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Teen Masters Adds $4000 Billy Hardwick Scholarship Award
Feb 7, 2016

New Scholarship offered at 20th Annual Championships this summer Billy Hardwick is a bowling legend, but at the end of his first year on the PBA Tour, 1962, no one would have predicted it. In that first season, he entered 17 events and failed to cash in any of them. He was discouraged, to say […]

CBS Sports Network to Televise PWBA Tour, Many Other Bowling Events in 2016
Feb 1, 2016

Jason Overstreet USBC Communications PWBA Tour, Junior Gold Championships, new USA Bowling finals and Intercollegiate Championships included in new 23-event national TV package ARLINGTON, Texas – The United States Bowling Congress has reached an agreement with CBS Sports Network to televise 23 major championship bowling events in 2016 and 2017, highlighted by the U.S. Open, as […]

USBC, BPAA ‘In Final Stages’ of Talks to Televise Championship Finals of 2016 PWBA Tour Events
Jan 28, 2016

Television coverage of the PWBA Tour is a possibility in 2016, according to those close to the negotiations. During a “town hall” meeting at the BPAA Bowling Summit in Honolulu this week, it was confirmed that negotiations are under way to make that happen. However, it was emphasized that nothing was set in stone, and […]

Pro Bowling
Belmonte Among Undefeated Players at 2016 USBC Masters
Feb 13, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS - Jason Belmonte again proved why he’s considered the best bowler in the world by battling back from a 38-pin deficit to remain undefeated at the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Masters. The three-time defending champion struck on five of his last six shots, including a clutch double in the 10th frame, to defeat Kristopher Prather […]

Belmonte Back on Top at USBC Masters
Feb 12, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS - Three-time defending champion Jason Belmonte knew he was guaranteed a spot in the double-elimination bracket at the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Masters, but he made sure to remain focused and aggressive throughout qualifying this week at Woodland Bowl. His game plan was strategic and familiar, and he got progressively better during each round of […]

Players Championship to Conclude PBA’s ‘Big February’
Feb 11, 2016

On the heels of its strongest television ratings in a decade in 2015, the Professional Bowlers Association will return one of its storied franchises to major title status next week when Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl hosts the 2016 Barbasol PBA Players Championship. The third-and-final live telecast in PBA’s “Big February” series will air live on […]

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BJI’s Own Keith Hamilton Featured as Latest Guest on “The Distance” Podcast
BJI's Own Keith Hamilton Featured as Latest Guest on

Check out this excellent, well-produced podcast called “A 102-Year Winning Streak” from The Distance, a blog focusing on the stories behind long-running businesses, with BJI’s own Keith Hamilton. The President and Marketing Director for Luby Publishing talks about his unorthodox entry into the media business, why BJI has endured for more than a century despite […]

Main Event Opens Second Phoenix-Area Facility

Dallas-based Main Event Entertainment has opened its second Phoenix-area location at 10315 W. McDowell Road in the Park 10 development in Avondale, Ariz. The new center is Main Event’s 23rd location nationwide, and brings more than 100 jobs to the community, according to the company. “Main Event is the ultimate entertainment destination for families, friends […]

IBC Youth Development Awards 35 Bowler’s Ed Grants

ARLINGTON, Texas – Each year, the International Bowling Campus Youth Development team receives applications from schools and organizations seeking Bowler’s Ed grants, which award mobile bowling equipment that helps teach the sport of bowling to children. Over the last year, applications for Bowler’s Ed grants grew by nearly 400 percent and the IBC Youth Committee […]

BJI PODCAST: 51st PBA Tournament of Champions

BJI‘s Editor, Gianmarc Manzione, was in Shawnee, Okla., at Firelake Bowling Center reporting on the action throughout the week at the 51st PBA Tournament of Champions. Catch up on the week that was with his podcasts below, featuring audio with Jesper Svensson, Tom Daugherty, E.J. Tackett, Anthony Pepe, Amleto Monacelli, Dom Barrett, Marshall Kent, D.J. […]

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