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Burkett Learns Valuable $5 Lesson in PBA XF Lubbock Southwest Open

July 3rd, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Burkett Learns Valuable $5 Lesson in PBA XF Lubbock Southwest Open

John Burkett said he learned a valuable lesson during the Xtra Frame PBA Lubbock Southwest Open on his way to winning an additional $5 in prize money. The former Major League All-Star pitcher, in his rookie year as a PBA50 competitor, bowled A Squad in the nine-game qualifying round of last week’s tournament at South […]


Tackett Wins First PBA Tour Title in Xtra Frame Lubbock Southwest Sports Open

June 28th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Tackett Wins First PBA Tour Title in Xtra Frame Lubbock Southwest Sports Open

Top qualifier EJ Tackett of Huntington, Ind., threw a string of seven strikes to defeated Bill O’Neill of Langhorne, Pa., 256-213, to win the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Southwest Open and his first PBA Tour title Sunday at South Plains Lanes in Lubbock, Texas. Tackett, PBA’s 2013 Rookie of the Year, opened the title […]


PBA Adds Multi-Event South Point Bowling Plaza Fall Classic to 2015 Schedule

June 26th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA Adds Multi-Event South Point Bowling Plaza Fall Classic to 2015 Schedule

The Professional Bowlers Association will return to South Point Bowling Plaza Oct. 19-26 with a new PBA South Point Bowling Plaza Fall Classic program, featuring an all-new PBA Team Challenge; qualifying and match play rounds of the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship; and a new PBA Tour title event, the PBA Xtra Frame South […]


Xtra Frame Heads into July with Full Calendar of Events

June 26th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Xtra Frame Heads into July with Full Calendar of Events

PBA’s Xtra Frame viewers are in for a full and varied schedule of bowling programming in the weeks ahead. Closing out the June schedule will be live coverage of the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Southwest Open from South Plains Lanes in Lubbock, Texas, this weekend. The Lubbock Sports Southwest Open, a PBA Tour title […]


O’Neill Caps PBA Summer Swing With King of the Swing Victory

June 24th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

In what could be considered the all-star event of the 2015 Oklahoma’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Summer Swing, Bill O’Neill of Langhorne, Pa., beat Tommy Jones of Simpsonville, S.C., 191-164, to successfully defend his Oklahoma’s Grand Casino Resort King of the Swing title at the Grand Event Center. The concluding event of the […]


Gomez Wins PBA Xtra Frame Pensacola South Open

June 21st, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Gomez Wins PBA Xtra Frame Pensacola South Open

Andres Gomez of Colombia won his third PBA Tour title Sunday, defeating Tom Daugherty of Wesley Chapel, Fla., 211-192, to win the PBA Xtra Frame Pensacola South Open at New Liberty Lanes. With strikes in the ninth frame and first shot in the 10th, Gomez overcame an unconverted 2-10 split in the eighth frame to […]


First PWBA Stop Sells Out; Field Expanded to Satisfy Demand

June 20th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

First PWBA Stop Sells Out; Field Expanded to Satisfy Demand

The Professional Women’s Bowling Association Storm Sacramento Open quickly filled its 64-player field, so the tournament will open 16 additional spots that will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The PWBA Storm Sacramento Open will take place July 9-11 at Steve Cook’s Fireside Lanes in Citrus Heights, Calif., and is the first standard event […]


Schedule Unveiled for PBA’s World Series of Bowling in Reno

June 18th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Schedule Unveiled for PBA's World Series of Bowling in Reno

This December, Reno’s National Bowling Stadium will be the center of the bowling universe as ESPN, Xtra Frame and the best players in the world will converge for a series of unique and lucrative events under the banner of the GEICO Professional Bowlers Association World Series of Bowling VII, presented by Silver Legacy. WSOB VII will […]


Monacelli Battles Mental Game to Win PBA50 Northern California Classic

June 18th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

With his mental game still a work in progress, Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer, Amleto Monacelli, was able to keep his emotions in check enough to win the PBA50 Northern California Classic presented by MOTIV at Harvest Park Bowl in Brentwood, Calif., Wednesday for his fourth career PBA50 Tour title. The Venezuelan defeated last […]


PBA Champions to Face Future Stars in PBA Tour Xtra Frame Pensacola South Open

June 18th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA Champions to Face Future Stars in PBA Tour Xtra Frame Pensacola South Open

A field of veteran Professional Bowlers Association Tour champions will face some of the most talented future stars in the sport this weekend when New Liberty Lanes hosts the PBA Tour Xtra Frame Pensacola South Open presented by Roto Grip. At stake will be a $10,000 first prize and, for PBA members, a PBA Tour […]



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