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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 […]
Listen to our podcast with Mika Koivuniemi here: Finnish native Mika Koivuniemi of Hartland, Mich., defeated first-time television finalist Connor Pickford of Charlotte, North Carolina, 224-214, to win his 14th career PBA Tour title in the PBA Viper Championship at the new South Point Bowling Plaza, ending a three-year title drought on American soil. The […]
Newcomer and first-time television finalist Connor Pickford of Charlotte, N.C., will be hoping to upset a field of PBA Tour champions today when the finals of the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling Viper Championship air on ESPN at 1 p.m. ET. Opening the second telecast of the World Series will be the three-player shootout round […]
The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame has announced the items to be included in its January auction on its eBay store. Items for the January 2015 auction include: Vise Golf Irons “Legends Poster” autographed by Don Carter, Dick Weber and Earl Anthony Bowling cuff links which belonged to Buddy Fisher ABC-PBA Wooden Plaque […]
The Scholarship Management and Accounting Reports for Tenpins (SMART) Corporation Board of Directors announced it will make an income earnings distribution of $192,969 to providers’ funds in December. “The SMART fund made solid returns while maintaining a conservative investment strategy and the SMART Board is delighted to be able to make this distribution to providers,” […]
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 […]