Clinic
Collegiate Coach Dorion Dies
Jul 30, 2014

Dan Dorion, who coached Saginaw Valley State University to four national collegiate championships, died last night of an apparent heart attack. He was 70. Dorion-led teams captured national titles in 1991, 1997, 2006 and 2007, and his teams produced 23 collegiate All-Americans, including PBA champion Bill O’Neill. “Dan is an extremely passionate man, and with […]

6 schools receive mobile bowling equipment from TBF
Feb 5, 2013

The Bowling Foundation has awarded six grants in the form of mobile bowling equipment to schools and organizations across the country. The Mobile Bowling Equipment program annually helps schools, parks and recreation departments, youth groups, disabled and disadvantaged service groups, and other organizations teach students the life-long sport of bowling though education, instruction, fitness and […]

Mo Pinel added to Radical ball team
Jan 15, 2013

Brunswick Bowling has announced that it has signed an agreement to add renowned bowling ball developer Mo Pinel to the Radical Bowling Technologies team. Pinel will serve as Technology Developer for the Radical brand, bringing patented technologies and years of core design experience. “By adding Mo to the Radical team, we will be able to […]

Fun Facts from the ‘BJI Ball Guide’
Dec 28, 2012

The January issue of BJI will include, among many other special features, the 29th annual BJI Bowling Ball Guide. It’s a lavishly illustrated and stat-packed section summarizing the 112 bowling balls that Joe Cerar Jr. reviewed in his “No Holes Barred” column during 2012. Taking a close look at the ball list, we find that […]

What Made Them Great: Parker Bohn III
Dec 18, 2012

Where does Parker Bohn III stand among the greatest lefties of all time?

‘Top 100 Coaches’ List for 2012 Now Online
Aug 1, 2012

The July issue of Bowlers Journal International featured the annual “Top 100 Coaches” listing, as determined by an independent panel of judges.

The Real Deal’s game
Dec 16, 2010

Bill Spigner breaks down the unique delivery of PBA World Series MVP Bill O’Neill.

Pro Bowling
WBT Thailand to Determine World Bowling Tour Finalists
Aug 21, 2014

The final qualifying event to determine the top three players for the 2014 World Bowling Tour Men’s and Women’s Finals presented by PBA is underway in Thailand. The two-year rolling WBT points competition will be complete when the WBT Thailand at Blu-O Paragon in Bangkok ends on Monday, Aug. 25. In both situations, defending WBT […]

Weber, Williams Top PBA50 Tour Stats for 2014
Aug 21, 2014

It didn’t take long for PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke to make an impact on the PBA50 Tour. In his rookie season on the tour for players ages 50 and older, the 37-time PBA Tour champion from Clermont, Florida, became only the second player to earn PBA50 Player of the Year and Rookie of […]

Ryan Shafer Blowing Away Competition in PBA East Region
Aug 21, 2014

  Shafer’s latest regional title is his third of the season and 26th of his career. Ryan Shafer of Horseheads, New York, went 7-4-1 in match play and finished with a 20-game total of 4,593 pins to record a 146-pin victory over Brian LeClair of Albany, New York, in the PBA Bethmann-Russell Syracuse Open presented […]

Services Set for PBA Hall of Famer Gene Stus
Aug 19, 2014

Services have been announced for Professional bowlers Association Hall of Famer Gene Stus of Taylor, Mich., who passed on Monday at the age of 74. Stus is survived by his wife Sally, son Troy, stepson Gary Tis, grandchildren Cayla, Chris, D.J., Cody and Nolan, and two great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 20 […]

PBA Hall of Famer Gene Stus Dies at 74
Aug 18, 2014

The PBA learned today that PBA Hall of Famer and PBA50 Tour standout Gene Stus of Allen Park, Mich., died today at age 74. As a competitive bowler for most of his adult life, Stus had always wondered how he might have done on the PBA Tour. But the opportunity to compete professionally did not […]

Williams Wins Final PBA50 Stop; Duke Makes History
Aug 14, 2014

Duke withstands challenge from Tom Baker to become second player in PBA50 history–and first since 2005–to win Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year in same season Walter Ray Williams Jr. won his ninth career PBA50 Tour title and Norm Duke withstood a challenge from Tom Baker for PBA50 Tour Player of the […]



Breaking News
Weber, Williams Top PBA50 Tour Stats for 2014
Weber, Williams Top PBA50 Tour Stats for 2014

It didn’t take long for PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke to make an impact on the PBA50 Tour. In his rookie season on the tour for players ages 50 and older, the 37-time PBA Tour champion from Clermont, Florida, became only the second player to earn PBA50 Player of the Year and Rookie of […]

Business
Iconic Wisconsin Bowling Center Owner Dies at 94

One of Wisconsin’s iconic bowling center owners, Arthur “Stir” Wagner, passed away on Aug. 14 after battling leukemia. He was 94. With his brothers, Wagner founded Wagner’s Lanes in Eau Claire, Wis., in 1949. After a fire in 1977, the family rebuilt the center and expanded it to 66-and-a-half lanes. Wagner, who was still an […]

History of Bowling
Bowlers Journal’s Secret Weapon
Bowlers Journal’s Secret Weapon

Part 10 in a 12 part series from Mort Luby Jr. on the history of Bowlers Journal.

Multimedia
Bowling at the Orange County Fair
Bowling at the Orange County Fair

It’s not uncommon for bowling proprietor organizations or even individual center owners to set up portable bowling lanes or stub lanes at fairs, festivals, swap meets and other public events. It has become less common in recent years, however, because of the contraction of the bowling industry and the expense involved. Orange County, California, has […]

Inside Line
August Preview
August Preview