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New York’s Brandon Soedarmasto, Illinois’ Brigitte Jacobs Win Teen Masters Titles in Las Vegas

July 4th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

New York’s Brandon Soedarmasto, Illinois’ Brigitte Jacobs Win Teen Masters Titles in Las Vegas

  Brandon Soedarmasto of Levittown, N.Y., and Brigitte Jacobs of Freeport, Ill., captured the boys’ and girls’ titles in the Teen Masters Championships at South Point Bowling Plaza Friday, each earning $7,500 scholarships. Soedarmasto and Jacobs also earned berths in the Teen Masters Grand Championship match that will be contested as part of the Professional […]


2015 Women’s Championships Concludes in Reno

July 3rd, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

2015 Women's Championships Concludes in Reno

The 96th United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships concluded Tuesday as the final shots of the 2015 event made their way down the lanes at the National Bowling Stadium. The 82-day tournament kicked off April 10 and welcomed nearly 16,000 bowlers for the event’s record 10th trip to Reno and seventh visit to the “Taj […]


Update: Dornberger Comments on Bowling Making Tokyo Olympics Short List

June 22nd, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

UPDATE: In a follow-up to the media release issued earlier today (see below), World Bowling President Kevin Dornberger sent a letter to national bowling federations around the world. The letter includes a list of other sports that also have made the short list for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Here is the text of […]


2014-2015 Dexter USBC All-American Team Named

June 15th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Terry Bigham USBC Communications A two-time state title winner is one of three high school juniors selected to the 2014-2015 Dexter/United States Bowling Congress High School All-American Team. The 2014-2015 team marks the 10th year the Dexter/USBC High School All-American Team has been selected. This year’s team includes Jerod Hromek of Towanda, Kan., a junior […]


4th Annual IBMHF Xtravaganza Nets $38,000 for Hall of Fame

June 13th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

4th Annual IBMHF Xtravaganza Nets $38,000 for Hall of Fame

Al and Yogi Wammes from Bowling Green, Ohio, are the champions of the 4th Annual Xtravaganza, held at Red Rock Lanes in Las Vegas’s Red Rock Resort May 29-June 1. They took home a check for $3,000. When they are not bowling, the Wammes operate Al-Mar Lanes, a 16-lane center in Bowling Green. The big […]


World Bowling Submits Bid for Inclusion in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games; PBA Offers Its Support

June 11th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

World Bowling Submits Bid for Inclusion in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games; PBA Offers Its Support

World Bowling, assisted by the Japan Bowling Congress and the National Bowling Federation of Japan, has filed an official application with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organizing Committee to include bowling as a medal sport, and the Professional Bowlers Association will continue to offer its long-standing support to accomplish that goal, PBA Tour Commissioner, Tom Clark, […]


Junior Gold Program Shatters All-Time Membership Mark

June 8th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Junior Gold Program Shatters All-Time Membership Mark

Terry Bigham USBC Communications The Junior Gold program has shattered its all-time membership mark with more than 6,200 members having joined the program for the 2014-2015 season. The 2015 Junior Gold Championships presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master also will eclipse last year’s record for number of participants. More than 3,400 youth bowlers have […]


Junior Team USA Squad Selected for PABCON Youth

June 5th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Junior Team USA Squad Selected for PABCON Youth

Eight Junior Team USA members will head to in Panama later this month to take part in the 2015 Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships. The tournament, which features countries from the American Zone competing in singles, doubles, trios, team, all-events and match-play Masters, runs from June 27 through July 3 and will take place […]


Sites Set for USA Bowling Regional Tournaments

June 4th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Starting this fall, USA Bowling will hold 16 regional youth events to determine teams that will advance to the first USA Bowling national tournament in 2016. International Bowling Campus Youth Development started USA Bowling as a team-based youth program to introduce youngsters to bowling. USA Bowling follows the same structure as other youth sports by […]


Check Out the New Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

June 4th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Check Out the New Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

We’re serving up a summer harvest of instructional tips in the June 2015 issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive, from some of the game’s greatest coaches and players. Also in this issue: Watch Turbo’s “Head Guard Dog” light up the lanes; meet the single pin that dared to defy the “world’s strongest bowler”; see Jason Belmonte […]



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