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David Jennings, who had worked with the Kegel company since its founding in 1981, passed away on Oct. 17 after a brief battle with cancer. He was 59. The loss comes less than two years after Kegel’s founder and visionary leader, John Davis, died of a heart attack on January 25, 2013. If Davis was […]
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The United States Bowling Congress is now in the online instruction business. The initiative has been introduced under the USBC Bowling Academy banner, and offers bowlers online access to top coaches. According to a news release on Bowl.com, the academy “is an online collection of instructional videos featuring Team USA, USBC-certified Gold coaches and top […]
Two-time Professional Bowlers Association titlist Ryan Ciminelli feels lucky today to be among the survivors of what may be the worst snowstorm to bury the Buffalo, New York, area in a century. Ciminelli, a 28-year-old lifelong resident of Buffalo suburb Cheektowaga, explained his harrowing story while taking a break Friday from trying to clear more […]
Korea’s Kyung Shin Park became his country’s first Round1 Japan Cup winner Saturday when he defeated Japan’s Akio Ishihara, 241-203, in the 28th edition of the international tournament. Park, who ended Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams Jr.’s bid for history in the Round of 8 at Minami Suna Round1, earned $51,700 […]
The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) recently concluded a re-evaluation of Glenn Allison’s 900 series award application from 1982. Allison received national attention for rolling a perfect series at La Habra Bowl in La Habra, California, on July 1, 1982.USBC’s predecessor organization, the American Bowling Congress (ABC), after inspection of the lanes, did not approve […]
Since 2006, the United States Bowling Congress and Kegel have worked hand-in-hand to provide fair and consistent lane conditions at USBC championship events. The companies recently agreed to extend their partnership to make Kegel the official lane maintenance provider for all USBC tournaments through December 2016. Kegel has provided lane maintenance equipment and supplies as […]
Part 10 in a 12 part series from Mort Luby Jr. on the history of Bowlers Journal.
PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber, visiting Los Angeles to “star” in an upcoming ESPN “This is Sports Center” commercial, was invited to make a surprise appearance on ESPN’s “SportsNation” program, and participated with hosts Michelle Beadle, Marcellus Wiley and Max Kellerman in a fan-interactive game called “That’s how I roll…” The almost nine-minute segment closed […]