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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 […]


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 […]



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