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.

The Real Deal’s game

December 16th, 2010 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The Real Deal's game

Bill Spigner breaks down the unique delivery of PBA World Series MVP Bill O’Neill.

Get more length!

February 25th, 2010 by bjiwebmaster | 1 Comment

Get more length!

Need more length through the heads as the oil pattern breaks down? Mike McGrath lends you a hand with two common tricks to get your ball past the friction and into a striking roll.

Mental Game: Inside your head

January 11th, 2010 by admin | 2 Comments

Mental Game: Inside your head

An old wise man once said, “a great burden also can be a great gift.” Whether you are on the lanes or off them, only you can take responsibility for your game.

Bill Bunetta: After school with the ‘professor’

January 10th, 2010 by admin | Comments Off

Bill Bunetta: After school with the 'professor'

BJI digs into its archives so you can take a trip down memory lane with one of the sport’s most recognizable and lauded coaches, Bill Bunetta. Get ready for a lesson with the “professor.”

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