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2015 Open Championships Underway in El Paso

March 8th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

2015 Open Championships Underway in El Paso

With help from El Paso’s official mascot, Amigo Man, the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships got off to a festive start Saturday at the El Paso Convention Center. Amigo Man led the tournament’s first 48 teams down Center Aisle, while local entertainers – Mariachi Tapatio and Ballet Folklórico Paso Del Norte – escorted […]


Sweden’s Svensson Wins Two-Handed Battle for Bahrain International Open Title

March 7th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Sweden's Svensson Wins Two-Handed Battle for Bahrain International Open Title

Sweden’s Jesper Svensson, who turned 20 a month ago, won an international battle of two-handed players Saturday, defeating Australia’s Jason Belmonte, 258-244, to win his first PBA International Tour title in the 13th Kingdom of Bahrain International Open at Ozone Entertainment Center. After qualifying in 20th place earlier in the week, Svensson, a left-handed two-hander, […]


Sweden’s Svensson, Texan Malott, Four Women Advance to Final Rounds in Bahrain

March 6th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Sweden’s Svensson, Texan Malott, Four Women Advance to Final Rounds in Bahrain

Jesper Svensson, a 20-year-old two-handed player from Sweden, and newly-crowned Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Champion Wes Malott of Pflugerville, Texas, were PBA members who advanced from Friday’s elimination rounds of the 13th Kingdom of Bahrain International Open to Saturday’s final rounds at Ozone Entertainment Center. Svensson, Malott and four women advanced from Friday’s Round […]


Marshall Kent Leads PBA Contingent in Bahrain

March 5th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Marshall Kent Leads PBA Contingent in Bahrain

Fresh off her victory Saturday in the H.H. Emir Cup in Doha, Qatar, former Wichita State University star Tannya Roumimper of Indonesia carried her bid for a second straight World Bowling Tour title into Friday’s elimination rounds of the 13th Kingdom of Bahrain International Open in Sitra, Bahrain, as top qualifier by 62 pins over […]


History-Making ABC President DeChalus Dies

March 5th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Thomas DeChalus, the 88th President of the American Bowling Congress and the first and only African-American to hold that post, died on Feb 28. He was 86. DeChalus took office in 2001, exactly a half-century after the ABC had dropped its all-Caucasian clause. At the time, he told Newsday that he saw a great opportunity  […]


PBA Stars in Hunt for Title in Bahrain

March 4th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA Stars in Hunt for Title in Bahrain

Tom Daugherty made a big statement in Squad D at the 13th Kingdom International Open, A PBA International-World Bowling Tour event underway in Sitra, Bahrain, to claim second place on the leader board Wednesday. He trails Wichita State alumnus Tannya Roumimper, who is making quite a statement on this Mid-East swing after having won last […]


Star-Studded Field Set for Maine Shootout

March 4th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Star-Studded Field Set for Maine Shootout

With a field of PBA Tour champions including USBC Masters and Barbasol PBA Tournament of Champions winner Jason Belmonte, PBA Players Champion Parker Bohn III and Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Champions Norm Duke and Wes Malott already entered, the PBA Xtra Frame Maine Shootout March 29-31 at Bayside Bowl in Portland has a few […]


Olympic Quest Gets Boost from Japan Bowling Congress

March 3rd, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Olympic Quest Gets Boost from Japan Bowling Congress

Bowling’s quest to become an Olympic Games sport has received what could be a big boost from the Japan Bowling Congress. World Bowling just released a letter sent to member federations by President Kevin Dornberger, who explained the revised inclusion processes being implemented by the International Olympic Committee and how they could impact bowling’s chances […]


Walter Ray Williams Jr. Wins PBA50 Pensacola South Open

March 2nd, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Walter Ray Williams Jr. Wins PBA50 Pensacola South Open

In a best-of-three-game final between PBA Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams Jr. of Oxford, Fla., and 2014 PBA50 South Region Player of the Year Gary Morgan of Atlanta, Ga., Williams reigned victorious, 246-235, 195-189, to win his 37th career PBA Regional title in the PBA50 Pensacola South Open at New Liberty Lanes on Sunday, March 1. Williams, […]


Wes Malott Leads Field of 10 Step 1 Qualifiers into H.H. Emir Cup Final Rounds in Qatar

February 26th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

 Wes Malott Leads Field of 10 Step 1 Qualifiers into H.H. Emir Cup Final Rounds in Qatar

Wes Malott of Pflugerville, Texas, averaged 226.17 over six games Thursday to lead the field of 10 players who advanced from the Step 1 round to Friday’s final rounds of the H.H. Emir Cup at Qatar Bowling Centre in Doha, Qatar. Thursday’s top 10 will join preliminary qualifying leaders Bahrain’s Yousif Falah, Team USA member […]



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