Pro Bowling

PBA Hall of Famer Johnny Petraglia Receives BBIA Industry Service Award

April 16th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

By Bill Vint Professional Bowlers Association The Billiard and Bowling Industry Association presented PBA Hall of Famer Johnny Petraglia with its Industry Service Award Tuesday night at the organization’s annual meeting in Hilton Head, S.C. Petraglia, the only player ever to win PBA national titles in six different decades, is currently competing on the PBA50 […]


Blanchard Snares March Bowler of the Month

April 16th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Blanchard Snares March Bowler of the Month

Josh Blanchard of Gilbert, Ariz., has been chosen as the March 2015 Kegel Bowler of the Month by the International Bowling Media Association. A unanimous choice by committee members, Blanchard won his first two PBA titles in a nine-day span. His first title came in a 248-211 win over Sin Li Jane of Malaysia, for […]


The April 2015 Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive is out NOW!

April 15th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The April 2015 Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive is out NOW!

The start of the Major League Baseball season has us contemplating a call to the bullpen. Check out our story in the Technique section of our latest issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive, called “Pitching Change,” in which Team USA head coach Rod Ross explains why it may be time to evaluate and possibly change the […]


Bohn Defeats Duke to Win PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open

April 15th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Bohn Defeats Duke to Win PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open

In a title match that featured two of the Professional Bowlers Association’s all-time greats with 72 PBA Tour wins between them, Parker Bohn III defeated fellow Hall of Famer and reigning PBA50 Player of the Year Norm Duke Tuesday in the title match to win the PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open at Lane Glo Bowl […]


Amateur Jerry Brunette Tops Qualifying In PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open

April 13th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Amateur Jerry Brunette Jr. of Rochester, N.Y., averaged 233.6 to take top qualifier honors Monday in the PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open at Lane Glo Bowl heading into Tuesday’s match play rounds. Brunette completed qualifying in the opening tournament of the season with a 3,738 16-game pinfall total bowling 1,890 in Monday’s eight-game second round […]


Amleto Monacelli Averages 232 to Lead PBA50 Pasco County Open

April 13th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

 Amleto Monacelli Averages 232 to Lead PBA50 Pasco County Open

As the 2015 PBA50 Tour season gets underway, defending champion Amleto Monacelli averaged 232 to take the first round lead Sunday in the PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open at Lane Glo Bowl in New Port Richey, Fla.. The Hall of Famer, who owns 19 PBA Tour and three PBA50 Tour titles, fired a 1,856 eight-game […]


CBS Sports Network to Televise Major Bowling Events

April 11th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

CBS Sports Network to Televise Major Bowling Events

The United States Bowling Congress has reached an agreement with CBS Sports Network to televise 10 major championship bowling events in 2015, highlighted by the Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open, providing a new level of national television coverage for the sport. Live coverage on CBS Sports Network also includes the Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA) Tour […]


Star-studded U.S. Squad Selected for World Senior Event

April 9th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Star-studded U.S. Squad Selected for World Senior Event

Eight of the best senior bowlers in the country will represent the United States at the World Bowling Senior Championships later this year. The National Selection Committee selected the four men and four women who will make up the U.S. squad at Sam’s Town Bowling Center in Las Vegas from Aug. 24-30. On the men’s […]


ESPN’s “30 for 30” Documentary on Pete Weber Debuts at Film Festivals

April 8th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

ESPN’s “30 for 30” Documentary on Pete Weber Debuts at Film Festivals

After months in the making, the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary about PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber, “The Bad Boy of Bowling,” is making its debut at film festivals around the country on its way to a yet-to-be-announced premier as part of ESPN “30 for 30“ series. “It’s been a secret until now, but […]


Former MLB Pitcher John Burkett Looking Forward to Second Sports Career as PBA50 Tour Player

April 7th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Former MLB Pitcher John Burkett Looking Forward to Second Sports Career as PBA50 Tour Player

Former major league pitching star John Burkett’s career as an athlete enters a new chapter when the two-time all-star begins his professional bowling career in earnest in the PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open. Burkett, an accomplished bowler for most of his life, is not a stranger to bowling in PBA competition, having bowled in a […]



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