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World Youth Championships begins this week in Hong Kong

August 3rd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

United States is the reigning champion in both the boys and girls four-player team event The world’s best youth bowlers will compete for medals in five events when the 2014 World Bowling Youth Championships gets underway Friday in Hong Kong. The field is expected to include bowlers from 46 countries who will compete in singles, […]


Tournament of Americas Concludes with Emphatic Team USA Performance

August 2nd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The United States captured three team titles as the 52nd Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas concluded with the final games of the team competition Saturday. In addition to the three team titles, the U.S. squad had the all-events winner in nine of the 10 divisions and took the National All-Events title in four of […]


BJI Interview with Bowlmor AMF CEO Sheds Revealing Light on Brunswick Sale

August 2nd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

In a recent interview with Bowlmor CEO Tom Shannon regarding his company’s blockbuster purchase of the Brunswick Corporation’s retail bowling business, Shannon shed some revealing light on his plans for Brunswick centers. Asked if the merger will necessitate closures of some of the Brunswick locations Bowlmor AMF now owns, Shannon said “No. In fact, we don’’t […]


Alternative Scoring System for Bowling?

August 2nd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

“Every aspect of the format and scoring of our events is up for review” – Kevin Dornberger, World Bowling President and CEO With hopes of making it easier and simpler for a majority of people and mainstream media to follow competitive bowling, World Bowling has created a new group tasked with exploring alternative scoring systems. […]


Team USA Continues Domination at Tournament of Americas

August 2nd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The United States team had a banner day at the 52nd Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas on Thursday, winning the gold medal in all five divisions in the mixed doubles event. Team USA members Brittni Hamilton and Rob Gotchall teamed up to win the Adult division with a six-game total of 2,550 at Strikers […]


All-Star Lineup Headed to PABCON Women’s Championships

August 2nd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

O’Keefe, Parkin, Johnson, McEwan, Pluhowsky, Kulick headed to Colombia in September; Pan American Games berth at stake The Team USA squad that will represent the United States at the Pan American Bowling Confederation Women’s Championships in Cali, Colombia, in September has been set. The U.S. team will be made up of Shannon O’Keefe of O’Fallon, […]


Baker Bests Duke for 12th PBA50 Tour Title

July 31st, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Win is Baker’s second of the season, moves him within two titles of all-time PBA50 Tour winner, John Handegard Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer Tom Baker of King, N.C., won the PBA50 Dayton Classic presented by Roto Grip Thursday to capture his 12th career PBA50 Tour title and second of the 2014 season. The […]


Edwards Continues Torrid Pace at PBA50 Dayton Classic

July 31st, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Baker, Jurek, Williams, Painter round out top five; Weber leads group of Hall of Famers in sixth through ninth Mike Edwards of Tulsa, Okla., a titlist on the PBA Tour and PBA50 Tour, continued to set the pace after second round qualifying Wednesday in the PBA50 Dayton Classic presented by Roto Grip, leading 28 players […]


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 […]


USA Sizzles in Singles at Tournament of Americas

July 30th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The United States took nine out of 10 gold medals in singles Tuesday to kick off the 52nd Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas in Sunrise, Fla. In the two-day singles competition, participants bowled six games each day at Strikers Lanes. The 20-member USA delegation, which includes two Team USA, two Junior Team USA and […]



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