Pro Bowling

Services Set for PBA Hall of Famer Gene Stus

August 19th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Services have been announced for Professional bowlers Association Hall of Famer Gene Stus of Taylor, Mich., who passed on Monday at the age of 74. Stus is survived by his wife Sally, son Troy, stepson Gary Tis, grandchildren Cayla, Chris, D.J., Cody and Nolan, and two great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 20 […]


PBA Hall of Famer Gene Stus Dies at 74

August 18th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The PBA learned today that PBA Hall of Famer and PBA50 Tour standout Gene Stus of Allen Park, Mich., died today at age 74. As a competitive bowler for most of his adult life, Stus had always wondered how he might have done on the PBA Tour. But the opportunity to compete professionally did not […]


Williams Wins Final PBA50 Stop; Duke Makes History

August 14th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Duke withstands challenge from Tom Baker to become second player in PBA50 history–and first since 2005–to win Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year in same season Walter Ray Williams Jr. won his ninth career PBA50 Tour title and Norm Duke withstood a challenge from Tom Baker for PBA50 Tour Player of the […]


Duke Holding Lead with PBA50 Player of Year on the Line

August 13th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

With the inside track in the PBA50 Player of the Year race on the tour for players 50 and older, PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke of Clermont, Florida, averaged 229.3 to lead qualifying Tuesday in the PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open presented by Hammer at Island Xtreme Bowl. Duke, who has won […]


Edwards Takes Early Lead at PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open

August 11th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA Tour and PBA50 Tour titlist Mike Edwards of Tulsa, Oklahoma, averaged 228.5 Monday to lead the first round of the season-ending PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open presented by Hammer. Edwards bowled an 1,828 eight-game pinfall total at Island Xtreme Bowl in Welch, Minn. with games of 227, 213, 223, 245, 203, 268, […]


PBA Tournament of Champions to Celebrate 50th Anniversary in Indy

August 9th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Woodland Bowl, the host for some of the most memorable championships in Professional Bowlers Association history, will once again step into the spotlight early in 2015 when  the 50th anniversary PBA Tournament of Champions returns to the city where it was born. The newly-renovated Woodland Bowl will host the milestone Barbasol PBA Tournament of Champions […]


Jack Jurek Wins PBA50 South Shore Open for First PBA50 Tour Title

August 7th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

“I’ve won a couple of Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Awards because I’ve lost a lot of times in title matches and people think I’m a nice guy.” – Jack Jurek Jack Jurek of Lackawanna, N.Y., who has endured a series of bad breaks in his quest for his first PBA50 Tour title, made a breakthrough Thursday […]


846 Helps Weber surge into PBA50 South Shore Open Lead

August 6th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber fired an 846 series in the first three games of second-round qualifying Wednesday to surge into the lead at the PBA50 South Shore Open presented by DV8 at Olympia Lanes in Hammond, Ind. Weber, trying for his second PBA50 Tour title of the season after a win in the […]


Sullins Averages 248 to Lead PBA50 South Shore Open

August 5th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Jurek, Bohn III, Weber, Monacelli round out top five; Williams bowls round’s only 300 game Hoping to end a streak of three seasons without a PBA50 Tour win, Harry Sullins of Chesterfield Township, Mich., averaged 249 to lead first-round qualifying Tuesday in the PBA50 South Shore Open presented by DV8 at Olympia Lanes in Hammond, […]


Entries Open Aug. 15 for World Series of Bowling VI

August 4th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Entries will open on Friday, Aug. 15, for the Professional Bowlers Association’s World Series of Bowling VI, which returns to South Point Bowling Center in Las Vegas Oct. 24-Nov. 2 with a proven formula, a capacity field of the world’s most talented bowlers and a few new wrinkles. The World Series, which made its debut […]



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