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Zeke Bayt takes singles lead at Open Championships with 795
Monday, June 17, 2013 5:00 am
Zeke Bayt fired a 795 to take the singles lead at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships in Reno, Nev., according to the Open Championships leaderboards. Bayt rolled games of 288, 268...
USBC happy with Open Championships changes, more possible
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 8:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress Open Championships have seen many changes in 2013, including fresh oil for all events, different squad times, and side events on site. USBC is happy with the...
Complex financial terms aim to strike balance in contract between USBC and Reno for 2019-30 Championships
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 7:59 am
The contract between the United States Bowling Congress, the city of Reno and the Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority covering 10 USBC Open and Women’s Championships from 2019 through...
Split conversion, late strike flurry lift Brian Burkhardt, Rick Gatlin to Open Championships doubles lead
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4:00 am
A split conversion and a late strike flurry lifted Brian Burkhardt and Rick Gatlin to the doubles lead late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning at the United States Bowling Congress Open...
A near miss for Mike Shady in Open Championships singles
Sunday, May 19, 2013 10:57 am
I predicted earlier this year that Mike Shady would take the lead in all-events when we bowled the USBC Open Championships. The chance of that happening pretty much ended when he shot 655 in team...
Open Championships team event a frustrating but fascinating night
Saturday, May 18, 2013 9:30 am
The bowling geek in me was fascinated by what happened to our 11thFrame.com teams in the USBC Open Championships team event Friday night, even if the competitor in me was frustrated. The thing that...
The best bowling day of the year
Friday, May 17, 2013 10:00 am
Today is the best bowling day of my year: team event day at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. A close second is minor events day. I know there are many bowlers from across...
Getting ready to roll in Reno
Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:00 am
The most important two bowling days of my year are almost here. We bowl in the USBC Open Championships on Friday at 7 p.m. with team event on lanes 15 and 16 at the National Bowling Stadium and...
Dean Billings falls 14 pins shy of all-events lead at Open Championships
Friday, May 10, 2013 5:00 am
Dean Billings isn’t likely to forget the 169 game he opened doubles with Thursday at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships since it may end up costing him the all-events Eagle....
Alex Aguiar, Brian LeClair fire 1,422 to take doubles lead at Open Championships
Sunday, May 5, 2013 8:00 am
Alex Aguiar and Brian LeClair fired 1,422 on Saturday to take the doubles lead at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nev. Aguiar blasted...
Matt McNiel amazes again with 787 to just miss lead in singles at Open Championships
Thursday, May 2, 2013 4:00 am
After a tough — by his high standards — team event Tuesday night in which he had 612 as his Linds Lakers 1 team totaled 3,436, Matt McNiel had plenty of incentive for doubles...
Matt McNiel proves he is human as Linds Lakers fire 3,436 at Open Championships
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 4:00 am
It’s said frequently in sports that the hardest thing to do is repeat. Matt McNiel did not prove that on Tuesday night — he already has delivered back-to-back-to-back performances at the...
USBC-Vegas deal has 4 Open Championships, 3 Women’s Championships at new South Point complex from 2016-23
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 5:55 pm
The United States Bowling Congress Open Championships will be held four times and the Women’s Championships three times from 2016 to 2023 at a new $30 million, 60-lane facility that will...
Announcement finally coming Tuesday on deal involving USBC, South Point, Las Vegas Events, and Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
Thursday, April 25, 2013 5:07 pm
It looks like those who have had their fingers crossed hoping South Point and the United States Bowling Congress would finalize a long-term deal to bring the USBC Open Championships and Women’s...
Set squad times adopted for Bowlers Journal tourney
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 5:17 pm
The United States Bowling Congress announced Wednesday that it was adopting set squad times for the Storm Bowlers Journal Championships starting Thursday. USBC spokesman Matt Cannizzaro posted the...

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