Remembering David Jennings

October 26th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Remembering David Jennings

David Jennings, who had worked with the Kegel company since its founding in 1981, passed away on Oct. 17 after a brief battle with cancer. He was 59. The loss comes less than two years after Kegel’s founder and visionary leader, John Davis, died of a heart attack on January 25, 2013. If Davis was […]

5th Grade Paper on Lane Oil

September 26th, 2014 by admin | Comments Off

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USBC Introduces Subscription-Based Online Coaching Through Bowling Academy

September 24th, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The United States Bowling Congress is now in the online instruction business. The initiative has been introduced under the USBC Bowling Academy banner, and offers bowlers online access to top coaches. According to a news release on, the academy “is an online collection of instructional videos featuring Team USA, USBC-certified Gold coaches and top […]

Shockley on Board as BowlersMart Expands

August 28th, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The BowlersMart pro shop chain has announced the addition of USBC Gold level coach Richard Shockley to its staff. Shockley, a former Team USA National Team Assistant Coach and former Team USA Junior National Team Head Coach, was a part of the inaugural USA Bowling Gold Coach class of 1999. “While BowlersMart’s core business is […]

Collegiate Coach Dorion Dies

July 30th, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Dan Dorion, who coached Saginaw Valley State University to four national collegiate championships, died last night of an apparent heart attack. He was 70. Dorion-led teams captured national titles in 1991, 1997, 2006 and 2007, and his teams produced 23 collegiate All-Americans, including PBA champion Bill O’Neill. “Dan is an extremely passionate man, and with […]

6 schools receive mobile bowling equipment from TBF

February 5th, 2013 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The Bowling Foundation has awarded six grants in the form of mobile bowling equipment to schools and organizations across the country. The Mobile Bowling Equipment program annually helps schools, parks and recreation departments, youth groups, disabled and disadvantaged service groups, and other organizations teach students the life-long sport of bowling though education, instruction, fitness and […]

Mo Pinel added to Radical ball team

January 15th, 2013 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Brunswick Bowling has announced that it has signed an agreement to add renowned bowling ball developer Mo Pinel to the Radical Bowling Technologies team. Pinel will serve as Technology Developer for the Radical brand, bringing patented technologies and years of core design experience. “By adding Mo to the Radical team, we will be able to […]

Fun Facts from the ‘BJI Ball Guide’

December 28th, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The January issue of BJI will include, among many other special features, the 29th annual BJI Bowling Ball Guide. It’s a lavishly illustrated and stat-packed section summarizing the 112 bowling balls that Joe Cerar Jr. reviewed in his “No Holes Barred” column during 2012. Taking a close look at the ball list, we find that […]

What Made Them Great: Parker Bohn III

December 18th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

What Made Them Great: Parker Bohn III

Where does Parker Bohn III stand among the greatest lefties of all time?

‘Top 100 Coaches’ List for 2012 Now Online

August 1st, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

The July issue of Bowlers Journal International featured the annual “Top 100 Coaches” listing, as determined by an independent panel of judges.

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