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Malott Defeats Daugherty in Masters Stepladder Opener
Feb 14, 2016

USBC Masters Woodland Bowl, Indianapolis Stepladder Match 1 Wes Malott def. Tom Daugherty, 258-189 Results here as they occur. Full report in our Pro Bowling department shortly after the ESPN telecast. Complete feature coverage by Dennis Bergendorf in the April issue of Bowlers Journal International.  

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 […]

Pro Bowling
Simonsen Earns Top Seed for 2016 USBC Masters Finals
Feb 13, 2016

2016 USBC Masters bracket INDIANAPOLIS – Anthony Simonsen of Princeton, Texas, earned the top seed for the stepladder finals at the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Masters and put himself in position to become the youngest bowler in history to win a major title on the Professional Bowlers Association Tour. Simonsen, who rolled through the […]

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 […]


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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 […]

Business
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 […]

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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 […]

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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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