Breaking News

Meet the Bowlers Who Are Still Standing in the QubicaAMF World Cup

November 18th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Meet the Bowlers Who Are Still Standing in the QubicaAMF World Cup

Eighty-six men and 71 women began, and now only eight men and eight women remain in contention in the 51st QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup at Sam’s Town Bowling Center in Las Vegas. Topping the women’s division is defending champion Clara Guerrero of Colombia with a 32-game total of 6901, a 215.66 average. The 32-game leader […]


Bowl for the Cure Fabulous Four Essay Contest Underway

November 18th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Bowl for the Cure Fabulous Four Essay Contest Underway

Terry Bigham USBC Communications ARLINGTON, Texas – For two consecutive years, the Bowl for the Cure® Fabulous Four essay contest has sent a group of four women on an exciting bowling adventure topped off by taking part in the United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships. Not only is the Fabulous Four contest returning for another year, […]


Rolling in Dough: World Cup Bowlers Make a Big Impression on Donut Shop Manager

November 17th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Rolling in Dough: World Cup Bowlers Make a Big Impression on Donut Shop Manager

BY BOB JOHNSON, BJI Senior Editor Most of the bowlers competing in the 51st QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup this week are rolling balls that have three holes. But when they’re not on the lanes, many of them are enjoying smaller objects that have only one hole — donuts. Within the walls of the Sam’s Town […]


Clara Guerrero Gearing Up for a Successful Title Defense in World Cup

November 17th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Clara Guerrero, representing her native Colombia, sits atop the standings following the cut to the top 24 in the women’s division of the QubicaAMF World Cup at Sam’s Town Bowling Center in Las Vegas. Guerrero, who is the defending champion, finished with a 24-game total of 5177, a 215.71 average. Shannon Pluhowsky of the United […]


South African Player Leads as Men’s Field Is Cut to 24 in World Cup

November 17th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

South African Player Leads as Men’s Field Is Cut to 24 in World Cup

The men’s starting field of 86 has been trimmed to the top 24 in the QubicaAMF World Cup at Sam’s Town Bowling Center in Las Vegas. Leading the standings is Francois Louw of South Africa with a 24-game total of 5351, a 222.96 average. He began the day in 10th place, then worked his way […]


Will IBMA Finally Punch Tim Mack’s Hall of Fame Ticket?

November 16th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

BY BOB JOHNSON, BJI Senior Editor American Army lieutenant Philip Nolan was “The Man Without a Country” in Edward Everett Hale’s essay of the same name that appeared in The Atlantic Monthly in December 1863. You could call Tim Mack “The Man Without a Hall of Fame,” even though he is one of the most […]


‘Major Mika’ Makes Major Coaching Debut at QubicaAMF World Cup

November 16th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

‘Major Mika’ Makes Major Coaching Debut at QubicaAMF World Cup

BY BOB JOHNSON, BJI Senior Editor Mika Koivuniemi stands with his arms folded, his body facing the pins. But he is not trying to figure out why he left a 10-pin on what seemed like a perfectly executed delivery. Instead, he is watching Hind Al Hammadi as she prepares to deliver her first shot in […]


1979 World Cup Champion Bong Coo: The Career That Almost Didn’t Happen

November 15th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

1979 World Cup Champion Bong Coo: The Career That Almost Didn’t Happen

BY BOB JOHNSON, BJI Senior Editor She is one of the most decorated athletes in all of sports. She has won a total of 79 medals — including 37 golds — in recognized Asian Zone and World Bowling competition. She is not bowling in the 51st QubicaAMF World Cup, but she is avidly watching the […]


QubicaAMF World Cup Demonstrates That Numbers Can Be Powerful

November 14th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

QubicaAMF World Cup Demonstrates That Numbers Can Be Powerful

BY BOB JOHNSON, BJI Senior Editor On paper, or on a smart phone screen, they are just numbers. 129. 352. 88. 156. You may recognize the first two numbers as the latest counts of the dead and injured, respectively, following the Friday night attacks across the city of Paris, France. The third and fourth numbers […]


Three Elected to USBC Hall of Fame

October 29th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Three Elected to USBC Hall of Fame

Matt Cannizzaro USBC Communications ARLINGTON, Texas - The United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame will have at least three new members in 2016 — one in the Outstanding USBC Performance, one in the Veterans category and one in Meritorious Service — after their election by the USBC Hall of Fame Committee. Two-time USBC Open Championships […]



MediaButton MediaButton letsgobowling