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U.S., Colombia, Sweden, Australia Nab Medals at Senior World Championships
Aug 28, 2015

Aaron Smith USBC Communications United States, Colombia win doubles at 2015 World Bowling Senior Championships LAS VEGAS – United States Bowling Congress Hall of Famer, Lucy Sandelin, won the gold medal in women’s doubles with Paula Vidad at the 2015 World Bowling Senior Championships, while Colombia’s Nicolas Ruiz and Julio Soto took the men’s title […]

World Bowling ‘Optimistic’ as Tokyo 2020 Interviews Conclude
Aug 8, 2015

World Bowling completed its final round of IF interviews with the Tokyo 2020 Additional Events Panel Organizing Committee this morning. Incorporated in the campaign for inclusion, World Bowling highlighted the sport’s unique mix of performance and participation, its ability to reach new audiences and the sport’s provision of a very strong platform for national and […]

Palermaa Crowned as July Bowler of the Month
Aug 5, 2015

Osku Palermaa of Finland has been selected as the July 2015 Kegel Bowler of the Month by the International Bowling Media Association. Palermaa defeated Isao Yamamoto of Japan, 248-224, for the Bowling World Open men’s division title. The second-seeded Palermaa started the bracketed semifinals with a win over third-seeded Bill O’Neill of Langhorne, Penn., 266-255. […]

Pro Bowling
PWBA Season Enters Home Stretch with Detroit Open
Aug 25, 2015

Lucas Wiseman USBC Communications CANTON, Mich. - The Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour season heads into the home stretch this week when the PWBA Detroit Open begins Friday. The PWBA Detroit Open, which will take place at Super Bowl, is the final standard event before the PWBA Tour season ends with the U.S. Women’s Open and […]

Shafer Ends 12-year Title Drought with Fifth PBA Tour Title in Delaware
Aug 23, 2015

Bill Vint Professional Bowlers Association MIDDLETOWN, Del. – Ryan Shafer of Horseheads, N.Y., ended a 12-year title drought Sunday, defeating Marshall Kent of Yakima, Wash., 254-144, to win the PBA Xtra Frame Gene Carter Pro Shop East Classic at Mid-County Bowling and Entertainment. Shafer, who turned 49 five days earlier, started the title match with seven […]

Troup Leads Qualifiers in PBA Xtra Frame Gene Carter Pro Shop East Classic
Aug 23, 2015

Bill Vint Professional Bowlers Association MIDDLETOWN, Del. – Kyle Troup of Taylorsville, N.C., averaged 245.7 for seven games Saturday to lead the field of 24 finalists into Sunday’s match play finals in the PBA Tour Xtra Frame Gene Carter Pro Shop East Classic at Mid-County Bowling and Entertainment. Troup, a 23-year-old two-handed player, won his […]


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History of Bowling
The Story of the National Bowling League
The Story of the National Bowling League

This four-part series, researched and written by Bowlers Journal International senior correspondent and resident historian J.R. Schmidt, originally appeared in the May, June, July and August 2015 issues of BJI. WELU GETS THE NOD OVER CARTER Almost anyone with an interest in bowling history has heard of the National Bowling League. The NBL was an […]

Business
Smithfield Foods Named ‘Official Elite Title’ Sponsor of PWBA Tour

Smithfield Foods will sponsor the final event of the Professional Women’s Bowling Association season, the PWBA Tour Championship, set to take place in September with the finals on national television. The Smithfield PWBA Tour Championship promoted by GoBowling.com will bring together the top 16 bowlers from the 2015 PWBA Tour season, including the winner of […]

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Bowler’s Ed Grants Awarded to Four Organizations
Bowler’s Ed Grants Awarded to Four Organizations

Bowler’s Ed grants have been awarded to a school district, two elementary schools, and a bowling association in the form of mobile bowling kits from International Bowling Campus Youth Development. The four mobile bowling kits each include six carpeted bowling lanes, rubberized balls and pins, and instructional DVDs to assist coaches and teachers in introducing […]

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Check out the August issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!
Check out the August issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

The August 2015 issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive is ready to explore! With the departure of David Letterman from the late-night TV scene, we unearth a Top-7 List of the legendary comic’s greatest bowling moments. Also in this issue: PBA sees first husband-wife showdown for a PBA title; Bowl Expo gets an assist from Magic […]

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