors...
USBC extends registration for 2015 Open Championships to end of tournament
Monday, March 2, 2015 7:00 pm
In what has become an annual move, the United States Bowling Congress has extended the registration deadline for the Open Championships. The difference this year is that the deadline has been...
Scroggins’ all-lefty crew highlights webcast schedule for 2015 USBC Open Championships, Women’s Championships
Friday, February 13, 2015 6:00 pm
When the Scroggins brothers decided to form a 2-team group of all lefties for the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, I wrote that I hoped USBC would webcast their team event. I...
USBC expecting around 7,000 teams for 2015 Open Championships in El Paso
Friday, February 6, 2015 8:00 am
The entry count for the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships in El Paso probably has been the most asked question I’ve gotten in the last several weeks. USBC has mostly...
USBC Open Championships VIP program a solid value again
Thursday, January 22, 2015 8:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress Open Championships VIP program is a solid value again this year and I bought it as soon it was offered. The VIP package, which is detailed in this USBC news...
USBC approves amended Reno deal; 2022 Open Championships open for bid again
Monday, January 12, 2015 8:00 pm
As expected, the United States Bowling Congress has approved an amended deal with Reno authorities for the Open and Women’s Championships, USBC announced in this news release on Monday. The...
Reno City Council OKs boost in per-bowler fee paid to USBC, paper reports
Thursday, January 8, 2015 10:00 am
The Reno City Council voted unanimously in a special meeting Wednesday to approve raising the per-bowler fee the Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority pays the United States Bowling...
RSCVA boosts per-bowler fee it pays to USBC, Reno tournament commitment ends in 2026 instead of 2030, paper reports
Friday, December 5, 2014 10:00 am
The Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority board on Thursday approved raising the per-bowler fee it pays to the United States Bowling Congress from $20 to $30 for the 2016 Open Championships...
USBC extends partnership with Kegel through 2016
Thursday, November 6, 2014 8:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress has extended its partnership with Kegel that makes Kegel the official lane maintenance provider for all USBC tournaments to the end of 2016. The companies have...

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