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Major Cities Bid for World Bowling Championship Events

October 31st, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Major cities from across the globe have put in their bids to host future World Bowling championship events, World Bowling CEO and President Kevin Dornberger announced Friday. Earlier this year, World Bowling put out requests for bids for the 2017 World Senior Championships, the 2017 World Championships (men and women), the 2018 World Youth Championships […]


Rash Is First Pick in PBA League Draft

October 31st, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Rash Is First Pick in PBA League Draft

  Sean Rash was the No. 1 pick in the 2015 PBA League Draft, held this morning in the squad room of the new South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas. Rash was selected by the Brooklyn Styles, managed by PBA Hall of Famer Johnny Petraglia. Here’s a complete look at the draft, first by […]


Team USA’s Barnes, Hamilton head to milestone World Cup

October 31st, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The QubicaAMF World Cup will celebrate a historic milestone when the 50th edition of the event takes place in Wroclaw, Poland, next week. Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, and Brittni Hamilton of Wood Ridge, New Jersey, will represent Team USA at the event, which begins Tuesday with the first round of qualifying. The event […]


Sneak Peek: South Point Bowling Plaza Opens Its Doors

October 30th, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Sneak Peek: South Point Bowling Plaza Opens Its Doors

  Eight months ahead of schedule, the $35 million South Point Bowling Plaza opened its doors this morning for a media preview. On hand were representatives of the South Point Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas Events and the United States Bowling Congress. USBC will stage five Open Championships and four Women’s Championships at the 60-lane […]


Painter looking to repeat at ITRC Super Senior Classic

October 28th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Kerry Painter of Henderson, Nevada, won the inaugural International Training and Research Center Super Senior Classic last year, and he’ll be back at the ITRC this week looking to retain the crown. The 2014 event gets underway Wednesday as the 61-year-old right-hander and a field of more than 30 of the top United States Bowling […]


Team USA Squad for World Men’s Championships Selected

October 24th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Team USA Squad for World Men's Championships Selected

Team USA will send six of the best bowlers in the world to represent the United States at the 2014 World Men’s Championships in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in December. Chris Barnes (Double Oak, Texas), Mike Fagan (Dallas), Tommy Jones (Simpsonville, South Carolina), Marshall Kent (Yakima, Washington), Bill O’Neill (Langhorne, Pennsylvania) and Sean Rash […]


Ebola Scare Closes Brooklyn Bowling Establishment

October 24th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

A bowling establishment in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn called “The Gutter” announced on its Facebook page last night that it was forced to close down temporarily after it was discovered that Dr. Craig Spencer, who had returned to New York on Oct. 17 following a stint aiding Ebola patients in the West African nation […]


WBT Finals to Feature Experimental Scoring System

October 23rd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

WBT Finals to Feature Experimental Scoring System

International task force develops fast-paced, easy-to-understand format for match play competition Athletes and bowling fans around the world will be introduced to a proposed new scoring system for competitive bowling during the World Bowling Tour (WBT) Men’s and Women’s Finals in Las Vegas on November 2. The experimental scoring system for competitive bowling is the […]


Glass, Peters, Wilt Elected to PBA Hall of Fame

October 20th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Glass, Peters, Wilt Elected to PBA Hall of Fame

Bob Glass, a dominant player during a 10-year career on the PBA50 Tour; former Microsoft executive Chris Peters, who played a key role as a new owner in reviving the Professional Bowlers Association, and Barb Wilt, the longest-tenured employee in PBA history, have been elected to the PBA Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies will be […]


PHOTOS: Today Show Hosts Go Bowling

October 17th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PHOTOS: Today Show Hosts Go Bowling

This morning’s edition of The Today Show featured hosts Willie Geist, Tamron Hall, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales and Al Roker shoeing up and taking to the lanes. Each host threw shots on a portable bowling lane installed outdoors by John and Joe LaSpina of Maple Family Centers that they call “1 Lane to Go.” The […]



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