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Pluhowsky Wins Singles Gold at Pan Am Games

July 26th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Pluhowsky Wins Singles Gold at Pan Am Games

Terry Bigham USBC Communications TORONTO – Team USA’s Shannon Pluhowsky of Dayton, Ohio, captured the gold medal in women’s singles, and Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, New York, and Devin Bidwell of Wichita, Kansas, each earned bronze in the final bowling event of the Pan American Games on Saturday. Pluhowsky topped Aumi Guerra of the Dominican […]


Team USA Picks up Two Medals at Pan Am Games

July 24th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Team USA Picks up Two Medals at Pan Am Games

Terry Bigham USBC Communications The United States picked up two medals in the doubles bowling competition at the Pan American Games on Thursday as the Team USA women claimed the silver medal, while the men’s team needed a mark in their final frame to earn the bronze. Team USA’s Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, N.Y., and […]


Team USA’s Johnson has Early Singles Lead at Pan Am Games

July 24th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Team USA's Johnson has Early Singles Lead at Pan Am Games

Terry Bigham USBC Communications Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, N.Y., took the early lead in the women’s division of singles qualifying at the Pan American Games on Friday. Johnson had games of 248, 237, 164, 213, 248 and 224 for a 1,334 total in the first six games of qualifying to lead the field while teammate […]


United States Competes at 2015 Tournament of the Americas

July 24th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

United States Competes at 2015 Tournament of the Americas

Aaron Smith USBC Communications A talented team of 20 bowlers will represent the United States at the 53rd Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas starting Sunday in Sunrise, Fla. The Tournament of the Americas will welcome players from the American Zone who are looking to take home medals in singles, doubles, mixed doubles, mixed team […]


Bowling Could Top List of Requested Sports for 2020 Games, Says Tokyo Olympic Committee President

July 24th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The President of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, Mr. Yoshiro Mori, told Japanese media on Wednesday that not only does bowling stand a chance to be one of the sports Tokyo asks the International Olympic Committee approve to include in the 2020 Olympic games, it may even top the list. Mr. Mori made particular emphasis […]


Team USA’s Pan American Games Squad Features Mix of Veterans, Newcomers

July 21st, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Team USA's Pan American Games Squad Features Mix of Veterans, Newcomers

Team USA will feature a mix of newcomers and veterans when the four-member bowling team takes part in the Pan American Games in Toronto this week. Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, N.Y., Shannon Pluhowsky of Dayton, Ohio, Devin Bidwell of Wichita, Kan., and Tommy Jones of Simpsonville, S.C., will represent the United States in what is […]


UPDATE: Senior Tour Great John Hricsina Passes Away

July 21st, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

UPDATE: Senior Tour Great John Hricsina Passes Away

Jerry Schneider Professional Bowlers Association Bowlers Journal has just learned of the passing of John Hricsina, one of the great bowlers in the history of the PBA Senior Tour (now the PBA50 Tour). We’ll have more information later, and in the September issue of BJI. UPDATE, 3:47 p.m.: The Professional Bowlers Association has provided the following […]


Champions Determined at 2015 Junior Gold Championships

July 18th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

A record week at the 2015 Junior Gold Championships presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master concluded as champions were crowned at Stardust Bowl on Friday. The 20-and-under titles went to Sierra Kanemoto of Dayton, Ohio, and Zachary Doty of Nassau, New York, while Danielle Jedlicki of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and Tom Hankey of Great Barrington, […]


First-timer Wins Big at 2015 Bowlers Journal Championships

July 15th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

First-timer Wins Big at 2015 Bowlers Journal Championships

Matt Cannizzaro USBC Communications Ryan Zagar of Kenosha, Wisconsin, put together an unforgettable run during his United States Bowling Congress Open Championships debut in 2015 and jump-started that performance by pacing the field in Open Singles at the Bowlers Journal Championships presented by USBC. The 21-year-old right-hander claimed the top prize of $10,000 with games […]


Junior Team USA wraps up successful week at PABCON Youth

July 4th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Junior Team USA wraps up successful week at PABCON Youth

Junior Team USA had a strong showing at the 2015 Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships in Panama, winning eight of a possible 12 gold medals. The U.S. boys squad dominated the tournament, winning all six gold medals as well as three silver medals and four bronze medals in Panama City. The Junior Team USA […]



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